So many pools and so little time! There are so many gorgeous pools to look at here, and it's hard to pick a favorite. If you were to choose between a light or dark bottom pool, what would you prefer? Dark bottomed pools can be sexy and gorgeous, however, light ones allow us to spot spiders and other varmints that have fallen into the pool, which we do not wish to encounter whilst swimming. Also cute frogs and salamanders for us to rescue! We had a cow from the neighbors farm in our pool one day.
Audrey Eldridge brings an inhaler with her whenever she gets in the pool. An elite Masters swimmer from Colorado Springs, she swims between 3, and 4, meters per day. In fact, studies have shown a statistically significant link between professional swimming and the respiratory ailment. Professional swimmers like the ones who will dive into the pool at the Summer Olympics this week in Rio de Janeiro can log upward of 10, meters per day during training. It takes a lot of chemicals to make pool water safe for swimming.
This may just be the easiest, messiest, and most fun science activity I know. It is a classic, and I have gotten several requests recently to post directions. Also keep in mind that this is not just about fun, there is some pretty amazing science going on here. Notice that the goo does not splash or even move if you hit it quickly. Squeeze it hard and see what happens.
Now then, winter pool covers is the subject for discussion and specifically, pool cover reviews. What does America think of InTheSwim pool covers? I naturally think our covers are great. Having been on hand in the development of our Polar pool covers, I can vouch for their quality of construction, but how do our customers feel about our covers?