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Floridians Now Renting Alligators to Swim in Pools for Kids’ Parties

A clown? A magician? No. All the cool kids these days have alligators at their parties: Apparently a Florida entrepreneurial genius, Bob Barrett, owner of Alligator Attractions in Madeira Beach, has come up with a hot new trend for entertainment of kids’ pool parties: letting actual alligators loose in the pool to swim with the children. “You say, [...]

Glow in the Dark Tiles

Think about the romantic ambiance that these tiles could add to a pool, hot tub or bathtub! If It’s Hip, It’s Here has rounded up promotional images from five companies that make tiles that glow in the dark. Some of the photos demonstrate the elaborate nighttime designs that these tiles make possible. Link -via Nag on [...]

Homemade Pool Table

When life gives you sticks and dirt, you make … a homemade pool table! Goes to show that you can’t keep a determined pool player down. Photo via Alligator Sunglasses – does anyone know the original photo and [...]

I’ve Heard of Swimming Pool Bars, But This Is Just Crazy

(Video Link) Sure, swimming pool bars are fun, but your shoulders are bound to get burned as the rest of you starts to prune. If you prefer a more even pruning, then maybe you’d prefer this imaginary pool invented for this ad promote waterproof watches. Of course, the real reason you’d never want to swim in [...]

Les Paul Guitar Swimming Pool

Dive into the music of the late Les Paul using this pool, which is shaped like a guitar that he invented. The 19-meter long pool was built by the Aqua-Tech Company for a devoted fan with a lot of money. Link -via Walyou

Ducklings in a Pool

(YouTube link) The heated pool seemed like such a nice place to take a family swim, but when mama got out, the ducklings found they were too short to make the leap! Then modern technology, er, furniture saved the day. -via The Daily What

Floating Grill for Pool Parties

It’s called the Floating Flamer, and the design is simple but ingenious. Why bother leaving the pool to get fresh, hot burgers and steaks? Just swim over. The Floating Flamer is available in two models and, here’s the kicker: this is the smaller one. Link -via Gizmodo | Product Website

Pool Disappears Beneath Stone Slab

(Video Link) Stefan Kanetis’s mother loved her life as a dancer, but paid a price for it when she was in her later years. The wear and tear on her body made it difficult for her to get around. Her doctor suggested swimming, but getting in and out of a pool would be very difficult. So [...]

Hedgehog Pool Party

I don’t know about you guys, but this is the kind of pool party I want to be invited to. Say it together, “awwwww.” Link

9 Men Rescue Moose Trapped In Pool

George Trapotsis of Manchester, New Hampshire found a bull moose in his backyard pool Friday night. “This train-like noise came through the fence and dove right into the pool,” said Trapotsis. The moose fell right through the pool cover, according to Trapotsis. “He tore the cover, got entangled and just couldn’t move,” Trapotsis said. Trapotsis said his [...]