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My Son Taught Me How To Swim... Again

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

I intentionally relate with my son in a way I can't quite seem to figure out while at the dinner table, bedtime, walk, playground... you name it. It's the perfect mix of a fear for his safety and the impossibility of bringing my digital addictions into the water.

Splish-Splash, Come Take a Bath in Our New Overpriced Pool!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

In 2008, the City of Paris offered a 54-year lease to a company that planned to renovate and operate the pool. After years of work, this May the majestic structure finally re-opened and the renovation is quite spectacular.

Workplace Guru Can Tell You How to Land a Job from What You Take in Your Coffee

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Do you think you knew all the basic human resources questions hiring companies like to ask? What are your strengths? Weaknesses? HR 101, I call them. Familiar?

Get Fit In These Top Metros For Apartment Fitness Amenities

Courtney Craig | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Craig

So where will you find the most apartments with basketball courts, fitness centers, etc.? Here's how the Apartment Guide data shakes out.

The Winners of the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The closing awards ceremony of the Marrakech International Film Festival this evening was unusually emotional for me -- for after a week of running in...

"My Mother, the Plumber"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a man who has regularly plumbed the depths for column material but doesn't know how to plumb a sink to get rid of even worse mater...

Swimming Pools That Transport Us To A Place Where Stress Doesn't Exist

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

Swimming pools have a way of inspiring envy in even the hardest of hearts. It's something about the shimmering water in that impossible shade of blue ...

Brother, Sister Die After Being Pulled From Pool In Long Island

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | New York

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. -- Two young siblings reported missing on New York's Long Island died Sunday after their fully clothed bodies were pulled from the...

WHOA: The World's Scariest Pool?

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

When it comes to hotels, a room with a view is desirable, but a pool with a view is something special, especially when that view is 24 stories straigh...

Cops Arrested Teenagers For Jumping Into A Swimming Pool

R.H. Lossin | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
R.H. Lossin

The Huffington Post's brief coverage of the NYPD's use of pepper spray on a minor at McCarren Park pool on Tuesday July 17 is entirely inaccurate. I w...

The Most Relaxing Swimming Pools...Ever

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When we think about summer fun, the first things that pop into mind are refreshing drinks (read: Mojitos), vacations and swimming pools. Whether it's ...

A Festival Darling You Can Watch

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.24.2012 | Home

Award-winning animated shorts are rarely seen outside of the festivals where the awards get handed out. That's part of why Alexandra Hetmerova's film ...

PHOTOS: Apartments With Their Own Swimming Pool Balconies

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

The latest way that the super-rich are living better than all of us? They're getting swimming pools that also function as balconies. A planned 37-...

When Did Swimming Become a Privilege in the United States?

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

In this summer of sweltering heat, with oil companies reaping windfall profits and Republican politicians fighting to protect the riches of billionaires, we cannot seem to find enough resources to keep the pools open for our kids.

Yes, It Is That Hot Outside -- Cops Hunt For Kiddie Pool Thief

Posted 09.20.2011 | Weird News

Apparently, it is that hot outside. Police in San Antonio, Texas, are trying to track down a gunman who threatened to "bust a cap" in two Walmart e...

Splash! NYC Swimming Pools OPEN

Posted 08.30.2011 | New York

New York City public swimming pools opened yesterday and today's shaping up to be the perfect summer day for taking a dip. New Yorkers can cool of...

Testimony To Resume In Casey Anthony Trial In Florida

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. — Casey Anthony is competent to remain on trial for murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, a judge ruled Monday after exa...

Montclair Beach Club Rules

Graham James | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Graham James

Let me begin by stating that the Montclair Beach Club is neither a beach nor in Montclair. It's located in neighboring Clifton, NJ, and while there is no beach there are 3-4 swimming pools.

David Lohr

Casey Anthony's Lawyers Raise Incest Issues, Question FBI Witness About Paternity Tests

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

Casey Anthony's defense team came out swinging this afternoon, when lawyers asked a DNA expert if law enforcement had ordered a paternity test to dete...

David Lohr

FBI Witness: No Blood Found in Casey Anthony's Trunk

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

Casey Anthony’s defense team presented testimony this morning from the FBI’s forensic DNA expert who had examined evidence in the case. The testim...

Serving Time -- In A Swimming Pool? Judge Puts Rogue Rafters In Hot Water

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

PAINESVILLE, Ohio -- A northeast Ohio couple found themselves up to their ankles in trouble for rafting on a flood-swollen river without life preserve...

"The Loan Arranger"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.19.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Ever since my wife and I were rejected for a home refinancing loan by our bank, which actually owns the house but kindly allows us to pay the mortgag...

Interview: Francois Ozon on Hideaway (Le Refuge)

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At the age of 42, director Francois Ozon is known in the U.S. primarily for films such as 8 Women and Swimming Pool. A student of Eric Rohmer, he sees...

City Officials Target Illegal Swimming Pools Via Google Earth

MyFoxNY.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. - A town on New York's Long Island is using Google Earth to find backyard pools that don't have the proper permits. The town of River...

Same Old Philly ...

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

The Valley Club swimming incident reminds us of the Philly we grew up with and still know; that plain-spoken, steely segregated union town where the racial and economic demographics are very clear cut.