Pool Liner Company, LOOP-LOC, Shares Tips for Getting Rid of Algae Growth in an Inground Swimming Pool

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — LOOP-LOC, manufacturer of pool liners that services New Jersey, shares tips for getting rid of algae growth in an inground swimming pool. Nothing can ruin a swimming experience faster than the presence of algae, which threatens to discolor the crystal-clear water and stick to the sides of the pool.… Read more

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Ruck record as Aussie swimmers finish on high note

Hosts Australia produced two astonishing relay fight-backs on the final night of the Commonwealth Games swimming Tuesday as Canadian teenager Taylor Ruck bagged a record-equalling eighth medal. Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers mowed down England’s Ben Proud on the final leg, the freestyle, as the Aussies won an absorbing 4×100 metres medley relay to finish with 21… Read more

Sure, cancer mutates, but it has other ways to resist treatment

By Fabian V. Filipp, Assistant Professor of Systems Biology and Cancer Metabolism, University of California, Merced. Professor Fabian V. Filipp with his team working on precision targeting of malignant melanoma. Systems Biology and Cancer Metabolism Laboratory, CC BY-SA Because of advances in drug design and precision medicine, researchers have been able to target certain molecules within… Read more

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New Retailer Golden Edit Aims to Make Summer Last All Year Long

Two former fashion PRs are helping customers chase the sun.A look from Golden Edit. Photo: Danielle St. Laurent, Creative Direction by Chanin Creative Close your eyes and picture your perfect vacation: We’d be willing to bet there’s a beach involved (preferably one with cold cocktails), complete with the perfect swimsuit and a one-of-a-kind accessory to bring… Read more

Prince Charles Admits He Can No Longer Wear Swimming Trunks

Prince Charles recently revealed that he can no longer squeeze into his swimming trunks. The 69-year-old prince’s revelation came during his trip to Australia last weekend. “[I] can no longer squeeze into a pair of budgie smugglers. I do know only too well – and understand – the strange feeling of disbelief that this is actually… Read more

Why are you always hungry?

Summer is coming and you’re thinking about trying on swimsuits and launching a new healthy living kick. Pronto. Especially the diet part. If you are trying to get fit fast, you are likely moving more and eating less — and grappling with the nagging feeling that you can’t seem to stop feeling hungry. Am I right?… Read more

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Sunscreen savvy

Daily temperatures have been rising in anticipation of the summer season. As a public service feature for our dear readers, Uptown/Downtown has listed 10 sunscreen facts that will help arm you against skin aging! 1. Protecting yourself from the sun’s harmful rays is the single, most important anti-aging activity that you can ever do for your… Read more

Didgeridoo, surfers, unity for beach-themed Games ceremony

A blast from a didgeridoo, a sprinkling of royal stardust and a strong message of unity lit up the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast on Wednesday. A heavy downpour lashed the 35,000 crowd at Carrara Stadium as the beach-themed ceremony began, ensuring a wet start for many in the half-covered arena.… Read more

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Must Read: Chanel to Launch Swim and Ski Collections, Supreme to Collaborate with Nan Goldin

Plus, Real Housewife Erika Girardi temps at “Vogue.”Looks from the Chanel 2017 resort collection. Photo: Thomas Concordia/WireImage These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. Chanel to launch swim and ski capsule collections Karl Lagerfeld continues to amaze us with his inability to slow down: On Monday, Chanel announced that it is launching Coco… Read more

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Watch: Unwanted visitor in Florida swimming pool

A family in the town of Nokomis in Florida”s Sarasota County was in for an unpleasant surprise over the weekend after finding an 11-foot alligator taking a dip in its swimming pool. The Sarasota County sheriff’s office posted a video of a trapper dragging the animal from the water on Saturday, also tweeting pictures of… Read more

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