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The most unusual and amazing pools in the world

The San Alfonso Del Mar, Chile

Listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest pool in the world. Its dimensions are staggering – in length it more than 1 km, an area more than 8 hectares and a depth of 35 m, which allows for sailing competitions here. Any vacationer can rent a boat and make a little “pool” trip. The pool water is salty and comes through the filters of the ocean. Around the pool with sandy beaches, sand which is heated at night. The annual support for such a pool costs about 4 million dollars.

The Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan

If you again review the film “lost in translation”, we can see that pool at the Park Hyatt Tokyo, which floats bill Murray. But the famous pool of course not, and that is located on the roof of a 47 story skyscraper and is famous for its gorgeous views of Tokyo. Swimming under a glass dome gives a unique natural day lighting, and at night you can admire the lights of the Japanese capital, and the starry sky overhead.

The Icebergs pool, Bondi Icebergs club, Australia

The first and only swimming pool in the world winter swimming. Founded by a group of Australian lifeguards in 1929, the club has a century long history and has about 700 athletes. The opening of the winter season in Australiathese the first Saturday of may. Continue reading

Dangerous and harmless shark

When you hear the word “shark” we present a huge toothy fish, predator and ruthless killer. But, it turns out that among 350 species of sharks are not dangerous more than 50 species – the other sharks are quite harmless. Many sharks are fairly small, not more than two feet long, and only attack clams and crabs, and the largest sharks in General are confined to the plankton.

Sharks belong to the cartilaginous class of fishes. Sharks superorder includes 8 units and approx 20 families. All sharks are carnivorous, and most of them are predators. Sharks can live in the open sea and hunting on mammals and large fish, and can live near the seabed and collect benthic animals. The difference in lifestyle gives rise to the difference in appearance. “Shark” appearance sharks are from the family of Requiem sharks: blue (3.8 to 6 m) and soup (2 m) sharks, as well as the setting in water of Mediterranean mackerel shark and shark-Mako 2 (3,4-4 m) from the squad of lunoobraznogo.

Blue and soupfin sharks are kept open sea and hunt for fish and cephalopods. Blue sharks often accompany court Pobjeda thrown overboard the waste. It is believed that the blue shark dangerous to humans, but as in the open sea, where it is more usual, little swimmers, and attacks are infrequent. Ethanol is much more dangerous to the man himself. Both of these sharks are the target species, and shark fin soup cook a delicious soup. Sharks-Mako, on the contrary, very dangerous. Aggressive and armed with several rows of razor sharp teeth, they often attack boats in the open ocean and swimming up close to shore to attack swimmers. Continue reading

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