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The best ages for kids to learn to read, speak new languages, and other skills
We spoke to experts about when kids should learn to swim, explore the internet, and more.
This new workout watch can tell when you switch activities
I did the world’s laziest triathlon to test out a hard-working wearable.
The safest way to go swimming during the pandemic
Stay away from other people as much as possible, be it by the pool or on a party boat.
These AI-powered swim goggles are the wave of the future
High-tech gear will help you track your swimming sessions and protect your eyes.
Why you really, really, really shouldn’t shower or swim with your contacts in
You could lose your vision to an infection.
Swimming pools are full of poop, but they probably won’t make you sick
They're still gross, though.
The inventors of the polar bear treadmill are back with a new scientific contraption
Watch Nora the polar bear swim for science.
The complicated, century-long relationship between swimming pools and chlorine
Even new-fangled salt water systems can't quit chlorination.
It’s surprisingly hard to tell if someone’s drowning, so we made you a guide
What to look for—and what to do about it.
What parents need to know about ‘dry drowning’
Secondary and dry drowning are rare, but extremely serious.