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When Man Fails to Save Blind Old Dog From Swimming Out to Sea, Crew Comes to the Rescue

This lucky Border Collie was in grave danger after he suddenly “took it in his head to swim to the Isle of Wight” earlier this week.

This 10-Year-old Boy Just Beat Michael Phelps’s Most Enduring Swimming Record

A youngster whose actual name is “Clark Kent” just beat a swimming record that Michael Phelps set in 1995.

Family Was Filling Up Swimming Pool Using Only Pots and Pans Until These Firemen Came Along

These firefighters did not hesitate to help a young family who was struggling to enjoy themselves on a swelteringly hot day.

How a Swimming Pool for Neighborhood Kids Helped Heal a Man After Wife’s Death

Keith Davison got so tired of his solitude following the death of his wife, he decided to do something about it – and things...

Drowning Deer in a Swimming Pool Saved by Police Rescue

This New Jersey cop has become very near and deer to our hearts after he rescued a fully-grown buck drowning in a swimming pool.

Man Donates Pools to Kids in Need After Photo Shows Kids Swimming in Truck Bed (WATCH)

A San Antonio man was motivated by frustration after reading several Facebook comments that mocked a photo showing low-income children using the back of...
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104-year-old Sets 2 New World Swimming Records

A 104-year-old Winnipeg man swam his way into the record books, finishing two races and becoming the world's oldest masters swimmer. Pan Am Pool...
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Swimming Champ, 9, Gives Trophy to Hospitalized Rival

Before his swim meet on Dec. 7 had even started, Florida swimmer Josh Zuchowski, 9, decided he was not only going to compete in...
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Teen Born Without Legs and One Arm is Now World Swimming Champ

Born missing both legs and one arm, Kayla Wheeler's doctor recommended swimming as a form of physical therapy. Now, at age 16, Wheeler is literally...
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Swimming Pool Built in the Sky – Transparent Bottom Looks Down 24 Stories to Street

The Holiday Inn Shanghai - Pudong Kangqiao features a cantilevered swimming pool that hangs over the building giving swimmers a bird's eye view onto...
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Swimming Off Mogadishu, a Sense of Hope Returns to Somalia

With almost a thousand newly trained government troops, augmented by thousands of African peacekeepers, Mogadishu, the war torn capital of Somalia, and former jewel...

Come Swimming, Fishing in the Gulf, Says First Family

Last month, First Lady Michelle Obama told residents of Florida that she was bringing her family on a summer vacation to Maine. They suggested,...

Free Swimming for all in England By 2012

The government has announced plans to offer free use of England's swimming pools to get more people active. Beginning this year the opportunity will...

Lifeboat Rescues Deer Swimming out to Sea

A lifeboat crew has rescued a young deer which was spotted swimming out to sea from Arbroath Harbour in the UK. The disoriented animal...

When Beloved Local Crocodile Passes Away After 130 Years, 500 People Attend His Elegant Funeral

When a beloved 130-year-old crocodile passed away of natural causes earlier this week, over 500 people attended his funeral.

When Mom is Whisked to Hospital After Kitchen Accident, Firefighters Stay Behind to Take Care of Things

These firefighters went above and beyond for a young mother who suddenly found herself in dire straits while she was home with her son last month.

11-Year-old Boy Saves Drowning Man Twice His Size When No One Else Could Swim

Despite the drowning man weighing 100 pounds heavier than Anaik, the 11-year-old boy still managed to save him from the deep end.

Watch Dramatic Video of Surfer Potentially Breaking Record for Riding World’s Biggest Wave

The 29-year-old daredevil still needs to submit evidence to officiators, but experts have expressed confidence that he succeeded in breaking the record.

Good News in History, December 11

35 years ago today, Catholic John Paul II made a “historic religious breakthrough” when he became the first pope to speak at a Lutheran...

‘Never seen anything like it’: Watch Ferry Passenger’s Stunning Footage of 200 Frolicking Dolphins

The passenger says that he has made the ferry trip hundreds of times, but he has never seen anything like this before.