Lifeguarding Ladies Compete in New Jersey

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The National parks department hosts the 30th annual “All-Women Lifeguard Tournament” in Sandy Hook NJ. July 30, 2014. (Photo by Anthony Causi)
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Photo of the Day: Dolphins Compete For The Highest Jump

Bottlenose dolphins leaping at sunset in Bahamas. (Barcroft)

Thousands Compete in the World’s Largest Open Water Race in Australia

The Lorne Pier to Pub is an annual, 1.2-km open water swimming race held in January at Lorne, a town located on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. It began in the 1970s, when members of the Lorne Surf Life Saving Club dared each other to dive from the pier, swim through Louttit Bay and finish by body-surfing the waves onto the Lorne foreshore, before attending the Lorne Pub. Continue reading »

Beekeepers Compete for ‘Bee Bearding’ Title


Beekeeper Lu Kongjiang waves as he competes in a ‘bee bearding’ contest on July 16 in Shaoyang, Hunan Province of China. Wang Dalin won the contest after attracting 26.86kg of bees onto his body, covered only by a pair of shorts and swimming goggles. (ChinaPotoPress / Getty Images) Continue reading »