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The Prime Minister Who Disappeared

In 1967, Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt went for a swim in the ocean and never returned. While the official verdict was that he drowned, no body was ever recovered, leading to endless, enduring conspiracy theories

The Stolen Olympic Valor of This Major Marvel Supervillain

Marvel claims that Todd Arliss (aka Tiger Shark) is the Bo Jackson of the pool — capturing gold medals in both swimming and diving. But the University of Florida swim and dive coaches say that this implausible even by comic book standards

What Cardio Workouts Are Worth Learning a Special Skill For?

Should I hit the books and then hit the slopes? Or should I be figuring out how not to thrash around the pool instead?

Should I Take the Plunge and Move My Workout into the Pool?

The treadmill hasn’t exactly left me swimming in gains