Peeing in swimming pools may be hazardous to your health. That’s the message from scientists who have found that compounds in urine mix with chlorine to form chemicals that have been linked to respiratory effects in swimmers.
Anyone who’s flown into Los Angeles can see them: the tiny, irregular-shaped turquoise gems that dot the residential landscape. It’s incredible, really, how visible LA’s backyard pools are from the sky. You might have even found yourself counting them as you began your descent into LAX.
Ohhh! A skinny pool! Great for lap swimming. No, a personal body of water so small you can touch both edges at the same time is dumb. Or is it?