News, but not the serious kind
So, you come to displace often?
Quick quiz: If you plan to beat the heat by going to a public swimming pool, be aware of the serious danger of….
a) crushing human stampedes
c) toxic exposure to cheap plastic inflatables
Sorry, this was kind of a trick question. I’ll accept any answer except drowning, which obviously is impossible as you can see in this photo of 146,000 frolicking people displacing about two quarts of water.
“Jeez Lamar, wouldn’t you think they could spring for an extra gallon? We’ve been in here four hours.”
“I dunno, Earl, I think it’s getting a little better. I can feel water up to my knees now, and it’s nice and warm… Uh-oh….”
Residents crowd in a swimming pool to escape the summer heat during a hot weather spell in Daying county of Suining, Sichuan province, China, July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer