Taking a dip in the pool is a great way to beat the summer heat, but unless you're lucky enough to have a pool at your house you'll have to hit a public pool or water park.
Chances are you've heard a few horror stories about public pools, like the urban legend about that urine-indicator dye, but you ain't heard nothin' 'bout public pools until you've read Cracked's 5 Horrifying Things Only Lifeguards Know About Public Pools.
It'll give you five good reasons to stay away from public pools, including the fact that the staff is constantly scooping dead animals out of the pool, and won't even bother trying to scoop when somebody vomits in the pool.
Oh, and those chemicals they use to "clean" the pool? They can permanently ruin your teeth, or worse...
Read 5 Horrifying Things Only Lifeguards Know About Public Pools here (contains NSFW language)