Although New York is right by the sea, you're unlikely to go for a dip in the local waterways unless you're swimming with the fishes. But what if you could cool off in a floating swimming pool with real river water?
That's the idea behind Plus Pool, a large, cross-shaped pool that you could practice your backstroke in from just above the waves of the East River.
Two years ago, the notion branded as "+ POOL" raised more than $40,000 on Kickstarter, and now it's about to wrap up a second, bigger campaign that could add $250,000 to the dream of river swimming in the Big Apple. … Read more