Streamlined News: Jan. 24, 2012

PHOENIX, Arizona, January 24. LAST weekend Australia and the United States women's water polo teams met after the Pan Pacific championships for three exhibition games. After losing the first game 13-12 in overtime, the Aussies won the last two games, 11-6 and 12-7. Water polo experts are picking Australia and the United States as two teams likely to play for the gold medal at the Olympics.

Take a look at this video of a cool art exhibit in France installed at a swimming pool inaugurated by swimming legend and former Tarzan Johnny Weismuller. The Molitor pool was built in Paris in 1929 and featured Art Deco designs and was reportedly the place where the modern bikini was debuted. After years of disuse, the facility is being demolished later this year to make room for a hotel and retail centers. An artist named Mambo laid out large sheets of paper on the pool floor, pasted them to the bottom and the result is what you see here, a giant man that looks like he is swimming in the pool. The installation will remain there until the pool is demolished.

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