All this time you were worried about the water, but the sand is the real problem.
Summer has officially arrived, and with it, the usual sweltering humidity — as well as the news that your local beach may be a health hazard.
Is your body bikini creepshot ready? Because it's Strange Dudes You Don't Know Taking Pictures Of You In a Bikini Season!
Not Blue Christmas. Blue Boxing Day.
Sand sculpture artist Morgan Rudluff, from Santa Cruz, Calif., carves a Kool-Aid Man design at the 81st Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Long Beach, Calif. (Rene Macura/AP Images for Kool-Aid)
TOYOOKA, JAPAN - AUGUST 04: A woman pulls her pet dog in the water at Takeno Beach on August 4, 2013 in Toyooka, Japan. This beach is open for dogs and their owners every summer between the months of June and September. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Hey there, Eastern-seaboard beach-goers! Been enjoying your summer of cold beer, casual sex, outdoor music festivals, ice cream dinners, and mysterious dolphin carcasses? Of course you haven’t — who can enjoy ice cream dinners with so many rotting dolphin carcasses lining our beaches, fouling up the air and…
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 27: Nicole Zupp carries a huge stuffed monkey on the boardwalk on the first weekend of Jersey Shore beaches re-opening to the public on May 27, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The region continues to recover and rebuild after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the coastline. (Photo by…
Ambergris, that versatile sperm whale excretion that Herman Melville wrote so prodigiously about when the ocean was just a Dave & Buster's for murdering sperm whales, can be a pretty valuable beachcombing find, way more valuable than a mostly intact conch shell, horseshoe crab, or buffalo nickel. Just ask unemployed…
France's brand-new first lady and well-known journalist Valérie Trierweiler recently won damages of 2,000 euros from the French celebrity weekly VSD for breaching her privacy and image rights by publishing a cover photo of her sunbathing, building sandcastle scale models of the Châtaeu d'If, bodyboarding, and whatever…
Cathe Moritz of Princeton Junction, N.J., works on a sand sculpture during the 26th Annual New Jersey Sandcastle Contest at the 18th Avenue Beach in Belmar, N.J., Wednesday, July, 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, takes a walk with his wife Ann, on the beach after a campaign stop at Holland State Park on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in Holland, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Today we stumbled on this image from July of 1955. The caption reads:
[We have ANOTHER fucking Snowpocalypse here, and you are all pretty and happy in your glorious watermelon bikini, damn you. Just look at the color of the water! FUCK. Dominican Republic, January 20. Images via Pacific Coast News Online.]
Sydney, December 25: English tourist Mark Meagher, center, dives to hit a volleyball to his mates while celebrating Christmas Day at Bondi beach. Stupid jerks with their sunshine and their relaxation. (Image via AP)
In New York right now, it is 53°, overcast and drizzly. But in Miami Beach, the high is 85°, and Coco Austin (along with husband Ice-T) is soaking up the rays with a sunny attitude!
[Warnemuende, August 31. Women are seen in beach chairs at the Baltic Sea beach of Warnemuende, northern Germany. Image via AP]