We interviewed Pierl-Karl Sanscriter, a lifeguard and swim instructor for Vamos Youth. Vamos Youth is a water-safety teaching program for kids in Costa Rica who don’t have access to swimming lessons and basic water safety skills. Every year, Vamos Youth teaches more than 500 kids how to swim and survive in heavy currents in the ocean.
Ever wonder how your reef-safe sunscreen stick came to be? Turns out, sunscreen has existed for centuries, but modern sunscreen was only introduced in the past century. This article takes you back in time to tell the story of sunscreen from 3100BC to today.Continue reading