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A boy slides down a water slide as the sun shines in the northern German city of Hameln on May 22 as temperatures reached 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit).
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Visitors take part in a world record attempt at watersliding at Europabad in Karlsruhe, Germany, Aug. 6. Since this morning, adults and children have been sliding down the 170 meter long slide in the indoor pool on an inflatable rubber tube.
I came across a translated page from the water park, and as far as I can tell, whether or not a world record was secured will be announced Sunday, Aug. 7. Check out Europabad's page here.
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A boy enjoys a water chute in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, July 9. Temperatures reached 96.8 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Children use the shoot and splash in the water of a swimming pool in Arbon, Eastern Switzerland, 24 May 2010.
If you're having a little trouble letting go of your long weekend, live vicariously through this picture.