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19 Pictures That Prove You Definitely Have Thalassophobia (Fear Of The Sea)

19 Pictures That Prove You Definitely Have Thalassophobia (Fear Of The Sea) | DiverSync | Scoop.it
People call space the final frontier, but the vast, creepy world that dwells below Earth's waters might be even more mysterious and frightening.
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Studying Shipwrecks at the Advanced Photon Source - YouTube

Samples from the shipwrecks S.S. Robert E. Lee and U-boat U-166 are brought to the GSECARS facility at the APS for study.
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Hundreds of Shipwrecks Revealed in Lake Michigan as Water Clears

Hundreds of Shipwrecks Revealed in Lake Michigan as Water Clears | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Lake Michigan, one of the five Great Lakes of North America, is putting on a particularly rare show – crystal clear waters created by the melting of the ice sheets and climatic conditions that h...
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Captain Kidd's Treasure Plucked From Shipwreck -- 110-Pound Silver Bar ... - The Inquisitr

Captain Kidd's Treasure Plucked From Shipwreck -- 110-Pound Silver Bar ... - The Inquisitr | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Legend has it the infamous British Pirate Captain Kidd buried his booty all over the world, inspiring treasure hunts and a Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Now, a

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Her Husband Was Lost In War, But Now She Finally Found Out the Unbelievable Truth

Her Husband Was Lost In War, But Now She Finally Found Out the Unbelievable Truth | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Her husband left to war only six weeks after being married. After he disappeared, she spent the next 68 years wondering what happened to him.
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Amazing Story! "The American Sacrifice is still very much treasured and honored"

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B-29 Bomber in Lake Mead Now Open For Diving

B-29 Bomber in Lake Mead Now Open For Diving | DiverSync | Scoop.it
If you’ve been interested in diving the B-29 bomber in Lake Meade, now’s the time. The National Park Service has selected Tech Diving Limited to conduct guided tours of the wreckage ...
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170-Year-Old Champagne Recovered from the Bottom of the Sea

170-Year-Old Champagne Recovered from the Bottom of the Sea | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Every wine connoisseur knows the value of an aged wine, but few get the opportunity to sample 170-year-old Champagne from the bottom of the sea. A chemical analysis of the ancient libation has revealed a great deal about how this 19th-century wine was produced. "After 170 years of deep-sea aging in close-to-perfect conditions, these sleeping Champagne bottles awoke to tell us a chapter of the story of winemaking," the researchers wrote in the study, published today (April 20) in the journal Proc
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Why Shipwrecks in Antarctica Are Well-Preserved

Why Shipwrecks in Antarctica Are Well-Preserved | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Endurance and its crew became stuck among the ice floes of the Weddell Sea in the Southern Ocean in 1914.
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Record dive rescues $50m wartime silver from ocean floor

Record dive rescues $50m wartime silver from ocean floor | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The deepest salvage operation in history rescues a treasure trove of silver rupee coins, sunk by a German U-boat in 1942 while en route from Bombay to England.
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13 Reasons to Become a Certified Scuba Diver

13 Reasons to Become a Certified Scuba Diver | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Reasons to consider to become a certified scuba diver. Experience new things and explore the underwater world with these 13 reasons why you should do it.
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Titanic Waters: Exploring the Shipwrecks, Mines, and Cold Water Diving of Newfoundland

Titanic Waters: Exploring the Shipwrecks, Mines, and Cold Water Diving of Newfoundland | DiverSync | Scoop.it
“You’re going where? What’s there?” And so it went, from one person to another, no one could understand why we wanted to dive in Newfoundland. After all, you can’t really ...
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Sailor missing since January found off Cape Hatteras

Sailor missing since January found off Cape Hatteras | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Coast Guard said he was found on the overturned hull of the Angel, which had lost its mast. He had reportedly been catching fish and eating them. He arrived in Norfolk about 7:30 p.m.
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Cool happy ending to an amazing story

 

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5 Underwater Explorers That Every Scuba Diver Should Know

5 Underwater Explorers That Every Scuba Diver Should Know | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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Capt. Kidd's treasure found off Madagascar, report says

Capt. Kidd's treasure found off Madagascar, report says | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Explorers in Madagascar may have found treasure from the infamous Capt. Kidd, according to a report.
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Lemur Graveyard Discovered in Underwater Madagascar Cave - Live Science

Lemur Graveyard Discovered in Underwater Madagascar Cave - Live Science | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A sinkhole in Madagascar contained hundreds of fossils of extinct primates, hippos, rodents and the island's largest predatory cat.

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Old Scuba movies 85 - Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea - The Fossil Men

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Spring Cleaning Leads to Creepy Find in Family’s Attic

Spring Cleaning Leads to Creepy Find in Family’s Attic | DiverSync | Scoop.it
ThA Tampa family was doing a little spring cleaning earlier this month, but what they found in the attic of their home might change what they thought of their family history. "Maybe my great-grandparents were pirates," Mike Lopez told WTSP-TV. Lopez's sister, Maria, found a...
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US Navy Clarifies Rules for Diving Sunken Military Vessels

US Navy Clarifies Rules for Diving Sunken Military Vessels | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In the spring of 2014, discussion took place among members of the diving community regarding a January 6, 2014 Federal Register notice (beginning on page 620; 32 CFR Part 767; RIN 0703-AA90) ...
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Post-ice Lake Michigan shows off submerged shipwrecks

Post-ice Lake Michigan shows off submerged shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A Traverse City-based helicopter was a on a routine patrol when the crew spotted the wrecks and got pictures of them
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Rare Sperm Whale Encounter with ROV

Rare Sperm Whale Encounter with ROV | DiverSync | Scoop.it
At 598 meters (1,962 ft) below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, ROV Hercules encountered a magnificent sperm whale. The whale circled Hercules several times and gave our cameras the chance to capture some incredible footage of this beautiful creature. Encounters between sperm whales and ROV's are very rare.
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ISS Expedition 42: US EVA #2 GoPro footage - YouTube

60 FPS GoPro footage from US EVA 30. Encoded raw 40GB footage. Source: https://archive.org/details/EVAGoPro Free usage under Public Domain Mark 1.0
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Super long and amazing video totally worth watching

 

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6 Skills Every Tech Diver Should Master | SDI | TDI | ERDI

6 Skills Every Tech Diver Should Master | SDI | TDI | ERDI | DiverSync | Scoop.it
These six skills are applicable to most technical diving scenarios, and should be practiced on every dive.
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Explore Lake Superior Shipwrecks on Munising's Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Explore Lake Superior Shipwrecks on Munising's Glass Bottom Boat Tour | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Three shipwrecks, one lighthouse, Munising Bay, and Grand Island. All in one fun & educational glass bottom tour!
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It is far more entertaining to be under that glass... 

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