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Shipwreck Carcasses Strewn Around the Cape of Good Hope

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Normalization of Deviance

Normalization of Deviance | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Many divers, probably most divers, accept that diving can be truly dangerous. Of course, from time-to-time you’ll probably bump into someone who tells you and, most importantly, themselves that the...
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Scientists Say They’ve Discovered the Oldest Known Human Fossil

Scientists Say They’ve Discovered the Oldest Known Human Fossil | DiverSync | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) -- A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans, scientist reported Wednesday. The fossil comes from very close to the time that our branch split away from more ape-like ancestors...
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Shark-research pioneer Clark dies at 92, shortly after her final scuba dive - KeysNet

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Shark-research pioneer Clark dies at 92, shortly after her final scuba dive
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"We helped her up from her wheelchair and put the [scuba] tank on her back," Vaughn said.
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In Defense of Dive tables - Scuba Diver Life

In Defense of Dive tables - Scuba Diver Life | DiverSync | Scoop.it
With inexpensive dive computers on every wrist these days, do we even need dive tables anymore? Yes, in fact, we do.
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Scuba Divers Discover Buried Treasure

Scuba Divers Discover Buried Treasure | DiverSync | Scoop.it
It’s an age-old plot device from a scuba diving-related story: amateur divers accidentally stumble across treasure on the bottom of the ocean while out diving, and drama ensues.
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Top 10 Google Earth Finds - TIME

Top 10 Google Earth Finds - TIME | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The S.S. Jassim, a Bolivian cargo ferry, ran aground and sunk on the Wingate Reef off the coast of Sudan in 2003. Now it's one of the largest shipwrecks visible on Google Earth.

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5 Amazing Shipwrecks in the U.S. You Can Visit

5 Amazing Shipwrecks in the U.S. You Can Visit | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Get deep and check out some of the country's astounding sub-aquatic gems.
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Armstrong's Moon Mementos Found In Closet | IFLScience

Armstrong's Moon Mementos Found In Closet | IFLScience | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A collection of items planned to be left behind by the Apollo 11 mission have been found by Neil Armstrong's widow while clearing out an old closet. Among them is the camera that recorded some of the mission's most crucial moments, including the famous moon landing. The items have now been donated to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, who unsurprisingly are rather pleased to have received them.
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11 Unbelievable Bodies Of Water

11 Unbelievable Bodies Of Water | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Jellyfish Lake, Palau...these jellyfish don't sting so you can swim/scuba with them! Plan your #WinterEscape in #Bluefields #Jamaica at www.lunaseainn.com
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H.L. Hunley Divulges Confederate Secrets

H.L. Hunley Divulges Confederate Secrets | DiverSync | Scoop.it
H.L. Hunley conservation scientists are preparing to finish the job started by Clive Cussler's National Marine and Underwater Agency (NUMA) team in 1995 when years of search efforts finally rewarde...
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Incredible collection of photographs charting a century of shipwrecks

Incredible collection of photographs charting a century of shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The collection of images were taken by four generations of the Gibson family over 130 years and document the wrecks of more than 200 ships.
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Fanstastic pictures

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Petr Vonka's curator insight, February 6, 5:30 AM

Neuvěřitelné. Už 130 let pořizuje rodina Gibsonů fotografie vraků lodí po celém světě. K dnešnímu dni je to více jak 200 vraků lodí. Tato sbírka bude dražena za 100-150 000 GBP u Sotheby. Tomu říkám koníček :-)

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Top 10 Undiscovered Shipwrecks of WWII - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

Top 10 Undiscovered Shipwrecks of WWII - WAR HISTORY ONLINE | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Thousands of warships were deployed around the world during WWII by both Allied and Axis forces. Story of top 10 undiscovered Shipwrecks of WWII
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How to Get Your Scuba Gear Ready for the Diving Season - DIVE.in

How to Get Your Scuba Gear Ready for the Diving Season - DIVE.in | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The dive season is about to start and you are getting ready for the first dive, but what about your dive equipment? Here's how to get you scuba gear ready.
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I am a little dissapointed that they didn't put more emphasis on having your dive gear checked by a Dive Shop.

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New Celebrity Fitness Trend: Scuba Diving

New Celebrity Fitness Trend: Scuba Diving | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Sick of the gym or the cold winter weather? Then it's time to try the new workout that celebs like Jessica Alba, Sandra Bullock, Katie Holmes, and Nina Dobrev of the CW show The Vampire Diaries love:
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31 Beautiful Decaying Shipwrecks Around The World

31 Beautiful Decaying Shipwrecks Around The World | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Incredible!
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A Package Was Shipped to the U.S. Claiming to Be a $37 ‘Toy.’ Inside Was Something Much More Valuable.

A Package Was Shipped to the U.S. Claiming to Be a $37 ‘Toy.’ Inside Was Something Much More Valuable. | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A painting by the famed Pablo Picasso reported stolen 14 years ago from a Paris museum will soon be sent back after it was discovered in the U.S. by Customs and Border Patrol. The painting owned by the French government titled "La Coiffeuse" (or "The Hairdresser" in English)...
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a positive law enforcement story

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Dive A Nuclear Missile Silo

Dive A Nuclear Missile Silo | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Maybe you’ve been diving for a few years now. Maybe you’ve traveled quite a bit for diving and done a few things. You’ve done reef dives, wreck dives, drift dives and maybe even explored a few caves or cenotes.
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Build A Save-A-Dive Kit

Build A Save-A-Dive Kit | DiverSync | Scoop.it
For many divers who have just started diving in their own gear, the idea of things breaking may seem far-fetched.
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NASA wants to send a submarine to Titan's seas

NASA wants to send a submarine to Titan's seas | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In a sneak peek of a possible future mission to Saturn's moon Titan, NASA has showcased their vision of a robotic submersible that could explore the moon's vast lakes of liquid methane and ethane.

Via Darrin Jillson
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, February 16, 10:37 AM

Explore Saturn's moon methane and ethane lakes?  Sounds pretty exciting.  Wondering if there might be any aquatic life.

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The Five Worst Annoying Habits In Scuba Diving - Scuba Diver Life

The Five Worst Annoying Habits In Scuba Diving - Scuba Diver Life | DiverSync | Scoop.it
There are a few common mistakes made by scuba divers. Read on to find out what they are — and how to avoid them.
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UK treasures endangered by museum cuts

UK treasures endangered by museum cuts | DiverSync | Scoop.it
As a newly discovered hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins goes on display at the British Museum, the system of recording Britain’s treasure is under threat Continue reading...
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Shipwrecks may shed light on Texas' fight for independence

Shipwrecks may shed light on Texas' fight for independence | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Shipwrecks may shed light on Texas' fight for independence
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Photographer Captures Photo of Humpback Whale Breach. But It’s What He Saw in the Background That’s More Interesting.

Photographer Captures Photo of Humpback Whale Breach. But It’s What He Saw in the Background That’s More Interesting. | DiverSync | Scoop.it
When a humpback whale breached the ocean surface off Redondo Beach, California, earlier this week, photographer Eric Smith was quick to snap a photo of the rare sighting. But what's arguably more interesting about the photo Smith posted to Instagram is the other subject in it: a man...
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19 Underwater Photos of Lake Erie Ship Wrecks • Galleries | Cleveland Scene

19 Underwater Photos of Lake Erie Ship Wrecks • Galleries | Cleveland Scene | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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We are going to visit these in May!

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