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Costa Concordia righted after massive salvage effort

Costa Concordia righted after massive salvage effort | DiverSync | Scoop.it
It sounds counterintuitive: in order to salvage the massive cruise ship that ran aground last year, crews will sink portions of it deeper underwater.
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Baltic Sea pipeline-builders find centuries-old shipwrecks

Baltic Sea pipeline-builders find centuries-old shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Some are unusually well-preserved
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Israeli cavers find 2,300-year-old treasure stash

Israeli cavers find 2,300-year-old treasure stash | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The treasure is believed to have lain hidden in an obscure cave for about 2,300 years.
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Recently discovered shipwrecks

Recently discovered shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago.
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Monterey: Bob Hollis dives deep with BreakWater Scuba

Monterey: Bob Hollis dives deep with BreakWater Scuba | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The creature is all tiny suction cups and dexterity and pulpy personality, and all of 2 inches from my face mask. Octopus interactions aren’t that uncommon in the metridium fields, so-named for the abundant metridium anemones, or along the edge of the rock wall at Breakwater Cove off San Carlos Beach in New Monterey, particularly during winter, when greater visibility makes it the best season to submerge. [...] shy octopuses don’t ever get this close to the noisy and bubbling regulator typical
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Unlikely Influences: What Carrie Patel learned about writing from scuba diving

Unlikely Influences: What Carrie Patel learned about writing from scuba diving | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how science fiction and fantasy writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in fr...
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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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Divers discover underwater graveyard of extinct giants - CNN.com

Divers discover underwater graveyard of extinct giants - CNN.com | DiverSync | Scoop.it
5,000 years ago, Madagascar was ruled by seemingly mythical beasts. A treasure trove of their bones has just been found, underwater.
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Fabulous 200 Million Dollar Treasure Hoard Unearthed in Cocos Island

Fabulous 200 Million Dollar Treasure Hoard Unearthed in Cocos Island | DiverSync | Scoop.it
San José| A group of Costa Rican park rangers patrolling in the Parque Nacional Isla del Coco after a recent storm, have discovered one of the most amazing treasure hoards in modern history. The tre
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Car-Size Stingray May Be World’s Largest Freshwater Fish

Car-Size Stingray May Be World’s Largest Freshwater Fish | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A giant freshwater stingray caught and released in Thailand provides new insight on threatened species.
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The fascinating treasures uncovered in shipwrecks

The fascinating treasures uncovered in shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Fascinating treasures uncovered in shipwrecks
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A film festival celebrating the rich heritage of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes ... - WXYZ

A film festival celebrating the rich heritage of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes ... - WXYZ | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Ford Seahorses Scuba Diving Club is presenting the 34th Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival.
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A survivor and a shipwreck hunter on the historic sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell

A survivor and a shipwreck hunter on the historic sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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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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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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