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World War II Japanese mega-submarine discovered off Hawaii

World War II Japanese mega-submarine discovered off Hawaii | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A spokesman for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa said in a press release the discovery of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s mega-submarine the I-400 solves the decades-old mystery of where the submarine lay on the ocean floor.
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Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War plane discovered in the Sahara... 70 years after it crashed in the desert

Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War plane discovered in the Sahara... 70 years after it crashed in the desert | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Kittyhawk P-40 has been described as 'an aviation time capsule' after it was found almost perfectly preserved in the sands of the western desert in Egypt.
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What a great time it would be to make a find like this. 

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Stunning Photos Showing NYC Subway Cars Being Dumped Into the Ocean

Stunning Photos Showing NYC Subway Cars Being Dumped Into the Ocean | DiverSync | Scoop.it
I was skeptical at first, but speechless by the end!
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no diver on earth would ever be "skeptical"

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7 Reasons You Need To Try Diving - Scuba Diver Life

7 Reasons You Need To Try Diving - Scuba Diver Life | DiverSync | Scoop.it
To some, scuba diving may seem like a pipe dream adventure, but there's no reason why it can't be a reality. Here are reasons why you should jump into the deep sea and act on your drive to dive.
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Get more people WET!

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5 Scuba Diving Habits You Should Maintain To Avoid Being an Annoying Diver

5 Scuba Diving Habits You Should Maintain To Avoid Being an Annoying Diver | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Wondering how you can maintain proper scuba diving habits? In this article we explain 5 proper scuba diving habits we think every scuba diver should follow.
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Time Capsule Opened in Boston After Being Buried by Revere and Adams in 1795

Time Capsule Opened in Boston After Being Buried by Revere and Adams in 1795 | DiverSync | Scoop.it
More than 200 years after Samuel Adams and Paul Revere first buried it in Boston, it took an hour Tuesday to remove all the objects crammed inside a tiny time capsule. "They said it was hermeticall...
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Man Put a Message in a Bottle 42 Years Ago — and It Just Washed Ashore 3,000 Miles Away

Man Put a Message in a Bottle 42 Years Ago — and It Just Washed Ashore 3,000 Miles Away | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Scottish fisherman John Souter placed a message in a bottle 42 years ago — and it was just discovered by a German tourist on the shores of New York. According to Mail Online, which first reported the story, Souter was on a fishing trip in 1973 when he...
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Eight Byzantine-era shipwrecks recovered in Turkey

Eight Byzantine-era shipwrecks recovered in Turkey | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Archeologists in Turkey uncovered a large group of Byzantine-era shipwrecks in an ongoing excavation in Istanbul's Yenikapi district.
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Tomb of previously unknown pharaonic queen found in Egypt

Tomb of previously unknown pharaonic queen found in Egypt | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Czech archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown queen believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago, officials in Egypt said Sunday.
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13,800 Year Old Ancient Site Found Underwater in Canada

13,800 Year Old Ancient Site Found Underwater in Canada | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This latest finding constitutes the oldest ever evidence of human habitation in Canada.
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Three U Boats missing until 1985 when found in the Elbe U-boat bunker in Hamburg - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

Three U Boats missing until 1985 when found in the Elbe U-boat bunker in Hamburg - WAR HISTORY ONLINE | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The British came and blew up the bunker and the roof partially collapsed, trapping the boats. Someone made an attempt to scrap them in the ’40s-’50s, but it was too dangerous, so they stayed somewhat intact until the ’90s. The German govt. finally filled the bunker with gravel and concrete …
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You Have to Scuba Dive To Reach Sony's Newest Store 

You Have to Scuba Dive To Reach Sony's Newest Store  | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Some retailers believe that it's important to make their stores easy to find. They'll even pay a premium for space in popular malls or streets with lots of foot traffic.
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Beware of Backsliding - Scubaverse

Beware of Backsliding - Scubaverse | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Earlier this year I was invited to deliver lectures at the Oztek and ADEX shows in Sydney and Singapore respectively. One of these was on “What Makes a Good Technical Diver” and I based my talk on the Scuba Confidential chapters “To the Extreme” and “Accident Analysis.” Because my audience,
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Scuba diving courses – What do we value most, more depth or more skill? - Scubaverse

Scuba diving courses – What do we value most, more depth or more skill? - Scubaverse | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Scuba diving is an expensive hobby and courses are no exception. And with the budgets available to spend on our hobbies being squeezed it’s an interesting time to look at how we perceive value in relation to dive courses.
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This Pup Swims Everyday To Visit His Friend. At 0.40 You'll Be Shocked To Find Out Who It Is - GodFruits

This Pup Swims Everyday To Visit His Friend. At 0.40 You'll Be Shocked To Find Out Who It Is - GodFruits | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The last friend we thought this golden retriever would have is a dolphin! Somehow this unlikely pair has found common ground and become great pals.
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Become a Better Diver in 2015: Scuba Resolutions

Become a Better Diver in 2015: Scuba Resolutions | DiverSync | Scoop.it
As 2014’s Christmas festivities have come to an end and the New Year’s celebrations remain a blurry memory, it’s that time of year worldwide when millions of people make their resolutions for the upcoming year: losing weight, exercising, saving...
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here are some awesome resolutions

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Scuba Diving Vacations - March 2010 Newsletter - Diver Celebrities

Scuba Diving Vacations - March 2010 Newsletter - Diver Celebrities | DiverSync | Scoop.it
March 2010 Scuba Diving Vacations Newsletter - Celebrity Diver Watch
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I don't know why our industry doesnt shout this stuff from the rooftops!

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Video: Tom Cruise shocks scuba-diving fans - Belfast Telegraph

Video: Tom Cruise shocks scuba-diving fans - Belfast Telegraph | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Action star and Hollywood heartthrob Tom Cruise has apparently taken a break from filming movies to learn how to scuba dive, and surprised many when he joined their underwater classes.
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Md. family uncovers 15-million-year-old shark skeleton during backyard dig

Md. family uncovers 15-million-year-old shark skeleton during backyard dig | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A paleontologist calls a Maryland family’s find the most complete fossil of a snaggletooth ever discovered.
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Looking For A Unique Dive Site? Try Diving A Missile Silo - California Diver

Looking For A Unique Dive Site? Try Diving A Missile Silo - California Diver | DiverSync | Scoop.it
With 2015 just hours away, you may be starting – or finalizing – your list of adventures for the coming year. This may or may ...
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Tom Cruise's 'scuba diving mission' - Belfast Telegraph

Tom Cruise's 'scuba diving mission' - Belfast Telegraph | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Tom Cruise has spent a recent break from filming learning to scuba dive, it’s claimed.
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New International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only nine others in the world

New International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only nine others in the world | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Michigan's nightlife is looking up. The state's first International Dark Sky Park has been created. It's now one of only six in the U.S. and 10 in the world. Think about that. In lots of (too many?) places on Earth, you don't see
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The 7 Most Terrifying Water Attractions in the World

The 7 Most Terrifying Water Attractions in the World | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Generally water parks and swimming pools are supposed to be a fun way to cool off on a hot day, but sometimes the designers get things horribly, horribly wrong.This is a list of the most terrifying water attractions in the world. Some are now closed because of their safety hazards (credibility), wh...
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Buried gold coins found by California couple on display before sale

Buried gold coins found by California couple on display before sale | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The largest cache of gold treasure thought to ever be unearthed in North America is on display this weekend at a Nevada antique show, providing the public with a rare opportunity to see the nearly perfectly preserved coins in person before they are sold later this month.
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Scuba Crap

Scuba Crap | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Scuba Crap is the only online store purposely dedicated to refurbishing and selling used scuba gear. If you have old scuba gear you want to sell, trade or donate, we can help.
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Divers: We've Got 'Holy Grail' of Shipwrecks

Divers: We've Got 'Holy Grail' of Shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
There are thousands of shipwrecks at the bottom of the Great Lakes but one of the very first to go down has been one of the hardest to find. The Griffin, built by French explorer Robert de la Salle, went...
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I am still sceptical

 

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