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Russia's New Underwater Assault Rifle Can Shoot 800 Shots Per Minute

Russia's New Underwater Assault Rifle Can Shoot 800 Shots Per Minute | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The question is, when are we going to need this?
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I bet the percussion is painful, but this is cool.

 

 

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Photographers find beauty in 'states of decay'

Photographers find beauty in 'states of decay' | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Abandoned churches, prisons, asylums in the American Rust Belt are the stars of the photo book "States of Decay."
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Why do we study shipwrecks?

Why do we study shipwrecks? | DiverSync | Scoop.it
RT @oceanexplorer: Why do we study shipwrecks? Here are some good reasons: http://t.co/UddhaJ8yyz
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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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27 Reasons The Great Lakes Are The Greatest

27 Reasons The Great Lakes Are The Greatest | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Lake Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior. To some, those names might not mean much.
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Anyone who has been here has way more than 27 reasons.

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The Shipwrecks of Skeleton Coast, Namibia | Amusing Planet

The Shipwrecks of Skeleton Coast, Namibia | Amusing Planet | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Shipwrecks of Skeleton Coast, Namibia. http://t.co/QxzUfipC0l #ships
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This looks like an interesting place

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RUSSIAN NAVY DECLASSIFIES ITS 'UFO' UNDERWATER ENCOUNTERS

RUSSIAN NAVY DECLASSIFIES ITS 'UFO' UNDERWATER ENCOUNTERS | DiverSync | Scoop.it
USO’s: Unidentified Submerged Objects or Underwater-UFOs or UFOs leaving water or entering water are an underreported phenomenon.  The Russian navy has declassified its records of encounters with unidentified objects technologically surpassing...

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Proper Course: Second World War Shipwrecks

Proper Course: Second World War Shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This week's Monday Map comes to you courtesy of Amazing Maps on Twitter and it purports to show the location of all World War II shipwrecks. I have no idea of its original source or accuracy... although it's probably no more ...
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Jascon 4 Rescue- Divers thru water rescue

Harrison Okene- Rescued from the sunken vessel Jascon 4. off Nigeria. Saturation divers preformed the task on the 28th May 2013, Bell run #008 18:40.
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Missed this the first time around.. simply incredible!  330 ft down.

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Loves Park aldermen approve scuba business's liquor license - WREX-TV

Loves Park aldermen approve scuba business's liquor license - WREX-TV | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Loves Park aldermen approve scuba business's liquor license
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Loves Park City Council members take action on an item we told you about last week. They approved the liquor license for Loves Park Scuba and Snorkel.
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I so want to do this someday!

 

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Unimaginable Treasures From Shipwrecks Lost at Sea - earsucker

Unimaginable Treasures From Shipwrecks Lost at Sea - earsucker | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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Ah, to Dream

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LOOK: Nazi Sub Likely Found With Crew's Remains

LOOK: Nazi Sub Likely Found With Crew's Remains | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A tip from local divers swimming in the Java Sea has led to what is believed to be the wreck of a Nazi submarine sunk during World War II.
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Removal of Five Shipwrecks in Fox River Begins - WBAY

Removal of Five Shipwrecks in Fox River Begins - WBAY | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Fox11online.com Removal of Five Shipwrecks in Fox River Begins WBAY Cleanup of the toxic chemicals, known as PCBs, from the river will start its sixth season early next spring, but first, crews must uncover the shipwrecks that are in the way of the...
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Sea Monster or Giant Crustacean?

Sea Monster or Giant Crustacean? | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A newly recovered giant isopod -- or Bathynomus giganteus -- has been terrifying and entertaining Web surfers. Will it keep you from swimming?
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I wonder if they are tasty?

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Researchers in Hawaii find lost Japanese WWII mega-sub

Researchers in Hawaii find lost Japanese WWII mega-sub | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Researchers in Hawaii have found a mammoth World War II-era Japanese submarine scuttled by the U.S. Navy in 1946 to keep its technology out of Soviet hands.
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Why fear sharks? Christmas Trees are the real killers

Why fear sharks? Christmas Trees are the real killers | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Would Jaws be as terrifying if instead of a shark, it was a coconut or a ballpoint pen? Of course not. So why are we so scared of sharks?
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Hitler's Secret Attack on America | National Geographic Channel

Hitler's Secret Attack on America | National Geographic Channel | DiverSync | Scoop.it
For the first time in history, National Geographic Channel and a group of scientists search the ocean floor for a series of shipwrecks many Americans never heard about. Everyone knows that on December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
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Benton Harbor police ID body found by diving club

WSBT Correspondent Mark Parren was photographing a diving club in Benton Harbor Saturday when he says they found a body under the water.
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Twitter / ThatsEarth: This is what it's like to scuba ...

Twitter / ThatsEarth: This is what it's like to scuba ... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This is what it's like to scuba dive between two continents. http://t.co/ZCZJ4kNCqJ
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I totally want to do this.

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Michigan Central Station : Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places

Michigan Central Station : Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places | DiverSync | Scoop.it
From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.
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Princess of whales: How a naked female scientist tries to tame belugas in the freezing Arctic

Princess of whales: How a naked female scientist tries to tame belugas in the freezing Arctic | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Natalia Avseenko, 36, was persuaded to strip naked as marine experts believe belugas do not like to be touched by artificial materials such as diving suits.
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Brr.

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‘Surreal’ Spinning Ice Disc Forms in Middle of North Dakota River | Video | TheBlaze.com

‘Surreal’ Spinning Ice Disc Forms in Middle of North Dakota River | Video | TheBlaze.com | DiverSync | Scoop.it
BISMARCK, N.D. (TheBlaze/AP) — When George Loegering saw a large spinning circle of ice in the Sheyenne River while out hunting with relatives, the retired engineer couldn't believe his eyes. "At first I thought, no way!
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Hope to see something like this ice diving sometime soon!

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Ocean Technologies for the Next Era of Exploration - Men's Journal

Ocean Technologies for the Next Era of Exploration - Men's Journal | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Men's Journal Ocean Technologies for the Next Era of Exploration Men's Journal From state-of-the-art diving gear to vessels that appear to have been lifted from the pages of science fiction, new technologies are allowing for underwater explorers to...
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This is so cool!

 

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8 Fascinating Shipwrecks You Should Really See Up Close

8 Fascinating Shipwrecks You Should Really See Up Close | DiverSync | Scoop.it
8 Fascinating Shipwrecks You Should Really See Up Close (RT @LovelyLucyLumps: Check out - 8 Fascinating Shipwrecks You Should Really See Up Close http://t.co/Re5lljgxLx)...
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At least a great lakes ship made this list...

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Best places to see the Northern Lights

Best places to see the Northern Lights | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Putting the spotlight on the best Northern Light spots.
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