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Senate Passes Bill Averting Helium Shortage

Senate Passes Bill Averting Helium Shortage | DiverSync | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Break out the balloons. Congress moved a step closer Thursday to averting an impending shutdown of the federal helium reserve, a key supplier of the lighter-than-air gas used in a products ranging from party balloons to MRI machines.
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Stan Waterman hangs up his fins at 90 :: cayCompass.com

Stan Waterman hangs up his fins at 90 :: cayCompass.com | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Stan Waterman, veteran underwater filmmaker, hung up his fins for the final time last week. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday.
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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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Costa Concordia: Will wrecked cruise ship stay in one piece during righting?

Costa Concordia: Will wrecked cruise ship stay in one piece during righting? | 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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Dangerous Depths: Divers to Explore Secret Underwater Cave

Dangerous Depths: Divers to Explore Secret Underwater Cave | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The "Blue Hole," an underwater cave in a New Mexico park, has been off-limits for exploration since the 1970s. But now, officials are opening it so that a team of experienced divers can explore its depths.
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Costa Concordia Wreck To Rise From The Depths

Costa Concordia Wreck To Rise From The Depths | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Engineers from 21 countries are working round-the-clock to parbuckle the stricken cruise ship so it can be towed for salvage.
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James Bond's Lotus Esprit submarine car sells for $968,000

James Bond's Lotus Esprit submarine car sells for $968,000 | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This unique prop spent years in a Long Island storage locker but can still drive under the waves. Read this article by Tim Hornyak on CNET.

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DIVE TRIP: White Star Quarry in September (Day & Night Dive)

Saturday, Sep 21, 2013, 7:00 PM

White Star Quarry Dive
901 South Main Street

1 Divers & Underwater Explorers Attending

Lets do some Day and Night dives in September at the White Star Quarry. 2 Days of Diving in the Quarry. The production crew of Talking Scuba will be shooting UW video and topside to use for future episodes of Talking Scuba. Join us under the water and topside as we explore this dive location in Ohio. We will be arriving sometime in the morning(9am)...

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Lets do some Day and Night dives in September at the White Star Quarry. 2 Days of Diving in the Quarry.
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Exhibition to bring Roman empire to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Exhibition to bring Roman empire to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Treasures from the British Museum and Bristol's own collection will 'allow visitors to get close to Roman ancestors' Upstairs at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery what look like rough clumps of rubble have been laid out on the floor in a rough...
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Texas family discovers crashed WWII plane on Gulf dive trip - Houston Chronicle

Texas family discovers crashed WWII plane on Gulf dive trip - Houston Chronicle | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Texas family discovers crashed WWII plane on Gulf dive trip
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When Plano resident Kerry Kirpach took the plunge off the coast off Florida for a scuba dive this summer with her husband and mom, she hoped to find some fossils and coral.
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Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold

Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Most treasure hunters go a lifetime and never take home a single piece of silver. But one Sanford family is now among the divers who struck gold — and a lot of it.
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Antarctic likely to preserve shipwrecks

Antarctic likely to preserve shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Ernest Shackleton′s famous ship, the Endurance, which he had to abandon in 1915 on his ill-fated Antarctic expedition, is probably still in very good condition on the ocean floor.
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Gov. Rick Snyder completes 'Pure Michigan' scuba dive, explores Lake Huron ... - MLive.com

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Gov. Rick Snyder completes 'Pure Michigan' scuba dive, explores Lake Huron ...
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"It's just a fabulous asset for the State of Michigan," Snyder told reporters shortly before he dove in around 11:15 a.m.
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Man Scuba Dives To Retrieve Guitar Collection From Basement - CBS Local

Man Scuba Dives To Retrieve Guitar Collection From Basement - CBS Local | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Man Scuba Dives To Retrieve Guitar Collection From Basement CBS Local BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado and the nation are starting to get the first glimpse into many of the communities hit hard by the flooding over the last few days.
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$5 Million Rocky Mountain Treasure Still Waiting to be Found

$5 Million Rocky Mountain Treasure Still Waiting to be Found | DiverSync | Scoop.it
"I've never said what I though the treasure is worth because I don't know, but writers keep upping its worth. When the value gets to $10 million I'm going back to get it."
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Lost ring returned after nearly 40 years

Lost ring returned after nearly 40 years | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Diver Brian Tovin was searching the Cooper River for relics when something shiny caught his eye.
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Nikon May Have a ‘Serious’ Underwater Camera in the Works

Nikon May Have a ‘Serious’ Underwater Camera in the Works | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Underwater photographer might remember the old 35mm Nikonos waterproof cameras. Originally launched in 1963, the Nikonos underwater system set the standard (Three generations of SCUBA divers rejoice - is Nikon finally building a digital Nikonos?
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Remains of 2 airmen missing since WWII found

Their bodies were missing for decades after they disappeared behind enemy lines.
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Oldest message in a bottle may have been found in Canada

Oldest message in a bottle may have been found in Canada | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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Joshua Chamberlain's Medal of Honor surfaces at church sale

Joshua Chamberlain's  Medal of Honor surfaces at church sale | DiverSync | Scoop.it
BRUNSWICK — One of the most prestigious medals earned by one of Maine’s most decorated sons was discovered at a church sale and turned over to a Brunswick-based organization for safe keeping, the group announced Monday.
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Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve - nwitimes.com

Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve - nwitimes.com | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve
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The wreck was discovered in 1979 by an early explorer of Lake Michigan shipwrecks, Molnar said.
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Underwater Hiking In This Austrian Lake Looks Like The Coolest Scuba Diving ... - Huffington Post

Underwater Hiking In This Austrian Lake Looks Like The Coolest Scuba Diving ... - Huffington Post | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Underwater Hiking In This Austrian Lake Looks Like The Coolest Scuba Diving ...
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This amazing mountain lake lies in Tragoess, Austria.
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A dirty job in Mexico City: sewer diver | The R...

A dirty job in Mexico City: sewer diver | The R... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Deep below the streets of Mexico City, Julio Cesar Cu is hard at work swimming in dark sewer waters in a diving helmet and dry suit, surrounded by rats, feces and condoms. It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it.
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High-Tech Research Sheds New Light on Ancient Shipwrecks - WCAI

High-Tech Research Sheds New Light on Ancient Shipwrecks - WCAI | DiverSync | Scoop.it
High-Tech Research Sheds New Light on Ancient Shipwrecks WCAI A century ago, shipwreck exploration was more about treasure hunting than science. Not so today.
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New Jersey Shipwreck Identified As Steamer That Sank In 1860 - Huffington Post

New Jersey Shipwreck Identified As Steamer That Sank In 1860 - Huffington Post | DiverSync | Scoop.it
New Jersey Shipwreck Identified As Steamer That Sank In 1860 Huffington Post "It's estimated there are 3 million shipwrecks in the waters of the world," said James Delgado, director of maritime heritage for NOAA's office of national marine...
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