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Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum

Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Construction on the museum, which will be dedicated to the study of marine life and shipwrecks, is set to begin soon (RT @Earth_News: Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum http://t.co/Z7w92R19...
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Underwater robot gives rare glimpse of life beneath Antarctic ice

Underwater robot gives rare glimpse of life beneath Antarctic ice | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Australian Antarctic Division studied the underwater habitat near Australia's Casey research station.
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December 19, 2016: Marmont street Launch, Niles | Don McAlhany

December 19, 2016: Marmont street Launch, Niles | Don McAlhany | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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These Underwater Sculptures Are a Window into a New Frontier for Art | The Creators Project

You literally need scuba gear to explore Doug Aitken's geometric artwork off the coast of California.
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Mysterious ‘Ghost Shark’ caught on film by MBARI for the first time

Mysterious ‘Ghost Shark’ caught on film by MBARI for the first time | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Giant shark teeth may have inspired Mayan monster myths

Giant shark teeth may have inspired Mayan monster myths | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Giant fossilized teeth from extinct megalodon sharks might played a role in an ancient culture's mythology
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Wreck of 1840s slave ship mapped in 3D

Wreck of 1840s slave ship mapped in 3D | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The wreck of a nearly 300-year-old former slave ship lying just off the coast of Perth is scoured by maritime archaeologists using new technology to help learn more about Australia's underwater past.
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Six-storey-high wave sets a record, says UN agency

Six-storey-high wave sets a record, says UN agency | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The UN's weather agency on Tuesday announced the highest wave on record -- a behemoth that towered 19 metres (62.3 feet) above the North Atlantic.
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Some of the sailor stories don't seem so crazy now. :)
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Disabled diver invents Scuba Chair - the first affordable underwater wheelchair

Disabled diver invents Scuba Chair - the first affordable underwater wheelchair | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

The brainchild of Igor Skikevich, 51, is about to go into full production
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I’m the modern day equivalent of a massive Carboniferous dragonfly | Deep Sea News

I’m the modern day equivalent of a massive Carboniferous dragonfly | Deep Sea News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I am annoyingly the first one to return to the surface after any scuba dive. My bottom time exploring the wonders of the aquatic realm is 60-75% shorter than
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Divers fined for raiding sunken German warships at Scapa Flow - BBC News

Divers fined for raiding sunken German warships at Scapa Flow - BBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Two divers who illegally took artefacts from sunken German warships at Scapa Flow are each fined £18,000.
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Remembering the S.S. Carl D. Bradley – 58 years later

Remembering the S.S. Carl D. Bradley – 58 years later | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
“Thirty three families lost their breadwinner that night. Many of the wives and children left behind by the victims became destitute and struggled to get by.”
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Whydah Pirate Ship Caboose Unveiled to the Public

Whydah Pirate Ship Caboose Unveiled to the Public | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
YARMOUTH – The caboose that was on the Whydah Pirate Ship was unveiled for the first time to the public at an event at the Whydah Pirate Museum in Yarmouth on Tuesday. The caboose was th…
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Enzo Maiorca, record-setting free diver who inspired ‘The Big Blue’ film, dies at 85

Enzo Maiorca, record-setting free diver who inspired ‘The Big Blue’ film, dies at 85 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
He swam to depths of more than 300 feet on a single breath.
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Man dies at treacherous Eagle's Nest cave diving site in Weeki Wachee

Man dies at treacherous Eagle's Nest cave diving site in Weeki Wachee | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
WEEKI WACHEE — The treacherous Eagle's Nest cave diving site has claimed another life, authorities say.
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The Story Behind a Woman's Bag of 'Scuba Crap' on eBay

Amy Cook was recently cleaning out her attic in Lubbock, Texas, when she came across her husband's scuba gear. It hasn't been used in years, so she got his permission and posted the items on... Technology News Summaries. | Newser
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5 water sports to tone your entire body and get in shape

5 water sports to tone your entire body and get in shape | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Fitness Photo Gallery – Explore Pictures on diet, healthy recipe, nutrition, weight loss, gymming, weight training, yoga & beauty online at thehealthsite.com
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Transmitter tech opens the door to underwater radio

Transmitter tech opens the door to underwater radio | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It's easy to take modern wireless communication for granted above ground, but it's useless in areas where the signals can't propagate, like underwater or in caves. 
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170-year-old thumbnail reveals fate of HMS Terror crew

170-year-old thumbnail reveals fate of HMS Terror crew | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada discovered a severe zinc deficiency in the nail samples of crew member John Harntnell, suggesting that the crew died of malnutrition.
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Minnesota man finds ancient elk antler during scuba dive

Minnesota man finds ancient elk antler during scuba dive | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
DETROIT LAKES, MINN. - (WDAY News) - A piece of the land's past, pulled from the treasure-filled waters of Becker County, now, a local scuba diver want
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Scientists Puzzled Over Mysterious Puffin Deaths in Alaska

Scientists Puzzled Over Mysterious Puffin Deaths in Alaska | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Check out this post to learn about the strange string of puffin deaths in Alaska and how scientists are working to figure out the cause.
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EOS used for 3D printing in extreme environments

German scuba engineers have used additive manufacturing in creating a high quality, lightweight and reliable scuba light. Known as the Thor Rev 2.0, it relied upon 3D printing bureau Canto Img. GmbH to produce printed parts. Canto is a German 3D printing service company with clients in the aerospace and automotive industries.In order to produce the scuba
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Missing Cold War nuclear bomb remains a mystery after Canadian navy investigates object found by diver

Missing Cold War nuclear bomb remains a mystery after Canadian navy investigates object found by diver | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A Cold War nuclear bomb is still missing after it turned out a diver's underwater discovery was not the atomic weapon weapon as first thought.
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Up close with the giant teeth of the deep-sea fangtooth

Up close with the giant teeth of the deep-sea fangtooth | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The fish is found up to 5 kilometres below the sea's surface and those teeth aren't just for show: it can eat creatures that are a third its size
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Divers find thousands of dollars in items on bottom of Lake Travis

Divers find thousands of dollars in items on bottom of Lake Travis | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Since 2007, Rob Weiss has owned and operated Lake Travis Scuba.The self-made scuba instructor knew there was a decent market for scuba diving at Lake Travis, but he quickly realized there was an untapped market at the bottom of Lake Travis.It's like treasu
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3,500-year-old sword discovered by dive club in Shannon River

3,500-year-old sword discovered by dive club in Shannon River | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A member of a diving club stumbled upon the precious artifact from 1050 BC.
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