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Massive Mako Shark Surprises Diver and Blue Marlin!

While on a Guy Harvey Expedition off Cat Island in the Bahamas, diver and shark expert Jim Abernethy was filming a blue marlin underwater when he ...youtube.com...
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Fisherman finds 1-in-30-million calico lobster, donates it to New Hampshire aquarium

Fisherman finds 1-in-30-million calico lobster, donates it to New Hampshire aquarium | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots.
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, Today, 5:58 AM

We prefer for it to remain in the wild, but glad it will not be ending up in someone's dinner plate.

 

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Family finds 300-year-old sunken treasure off Florida's east coast

Family finds 300-year-old sunken treasure off Florida's east coast | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday.
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Tentacled, Underwater Robot to Explore Tight Places - Discovery News

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Tentacled, Underwater Robot to Explore Tight Places
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Nearly 90 of the body is comprised of soft materials, giving it the ability to explore small spaces, repair underwater equipment and even wrap its arms around a human body.
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Underwater Elephants - The UCSB Current

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Underwater Elephants. A UCSB professor studies the mixed impacts of the world's largest — and threatened — parrotfish. By Julie Cohen. Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 11:30.
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, July 30, 6:12 AM

More and more we read just how important the Parrot Fish are to the reefs ecosystems.  They are pretty cool to watch.

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Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed

Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Tree rings in the waterlogged ribs of a sunken ship found at the World Trade Center site revealed that the vessel was likely built in 1773, or soon after, in a small shipyard around Philadelphia.
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Local family bonds over love of scuba diving - Maryville Daily Forum

Local family bonds over love of scuba diving - Maryville Daily Forum | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Local family bonds over love of scuba diving Maryville Daily Forum The Shell family took a vacation to Riviera Maya, Mexico in 2011 when they first thought about getting certified to scuba dive, but the process took three days and neither Marshall...
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Scuba diving does feel like a big family. 

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Explore – Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island,...

Explore – Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island,... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929. This photograph, part of the series Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, was taken a day after Earhart’s...
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Rich Synowiec's curator insight, July 27, 7:54 PM

This is really awesome history. 

 

SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, July 28, 6:03 AM

We did not know that she was a diver.  Very cool!

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'Underwater wines' make a splash in Costa del Sol - Olive Press

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'Underwater wines' make a splash in Costa del Sol
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DEEP in the Mediterranean you might find vibrant ocean wildlife, beautiful coral, maybe a shipwreck… but a decent Cabernet?
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Tweet from @RunDiverCar1888

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RT @RunDiverCar1888: Hands off my gear ��
#scuba #diver #scubaissues #Donttouchmystuff #Mine #Mine #Mine http://t.co/Ot5ic4ypPs
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It may be hard to remember with brain matter leaking out the cracked skull. 

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Deadly coral diseases surge near dredging sites

Deadly coral diseases surge near dredging sites | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In a first study of its kind, researchers have linked dredging to increased sickness in nearby coral reefs
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Underwater Drones Might Soon Map the Ocean Floor - Mashable

Underwater Drones Might Soon Map the Ocean Floor - Mashable | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater Drones Might Soon Map the Ocean Floor Mashable Over the next 70 days, he and his team employed an automatic underwater vehicle (AUV) named Artemis, also known as the Bluefin-21, to search more than 850 square kilometers throughout the...
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Hundreds of divers, snorkelers converge for ethereal underwater radio ... - Fox News

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Rich Synowiec's curator insight, July 27, 8:01 PM

Wish I would have thought of this. 

 

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Scuba Diving Career: FBI Dive Team

Scuba Diving Career: FBI Dive Team | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The FBI’s Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team (USERT) is a highly-trained group of Special Agents who investigate underwater crime scenes at a moment’s notice.
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Motor City Scuba's curator insight, July 21, 7:02 PM

Can't get enough of your scuba diving cravings satisfied? Consider diving for the FBI as a new career.

SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, July 22, 5:54 AM

Crime investigation and scuba at the same time.  Very very cool!

 

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Japanese Broadcaster Uses LEDs for Underwater TV Transmission ...

Japanese Broadcaster Uses LEDs for Underwater TV Transmission ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
So engineers there are developing an underwater wireless transmission system that uses visible light from LEDs as the method of transmission. Their goal is to enable wireless live underwater TV broadcasting.
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, July 31, 6:07 AM

We wonder where this type of technology may soon lead to.

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North Korea plans to build an underwater hotel as part of world-class beach ... - Herald Sun

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North Korea plans to build an underwater hotel as part of world-class beach ...
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Although a handful of resorts around the world already offer limited underwater rooms and facilities, a grand-scale luxury underwater hotel remains elusive.
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Scuba group proposes underwater playground off Alabama coast for younger ... - al.com

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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, July 30, 6:02 AM

What an great idea!  If we can just get one of these off the Texas coast close we would be even happier!

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Rockford 'underwater robot' team appears in Shedd Aquarium video - Rockford Register Star (blog)

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Rockford 'underwater robot' team appears in Shedd Aquarium video Rockford Register Star (blog) The high school students were filmed at the University of Illinois-Chicago in April as they competed against other schools with the underwater robot they...
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Rare lightning strike injures fourteen people on Venice Beach, California, killing one

Rare lightning strike injures fourteen people on Venice Beach, California, killing one | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
FOURTEEN people have been taken to hospital after a rare lightning strike during a freak storm at California’s Venice Beach and one man has now died. (Now I have to worry about more than sharks when I go diving.
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Trout pout: Fish lands a smacker on diver - Express.co.uk

Trout pout: Fish lands a smacker on diver - Express.co.uk | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Trout pout: Fish lands a smacker on diver
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Photographer Cesare Naldi, 36, snapped the moment the grouper fish popped its head out of a hole and landed an underwater kiss on diver Maurilio Mirabella's lips.
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Does this count as touching the wildlife? We won't hold that against the fish. 

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Icy moon explorer gets an Alaska road test - space - 24 July 2014 - New Scientist

Icy moon explorer gets an Alaska road test - space - 24 July 2014 - New Scientist | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Camped on a glacier, Lisa Grossman meets a robot that could pierce the ice of Jupiter's moon Europa and check its hidden ocean for signs of life
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Deep sea mining licences issued

Deep sea mining licences issued | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The UN's seabed authority issues exploration licences that accelerate a search for valuable minerals on the ocean floor.
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OOF: The Wrecked Costa Concordia Has Emerged From The Water And She Looks Awful

OOF: The Wrecked Costa Concordia Has Emerged From The Water And She Looks Awful | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Remember when she was a gleaming white luxury liner
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A Passion For Scuba Diving Has Led To Becoming An Award-Winning Scuba ... - Niagarathisweek.com

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A Passion For Scuba Diving Has Led To Becoming An Award-Winning Scuba ...
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Many people would only imagine experiencing the bone-chilling thrill of immersing themselves in the secluded waters of Ontario's Great Lakes.
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What a quarter-century of Internet growth looks like, underwater - Washington Post (blog)

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What a quarter-century of Internet growth looks like, underwater
Washington Post (blog)
Since 1989, the world has built 5.3 million miles' worth of underwater cabling.
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Coalition, joint diving team share experience at USS Arizona Memorial - DVIDS

Coalition, joint diving team share experience at USS Arizona Memorial - DVIDS | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Coalition, joint diving team share experience at USS Arizona Memorial DVIDS Royal Australian Navy clearance divers, Australian Clearance Diving Team Four, leave the USS Arizona Memorial after completing integration dive training as part of the Rim...
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