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Ear Plugs for Scuba Diving - Scuba Diving Gear

Ear Plugs for Scuba Diving - Scuba Diving Gear | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Ear pain can become a real issue for divers. It can even lead to stopping to dive. Can earplugs help? What else can they be good for? Find out!
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In rare feat, divers descend 430 feet to reach freighter that sank in Lake Michigan in 1929

In rare feat, divers descend 430 feet to reach freighter that sank in Lake Michigan in 1929 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Senator sunk to the bottom of Lake Michigan in 1929, after a collision with another ship. Two divers were the first to survey the shipwreck on Saturday.
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I am thinking this team could be a good interview. 
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See the incredible wrecks that have been captivating divers around the world

Undersea wrecks provide the promise of not only gripping tales of the sites history, but also a incredible range of marine life the they attract and support in their role as important ecosystems. Here are ten of the best wrecks out there to see!

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Product recall for Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs

Product recall for Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Suunto announces a recall of all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs
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'Louie' lobster, 132 years old, pardoned and released

'Louie' lobster, 132 years old, pardoned and released | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A 132-year-old lobster named 'Louie' that has been living at a restaurant on Long Island was "pardoned" on Friday.
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Royal Caribbean Built Waterproof Snapchat Spectacles for Underwater Exploring, and We Tried Them Out

Royal Caribbean Built Waterproof Snapchat Spectacles for Underwater Exploring, and We Tried Them Out | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The brand’s mask aims to open up a new kind of exploration for the social generation.
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Asian Carp Found Near Lake Michigan Puts Great Lakes At Risk

Asian Carp Found Near Lake Michigan Puts Great Lakes At Risk | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Electric barriers couldn't keep away the carp, which could destroy the Great Lakes ecosystem.
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This is much too close for comfort. 
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Four Tips to Better Hair Post Dive

Four Tips to Better Hair Post Dive | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A blog for women scuba divers. Follow my day to day life of diving the reefs and wrecks of the wonderful Red Sea in Sharm el Sheikh.
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A good post by Clare! I don't have enough hair on my head to worry about this.
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Jim Stewart, Scripps diver who led scientists into the deep blue sea, dies at 89

Jim Stewart, Scripps diver who led scientists into the deep blue sea, dies at 89 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The pioneering waterman helped introduce scuba diving equipment into the research world
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An Underwater Winery Exists and It's Amazing

An Underwater Winery Exists and It's Amazing | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Now you can really live out all of your mermaid dreams...with wine. 
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HOW CAN I EXPLAIN THE ATTRACTION OF WET ROCKS?

A LOVE LETTER OF SORTS... Somewhere on the simple, spiral DNA roadmap that each of us has inside every cell in our body is a tiny snippet of code that connects us to the desires of our first human ancestors; and beyond. And somewhere in that snippet is an even smaller piece of ageless programming…
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Another great post by Steve Lewis!
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NASA astronaut's space treasure map sparks hunt for Caribbean wrecks

NASA astronaut's space treasure map sparks hunt for Caribbean wrecks | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Astronaut Gordon Cooper was a born explorer. He broke countless NASA space flight records, like the longest single-man space flight, a 122-hour mission. But one of his greatest achievements may not have been unveiled if it wasn’t for his willingness to share a secret he had kept for more than 40 years.
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Providence Sells Scuba Cerifier PADI to Wealthy Families, Endowments - Dow Jones

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Dubai underwater villa complete with a 'coral reef garden'

Dubai underwater villa complete with a 'coral reef garden' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A veritable village of 4,000sq ft underwater villas is set to lay anchor in the man-made The World Islands, Dubai, promising panoramic views of the Persian Gulf under the sea.
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USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repair

The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters.

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Underwater Production for Chasing Coral - The American Society of Cinematographers

Underwater Production for Chasing Coral - The American Society of Cinematographers | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Shooting the award-winning documentary in “affordable” 4K using a multitude of camera systems.
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The Tragedy Of The Russian Submarine "Kursk" - A Naval Disaster For Russia In The Year 2000

The Tragedy Of The Russian Submarine "Kursk" - A Naval Disaster For Russia In The Year 2000 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Kursk submarine disaster was the largest naval tragedy ever to happen in the Russian Federation during peacetime.  The country had been experiencing a
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Do You Take Responsibility For Your Own Scuba Diving?

Do You Take Responsibility For Your Own Scuba Diving? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
As a certified Scuba Diver, are you responsible for your own diving?
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Oops! Parks Canada reveals secret map of Franklin shipwreck

Oops! Parks Canada reveals secret map of Franklin shipwreck | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Secrecy has surrounded the discoveries of the doomed ships of the Franklin Expedition since they were found — HMS Erebus in 2014 and Terror in 2016. First, former prime minister Stephen Harper insisted on revealing the Erebus find personally in a controlled photo-op. No questions allowed.
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UC-97: Forgotten WWI History in an Unexpected Place – Lake Michigan

UC-97: Forgotten WWI History in an Unexpected Place – Lake Michigan | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
By Sam Cox (Rear Adm. USN, Ret.), Director, Naval History and Heritage Command Storms had churned the water the night before. The sky was overcast,
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A-submarine-in-hackensack-is-told-to-leave-but-how 

Just off River Street, behind the New Heritage Diner, it looms like something out of the Battle of Midway: the U.S.S. Ling, a World War II-era submarine longer than a football field, squatting in a shallow stretch in the upper reaches of the Hackensack River.
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[Watch] UCD Scuba Divers Epic Encounter with Basking Sharks off Mayo

[Watch] UCD Scuba Divers Epic Encounter with Basking Sharks off Mayo | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
UCD scuba divers encounter basking sharks underwater - The two basking sharks drew near and circled the divers allowing them to take some incredible footage
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Russia is building the world's largest civilian submarine

Russia is building the world's largest civilian submarine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A gigantic new submarine is being developed by
the Rubin Design Bureau in Saint Petersburg which will be twice the size of the world's largest commercial passenger jet and will feature a winged design.
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Underwater robots help predict how and when ice shelves collapse

Underwater robots help predict how and when ice shelves collapse | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
To outer space and the deep ocean, add "beneath the ice" to the list of rarely charted frontiers of science exploration.
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