ScubaObsessed
29.2K views | +8 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
onto ScubaObsessed
Scoop.it!

Boston boat owner: Give donations to One Fund Boston, not me

Boston boat owner: Give donations to One Fund Boston, not me | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
David Henneberry, owner of the boat that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect was found hiding in, says he doesn't want the online donations that are pouring in.
more...
Hanna Brown's curator insight, November 14, 2014 5:50 PM
Your boat donation could be years of support for charitable programs right in your area. Transform your yacht donation into a lasting gift for individuals and families looking for a second chance also putting thousands in federal tax deduction savings at your disposal. Provide up to five years of tax deduction support and savings for yourself plus the chance for a full appraised value tax deduction when you donate your yacht with us! Fill out the contact form today to donate your yacht to charity now or give us a call toll free any day of the week to learn more! http://www.charityboats.org or call us at 888-228-7320
ScubaObsessed
All things related to Recreational Scuba Diving
Curated by Darrin Jillson
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists

Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A strange purple sea orb found near the Channel Islands may be a new species.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

How Far Do Boat Motors Run Underwater? - 291 - Scuba Obsessed Podcast #scuba

How Far Do Boat Motors Run Underwater? - 291 - Scuba Obsessed Podcast #scuba | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-73759/TS-1097246.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOriginal Show Date: 7/21/2016 9:00 PM EST (recorded live) Mack got a whole lot of diving i
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Scuba diver's camera washes up three years after she lost it and 600 miles away - and it still works

Scuba diver's camera washes up three years after she lost it and 600 miles away - and it still works | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A British scuba diver has been reunited with the camera she lost three years ago after it washed up 600 miles away in Sweden - in full working order.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Study: Asian Carp Scared off by Water Treated with Carbon Dioxide | OutdoorHub

Study: Asian Carp Scared off by Water Treated with Carbon Dioxide | OutdoorHub | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Can the answer to combating Asian carp be as simple as treating a stretch of water with carbon dioxide? That seems to be the conclusion reached by a recent study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and U.S. Geological Survey. In the study, researchers… More »
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Leonardo da Vinci's Scuba Suit

Leonardo da Vinci's Scuba Suit | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
(Photo: Tama66)In the early 16th Century, the brilliant Leonardo da Vinci was in Venice. That wealthy city was in dire straits, as its navy had been badly defeated by the Ottoman Empire.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Student reunited with £10k diamond ring after flying specialist underwater metal detectorist all the way to Majorca 

Student reunited with £10k diamond ring after flying specialist underwater metal detectorist all the way to Majorca  | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A British holidaymaker has been reunited with a precious diamond ring she lost in the Mediterranean Sea after flying in an underwater metal detectorist to Majorca find it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Divers-down flags now ‘warning devices’ under law

Divers-down flags now ‘warning devices’ under law | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A divers-down flag — iconic symbol of the underwater sport — no longer is defined as a flag under Florida law.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

The fish of your nightmares is lurking in the sands of Virginia Beach

The fish of your nightmares is lurking in the sands of Virginia Beach | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The stargazer, traditionally found in shallow and deep waters, is now haunting sandy beaches.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Canada joins mission to Earth's most unexplored frontier

Canada joins mission to Earth's most unexplored frontier | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Canada is joining a new mission to research Earth's most unexplored frontier: the deep ocean.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Has the lost city of Rhapta been found by a scuba-diver?

Has the lost city of Rhapta been found by a scuba-diver? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
While on a helicopter flight off the coast of Tanzania, a low tide allowed a scuba diver to spot an unusually-shaped formation in the water. The ruins could be the Roman market town of Rhapta.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Lady Luck To Be Sunk Off Pompano - South Florida Reporter

Lady Luck To Be Sunk Off Pompano - South Florida Reporter | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A ship the length of a football field is scheduled to be sunk on July 23 just one mile from the Pompano Beach fishing pier, in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. Complete with underwater art exhibits, it will be one of the biggest contributions to Florida’s artificial reef system and the most easily accessible major …
Darrin Jillson's insight:
Something like this would be perfect in the Great Lakes. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Solving A Mile-High Mystery: Explorers Study Ancient Underwater Forest at Fallen Leaf Lake, Tahoe

Solving A Mile-High Mystery: Explorers Study Ancient Underwater Forest at Fallen Leaf Lake, Tahoe | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
High up in the Sierra, one mile south of Lake Tahoe, lies one of California’s most unique and beautiful alpine lakes. At 6,300 feet in elevation, Fallen Leaf Lake wa
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

UFO hunter claims to have spotted 8.5 mile pyramid on the ocean floor

UFO hunter claims to have spotted 8.5 mile pyramid on the ocean floor | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Alien hunters claim to have spotted the worlds largest pyramid on the floor of the Pacific Ocean. Using Google Earth, it appears to be 8.5 miles and could be a UFO or underwater alien base.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Team Second Chance - Scuba diving fiction | Non-fiction

Team Second Chance - Scuba diving fiction | Non-fiction | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Today is my 49th birthday. I’m not telling you that to get attention. Realistically, my mom did all the work this day 49 years ago, so thank you mom! I bring up my birthday because six months ago I was in the hospital waiting on open-heart surgery. I had absolute faith in Dr. Figueroa and …
Darrin Jillson's insight:
Don't wait for this to happen to live like you have a second chance. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Mexico's mysterious sea 'bells' revealed

Mexico's mysterious sea 'bells' revealed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The discovery was made in in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Some say unusual shape of these bells is created by wind blowing in caves, but exactly why remains a mystery.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Mary Rose warship: Full view revealed after museum revamp - BBC News

Mary Rose warship: Full view revealed after museum revamp - BBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A full, uninterrupted view of Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, unveiled following a £5.4m museum revamp.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

There might be an ocean of hydrogen gas underneath the ocean

There might be an ocean of hydrogen gas underneath the ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A Duke University study suggests that serpentinized rocks underneath the ocean floor may hold the key to finding an abundant and free hydrogen resource.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

3D printed sea slug robots could be coming to our oceans

3D printed sea slug robots could be coming to our oceans | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Using sea slug parts and 3D printing, a team of researchers has built a ‘biohybrid’ robot that could one day swarm the world’s oceans.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Enbridge to pay $61M penalty for 2010 Michigan oil spill

Enbridge to pay $61M penalty for 2010 Michigan oil spill | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Enbridge Energy Partners will pay a $61 million penalty for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history — a pipeline rupture in southwestern Michigan that polluted a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River, federal officials said Wednesday.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Palm Beach County sinks cargo ship to create artificial reef

Palm Beach County sinks cargo ship to create artificial reef | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Ana Cecilia, a 170-foot cargo ship, once ferried cocaine from Haiti to Miami.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

How Archaeologists Discovered 23 Shipwrecks in 22 Days

How Archaeologists Discovered 23 Shipwrecks in 22 Days | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
For the second time in a little over a year, undersea explorers have found nearly two dozen sunken ships in the remote Aegean.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Is it Tasty? - 289 - Scuba Obsessed

Is it Tasty? - 289 - Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-73759/TS-1093695.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOriginal Show Date: 7/7/2016 9:00 PM EST (recorded live) Mack and Darrin are still waiting to tr
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Shipwreck yields ancient coin bounty

Shipwreck yields ancient coin bounty | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
They may not be gold doubloons and pieces of eight, but the ancient Roman coins recently recovered from the wreck of a Roman ship off the coast of Israel are of great value to archaeologists.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Alien Pyramid - 288 - Scuba Obsessed

Alien Pyramid - 288 - Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-73759/TS-1092103.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOriginal Show Date: 6/30/2016 9:00 PM EST (recorded live) Maybe Mack and Darrin have gone off th
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Darrin Jillson
Scoop.it!

Central Florida Whole Foods will host lionfish cooking classes

Central Florida Whole Foods will host lionfish cooking classes | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Whole Foods Market really wants Florida customers to learn to love invasive lionfish. Back in May, Florida Whole Foods locations started to sell the colorfu
more...
No comment yet.