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Dirty Dozen Dive Team deep cleans Stillhouse Hollow - Temple Daily Telegram

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Dirty Dozen Dive Team deep cleans Stillhouse Hollow
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Divers have a visibility of 10-15 feet down to a depth of about 33 feet, said Jeff Waggoner, owner of Scuba Divers Paradise, which sponsors the Dirty Dozen Dive Team.
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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
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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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Fabien Cousteau Uses Adventure to Reveal 'Alarming' Deep-Sea Discoveries

Fabien Cousteau Uses Adventure to Reveal 'Alarming' Deep-Sea Discoveries | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
After spending 31 consecutive days under the sea, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau is using the novelty of discovery to shed light on deeper environmental issues.
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World's oldest bottle of mineral water uncovered

World's oldest bottle of mineral water uncovered | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Archaeologists found the 12 inch (30cm) bottle in shipwreck lying 12.2 metres (40 feet) below water in the Gdańsk Bay close to the Polish coast.
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Here is one I bet Mack hasn't found yet. 

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The Plan to Store Wind Energy In Giant Underwater Air Bubbles

The Plan to Store Wind Energy In Giant Underwater Air Bubbles | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Weather is annoyingly fickle, and so is the wind. If massive offshore wind farms are going to become reality, we need better ways to store the extra energy from windy days for the windless ones.
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Using Computer Models to Help Rescue Bay's Underwater Flora

Using Computer Models to Help Rescue Bay's Underwater Flora | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater plants like sea grasses provide habitat and feeding areas for a wide range of aquatic life. They also help filter the water and put the brakes on erosion. But in Chesapeake Bay, the coverage of underwater plants, ...
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The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment

The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment was last modified: August 14th, 2013 by (RT @PADI: The Value of owning your own #scuba equipment http://t.co/GFzs7tovni)...
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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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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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If Computers Could Swim, Here's What They Might See | TheBlaze ...

If Computers Could Swim, Here's What They Might See | TheBlaze ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to see the ocean through a computer's eyes? Now you can. Wisconsin artist Nathaniel Stern, rigged up an experimental camera of sorts: a desktop computer scanner in a waterproof case. Then he swam around ...
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Spooky underwater photos reveal Nazi submarine off the coast of Texas

Spooky underwater photos reveal Nazi submarine off the coast of Texas | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Robert S. Ballard and his team of ocean explorers have taken new crystal-clear photos of a Nazi submarine in the Gulf of Mexico, right off the Texas' shoreline: U-166 was one of the many Kriegsmarine U-boats that swam like sharks waiting for prey...
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Thunder Bay Wrecks near Alpena a Northern Michigan Diving Destination - MyNorth.com

Thunder Bay Wrecks near Alpena a Northern Michigan Diving Destination - MyNorth.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
MyNorth.com Thunder Bay Wrecks near Alpena a Northern Michigan Diving Destination MyNorth.com The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is an unlikely Northern Michigan attraction filled with ill-fated boats: Forty-five known shipwrecks, and...
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The scuba diver social network that could save your life

The scuba diver social network that could save your life | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
For divers swimming hundreds of feet beneath the ocean's surface, communication is a notorious challenge. Crews have developed an extensive language of hand signals to express their needs, but...
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