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Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you

Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Wi-Fi can now be found in Africa's grasslands, around the glaciers of the North Pole, and in airplanes flying high above the Earth's surface, but u...
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Does this mean there would be facebook underwater?

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Villa Epecuen - The Argentinian Town That Spent 25 Years Underwater | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Villa Epecuen - The Argentinian Town That Spent 25 Years Underwater | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Argentinian town of Epecuen, once a popular tourist destination, is now just a shadow of its former self, after spending 25 years submerged in salt water.

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Kim Keever Constructs and Photographs Underwater Phenomena

Kim Keever Constructs and Photographs Underwater Phenomena | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Kim Keever's photographs may look like documentation of natural phenomena from another planet, but the artist painstakingly constructs minuscule photo sets inside a fish tank in his studio to a...
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Divers to talk shipwrecks at Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle during ... - MLive.com

The Detroit Historical Society will host two free events on Belle Isle in January, focusing on shipwrecks and Detroit history
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The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History

The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Since 1846, shipwreck-hunters have been looking for a vessel that sank in Arctic waters -- turns out the Inuit elders knew where it was all along.

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Nanhai One: Removal of silt reveals shipwreck artifacts - CCTV

Nanhai One: Removal of silt reveals shipwreck artifacts - CCTV | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
An important step has been made in the recovery of thousands of relics from a famous Song dynasty ship which sunk in the South China Sea about 800 years ago.
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Byzantine shipwrecks reveal advanced shipbuilding techniques

Byzantine shipwrecks reveal advanced shipbuilding techniques | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A trove of ancient Byzantine ships found in waters near Istanbul, Turkey, displayed more advanced construction than scholars previously knew for that era.

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Supertrawlers to be banned permanently from Australian waters plunge into Antarctic volcano

Supertrawlers to be banned permanently from Australian waters plunge into Antarctic volcano | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The parliamentary secretary for agriculture, Richard Colbeck, said the government would stop vessels longer than 130m from fishing in Australian waters.
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6 New Year’s Resolutions Every Scuba Diver Should Consider Making

6 New Year’s Resolutions Every Scuba Diver Should Consider Making | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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You know we will be talking about diving resolutions on tonight's show. 

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Scientists Create Underwater Biometric Robots - Forbes

Scientists Create Underwater Biometric Robots - Forbes | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are creating biometric robots for underwater use. The scientists have looked to nature to build robots that mimic natural behaviors.
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Uphill battle to tackle Indonesian shark fishing

Uphill battle to tackle Indonesian shark fishing | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
TANJUNG LUAR: Sharks are hauled ashore every day at a busy market on the central Indonesian island of Lombok, the hub of a booming trade that provides a livelihood for local fishermen but is increasingly alarming environmentalists.
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Satellite image of 'sea troll' haunting New Zealand bay debunked by science

Satellite image of 'sea troll' haunting New Zealand bay debunked by science | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The big wake seen swirling through one of New Zealand's picturesque bays on Google Earth called to mind a mysterious sea creature for one impressionable local — and soon the internet rumour mill buzzed with details of the "unexplained" satellite...
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Not quite aliens but I bet Mack will still enjoy it. 

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Speedo's new swim fin design was inspired by humpback whales

Speedo's new swim fin design was inspired by humpback whales | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In the sports performance gear world they call this biomimicry. Speedo used the technique—designing gear based off nature—for its brand-new Nemesis Fin. The nature of choice? The pectoral fin of...
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The Maldives: Popular Scuba Destination In Crisis As Fresh Water Runs Dry - California Diver

The Maldives: Popular Scuba Destination In Crisis As Fresh Water Runs Dry - California Diver | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
One of the world’s most popular scuba diving destinations is nearly out of water. The Maldives, a cluster of 1,190 coral islands southwest of India, ...
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Fish live beneath Antarctica

Fish live beneath Antarctica | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Drilling under 740 metres of the Ross Ice Shelf reveals translucent fish living in perpetual darkness and cold.
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Sounds like a good ice dive. 

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New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video]

New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video] | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a new species of fish that glides gently through the water on white, translucent wings 5 miles beneath the ocean surface.

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Great Lakes' Water Levels Cause Erosion Concern - Science Times

Great Lakes' Water Levels Cause Erosion Concern - Science Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Great Lakes have been rising over the last two years, putting an end to a decade of lower than average water levels, and creating favorable conditions for both boating and commercial shipping.
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Eight Byzantine-era shipwrecks recovered in Turkey

Eight Byzantine-era shipwrecks recovered in Turkey | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Archeologists in Turkey uncovered a large group of Byzantine-era shipwrecks in an ongoing excavation in Istanbul's Yenikapi district.
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You'd Never Believe These 12 Shipwrecks Exist Today, But You'd Be So Wrong.

You'd Never Believe These 12 Shipwrecks Exist Today, But You'd Be So Wrong. | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I never thought I could step into the shipwrecks of the past... until today.

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Florida Keys marine-mammal rehab site heading to foreclosure auction

A three-acre Key Largo property intended to serve as a permanent base to treat sick or stranded marine mammals could be sold in a foreclosure auction Jan. 8.
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QuadH2o Designs New Drone for Capturing Aerial and Underwater Video - Headlines & Global News

QuadH2o Designs New Drone for Capturing Aerial and Underwater Video - Headlines & Global News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The creators of the QuadH2o quadcopter have developed a new drone designed to shoot video in the air as well as underwater.
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Aussie tour company now lets you see sharks underwater without getting wet

Aussie tour company now lets you see sharks underwater without getting wet | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
IT just became a whole lot easier to get face to face with a great white shark.
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Travelers Will Soon Walk Under a Lake to Catch Flights in Toronto - Wired

Travelers Will Soon Walk Under a Lake to Catch Flights in Toronto - Wired | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Sure, a 90-second ferry ride is a fun way to access an airport, but Toronto has a better suggestion: walking.
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Never Fall in Love with a Scuba Diver

Ready to fall in love? Become a certified diver: http://bit.ly/1yessO8 Our thanks to Adi Zarsadias at lovethesearch.com for inspiring this video.
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Well done PADI! 

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First ‘Ted 2’ image shows Mark Wahlberg ready for scuba

First ‘Ted 2’ image shows Mark Wahlberg ready for scuba | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The first image from Seth Macfarlane’s Ted 2 shows Mark Wahlberg and his thunder buddy Ted ready for some hilarious scuba diving.
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Not my normal scuba diving movie. 

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Watch: World's Deepest Fish Lurks 5 Miles Down in Mariana Trench

Video footage shows a delicate, transparent animal with a doglike head more than five miles down.
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