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Life insurance product for scuba divers now offered - Live Insurance News

Live Insurance News Life insurance product for scuba divers now offered Live Insurance News They have observed that there is a need among consumers and among their clients for a type of life insurance policy that will cater specifically to their...
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Film's lost Nessie monster prop found in Loch Ness - BBC News

Film's lost Nessie monster prop found in Loch Ness - BBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A large Loch Ness Monster built in 1969 for a Sherlock Holmes film is found almost 50 years after it sank to the bottom of the loch.
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World's First Plastic Fishing Company Wants to Rid the Oceans of Plastic Pollution

World's First Plastic Fishing Company Wants to Rid the Oceans of Plastic Pollution | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The goal of Plastic Whale is to rid the world's waters of plastic pollution. With an estimated 8 million tons of plastic trash entering our waterways
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A message in a bottle that washed up 108 years later officially confirmed as world's oldest

A message in a bottle that washed up 108 years later officially confirmed as world's oldest | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A message in a bottle was dropped into the sea in 1908 and has been confirmed the world's oldest after it was recovered 108 years later. 
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Next level off-roading: Stuntman takes his trusty Vespa underwater

Next level off-roading: Stuntman takes his trusty Vespa underwater | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
37-year-old Austrian Gunter Schachermayr rides along 5m below the surface of the Klauser reservoir to complete the strange feat. From the 2 degree water he bursts out to a cheering crowd.
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Bizarre sea creature with glowing eyes surprises Nova Scotia fisherman

Bizarre sea creature with glowing eyes surprises Nova Scotia fisherman | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A fishing trawler off the coast of Newfoundland recently dragged up a creature from the depths of the ocean that made even the most experienced people on board do a double take.
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Shipwrecks, tree rings reveal Caribbean hurricanes in buccaneer era

Shipwrecks, tree rings reveal Caribbean hurricanes in buccaneer era | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Records of Spanish shipwrecks combined with tree-ring records show the period 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since 1500, according to new University of Arizona-led research.
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How Satellites Find Shipwrecks From Space : DNews

How Satellites Find Shipwrecks From Space : DNews | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Distinctive linear plumes of these particles extend as far as 2.5 miles downstream from shallow shipwreck sites.
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Explorer Vasco da Gama's Shipwreck Found : DNews

Explorer Vasco da Gama's Shipwreck Found : DNews | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The 16th-century Portuguese ship is the oldest shipwreck from Europe's age of exploration ever to be found.
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Boeing unveils game-changing autonomous submarine

Boeing unveils game-changing autonomous submarine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
​When you hear the name "Boeing," chances are you think of aircraft. The fact is, however, the company has also been developing underwater vehicles since the 1960s.
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How we found the giant squid

How we found the giant squid | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film.

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Gulf of Mexico historic shipwrecks help scientists unlock mysteries of deep-sea ecosystems

Gulf of Mexico historic shipwrecks help scientists unlock mysteries of deep-sea ecosystems | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill significantly altered microbial communities thriving near shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico, potentially changing these diverse ecosystems and degrading the historically and culturally ...

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Speedy Personal Submarines : two-person submarine

Speedy Personal Submarines : two-person submarine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

two-person submarine - Triton’s new 6600/2 submersible is a two-person submarine with the aesthetics of a luxurious personal underwater yacht. Featuring an acrylic ...

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Divers raise wreckage of Confederate warship in 5-ton chunks

Divers raise wreckage of Confederate warship in 5-ton chunks | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the surface one 5-ton chunk at a time.
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U-Boat Worx plumbs new depths with latest tourist subs

U-Boat Worx plumbs new depths with latest tourist subs | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The U-Boat Worx Cruise Sub can take 5, 7 or 9 people to 1,140 m (3,740 ft), making them the deepest-diving 5 and 7-person tourist submarines on the market.
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The Great Barrier Reef’s Best Hope Is a Killer Robot

The Great Barrier Reef’s Best Hope Is a Killer Robot | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Crown-of-thorns starfish are the zombies of the sea. They won’t die even if you cut them in half.
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Magnetism from underwater power cables doesn’t deter sea life

Magnetism from underwater power cables doesn’t deter sea life | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
High-voltage power cables that ferry electricity across the seafloor do not negatively impact local fish and crabs, new studies show.
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Significant Civil War-Era Shipwreck Discovered Off N.C. Coast

Significant Civil War-Era Shipwreck Discovered Off N.C. Coast | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The shipwreck of a large iron-hulled Civil War era steamer has been discovered in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina, near Oak Island.
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Artifacts recovered from HMS Erebus have many claimants, including Inuit

Artifacts recovered from HMS Erebus have many claimants, including Inuit | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Parks Canada divers have recovered 55 artifacts from the wreck of HMS Erebus since it was discovered in Arctic waters in 2014.
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The World’s First Underwater Tennis Court Is Set To Be Built In Dubai

The World’s First Underwater Tennis Court Is Set To Be Built In Dubai | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Polish architect Krzysztof Kotala, from the ’8 + 8 Concept Studio’, has come up with a seriously ambitious project — an underwater tennis court.
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"World's largest" underwater restaurant will give diners a taste of the ocean

"World's largest" underwater restaurant will give diners a taste of the ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Diners at one of the Maldives' luxury resorts will soon be able to take in not just views across the crystal clear Indian Ocean, but views out under it too.
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Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
During a test dive last week, the Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) recovered the bronze bell from the I-400 - a World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally sunk by U.S.
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Drone hides underwater then takes to the skies to execute its mission

Drone hides underwater then takes to the skies to execute its mission | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
When the robot apocalypse comes, not even running to the sea will save you from these drones.
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Meet the Scot who's the real-life Little Mermaid

Meet the Scot who's the real-life Little Mermaid | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

MELANIE Long grew up in Clydebank, obsessed with the Disney movie, now she's living her dream swimming underwater as a real-life mermaid in Thailand.

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The exhilarating peace of freediving

The exhilarating peace of freediving | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

In this breathtaking talk, world champion freediver Guillaume Néry takes us with him into the ocean's depths. Meter by meter, he explains the physical and emotional impact of water pressure, silence and holding your breath.

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Underwater trash the dress shoots are the latest wedding trend

Underwater trash the dress shoots are the latest wedding trend | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Australian newlywed couples have been diving into the water after their weddings to capture a series of stunning and creative snaps to document their special day.

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