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Owatonna Diving Club hop into freezing water - Southernminn.com

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Owatonna Diving Club hop into freezing water
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Unfortunately, the lake was only six feet deep, which made diving difficult.
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Gahanna high school's robotics club take plunge with underwater projects - Columbus Dispatch

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Columbus Dispatch Gahanna high school's robotics club take plunge with underwater projects Columbus Dispatch Soldering wires is part of building a robot, as shown by two juniors in Gahanna Lincoln High School's underwater-robotics club: Emily...
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Telstra BigPond News and Weather

Telstra BigPond News and Weather | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
article page (Germany: Skinny-dipping Santas Take Icy Dip Wearing Only A Hat; 'When You're Old, This Is Great' http://t.co/jckKDnUM #scuba)
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Pup Pulled From Lake OK After 'Emotional' Rescue - DNAinfo.com Chicago

Pup Pulled From Lake OK After 'Emotional' Rescue - DNAinfo.com Chicago | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
ROGERS PARK — The owner of Zeus the Siberian husky was back to walking his pooch around the neighborhood Wednesday after an "emotional" nighttime rescue from the icy waters of Lake Michigan.
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Report: Chesapeake Bay health improves, underwater grasses is the only area ... - Washington Post

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Can You Dive on Your Period? Menstruation and Scuba Diving

Can You Dive on Your Period? Menstruation and Scuba Diving | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Can you scuba diving on your period? Here considerations for menstruating scuba divers, including the liklihood of shark attacks, the risk of decompression sickness, and the use of tampons.
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Ethereal photos of the spirit that haunts Russia's underwater crystal cave - io9

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Ethereal photos of the spirit that haunts Russia's underwater crystal cave io9 Ethereal photos of the spirit that haunts Russia's underwater crystal cave Ordinskaya Cave (also called "Orda Cave"), located near the Russian city of Perm, is the...
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Scartho Baths closure: Loss of top diving club would be felt very deeply - This is Grimsby

Scartho Baths closure: Loss of top diving club would be felt very deeply - This is Grimsby | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is Grimsby
Scartho Baths closure: Loss of top diving club would be felt very deeply
This is Grimsby
The closure of Scartho Baths is an emotive subject for thousands of people in the town.
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Phoebe Rudomino - Still from Johnson & Johnson's 'Imagine' Total Hydration body wash TV commercial, HomeCorp. - Contemporary Art

Phoebe Rudomino - Still from Johnson & Johnson's 'Imagine' Total Hydration body wash TV commercial, HomeCorp. - Contemporary Art | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Berrien County is Preparing to Do Some Dredging

Berrien County is Preparing to Do Some Dredging | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is WSJM AM 1400 & FM 94.9 - The News and Talk of Michigan's Great Southwest. Your home for NBC News Radio, Moody and Gifford Mornings, Brenda Layne, Michael Patrick Shiels, Rush Limbaugh, Dave Ramsey and more!
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Fantastical Sea Creature Drawings

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Marine Curiosities - Created as part of the decorations for FEAST restaurant in Nashville, the Marine Curiosities series portrays strange and unusual sea creatures.

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Robocod: Homeland Security adds underwater drones to their arsenal with robots based on fish

Robocod: Homeland Security adds underwater drones to their arsenal with robots based on fish | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The BioSwimmer robot, being developed by Boston Engineering Corporation, has been designed to patrol coastal areas and search flooded parts of ships.
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USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber

USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
by Gerry Smith Originally published at ScientificAmerican.com Divers are at risk for a particular set of maladies that are generally caused by rapid changes in pressure. These include decompression...
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Diving into the New Year - HollandSentinel.com

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Diving into the New Year
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Six divers went in Tuesday. The youngest was Ben Riordan, 15, of Holland Township. The dive was his fifth and his first in icy waters. The others were all done in the summer, Riordan said.
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Underwater Treasures: The ExHMAS Hobart - ABC Online

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Underwater Treasures: The ExHMAS Hobart. By Brett Williamson.
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Scottish diver and researcher maps country's most famous shipwrecks in new book

Scottish diver and researcher maps country's most famous shipwrecks in new book | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
ROD MACDONALD provides an interesting account of the ships' time afloat and reveals how they eventually sank, while marine artist Robert Ward turns the wrecks into undersea landscapes.
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Reporter's Notebook: Scuba Divers Assist in Criminal Investigations - Twin Falls Times-News

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Reporter's Notebook: Scuba Divers Assist in Criminal Investigations
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While reporting for an Outdoors feature on cold-water divers (watch for it Jan. 10), I met Kim Shelley-Hurley and Dave Scantlin on a frigid day at Dierkes Lake.
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Outdoor Life: Temperatures, monster fish chill winter diving memories - The News Herald

Outdoor Life: Temperatures, monster fish chill winter diving memories
The News Herald
Reading about these divers brought back memories of launching on the beach and heading to the offshore tower. At that time, there were two U.S.
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Water, They Thinking - The Underwater Realm Is a Nifty Pitch Reel ...

Water, They Thinking - The Underwater Realm Is a Nifty Pitch Reel ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Earlier today, we saw a short that caught Guillermo del Toro's eye and became a major motion picture. With The Underwater Realm, we have a series of shorts that clearly hopes to do likewise.
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In 2012 Our Best Achievements Were Underwater - Huffington Post Canada

In 2012 Our Best Achievements Were Underwater - Huffington Post Canada | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In 2012 Our Best Achievements Were Underwater
Huffington Post Canada
Never in the history of the planet has mankind ventured so far under the surface.
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How to clear your ears while scuba diving - Book Your Dive

How to clear your ears while scuba diving - Book Your Dive | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In order to clear your ears whilst diving the air pressure in your middle ear needs to be the same as that in the outer ear. This is done by manually opening your Eustachian tube and is actually easier than it sounds.
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When winter hits, divers go under ice - Appleton Post Crescent

When winter hits, divers go under ice - Appleton Post Crescent | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
When winter hits, divers go under ice Appleton Post Crescent Nichols, 42, is the owner of Timber Bay Scuba in Woodruff and an avid diver, even throughout the coldest months of the year, when he goes ice diving, a cold-water version of scuba diving...
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Michael Zeigler | Sea In Focus Blog: Diving the Oil Rigs: Behind the Scenes

Michael Zeigler | Sea In Focus Blog: Diving the Oil Rigs: Behind the Scenes | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Here's a glimpse into what goes into taking a photo underwater while diving the oil rigs. Preparation, planning, and fun! (RT @DianeN56: Behind the Scenes: Capturing an image #underwater while #scuba diving an oil rig.
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Hamilton's War of 1812 shipwrecks 'an archeologist's dream' - Technology & Science - CBC News

Hamilton's War of 1812 shipwrecks 'an archeologist's dream' - Technology & Science - CBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Hamilton and the Scourge — two wooden ships from the War of 1812 — are aging well at the bottom of Lake Ontario, according to surveyors who have been studying the wrecks.

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Rich Synowiec's curator insight, December 25, 2012 6:55 PM

I am dreaming of diving this wreck this is my ultimate bucket list dive with number two being the Hamilton.

Darrin Jillson's comment, December 26, 2012 10:54 PM
Rich, this dive would be worth getting tech certified for.