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Swimmers Groove To Underwater Tunes At Keys Festival - WBFS

Swimmers Groove To Underwater Tunes At Keys Festival - WBFS | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
NBC 6 South Florida Swimmers Groove To Underwater Tunes At Keys Festival WBFS BIG PINE KEY (CBSMiami/FKNB) – A music festival in the Keys, all in the name of a good cause, will have people, and perhaps sea life, swimming to tunes heard underwater...
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Octomask Scuba Diving Mask for GoPro Cameras | HiConsumption

Octomask Scuba Diving Mask for GoPro Cameras | HiConsumption | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Being able to capture every moment everywhere you go is what the GoPro is all about. Now you can record all those underwater expeditions with the Octomas.
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Explore the 'Underwater Okavango' on Animal Planet - Inquirer.net

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Explore the 'Underwater Okavango' on Animal Planet
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MANILA, Philippines – There is a hidden world beneath landlocked Botswana – the UNDERWATER OKAVANGO delta; an unexplored wilderness brimming with life and diversity.
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Diving deep for clean marine environment - Coffs Coast Advocate

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Diving deep for clean marine environment
Coffs Coast Advocate
PARTS of our seabed are now much cleaner thanks to the deep diving efforts of a small army of ocean going volunteers.
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Could You Really Kill 'Jaws' with a Scuba Tank and a Rifle? - Film School Rejects

Could You Really Kill 'Jaws' with a Scuba Tank and a Rifle? - Film School Rejects | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Could You Really Kill 'Jaws' with a Scuba Tank and a Rifle?
Film School Rejects
We learned that there are few things in the world that are more dangerous than a 25-foot-long great white shark in Steven Spielberg's Jaws.
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Would it have really worked?

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Virgin Wrecks abound in Michigan Waters - Dive News Network

Virgin Wrecks abound in Michigan Waters - Dive News Network | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The story continues to add chapters as veteran divers Larry McElroy (www.straitsscuba.com), Joe Lavender, and Craig Passeno (Owners, Northern Michigan Dive Center, www.idivemi.com) visit a new shipwreck 13 miles east of Cheboygan.
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The APS Russia's Underwater Assault Rifle - Guns.com

The APS Russia's Underwater Assault Rifle - Guns.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Guns.com The APS Russia's Underwater Assault Rifle Guns.com Vladimir Simonov, (no relation to Sergei Simonov, inventor of the SKS) a young firearms engineer who had previously invented the SPP-1 underwater pistol, tried his hand at a submersible...
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Five thousand metres under the sea: my journey to another world

Five thousand metres under the sea: my journey to another world | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Marine ecologist Jon Copley describes the first manned mission to the Earth's deepest known hydrothermal vents (What it's like 5000m under the sea - http://t.co/fPZmekPjFO #diving #wow)...
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Underwater BOBSled camera shows the sea floor like never before - Geek

Underwater BOBSled camera shows the sea floor like never before - Geek | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater BOBSled camera shows the sea floor like never before
Geek
Most people agree that the oceans are the Earth's last great frontier.
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Underwater propulsion supplied with the help of a 3-D printer - R & D Magazine

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Underwater propulsion supplied with the help of a 3-D printer
R & D Magazine
“Our underwater actuator is well-suited for maneuvering small boats.
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'Scuba skeleton' sparks Morocco ID mystery - The Local.es

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'Scuba skeleton' sparks Morocco ID mystery
The Local.es
Despite the scuba-type apparel, no oxygen bottles were found. Currents and sea creatures are believed to be responsible for stripping the body of flesh, of which "not an ounce" remained.
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Underwater video confirms ID of 1913 Lake Superior shipwreck - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Underwater video confirms ID of 1913 Lake Superior shipwreck - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater video confirms ID of 1913 Lake Superior shipwreck
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Duluth, Minn. — Video taken more than 500 feet down in Lake Superior confirms a shipwreck is the long-lost freighter Henry B.
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Scuba Diving - Sleeping Bear Dunes

Scuba Diving – Sleeping Bear Dunes. There are a number of Lake Michigan attractions at the underwater preserve, from fascinating shipwrecks to a historic dock. The preserve's most popular site for diving is the most recently discovered one.
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Twitter / MichelleO91: @mycakedeco 50th birthday scuba ...

Twitter / MichelleO91: @mycakedeco 50th birthday scuba ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
@mycakedeco 50th birthday scuba diving cake http://t.co/Ky6iMrhc3z
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Why buying your own dive gear is a smart investment

Why buying your own dive gear is a smart investment | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Buying your own dive gear It only takes one great experience to fall in love with diving, but when you’re new to the sport, you might be hesitant to go out and immediately buy your own gear.
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Peckish eel takes giant chunk out of diver's cheek in Galway - Metro

Peckish eel takes giant chunk out of diver's cheek in Galway - Metro | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Peckish eel takes giant chunk out of diver's cheek in Galway
Metro
A deep sea diver has recalled the terrifying moment a giant conger eel bit a huge chunk of flesh out of the side of his cheek.
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'Tardis' diving chamber used by Reg Sprigg found in outback South Australia - ABC Online

'Tardis' diving chamber used by Reg Sprigg found in outback South Australia - ABC Online | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
'Tardis' diving chamber used by Reg Sprigg found in outback South Australia ABC Online After many years gathering rust, a chance discovery of the diving chamber at outback Arkaroola has led to a restoration project in Adelaide under the eye of a...
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Manatee Picture -- Underwater Wallpaper -- National Geographic Photo of the Day

Manatee Picture -- Underwater Wallpaper -- National Geographic Photo of the Day | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
See a photo of manatees swimming in Florida by Paul Nicklen and download free wallpaper from National Geographic.
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Underwater Photography: How To Shoot New Depths - Popular Photography Magazine

Underwater Photography: How To Shoot New Depths - Popular Photography Magazine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Underwater Photography: How To Shoot New Depths
Popular Photography Magazine
Exploring the murky depths and illuminating the life below—that's the real purpose of underwater photography, right?
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Ancient Anchors from Punic Wars Found Off Sicily : DNews

Ancient Anchors from Punic Wars Found Off Sicily : DNews | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The 2,000-year-old anchors shed light on a key episode of the Punic Wars. Continue reading →
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Seafood You Should Eat

Seafood You Should Eat | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The head of Oceana tells us which seafood should and shouldn't be eaten
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Anchovies rule! My favorite pizza topping.

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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We hope everyone has a great time and some safe dives!!

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Underwater survival story presents physics puzzle - R & D Magazine

Underwater survival story presents physics puzzle
R & D Magazine
When Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Maxim Umansky flipped through the news, a startling underwater survival story caught his attention.
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The Healthy Diver: Why Divers Panic - And How to Deal With It

The Healthy Diver: Why Divers Panic - And How to Deal With It | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Divers by nature tend to be cucumber cool. How else could you sail out to sea, toss on a tank, and plunge into the depths of the ocean blue?
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Google Science Fair finalist explains squid-inspired underwater ...

Google Science Fair finalist explains squid-inspired underwater ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
He's one of the fifteen finalists of the 2013 Google Science Fair. A native of Plano, Texas, [Alex] entered his squid-inspired underwater propulsion system in the 13-14 year old category. The red cylinder shown in the image ...
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