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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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Anders' BATMAN-THEMED SCUBA DIVING SUIT Spotted ... - Bat-Blog

Anders' BATMAN-THEMED SCUBA DIVING SUIT Spotted ... - Bat-Blog | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Wow! Serious Batman Fans can be found all over the world!! Check out this fun picture a friend of ours on facebook recently shared with us. His name is Anders and he has a Custom BATMAN Scuba Diving Outfit!
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One Breath - Freediving Underwater Photography

One Breath - Freediving Underwater Photography | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Chasing records, whether it’s your own or someone else’s, slowly inching your way towards that next meter deeper, and constantly testing both mental and physical capacities to the point or verge of blackout is just another competition for a pr...
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Fabien Cousteau to Spend 31 Days Underwater | DeeperBlue.com

Fabien Cousteau to Spend 31 Days Underwater | DeeperBlue.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Jacques-Ives Cousteau's grandson plans to lead a team this fall that will spend 31 days underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Fabien C.
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Drydocks discusses underwater hotel project - Trade Arabia

Drydocks discusses underwater hotel project - Trade Arabia | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Trade Arabia Drydocks discusses underwater hotel project Trade Arabia Deep Ocean Technology is the owner behind the unique technology and concept of Water Discus Hotel that envisages an ultimate leisure facility with a structure that is partly...
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Wood beam likely not Griffin shipwreck, scientists say

Wood beam likely not Griffin shipwreck, scientists say | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Archaeologists said Wednesday that a wooden beam found embedded in the floor of Lake Michigan doesn't appear to have been attached to what they believe could be a sunken ship that disappeared in the 1600s.
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Capsized express boat located - New Straits Times

Astro Awani Capsized express boat located New Straits Times Belaga police chief Deputy Superintendent Bakar Sebau said scuba divers from Therra Horizon Sdn Bhd, which is the Petronas subsidiary company tasked to continue with the search-and-rescue...
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Tiny Submersible Could Search for Life in Europa's Ocean

Tiny Submersible Could Search for Life in Europa's Ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Could a small sub help find life under Europa's icy shell?
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Scuba-diving opportunities abound in Vancouver's waters - Straight.com

Scuba-diving opportunities abound in Vancouver's waters - Straight.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scuba-diving opportunities abound in Vancouver's waters Straight.com There are thousands of people in the Lower Mainland who can dial up that experience with little effort this summer because they have taken a scuba-diving course and possess the...
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Russell Crowe, Henry Cavill came to Kankakee for scuba training for 'Man of Steel' - Kankakee Daily Journal

Russell Crowe, Henry Cavill came to Kankakee for scuba training for 'Man of Steel' - Kankakee Daily Journal | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Russell Crowe, Henry Cavill came to Kankakee for scuba training for 'Man of Steel'
Kankakee Daily Journal
Some scenes in the movie required SCUBA certification and the open water dive tests required two-day visits to the local facility.
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They picked a good place to dive.

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Scuba Obsessed Episode 158 - Industrial Scuba Prostitute and More Rebreather Talk

Scuba Obsessed Episode 158 - Industrial Scuba Prostitute and More Rebreather Talk | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Jim, Mack and Darrin talk with Steve about his Posiden Rebreather Training. The joke was so bad we did get complaints. Scuba in the News Tourist Swim http://m.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/...
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Rise of jellyfish reveals sickness of world's oceans - Technology & Science - CBC News

Rise of jellyfish reveals sickness of world's oceans - Technology & Science - CBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The rise of jellyfish populations in many of the world's oceans may be more than just an inconvenience for swimmers who want to take a dip. An expert warns it could be a sign of deteriorating marine health.
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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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Maldives races Dubai for first underwater hotel - ArabianBusiness.com

Maldives races Dubai for first underwater hotel - ArabianBusiness.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
ArabianBusiness.com Maldives races Dubai for first underwater hotel ArabianBusiness.com A luxury underwater hotel is set to be built on the tropical island of Kuredhivaru in the Maldives after the National Ministry of Tourism gave the green light...
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Robofish could ease underwater research - Mumbai Mirror

Robofish could ease underwater research - Mumbai Mirror | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Robofish could ease underwater research Mumbai Mirror This robot which is essentially an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is ready for applications, as it can be programmed to perform specific functions, for example, for underwater archaeology...
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James Bond’s Lotus Esprit for sale!

James Bond’s Lotus Esprit for sale! | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Yes, it’s the ACTUAL underwater Lotus from The Spy Who Loved Me, up for auction (Look what we’ve found!
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Aptos HS Robotics Club wins international competition for underwater robot - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aptos HS Robotics Club wins international competition for underwater robot - Santa Cruz Sentinel | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Aptos HS Robotics Club wins international competition for underwater robot
Santa Cruz Sentinel
The "company" beat out 29 teams from around the world with their underwater robot, called The Kraken.
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MOL Comfort Suffers Broken Back, Sinks Off Yemen | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News

MOL Comfort Suffers Broken Back, Sinks Off Yemen | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Divers begin Lake Michigan expedition to find fabled Griffin ship

Divers begin Lake Michigan expedition to find fabled Griffin ship | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Divers began opening an underwater pit Saturday at a remote site in northern Lake Michigan that they say could be the resting place of the Griffin, a ship commanded by the 17th century French explorer La Salle.
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These Buildings Are Made Out of Ships

These Buildings Are Made Out of Ships | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It's the ultimate form of recycling — just build your house out of old ocean vessels and ships. Here are some of the most incredible ways that people have turned boats into buildings, and vice versa.
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Twitter / Earth_Pics: A beautiful tree underwater ...

Twitter / Earth_Pics: A beautiful tree underwater ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A beautiful tree underwater in Austria. http://t.co/ifPEhbN1fc
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Titanic: The Building of an Icon | Discover the Blue Shores of Eastern Michigan

Titanic: The Building of an Icon | Discover the Blue Shores of Eastern Michigan | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Dornier bomber recovery in pictures: Only surviving German World War II Dornier plane raised from sea

Dornier bomber recovery in pictures: Only surviving German World War II Dornier plane raised from sea | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Bad weather has delayed the operation for three weeks and on at least four occasions their barge had to shelter in the harbour
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