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After days stranded at sea, passengers set for 2-hour bus ride

After days stranded at sea, passengers set for 2-hour bus ride | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph face a two-hour bus journey when they return to shore in Mobile, Ala., on Thursday.
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Would You Want to Fly Underwater in This Winged Wetsuit? - Gizmodo

Would You Want to Fly Underwater in This Winged Wetsuit? - Gizmodo | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Would You Want to Fly Underwater in This Winged Wetsuit?
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Would You Want to Fly Underwater in This Winged Wetsuit? There can be no denying that designer Guillaume Binard's "Oceanwings" look slightly ridiculous.
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Diver goes for the ride of his life

Diver goes for the ride of his life | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This diver moves quick the wrong direction.  The way the wave breaks caused this sudden current. Never underestimate the power of nature.  This video is from Nakalele Point in Maui.
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Saudi women seek scuba diving areas - MENAFN.COM

Saudi women seek scuba diving areas - MENAFN.COM | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Saudi women seek scuba diving areas
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(MENAFN - Arab News) An increasing number of women scuba divers want designated areas to dive in the Red Sea to avoid the obstacles they face when trying to obtain a permit for a diving trip.
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The Washington State flag flies everywhere, even under water - Bloguin (blog)

The Washington State flag flies everywhere, even under water - Bloguin (blog) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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The Washington State flag flies everywhere, even under water
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Washington State fans are a loyal, devoted bunch.
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Florida Cave Diving @ Peacock Springs

Florida Cave Diving @ Peacock Springs | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This makes me want to try serious cave diving. These divers venture from Orange Grove to Challenge Sink and Back to Orange Grove at Peacock Springs in Florida Cave Country. It was a quick 3 and a h...
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The Underwater World of Nick Pugay | Fstoppers

The Underwater World of Nick Pugay | Fstoppers | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Underwater World of Nick Pugay. Living in the desert, I don't see a lot of water. And while I lived on coastline, I never really played with water for shoots other than the occasional beach photo.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 149 - Bring Me Another Shipwreck and a Panther

Scuba Obsessed Episode 149 - Bring Me Another Shipwreck and a Panther | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Mac, Jim and Darrin get skunked with a dry week again. At least there were a few things going on in the Scuba news. Check out to see what was or wasn't harmed with this week's bad scuba joke. Scuba...
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Scuba diving gauges the depths of personal fitness: Stretching Out - Plain Dealer

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Scuba diving gauges the depths of personal fitness: Stretching Out
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KEY LARGO, Fla. -- I wasn't looking for a workout when I went scuba diving on a recent trip to South Florida.
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International Space Station photograph captures giant underwater wave spread ... - The Independent

International Space Station photograph captures giant underwater wave spread ... - The Independent | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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International Space Station photograph captures giant underwater wave spread ...
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Internal waves are created by different water densities moving over ocean features such as underwater mountains or continental shelves.
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The Power of Distinctive Specialties - New SCUBA Marketing

The Power of Distinctive Specialties - New SCUBA Marketing | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Distinctive specialties can make better divers and bring in extra income for an instructor, but can also promote negative aspects of the diving industry.
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Curaçao to Host International Scientific Diving Symposium - Curacao Chronicle

Curaçao to Host International Scientific Diving Symposium - Curacao Chronicle | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Curacao Chronicle Curaçao to Host International Scientific Diving Symposium Curacao Chronicle WILLEMSTAD – Dutch Caribbean Business – Later this year the island of Curaçao will host a joint international scientific diving symposium from October 23...
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Bubbles are created by plants under the ice releasing methane - Daily Mail

Bubbles are created by plants under the ice releasing methane - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Bubbles are created by plants under the ice releasing methane
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These stunning images reveal that even in the most inhospitable of environments, life can thrive - and create incredibly beautiful effects as it does.
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Sunk: The Incredible Truth About a Ship That Never Should Have Sailed

Sunk: The Incredible Truth About a Ship That Never Should Have Sailed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
When the Bounty went down during Hurricane Sandy, millions watched on TV as the Coast Guard rescued 14 survivors—but couldn’t save the captain and one of his crew.
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Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh boom threatened by Morsi assault on foreign ownership

Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh boom threatened by Morsi assault on foreign ownership (Scuba Travel): Share With Friends... http://t.co/Bn0HDI7k
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Sea slug 'disposable penis' astounds

Sea slug 'disposable penis' astounds | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A species of sea slug that is able to repeatedly detach, re-grow and then re-use its penis surprises scientists.
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How can we not talk about this on tomorrow's show?

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Five crew killed in cruise ship safety drill

Five crew killed in cruise ship safety drill | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
MADRID — Five crew members died in an emergency drill on a cruise ship in the Canary Islands on Sunday, police said.
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Underwater mountain of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary is haven for ... - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Underwater mountain of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary is haven for ... - Santa Rosa Press Democrat | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater mountain of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary is haven for ...
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Daaaaw: Disabled Goldfish Gets Underwater 'Wheelchair ...

Daaaaw: Disabled Goldfish Gets Underwater 'Wheelchair ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is a video of a goldfish that has trouble maintaining its buoyancy. So what did it's owner make?
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What Were Those Scuba Divers Doing at Stony Brook Acres? - Patch.com

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What Were Those Scuba Divers Doing at Stony Brook Acres?
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Here at Westford Patch, our initial impulse was to assume the SCUBA divers were international secret agents looking for F-650 dump truck, but we watch too many James Bond movies.
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A personal history of underwater neutral buoyancy simulation - The Space Review

A personal history of underwater neutral buoyancy simulation - The Space Review | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Space Review A personal history of underwater neutral buoyancy simulation The Space Review I was fortunate to be present at the beginning of underwater simulation of EVA, as one of the founders and the senior partner in Environmental Research...
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Diving supervisor from Dover fined for risking fellow diver's life at Ramsgate ... - This is Kent

Diving supervisor from Dover fined for risking fellow diver's life at Ramsgate ...
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Minding Moby: Underwater robots protect rare whales | iSGTW

Minding Moby: Underwater robots protect rare whales | iSGTW | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The gliders are equipped with an underwater microphone and an iridium satellite antenna. The vehicle surfaces every few hours to get a GPS position and transmit data to shore-side computers. Image courtesy Nadine Lysiak, ...
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Deep Impact: Prof leads record diving expedition in Texas cave - Your Houston News

Deep Impact: Prof leads record diving expedition in Texas cave - Your Houston News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Deep Impact: Prof leads record diving expedition in Texas cave Your Houston News Tom Iliffe, professor of marine biology and one of the world's most experienced cave diving scientists, led a diving team on a seven-day trip to explore, map and...
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Jet Sub Fires Underwater Rockets | Modern Mechanix

Jet Sub Fires Underwater Rockets | Modern Mechanix | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The powerful Walther hydrogen-peroxide gas turbine went a step farther, promising phenomenal underwater speeds with no air intake required at all! V-2 missiles were being readied by the Germans for sub-surface launching ...
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