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USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Navy Dive Tables | Expeditions, Scientific American Blog Network

USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Navy Dive Tables | Expeditions, Scientific American Blog Network | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
By Kaitlin Mogentale

If you asked me what my greatest fear is while scuba diving, I wouldn’t hesitate with my answer-- the bends. The bends, or decompression ...
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Salvage plan for wrecked Costa Concordia unveiled in Rome

Salvage plan for wrecked Costa Concordia unveiled in Rome | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The plan to remove the massive wreck of Costa Concordia, which lies half submerged off the Italian island of Giglio after capsizing in January, was revealed Friday in Rome. At least 30 people died after the ship ran aground.
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More than 200 ships met their ends at the bottom of Lake Michigan - Post-Tribune

More than 200 ships met their ends at the bottom of Lake Michigan - Post-Tribune | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
CROWN POINT — The May-June edition of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources magazine “Outdoor Indiana” has a feature article by Nick Werner about Indiana’s underwater history. It is a tale worth telling by both teachers and moms and dads.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 115 – Diving for tires and golf balls – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 115 – Diving for tires and golf balls – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Jim S., Mack and Darrin talk about Scuba in the news. We had the first dive on Lake Michigan for the year.

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Underwater volcano erupts in pulses

Underwater volcano erupts in pulses | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
New research says that seafloor volcanoes, which have been mysterious because they're so difficult to find and monitor, shrink and swell in rapid pulses.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 114 – Giant Shrimp and Sharks with Laser Beams – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 114 – Giant Shrimp and Sharks with Laser Beams – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Jim S., Mack and Darrin talk about Scuba in the news. Of course they go off course a few times. They even venture into talk about the storm going through and rogue waves. Everything gets pulled together by the bad scuba joke.

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FAU moves one step closer to testing underwater turbines | University Press

FAU moves one step closer to testing underwater turbines | University Press | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
#FAU moves one step closer to testing underwater turbines: http://t.co/zizgaj2X...
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Rinsed shots are rich bounty for golf-ball recyclers - Montreal Gazette

Rinsed shots are rich bounty for golf-ball recyclers - Montreal Gazette | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Rinsed shots are rich bounty for golf-ball recyclersMontreal GazetteAnd with a team of 40 licensed scuba divers, it recovers as many as 8 million balls annually.
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5 PR lessons inspired by scuba diving | Articles

5 PR lessons inspired by scuba diving | Articles | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It goes beyond coping with sharks and jellyfish. Here are some ideas to help you make a splash.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 113 – The inflatable sheep BCD and crystals in air – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 113 – The inflatable sheep BCD and crystals in air – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

You guessed it. Jim S. and Darrin do their thing to scuba in the news. We talk about last week’s Diamond Lake dive on the South Bend Ship Wreck. That all followed by the bad scuba joke.

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Underwater robot being tested in NZ - TVNZ

Underwater robot being tested in NZ - TVNZ | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater robot being tested in NZTVNZThe state of the art machine, sponsored by Nasa, works by collecting samples and conducting molecular science underwater robotically, marine scientist Chris Cornelisen told ONE News.
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Male water striders evolved antennae to grab females by the eyes | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine

Male water striders evolved antennae to grab females by the eyes | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Animal behaviour | The worst sex you have ever had pales in comparison to what female water striders have to put up with.
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The hunt for UC-39 - Local news - Selby Times

NEARLY a century ago it was the predatory vessel that scoured the seas for enemy ships – but now the First World War U-boat UC-39 is the one being hunted...
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Robofish Detects Sea Pollution and Protects Real Marine Life, Is a Freaking Robot

Robofish Detects Sea Pollution and Protects Real Marine Life, Is a Freaking Robot | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Check out this robot, made to fish out (get it?) pollution in the ocean or ports. It also gives bloggers an excuse to make really bad puns.
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Thousands of pounds of pot worth $3.6 million found floating off Calif. coast

Thousands of pounds of pot worth $3.6 million found floating off Calif. coast | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Harbor Patrol officers found nearly 8,000 pounds worth of marijuana floating off the coast of Orange County, Calif., on Sunday, according to reports.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 116 – Special Guest Denea Buckingham – Everyone wants The French Job – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 116 – Special Guest Denea Buckingham – Everyone wants The French Job – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Jim S., and Darrin interview special Guest Denea Buckingham about The French Job. They also cover scuba in the news and an a predictably bad scuba joke.

 

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The verdict is in on that sea monster video: It's a jellyfish

The verdict is in on that sea monster video: It's a jellyfish | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Marine biologists say the spooky...
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Archaeologists accuse MoD of allowing US company to 'plunder' shipwreck

Archaeologists accuse MoD of allowing US company to 'plunder' shipwreck | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Experts take legal advice in effort to block lucrative deal on underwater excavation of HMS Victory...
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A worthy wreck for divers: USS Kittiwake - CNN

A worthy wreck for divers: USS Kittiwake - CNN | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A worthy wreck for divers: USS KittiwakeCNNNow it's an artificial reef, one that Scuba Diving magazine says is a must for divers.
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Recommendations after North diving death

Recommendations after North diving death | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A coroner has made several recommendations for safe diving practice after finding an experienced diver in Northland drowned as a result of the effects of pressure change.
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Diving the Wreck of the Keystorm in the Upper St Lawrence River

The Keystorm is located not far from Mallorytown Landing in US waters. Easiest access with a small boat is from Chippewa Bay, NY. The wreck is on her side, a...
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Volunteers To Plant Underwater Grasses In James River « CBS DC

Volunteers To Plant Underwater Grasses In James River « CBS DC | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Volunteers who have been growing underwater grass sprouts at home for the last three months are set to plant them in the James River.
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