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HOW TO: Bungee in my Pocket ~ I Are Diver

HOW TO: Bungee in my Pocket ~ I Are Diver | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
My new post on making your pockets awesome like mine. Bet you didn't think i could make pockets cool?
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The Wreck of the Costa Concordia - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic

The Wreck of the Costa Concordia - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
On the night of Friday, January 13, the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, with more than 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew members on board, struck a reef, keeled over, and partially sank off Isola del Giglio, Italy.
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valérie buess: paper sculptures

valérie buess: paper sculptures | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
valérie buess uses paper to create intricate sculptures that often resemble marine life.
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Avner Geller: Scuba instructor

Avner Geller: Scuba instructor | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scuba instructor. Posted by Avner Geller at 10:16 PM. Labels: character design ... Scuba instructor · Something New. ► 2011 (13). ► December (2). bay area folk · Kids today... ► November (3). The Great Peanut Mystery ...
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SAN BERNARDINO: Redlands Underwater Photo Club exhibit work - Press-Enterprise

SAN BERNARDINO: Redlands Underwater Photo Club exhibit work - Press-Enterprise | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Press-EnterpriseSAN BERNARDINO: Redlands Underwater Photo Club exhibit workPress-Enterprise"I thought it was important to have a photo of a diver, too," she said.
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Sunken Rena 'could kill divers' - National - NZ Herald News

Sunken Rena 'could kill divers' - National - NZ Herald News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A maritime expert says leaving the Rena's stern under water could make it a hazard for curious divers.
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Underwater City Alternative to Floating Islands?

Underwater City Alternative to Floating Islands? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Middle East Environment news will save the Middle East. (Underwater City Alternative to Floating Islands?
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 98 – Lots and Lots of Weeds – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 98 – Lots and Lots of Weeds – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Mack, Jim S. and Darrin cover some scuba in the news. There were more than a couple of weeds in the last dive.

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Calls for Rena to be turned into dive spot - TVNZ

Calls for Rena to be turned into dive spot - TVNZ | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Calls for Rena to be turned into dive spotTVNZBut Barry Young from the New Zealand Maritime School said scuba divers would "give their right arm" to dive on the Rena. "We do sink vessels as dive wrecks around the country," Young told TVNZ News at 8.
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Preparations Continue for 1000-Mile Scuba Dive - Examiner.com

Preparations Continue for 1000-Mile Scuba Dive - Examiner.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Preparations Continue for 1000-Mile Scuba DiveExaminer.comCALIFORNIA - Dive the Coast, Santa Cruz Chapter is conducting test dives aboard the Silver Prince in Monterey, California, beginning January 21st, 2012, and continuing the third Saturday of...
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70 Amazingly Shot Underwater Portraits

70 Amazingly Shot Underwater Portraits | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Photography is the best way to turn your creativity into reality. This post features the most creative kind of photography. This post features amazingly shot underwater portraits.
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Electronica cruise runs aground in the Bahamas

Electronica cruise runs aground in the Bahamas | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
While there's no evidence that the electronica music festival had anything to do with the vessel running aground Saturday, you gotta wonder.
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Impressive bubble... | Facebook

Impressive bubble... | Facebook | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Overhead Bin - Captain's favor to head waiter to blame for cruise ship disaster?

Overhead Bin - Captain's favor to head waiter to blame for cruise ship disaster? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
La Repubblica newspaper has published what it says is a telephone conversation between the port authority and the captain of the Costa Concordia on the night the cruise ship veered off course and crashed into rocks off the coast of Tuscany, NBC...
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Scientists freeze reef samples for marine 'bank' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Scientists freeze reef samples for marine 'bank' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Marine researchers say they are freezing coral samples from the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland as an insurance policy for the future.
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Trend Alert: Scuba-Inspired Fashion Is All The Rage: Slaves to ...

Trend Alert: Scuba-Inspired Fashion Is All The Rage: Slaves to ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Athletic influences are everywhere this season, and no sport is being mined with as much intensity as scuba diving. Gear up and see how this trend can work out of the water, after the jump....
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Research ensures marine safety - Lismore Northern Star

Research ensures marine safety - Lismore Northern Star | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Research ensures marine safetyLismore Northern StarThe Byron Underwater Research Group is one of 11 in NSW collecting data through scuba diving as part of research into threatened marine species and marine debris.
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Editorial: Divers' proposal deserves hearing - The Bay of Plenty Times

Editorial: Divers' proposal deserves hearing - The Bay of Plenty Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Editorial: Divers' proposal deserves hearingThe Bay of Plenty TimesI've never given underwater diving a go. Being so far underwater and relying on scuba equipment to keep me alive just doesn't seem like a peaceful way to spend my spare time.
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Richard Branson and James Cameron race a small Florida sub company into the ocean's deadliest trench - Page 1 - News - Miami - Miami New Times

Richard Branson and James Cameron race a small Florida sub company into the ocean's deadliest trench - Page 1 - News - Miami - Miami New Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is the landscape of nightmares: pitch black, zero oxygen, freezing cold. Beyond the inky, icy darkness lies a seemingly endless expanse of barren rock. Here, silt swirls like snow.
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Czechs discover world's fourth longest underwater cave in Mexico ...

Brno, Jan 9 (CTK) - Members of the Czech Speleological Society (CSS) discovered the world's fourth longest underwater cave, Ko'ox Baal, which is over 56.5 kilometres long, in Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico these days, ...
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Shipwrecks – Scuba Diving Exploration | Steven W Smeltzer

Shipwrecks – Scuba Diving Exploration | Steven W Smeltzer | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Use of a high quality scuba diving operation will greatly add to the safety and enjoyment of the diving experience. Frogfish Closeup, Carthaginian, Maui Hawaii (Steven W SMeltzer) As an underwater photographer, shipwrecks ...
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Missing whale shark safe, say experts - Inquirer.net

Missing whale shark safe, say expertsInquirer.net“BERTO,” a whale shark that went missing after being speared on the back in the shores of barangay Tan-awan, Oslob town, is safe and sound, scuba divers said yesterday.
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Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time

Complete Civil War submarine unveiled for first time | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Confederate Civil War vessel H.L. Hunley, the world's first successful combat submarine when it sank a Union ship in 1864, was unveiled in full and unobstructed for the first time on Thursday, capping a decade of careful preservation.
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Waterproof tablet drops into AT&T this month

Waterproof tablet drops into AT&T this month | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Pantech's 8-inch waterproof Android tablet, the Element, goes on sale at AT&T starting January 22 for $299 on contract. Read this post by Donald Bell on CES 2012: Tablets and E-book Readers.
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