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That's a moray!

Friendship under the sea (SLYT)
posted by overeducated_alligator on Nov 5, 2014 - 18 comments

Swimming with sharks

Hammerhead shark swarm in Mozambique
posted by roaring beast on Mar 6, 2014 - 20 comments

"You can move, but you'll still be you when you get there."

Reflections from a lawyer about her five years on a small tropical island. (SLHuffPo)
posted by mark7570 on Nov 12, 2013 - 51 comments

Abandoned Porn Under The Sea

Gil Koplovitz took pictures of a strip club called the Nymphas Show Bar. One small detail: he did it while he was scuba diving off the coast of Israel.
posted by reenum on Aug 5, 2013 - 35 comments

Chicken of the sea

Swimming with humpback whales.
posted by mudpuppie on Jul 22, 2013 - 35 comments

"an early 1960s self-portrait as a pitchman"

The Fine Art of Resilience: Lessons from Stanley Meltzoff [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 3, 2013 - 1 comment

Cephalopod vs. Cephalopod

Video (1m4s): Cuttlefish Attacks Octopus [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Nov 12, 2012 - 67 comments

Aquarius Reef in danger of closing

Aquarius, the NOAA Underwater Laboratory, could close after having their funding eliminated. previously
posted by I am the Walrus on Jul 18, 2012 - 31 comments

'OK, we are on our emergency plan'

Raising the Dead:'At the bottom of the biggest underwater cave in the world, diving deeper than almost anyone had ever gone, Dave Shaw found the body of a young man who had disappeared ten years earlier. What happened after Shaw promised to go back is nearly unbelievable—unless you believe in ghosts.'
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 17, 2012 - 68 comments

Sink the Vandenberg!

At 522 feet, the USS Vandenberg is the largest artificial reef in the Florida Keys. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 11, 2012 - 12 comments

'On contaminated dives, they get an extra $10 per day'

Swimming on the Hot Side: An elite team of nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry. The Life of a Nuclear Diver
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 29, 2012 - 71 comments

Hacking the Sky

Hacking the Sky: Robert Simpson writes astronomy tools for use with Google Earth, Google Sky, and Twitter.
posted by Upton O'Good on Mar 4, 2009 - 5 comments

200 Centimeters under the Sea

"To pedal the 3700 kilometres of open water from Cape Verde off the west coast of Africa to Barbados in the Caribbean should take around 50 days..." Engineer and machinist Ted Ciamillo has built a human powered mini-submarine, designed around a larger version of his Lunocet carbon-fibre "tail" for divers, for an Atlantic Ocean crossing.... The "SubHuman project".
posted by Kronos_to_Earth on Jan 29, 2009 - 23 comments

Pascal Bernabe breaks a scuba record – 330 meters below the Mediterranean!

Three summers ago, Pascal Bernabe strapped on a scuba tank, stepped off a boat and descended 330 meters into the Mediterranean. This is his account of the dive. [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Aug 27, 2008 - 35 comments

There is a dildo in the anus covered with a condom

NewsFilter: "A Montgomery minister found in his home this summer died with his hands and feet bound behind his back and dressed in two rubberized suits, an offical autopsy showed. ... The Rev. Gary Michael Aldridge was found dead June 24. Police ruled the 51-year-old pastor of Thorington Road Baptist Church was alone at the time of his death and that there was no foul play involved." He's a Liberty University graduate and former Liberty dean. [more inside]
posted by ibmcginty on Oct 12, 2007 - 133 comments

Guidelines for Low-Impact Tourism Along the Coast of Quintana Roo

Guidelines for Low-Impact Tourism Along the Coast of Quintana Roo "Conserving the natural landscape and enhancing the scenic beauty of tourism development contributes to the high quality of coastal habitat, one of the area’s principal attractions." Warning: PDF format!
posted by johnnydark on Jan 3, 2004 - 6 comments

The art of ZenScuba,

The art of ZenScuba, as practiced by The Zen Diving Organization. Cute. I like the MahaGamera Mandala.
posted by homunculus on Apr 5, 2002 - 3 comments

17 Divers Die In Hurricane
From NPR: Hurricane Iris struck Belize earlier this week. The storm took few victims. Those who died were all members of the same scuba expedition from the Dive Club of Richmond, Va. NPR's Andrea Seabrook went to a meeting of the club, where surviving members talked about the friends they lost and the trust that exists between divers. NPR's RealAudio report
posted by hotdoughnutsnow on Oct 10, 2001 - 6 comments

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