scuba diving

Swimming With A Million Fish Looks Like Being In A Teleportation Tunnel

I’m not exactly sure I know what a teleportation tunnel actually is, but I’d imagine it would look a lot like this. This being swimming with a million silverside fish in the ocean. It’s beautiful, like travelling through organic warp speed or being a part of a swarm from a sci-fi movie that’s about to swallow you or something.


Spectacular Photo Of A Scuba Diver Swimming Under A Massive Fish Tornado

National Geographic’s Your Shots features this spectacular picture of a scuba diver swimming under a massive shoal of fish at Cabo Pulmo, in Baja California peninsula, Mexico. The picture, shot by Californian photographer Jeff Hester, shows a colourful ocean full of life but that wasn’t always the case:


The US Navy's New Diving Suit Is Straight Out Of G.I. Joe

The United States Navy recently announced a futuristic new diving suit that’s designed to use less helium. There’s only one problem: They made it look just like Cobra Eel, the mortal enemy of Wet-Suit, a G.I. Joe Navy SEAL.


You Have To Scuba Dive To Reach Sony's Newest Store 

Some retailers believe that it’s important to make their stores easy to find. They will even pay a premium for space in popular shopping centres or streets with lots of foot traffic. Sony is taking a different approach with its Xperia Aquatech Store, one that definitely does not value convenience and spits on the concept of foot traffic. For one thing, it’s underwater. For another, you have to scuba to get there. On top of that, you have to be invited.


Vladimir Putin Discovers 6th Century Artifacts While Scuba Diving

In his ongoing quest to prove what an adventurous savage he is, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin went diving in the Black Sea. Lo and behold, after diving down a couple of meters, he happened upon two sixth century urns. Convenient.


Scuba Divers Uncover Homes Sunken In The Japanese Tsunami

A Japanese non-profit group dived to the seabed to film the wreckage left behind by March’s tsunami. A glass sliding door still intact; a Converse shoe; photos… it’s distressing stuff that will tug at your heartstrings.


Oil Rig Converted Into Brand New Holiday Spot For Scuba Divers

Only 120 diving and snorkelling permits are granted near Sipadan island each day, and lately, some of those have been going to folks using an old oil rig’s elevator to drop right into the perfect waters.


Inside The Secret Underwater Lake Fort

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A Nevada family of scuba divers has prototyped an underwater fort – an anchored air pocket in a net – at the secret location at the bottom of a lake in the Sierras. And it’s been there for three years!



Where To Take Scuba Lessons

Want to take Joel’s advice to heart and learn how to scuba dive? PADI is the place to do it. [PADI]


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