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Team Vestas Gains, Volvo Ocean Race Tightens

Photo: OBR Brian Carlin

Team Vestas Gains, Volvo Ocean Race Tightens

Source: Sail World/Richard Gladwell - October 30, 2014

The Chris Nicholson skippered Team Vestas Wind, has made a big gain in the last 12 hours in the Volvo Ocean Race, and is now more…

Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Goldfish

Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Goldfish

Source: BBC News/Jason G. Goldman - October 29, 2014

Goldfish are a bit "meh", aren't they? They're not as popular a pet as cats or dogs, presumably due to the deplorable lack of cuddles. more…

Astronauts Train Underwater for Space

Photo: Mark Widdics

Astronauts Train Underwater for Space

Source: NBC News/Kate Linendoll - October 28, 2014

Have you ever wondered where astronauts train before heading into space? They actually travel in the opposite direction of the International Space Station: they go more…

Okeanos Explores Norfolk Canyon

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Okeanos Explores Norfolk Canyon

Source: ecoRI News/Peter Baker - October 27, 2014

Officials in the Mid-Atlantic region are considering much-needed protection for some 39,000 square miles of U.S. territory, an area larger than Delaware, Maryland and New more…

Irish Narrowly Miss Win in Rolex Middle Sea Race

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Irish Narrowly Miss Win in Rolex Middle Sea Race

Source: The Irish Times/David O'Brien - October 24, 2014

Irish offshore crews only narrowly missed out on an overall win in a thrilling climax to yesterday’s Rolex Middle Sea Race in Malta. Irish sailors took more…

West Wales Could Become the Wreck Diving Capital of the World

Photo: John Liddiard

West Wales Could Become the Wreck Diving Capital of the World

Source: WalesOnline/Robin Turner - October 23, 2014

Forget Florida, Sri Lanka, Israel and North Carolina, West Wales could become the wreck diving capital of the world with more than 1,000 shipwrecks off more…

Brunel and Abu Dhabi Teams Find Wind in Doldrums

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Brunel and Abu Dhabi Teams Find Wind in Doldrums

Source: The National/Staff - October 22, 2014

The waters off the Atlantic, drifting in an expanse between the westernmost chunk of Africa and easternmost tip of South America, aren’t nicknamed the doldrums more…

To Get Over Fear Of Sharks, Try Swimming With Them

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To Get Over Fear Of Sharks, Try Swimming With Them

Source: The Telegraph/Chris Moss - October 21, 2014

Galeophobia – the excessive and persistent fear of sharks – is one of the most widespread of all phobias.

It kind of makes sense. First, more…

An Underwater Guinness World Record Falls

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An Underwater Guinness World Record Falls

Source: NewsObserver/Josh Shaffer - October 20, 2014

RALEIGH — By most people’s standard, turning a jump rope 1,871 times qualifies as an athletic triumph, but Peter Nestler did it underwater, submerged in a more…

Roz Savage Rowed Across Three Oceans–By Herself

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Roz Savage Rowed Across Three Oceans–By Herself

Source: Fortune/Jennifer Reingold - October 17, 2014

Existential crises happen. Most people buy a sports car. But when Roz Savage—then a consultant in her 30s—had one, she did something rather different. With more…