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Volvo Ocean Race Ready to Get Underway

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Volvo Ocean Race Ready to Get Underway

Source: Huffington Post/Tim Wendel - October 2, 2014

Star power and rapid-fire scheduling, with every day bringing us another big game, are considered key to marketing sports to the American fan.

While Major more…

Impressive 600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand

Photo: Dilys A. Jones et al.

Impressive 600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand

Source: LiveScience/Megan Gannon - October 1, 2014

Sophisticated oceangoing canoes and favorable winds may have helped early human settlers colonize New Zealand, a pair of new studies shows.

The remote archipelagos of more…

Organizing the Volvo Ocean Race

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Organizing the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News - September 30, 2014

With the last Volvo Ocean Race drawing to a close, CEO Knut Frostad announced in June 2012 that the Volvo Ocean 70 class would be retired, and more…

Rare Treatment Saves Diver In Deep Trouble

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Rare Treatment Saves Diver In Deep Trouble

Source: StarTribune/Jeremy Olson - September 29, 2014

Terry Begnoche remembers every chilling second of his rapid rise from 220 feet deep in Lake Superior — how an ascent that should have taken more…

Cuban Fisherman Catches Marlin, Returns The Tag

Photo: Ken Neill

Cuban Fisherman Catches Marlin, Returns The Tag

Source: Sun Sentinel/Steve Waters - September 26, 2014

The best thing to do if you catch a tagged fish is to let the fish go.

But if the fish isn't going to survive, more…

Why the Ocean Must be Explored

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Why the Ocean Must be Explored

Source: Smithsonian Magazine/Robert Ballard - September 25, 2014

Most people think the bottom of the ocean is like a giant bathtub filled with mud—boring, flat and dark. But it contains the largest mountain more…

A Journey in a Deep Sea Sub

Photo: Brian Skerry/National Geographic

A Journey in a Deep Sea Sub

Source: Scientific American/Jennifer Frazer - September 24, 2014

I heard a screwing noise as the hatch of our sub was sealed. A bright orange hose from topside that had been inserted into the more…

60 Years Ahead of its Time, The World’s First Powered Submarine

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60 Years Ahead of its Time, The World’s First Powered Submarine

Source: Gawker Media/Andrew Tarantola - September 23, 2014

The Axis war effort throughout the first half of the 1940s led to some incredible advances in submarine technology. That includes the anaerobic Walter turbine-a more…

Cape Town Heart Surgeon Swims into Record Books

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Cape Town Heart Surgeon Swims into Record Books

Source: iOL News/Murray Williams - September 22, 2014

Cape Town - A Cape Town heart surgeon is “riding a crest of happiness” after becoming the oldest person to swim across the English Channel.

more…

Queen Mary Turns 80

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Queen Mary Turns 80

Source: ETurboNews - September 19, 2014

LONG BEACH, CA - The world's most beloved ocean liner turns 80 on September 26 and the public is invited to join a ship-wide celebration. more…