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August 12, 2021 01:20:30
501 - History Beneath Gull Lake

501 - History Beneath Gull Lake

More Gull Lake (0:42) Introduction  (0:59) Crazy Summer Weather  (3:00) Flash Flood Warnings (5:10) Scuba in the News ( 5:28) Cutting on third section of Golden Ray complete https://thebrunswicknews.com/news/local_news/cutting-on-third-section-of-golden-ray-complete/article_48cbc5f0-d671-5bd4-a992-6d92ab474c4e.html (7:53) Scuba plates to hit road in July https://www.theleadernews.com/community/scuba-plates-to-hit-road-in-july/article_f3ab17d0-d9cf-11eb-a355-5f58b7ae4f10.html (12:08) Mystery boat at Fort Stevens may tell many tales https://www.dailyastorian.com/news/local/mystery-boat-at-fort-stevens-may-tell-many-tales/article_9391fd7e-d5fa-11eb-9ae6-47aff2151557.html (18:20) Hard to get news – Squirrel Moment (20:50) ‘Otherworldly’ Photos Give a Peek At A Lake Superior Shipwreckhttps://wrkr.com/isle-royale-shipwreck-mystery/  https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10226764787484654&set=pcb.10226764801605007 (26:30) Hikianalia crew discovers parts of shipwreck in Lalo from nearly 200 years ago https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2021/06/26/hikianalia-crew-discovers-parts-shipwreck-lalo-nearly-200-years-ago/ (38:39) 3000-Year-Old Remains in Japan Belong to the World’s Oldest Known Shark Attack Victim, Study Finds https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/647971/worlds-oldest-shark-attack-victim-may-be-3000-year-old-skeleton (34:15) History lurks below the surface of Gull Lake https://wwmt.com/news/local/history-lurks-below-the-surface-of-gull-lake (45:30) video stream reset – video is better from here on out.  (45:40) local diving (51:25) We need a product we can sell. Dead turtle? Neoprene, beach surf, dive boat exhaust scents? How about a golf ball necklace. Dirty neoprene? (55:52) Mack’s dive safety story (1:09:00) – Lest we forget (1:12:22) – Dive Plans and Promotions  (1:18:20) – Bad Joke for this week.  (1:19:00) Outro Intro and Outro Dive Video curtesy of Dennis Wisiewski Intro & Outro Music   Music “Tornado” by Wintergatan This track can be downloaded for free at www.wintergatan.net Free License to use this track in your video can be downloaded at www.wintergatan.net ...

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July 11, 2021 02:03:19
500 - Is Maritime Cannibalism Obsolete?

500 - Is Maritime Cannibalism Obsolete?

Thank you to everyone who has supported the show as we finish our 500th full episode.  (0:47) Introduction  Talk about a party and our normal weather talk. Darrin is updating the recording studio. What is on the wall? We have a lot of random squirrel moments.  (9:20) Scuba In the News (10:15) Backup plan for Golden Ray salvage effort includes charge to blast steel https://thebrunswicknews.com/news/local_news/backup-plan-for-golden-ray-salvage-effort-includes-charge-to-blast-steel/article_38af15fd-55e5-571c-b099-eb098033fb2d.html (14:16) No OSHA probe of diver who died in farm digester. https://qctimes.com/news/state-and-regional/no-osha-probe-of-diver-who-died-in-farm-digester-questions-raised-about-diver-s/article_48ae8ce8-e5c2-5d07-a3cf-305fa26870e0.html (24:45) Livestreaming is hard. Darrin talks podcast and video workflow. Please support us any way you can. We don’t make money from YouTube. https://patreon.com/scubaobsessed & https://scubaobsessed.com We will be getting back to having guest on the program. Talk about host migration and website update. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel. https://youtube.com/c/scubaobsessed (29:19) Scuba divers rescued by ferry crews near Edmonds terminal https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/scuba-divers-rescued-by-ferry-crews-near-edmonds-terminal/DKBT5OVOHZAJTMAVQVTKX7ZCEM/ (33:18) British minister claims technology makes maritime cannibalism obsolete https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/24/maritime_cannibalism_obsolete/ (44:31) The treasure inside beer lost in a shipwreck 120 years ago https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210622-how-shipwrecked-yeasts-could-change-the-taste-of-your-beer (52:50) iBubble automated marine drone follows and films a diver’s every move iBubble automated marine drone follows and films a diver’s every move (59:50)  Attorney General won’t file charges in Glacier Park Scuba Death https://hungryhorsenews.com/news/2021/jun/23/attorney-general-wont-file-charges-glacier-park-sc/ (1:12:01) End of Scuba in the news (1:12:02) Recent diving… Damn Pandemic.  New divers in the area posting in the Mud (Michigan Underwater Divers) Club Page.  You don’t have to go deep to have a good dive. Get your comfort at shallow depths.  Talk about deep wreck that encourages the need for technical diver training.   (1:18:30) Seeing people dive all over. Mud Club is getting out ...

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499

July 01, 2021 01:36:56
499 -Did a Scuba Diver Really Get Swallowed by a Whale & Why are Pipe Bombs in the Water?

499 -Did a Scuba Diver Really Get Swallowed by a Whale & Why are Pipe Bombs in the Water?

Did a Scuba Diver Really Get Swallowed by a Whale & Why are Pipe Bombs in the Water? - Scuba Obsessed 499   (0:41) Introduction   (2:24) Scuba In the News   (2:52) Witness in scuba diving death case claims victim’s family threatened him https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/3239278/witness-in-scuba-diving-death-case-claims-victims-family-threatened-him/    (16:11) U.S. Coast Guard to present award to captain of Shipwreck Tours LLC boat in Munising https://www.upmatters.com/news/local-news/north-central-up/u-s-coast-guard-to-present-award-to-captain-of-shipwreck-tours-llc-boat-in-munising/  (22:00) Divers make explosive find in Chattahoochee River https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/divers-make-explosive-find-in-chattahoochee-river    (23:54) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1TEVW3RnZw&t=13s  (24:42) Mack’s Underwater Pipe Bomb Fine Experience   Whale of a Tale (27:40) ‘My God, I’m in a whale’s mouth’: lobster diver on brush with hungry humpback https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jun/12/whale-mouth-lobster-diver-humpback-cape-cod    (33:30) Experts Have Evidence The Fisherman Who Claims He Was Swallowed By A Whale Is A Big Fat Liar https://brobible.com/culture/article/fisherman-swallowed-by-whale-lying/    (37:00) Cape Cod scuba divers believe the lobster diver who says he was trapped inside a whale. Here’s why. https://www.boston.com/news/animals/2021/06/15/cape-cod-scuba-divers-believe-lobster-diver-trapped-inside-whale/    (Not covered this week) Mystery of rubber bales that washed up on Palm Beach may be solved https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/weather/2021/06/11/palm-beach-rubber-bale-mystery-may-solved-wwii-connection/7487392002/    (45:04) Mysterious seafloor plateau off East Coast being explored for first time by NOAA team https://www.thestate.com/news/state/north-carolina/article252108393.html    (50:40) How the centuries-old shipwrecks in Singapore waters were discovered https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/how-the-centuries-old-shipwrecks-in-singapore-waters-were-discovered      (58:00) End of Scuba in the news   (44:05) Podcast to Video - Video Only Content   (58:58) Thank you for your support! Https://www.scubaobsessed.com https://www.patreon.com/scubaobsessed   (59:48) We ...

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498

June 18, 2021 01:08:50
498 - Just a Little Sea Snot

498 - Just a Little Sea Snot

  (0:43) Introduction -  MUD Club back to in person meetings.   (3:40) Scuba in the News   (3:49) Diver looking for shark teeth is attacked by alligator in Florida river and survives: ‘I was thanking God’ https://www.pennlive.com/nation-world/2021/06/diver-looking-for-shark-teeth-is-attacked-by-alligator-in-florida-river-and-survives-i-was-thanking-god.html    (8:05) Molecular Changes in White Blood Cells May Help Diagnose ‘the Bends’ in Scuba Divers https://www.genengnews.com/news/molecular-changes-in-white-blood-cells-may-help-diagnose-the-bends-in-scuba-divers/    (13:49) Turkey launches campaign to clean up "sea snot" https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202106/1225778.shtml    (18:19) Endangered blue whales recorded off southwest coast of India https://www.washington.edu/news/2021/06/09/endangered-blue-whales-recorded-off-southwest-coast-of-india/    (22:03) NASA Partners With Ocean Research Body To Map And Protect Coral Reefs https://www.republicworld.com/technology-news/science/nasa-partners-with-ocean-research-body-to-map-and-protect-coral-reefs.html    (27:20) New Crowdfunding Regulations Now Provide Access to 100-year-old Booty https://www.einpresswire.com/article/543116361/new-crowdfunding-regulations-now-provide-access-to-100-year-old-booty    (31:35) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79vj_325XXE    (33:05) https://lordsoffortune.com/ -- Yes, they are looking for investors.   (40:15) How Do Shipwrecks Affect Marine Life and the Environment? https://www.treehugger.com/how-do-shipwrecks-affect-marine-life-and-the-environment-5185828      (43:57) End of Scuba in the news   (44:05) Podcast to Video - Video Only Content   (45:45) Thank you for your support! https://www.patreon.com/scubaobsessed   (46:15) Local Diving Tankfull Tuesdays are back Sass dive was at Lake 16 Some wreck documentation and a ring recovery. Havanna dive River conditions after the rain   (52:50) Mack’s Dive Safety Story - Skipping the buddy check   (1:01:22) Closing Remarks - UFOs Thank you for your support!   (1:05:58) Bad Joke       If you are enjoying the show please ...

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June 08, 2021 01:08:33
497 - Don’t Eat the White Foam

497 - Don’t Eat the White Foam

497 - Don’t Eat the White Foam Sea Creatures In Space Darrin may have gotten a dive in. Predictions on vis and water temperature?  Video shown during intro and outdo curtesy of Karen Mann. Manta Ray Dive. (0:42) Introduction - Who got a dive in? Weekly dives back. (3:01) Scuba in the News (3:20) Crews clean up oil leaking from remains of Georgia shipwreck https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2021/06/03/crews-clean-up-oil-leaking-from-remains-of-georgia-shipwreck/  (6:24) Lake Michigan shipwreck suddenly moves after being embedded in sandbar for decades https://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/2021/06/lake-michigan-shipwreck-suddenly-moves-after-being-embedded-in-sandbar-for-decades.html  MLive Article Photo Credit - Craig Rich MWRA Some local photos Photo Credit - Don “Mack” McAlhany Photo Credit - Kevin Ailes (11:58) Investigation launched after pieces of 1883 shipwreck found on Huron beach https://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/news/investigation-launched-after-pieces-of-1883-shipwreck-found-on-huron-beach-2  (18:35) Divers could be spreading fatal coral disease https://caymannewsservice.com/2021/06/divers-could-be-spreading-fatal-coral-disease/  (24:21) People and Pets Urged to Avoid Contact with Lake and River Foam https://wgrt.com/people-and-pets-urged-to-avoid-contact-with-lake-and-river-foam/  (27:15) SpaceX launches sea creatures, solar panels to space station https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/556745-spacex-launches-sea-creatures-solar-panels-to-space-station  (29:33) Mysterious giant skull washes ashore on New Jersey beach https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/mysterious-giant-skull-washes-ashore-on-new-jersey-beach/ar-AAKDVxB?ocid=msedgntp  (32:36) Beneath Tennessee River, Steamboat Wreckage Presents Mystery https://www.courthousenews.com/beneath-tennessee-river-steamboat-wreckage-presents-mystery/  (41:53) Missing Swedish 'Titanic' Accidentally Found After Over a Century on Seabed https://sputniknews.com/europe/202105311083038939-missing-swedish-titanic-accidentally-found-after-over-a-century-on-seabed/  (44:36) The Deep House Trailer Promises an Underwater Haunted House Horror Film https://www.pastemagazine.com/movies/the-deep-house-trailer-underwater-haunted-house-movie/  (47:22) - Would you dive this? - The Deep House Trailer https://youtu.be/wYh-iMHgcNA  (49:30) End of Scuba in the news (49:38) Dives this week. Karen, Jim and Darrin in South Haven. (51:09) Surface Dive Video since vis was so poor. (56:30) Upcoming dives - Niles, MUD Club Tankfull Tuesday - Little PawPaw and SASS dives (58:07) Thank you for your support! New hosting service. New Video Content. If you are enjoying the show please support us at Patreon. https://scubaobsessed.com https://www.patreon.com/scubaobsessed (1:05:29) Bad Joke (1:06:57) Punch Line and Outro Format Change is happening - Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-7NUj7Q4ihcqpp1yODCFzw Intro & Outro Music Music “Tornado” by Wintergatan This track can be downloaded for free at www.wintergatan.net Free License to use this track in your video can be downloaded at www.wintergatan.net ...

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June 01, 2021 00:26:29
496 - The Griffon Again Again

496 - The Griffon Again Again

Mack and Darrin back again this time with a battery challenge that keeps this episode short. Video credit to Jim Scholz for the dive video shown during the introduction. (0:57) Introduction - Lottery Tickets & Laptop Battery (3:35) Scuba in the News (3:45) Demolition resumes on Georgia shipwreck after big fire https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/Demolition-resumes-on-Georgia-shipwreck-after-big-16208651.php (5:47) Lake Michigan shipwreck, sunk since 1887, 'sails' again 134 years later https://www.wzzm13.com/article/news/local/michigan-life/lake-michigan-shipwreck-sunk-since-1887-sails-again-134-years-later/69-9ae820f3-86e6-4e9f-9e6c-d7035542161c (10:33) Possible Resting Place of Great Lakes’ Most Iconic Shipwreck Unveiled With Photos and New Book https://wdet.org/posts/2021/05/21/90998-possible-resting-place-of-great-lakes-most-iconic-shipwreck-unveiled-with-photos-and-new-book/ (16:49) End of Scuba in the news (16:57) Mack’s Dive Safety Story (25:50) Thank you for your support! If you are enjoying the show please support us at Patreon. https://scubaobsessed.com https://www.patreon.com/scubaobsessed Format Change is happening - Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-7NUj7Q4ihcqpp1yODCFzw Intro & Outro Music Music “Tornado” by Wintergatan This track can be downloaded for free at www.wintergatan.net Free License to use this track in your video can be downloaded at www.wintergatan.net ...

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