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May 07, 2020 01:24:35
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446 - Dive Opperations Dry Up

**Divers join ‘thank you’ to the NHS more than 300 feet below sea level** [https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/divers-join-thank-you-nhs-more-300-feet-below-sea-level](http://) **Dive operations dry up due to coronrvirus shutdown**\ [https://www.sun-sentinel.com/community/gateway-gazette/fl-cn-boynton-beach-dive-operations-shut-down-20200403-sjadp57q2feajf2nnax7rjxv2m-story.html](http://) **Divers search contaminated waters for last New Zealand volcano victims** [https://gruntstuff.com/divers-search-contaminated-waters-for-last-new-zealand-volcano-victims/31097/](http://) **Diving trips platform Zublu adds M in seed funding** [https://www.phocuswire.com/Zublu-seed-funding](http://) **Scuba diver has extremely close look at large stingray** [https://ca.news.yahoo.com/scuba-diver-extremely-close-look-123506471.html](http://) **Canal leaping, death diving and bog snorkelling: the world’s weirdest water sports** [https://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/3079166/canal-leaping-death-diving-and-bog-snorkelling-worlds-weirdest](http://) **Man bench presses 62 times underwater with 50-kg barbell, sets new Guinness World Record** [https://www.timesnownews.com/the-buzz/article/man-bench-presses-62-times-underwater-with-50-kg-barbell-sets-new-guinness-world-record-watch/576929](http://) **Historic shipwreck of SS Wollongbar II found off Crescent Head** [https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6738843/historic-shipwreck-hit-by-japanese-sub-found-after-70-years/](http://) **Love Underwater Exploration? This New 56-Foot Cruiser Was Made for You** [https://robbreport.com/motors/marine/the-dutch-craft-56-is-the-ideal-yacht-for-diving-enthusiasts-2916930/](http://) Some more UFO information? ...

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April 30, 2020 01:04:39
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445 - Lying About Egyptian Boats

**Note** - *Discord and Verizon did not agree towards the end of the program. During editing I added an audio cue so you know the approximate time someone got booted. Those on the call did not hear that sound. Kevin held out for a while before is lost connection and then there was one. Thanks to Mack being the last one standing!* **Boat Prop Kills Diver** [https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20200331/two-killed-sunday-in-palm-beach-county-boat-incidents](http://) **Metal Matters — Are Your Tanks Aluminum or Steel?** **Don’t Worry about Coronavirus in Your Scuba Tank** **Scuba Diving From Home** [https://www.forbes.com/sites/fionatapp/2020/04/10/during-lockdown-why-not-learn-to-scuba-dive-from-home/](http://) **Avoiding Any Infections from Scuba Equipment** [https://www.apdiving.com/shop/chemgene-disinfectant.html](http://) [https://www.diversalertnetwork.org/files/COVID19ProductList.pdf](http://) **Stunning Nile Shipwreck Is First Evidence Herodotus Wasn't Lying About Egyptian Boats** [https://www.sciencealert.com/this-nile-shipwreck-is-long-awaited-evidence-herodotus-wasn-t-lying-about-egypt-s-boats](http://) ...

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April 16, 2020 00:58:05
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444 - Cannonball Exploded

**Coastguard warns scuba divers to stay at home** [https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2020-04-09/coastguard-warns-scuba-divers-to-stay-at-home/](http://) **COVID-19 – The Diver Medic announces live and on-demand webinars** [https://www.scubadivermag.com/covid-19-the-diver-medic-announces-live-and-on-demand-webinars/](http://) **Civil War Cannonball Exploded & Killed 140 Years After it Was Fired** [https://www.warhistoryonline.com/news/civil-war-2.html](http://) **Meet the black scuba divers searching for slave shipwrecks unfairly overlooked** [https://face2faceafrica.com/article/meet-the-black-scuba-divers-searching-for-slave-shipwrecks-unfairly-overlooked](http://) **Shipwreck of Tasmanian-built schooner Barbara gives archaeologists new insights into colonial boatbuilding** [https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-05/shipwreck-at-rye-confirmed-as-tasmanian-ship-barbara/12103294](http://) ...

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April 07, 2020 00:58:31
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443 - Scuba Gear Protection

Things change.... The information was correct at the time of recording but things can change quickly. Please follow your local governments recommendations as to what activities are allowed during the Covid-19 shut downs. *portions of this episode were edited for length* **Dive Magazine Delayed** [https://www.scubadivermag.com/rork-media-covid-19-statement/](http://) **Independence man returns from Honduras** [https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/investigations/independence-man-returns-from-honduras](http://) **Tourist uses SCUBA gear to protect against infection** [https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8161875/Bali-lockdown-Tourists-use-SCUBA-gear-PPE-armed-guards-wander-streets-beaches-deserted.html](http://) **FAU, Coast Guard Team Up To Release Baby Sea Turtles Amid COVID-19 Beach, Boating Shutdowns** [https://miami.cbslocal.com/2020/04/01/fau-coast-goard-coronavirus-baby-sea-turtle-release/](http://) **When desperation breeds creativity: How US hospitals are approaching a PPE shortage** [https://www.advisory.com/daily-briefing/2020/03/27/ppe-shortage ](http://) **Canadian doctor's brilliant 'evil genius' hack transforms 1 ventilator into 9** [https://www.upworthy.com/canadian-doctors-brilliant-evil-genius-hack-turns-one-ventilator-into-nine](http://) **Maine Shipwreck Identified as Colonial-Era Cargo Vessel** [https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/maine-shipwreck-identified-colonial-era-cargo-ship-defiance-180974548/](http://) **Geneinno announces lighter-duty, less-expensive S2 underwater scooter** [https://newatlas.com/marine/geneinno-s2-underwater-scooter/](http://) ...

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April 01, 2020 01:08:16
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442 - Scuba Gear into Ventilators

**North Carolina Wins Blackbeard Shipwreck Copyright Dispute** [https://www.law.com/nationallawjournal/2020/03/23/north-carolina-wins-blackbeard-shipwreck-copyright-dispute/ ](http://) **Decathlon turns scuba gear into ventilators to help fight coronavirus** [https://www.jpost.com/International/Decathlon-turns-scuba-gear-into-ventilators-to-help-fight-coronavirus-622308](http://) **Italian engineers' brilliant 3-D printed hack turns scuba gear into ventilator masks** [https://www.upworthy.com/italian-engineers-brilliant-3-d-printed-hack-turns-scuba-gear-into-ventilator-masks ](http://) **2 wooden shipwrecks discovered on Florida beach** [https://www.foxnews.com/science/two-wooden-shipwrecks-discovered-florida-beach](http://) ...

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March 20, 2020 01:28:41
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441 - No Contact

**Social responsibility as scuba divers - British Sub-Aqua Club** [https://www.bsac.com/news-and-blog/social-responsibility/ ](http://) **A group of friends spent 25 days rafting in the Grand Canyon with no outside contact — and returned to find the world in the midst of a 'disorienting' pandemic** [https://www.insider.com/grand-canyon-rafters-didnt-know-coronavirus-extent-for-25-days-2020-3 ](http://) **Scuba divers claim unfair treatment by beach neighbors ** [https://www.gloucestertimes.com/news/local_news/scuba-divers-claim-unfair-treatment-by-beach-neighbors/article_2fbedd29-8d30-5e42-8e8e-6599361a49b8.html](http://) **Travelers can join an expedition deep in the ocean** [http://presstories.com/2020/03/19/travelers-can-join-an-expedition-deep-in-the-ocean-3/](http://) **This self-driving boat explores the mysteries of long-lost shipwrecks, and joined the search for Amelia Earhart's plane** [https://www.businessinsider.com/self-driving-boat-maps-ocean-floor-searches-shipwrecks-earhart-plane-2020-3](http://) **Artificial reef effort needs support** [https://keysnews.com/article/story/artificial-reef-effort-needs-support/](http://) ...

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