450 - Summer Bump

Episode 18 June 22, 2020 01:52:04
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450 - Summer Bump
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**Greece Opens Ancient Shipwrecks, Submerged Sites to Scuba Divers** [https://greece.greekreporter.com/2020/06/02/greece-opens-ancient-shipwrecks-submerged-sites-to-scuba-divers/ ](http://) **Dive shops hope summer bump buoys business** [https://keysnews.com/article/story/dive-shops-hope-summer-bump-buoys-business/](http://) **Daredevil mission to cut masts off WW2 shipwreck packed with 1,400 TONNES of explosives** [https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1291359/ww2-news-shipwreck-london-river-thames-masts-explosive-bomb ](http://) **Hong Kong shark attacks: the blood-soaked chapter in city’s history that saw more shark deaths than any place on Earth** [https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/3086329/hong-kong-shark-attacks-blood-soaked-chapter-citys-history](http://) **Scuba Diving with Prehistoric Fish in Montana** [https://963theblaze.com/scuba-diving-with-prehistoric-fish-in-montana/ ](http://) **Destin scuba crew rescues sea turtle trapped by floating debris in Gulf of Mexico** [https://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20200603/destin-scuba-crew-rescues-sea-turtle-trapped-by-floating-debris-in-gulf-of-mexico](http://) **See a wild underwater 'benthic tornado' whirl across the sea floor** [https://www.cnet.com/news/see-a-wild-underwater-benthic-tornado-whirl-across-the-sea-floor/](http://) **Expanding the New York State Artificial Reef Program** [http://californiadiver.com/expanding-the-new-york-state-artificial-reef-program/ ](http://) How a Supersonic Metal Spray Could Make Subs Even Deadlier https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/a32744310/submarine-cold-spray-printing/

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