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2009-05-22 05:00:00

Shark Wrangler, Stuart Cove, was featured on ABC's Good Morning America Weekend Adventure segment aired 5/17/09. Stuart Cove was interviewed and spoke about his famous Shark Dive Adventure at his Nassau, Bahamas operation. NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Shark Wrangler, Stuart Cove, was featured on ABC's Good Morning America Weekend Adventure segment aired 5/17/09. Stuart Cove was interviewed and spoke about his famous Shark Dive Adventure at his Nassau, Bahamas operation. Stuart Cove's...

2008-02-28 15:00:00

SHALIMAR -- Shark attacks get Dick Brauer's attention. That's because his hobby is photographing sharks with the help of commercial dive operations. On most of those expeditions, he photographs the sharks through a cage lowered into the water. But Brauer has also done open-water dives similar to the one that killed an Austrian tourist last weekend. The Shalimar resident would do it again "in a heartbeat," he said. "Those are normally done safely. This was a freak accident, I would say." The...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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