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2014-06-19 23:05:42

Author of "Frogmen" will take audience aboard Calypso, behind the scenes and under the sea with the famous ocean explorer/filmmaker. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Relive a Weston man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Monday, June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his book, “Frogmen: The True Story of My Journey...

2014-06-17 12:26:18

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer provides the largest selection of scuba gear and certified training courses LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the largest scuba retailer in North America, Sport Chalet has all the essentials for those looking to take the underwater plunge. Adventure seekers can get scuba certified, rent equipment or purchase their own scuba gear from premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet either in-store or online to prepare for a dive....

2014-06-11 16:20:44

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), has announced the introduction of the AquaShield Extended Range (ER) Swimmer Delivery Vehicle Detection Sonar (SDS) to its product line at the Undersea Defense Technology conference, UDT 2014, taking place now in Liverpool, England. This product launch marks the tenth anniversary of DSIT's attendance at UDT. The AquaShield ER(TM) was developed based on the best...

2014-06-10 23:05:33

Richard Hyman, author of "Frogmen," will recount his experiences aboard Calypso from the late 1970s, from diving on dangerous shipwrecks to be-friending singer John Denver. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Re-live a Weston, CT, man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Mon., June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his...

2014-06-02 12:22:29

MIAMI, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DOXA was chosen to provide the official timepieces for Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31, to be conducted this June on Aquarius, the only undersea marine habitat and lab in the world, located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The 31-day underwater mission will set a new submersion record for human oceanic exploration. DOXA will also set a record for the longest continuously submerged dive watch. Cousteau's mission began on June 1, 2014 and...

2013-11-25 23:24:37

Infinite Scuba gives players the thrills, mysteries and beauty of exploring the Earth's oceans. The game's newest features include posting in-game photos on Facebook and purchasing new dive gear. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Cascade Game Foundry (CGF) announces an exciting update to their simulation diving video game, Infinite Scuba®. Players can now post in-game photos and postcards on Facebook and purchase new dive gear from inside the game. Infinite Scuba gives...

2013-08-15 23:27:45

Dr. Michael A. Lang is appointed as Vice President, International Sales, of OxyHeal Health Group®. La Jolla, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 OxyHeal Health Group® and affiliates for 44 years has demonstrated exceptional expertise in Diving Services, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, manufacturing of Hyperbaric Medical Systems, University level training and Wound Healing/Hyperbaric Clinical Services in Hospitals and Clinics worldwide. OxyHeal®’s 24-7 Critical Care and Trauma...

2013-07-30 23:01:03

Fenstermaker's Underwater Acoustic specialists collaborate with the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development to use advanced technologies and progressive methods in addressing America's failing infrastructure with a pioneer statewide underwater bridge inspection project. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Summer is in full swing, but the grades posted in the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) are downright chilling....

2013-07-24 23:00:37

Francisco Pipin Ferraras attempts to break two Extreme No Limits Diving World Records. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Legendary free-diving master of the deep, Francisco Pipin Ferraras, announced today the launch of a $150,000 crowdfunding campaign on the FundAnything.com platform to raise money to film a 90-minute expedition documentary on the science and art of free-diving documenting Ferreras’ attempt to prepare for and break the No Limits Diving record at almost 700 feet. The...

Mission 31: Fabien Cousteau To Live Underwater For A Month
2013-07-12 08:48:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The grandson of late legendary diver Jacques Cousteau is looking to set a new record later this year doing what the Cousteau family has always done: exploring the underwater realms. Jacques Cousteau set a world record when he dove to the depths fifty years ago and kept himself submersed for 30 days. Using the newly developed "Aquarius" underwater laboratory, Fabien Cousteau is looking to break that record, spending 31 days living...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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