November 1st, 2011
Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from October 2011.
Vladimir Putin made scuba headlines in August when he reportedly found ancient Greek jugs while on a dive. It was recently revealed that the “discovery” was a sham; the jugs were planted prior to the dive.
PADI recently added an RSS dive news feed to their smart phone app.
Italian researchers published a study comparing the number of headaches suffered by scuba divers versus a control group. The study found that divers suffered fewer headaches than non-divers.
Liquid Image recently unveiled a new HD scuba mask camera.
A blogger with the travel site Gadling recently went scuba diving in the Maldives with Fabien Cousteau.
Cody Unser, daughter of Indy driver Al Unser, has a foundation which focuses on paralysis research. A recent study found that scuba diving may help paraplegics regain sensation.
Portuguese divers recently discovered the wreck of a 1977 Swiss air crash.