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Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from February 2011.
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PADI released the PADI App for iPhone and Android platforms this month. Users can search for PADI dive centers worldwide, or use the “current location” feature to find nearby centers.
An expedition heading to the North Pole will allow participants to skydive and scuba dive on the same trip. The tour operator says it will be the first time both activities are offered in the same expedition.
Ice fishermen in Minnesota found the catch of a lifetime when they reeled up a scuba diver. Disturbingly, the fishermen “had never seen [a dive flag] before and didn’t know what it meant.”
A unique website brings together amateur, hobby and professional metal detectors with those that can use their service. The Ring Finders is an online directory of people willing to help others find lost valuables with their metal detector. Naturally, many of the “ring finders” are scuba divers whose underwater skills can help those who have lost valuables while sailing or otherwise enjoying the open water. If you enjoy metal detecting while scuba diving, why not sign up as a Ring Finder?
Parts of the Great Wall of China are submerged underwater. The “travel mixologists” at luxury travel company Urbane Nomads are offering travelers the chance to dive parts of the Great Wall that are underwater. Read all about it at Urban Daddy.
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