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Country star Brett Eldredge celebrates No. 1 hit by shark diving

Country singer Brett Eldredge is known for celebrating his No. 1 singles in adventurous ways. For his first chart-topper "Don't Ya," he went skydiving.

Video: Costa Concordia revisited by divers

Eerie video footage of divers, swimming around in the sunken wreckage of the Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, has now been released.

Olympic gold medalist David Boudia talks diving and future plans Special

Basketball player and television analyst Rebecca Lobo once said, "Winning an Olympic gold medal is like nothing else." This quotation holds true for 2012 Olympic gold medalist David Boudia.

Japan widower dives tsunami waters to bring wife home

- Yasuo Takamatsu, 57, grunts with the effort of hoisting a scuba diving tank onto his back, as he prepares to step into the cold waters off Japan's tsunami-ravaged coast to look for the body of his wife, one of thousands still missing three years on.A s...

Diver Tom Daley comes out via YouTube, is in a gay relationship

The British diver and TV personality Tom Daley has taken to YouTube to announce that he is in a relationship with another man.

Video of divers almost eaten by whales goes viral

Two divers at Souza Rock in California got a better view of the marine life than they bargained for when two humpback whales emerged from the water and almost ate them.

Video: Pierre Frolla swims with the sharks in Paris

Paris - He used to be afraid of them, but on Sunday, Pierre Frolla, world-champion free diver, swam with the sharks at France's largest aquarium, the Aquarium of Paris.

The ‘Weedy Sea Dragon’- A unique and captivating marine creature Special

Sydney - The Weedy Sea Dragon, one of the most beautiful creatures in the sea, is usually seen by divers in the waters off southern Australia; however, little is known about this fascinating marine species with a remarkable reproductive behaviour.

Google launches underwater Street View: Video

Have you ever wanted to explore the depths of the planet's oceans and seas but are afraid of deep sea diving? Google Maps has now unveiled a new Street View, with underwater panoramic virtual maps of the oceans.

Police arrest teen who abused Team GB diver Tom Daley on Twitter

Dorset Police say they have arrested a teenager after the Twitter user @Rileyy_69 accused Team GB diver Tom Daley of letting down his father, who had recently passed away. The teen also threatened to drown Daley in a swimming pool.

Olympics: Synchro divers Heymans, Abel win Canada's first medal

Canada's first medal in the 2012 Olympics in London belongs to synchro divers Émilie-Joane Heymans and Jennifer Abel, winning a bronze in Sunday's women's synchronized three-metre springboard competition.

Review: Testing a new watch for snorkelers Special

The Pyle Snorkeling Master Watch will keep snorkelers and divers informed of their progress down to 100 metres, which is as far as many recreational divers want to go

B.C. Inventor’s new diving suit is a one-manned 'submarine'

Vancouver - If you think we already know enough about the sea down deep, think again. British Columbia inventor Phil Nuytten says there's a lot more to the ocean for us to explore and advance in, and he's been hard at work designing the suit to take us there.

Scuba diving gets easier with the HydroBOB

Fort Lauderdale - A British inventor has created a new underwater scooter that allows tourists to explore coral reefs without learning to scuba dive - or even swim. Vacationers can sit on the HydroBOB and dive to depths of 100ft at tourist sites around the world.

Daring Dachshund becomes world's first scuba diving K-9

Vladivostok - A Russian diving enthusiast has developed a scuba-diving dry suit complete with helmet, breathing mask and oxygen source for his K-9 companion Boniface, the daring diving dachshund. The first experimental dive was declared a success.

Non-profit tells Canadians to 'think before you dive'

Toronto - ThinkFirst Canada is warning Canadians to think first when setting out for water-based sports this summer. A ThinkFirst-Tator study showed that 91 percent of diving injuries occur between May and August.

Underwater look at Australia's Great Barrier Reef Special

Amateur aquanaut, Roderick Eime, packs his flippers and trunks for an underwater look at Australia's fabled Great Barrier Reef.
 

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Boniface could be heard whimpering underwater the first time he was submerged in the sea.
Boniface could be heard whimpering underwater the first time he was submerged in the sea.
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The construction of an underwater mosque near Tabuk close to the border with Jordan
The construction of an underwater mosque near Tabuk close to the border with Jordan
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The HydroBOB may be the perfect apparatus for Scuba ing for Dummies.
The HydroBOB may be the perfect apparatus for Scuba'ing for Dummies.
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Boniface scoots off as soon as his paws hit land. Watch as he waves his tale goodbye.
Boniface scoots off as soon as his paws hit land. Watch as he waves his tale goodbye.
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Tom Daley: Bronze-medal winner at the London 2012 Olympic Games UK Victory Parade
Tom Daley: Bronze-medal winner at the London 2012 Olympic Games UK Victory Parade
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Boniface prepares for first underwater dive in custom built dry-suit.
Boniface prepares for first underwater dive in custom built dry-suit.
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Canadian divers Émilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel
Canadian divers Émilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel
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