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Ancient ships found under Oslo mud

Jostein Gundersen said at least nine wooden boats, the largest being 17 meters (56 feet) long, were found well preserved nearly 400 years after they sank at Bjoervika, an Oslo inlet near the new national opera house.

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Forty million years ago, whales had legs and hips

It was previously unknown when the tail flukes first arose in the whale family tree. A new study of whale fossils has now shown that the early whales had large back legs, a tail like a dog's, and a hip-wiggling swimming style.

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Balanzza Digital Luggage Scale

Avoid excess luggage fees before traveling, and also when packing your souvenirs before heading home.

Features
Up to 100Lbs or 44 Kg.

Compact size for easy carry and transport.

The automatic hold feature allows you to lift the luggage, set it down on the floor and then read the weight.

Strong strap to secure the luggage to the scale, no hooks.

Big Digital Display for easy reading.

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The Hunt For S8

Together, we lifted the heavy plate and placed it beside the C on the deck of the hull, beside the submarine’s fin. Marcus and one of the other divers of our team, Johan Alexandersson, carefully, positioned them as they once were placed by the proud crew. We all paused a moment—all of us caught by the sudden seriousness of what we were now doing. With this find, we were sure that this was the Soviet submarine S8—missing since October 1941. Yet another of the many Soviet submarines lost in the depths of the Baltic is found and identified.

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Wreck of 1776 gunboat to be salvaged from Lake Champlain

Only a handful of people know where it's at. The boat is in one of the deepest parts of the lake, beyond the depths of most divers.

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X-Ray Mag #25

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1721 Cornwall shipwreck to be further studied

The Royal Anne Galley was a fifth-rate galley frigate with an armament of 42 guns was wrecked on the Stags rocks on 10 November 1721 while on voyage to the Barbados. There were only three survivors out of some 200 passengers and crew.

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X-Ray Mag #24

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40.000 wrecks in Sweden

There was a strong maritime tradition with thousands of vessels that were lost along the Swedish coastline. Researchers estimate that there are a total of 40,000 known wreck positions in the Baltic Sea.

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Bikini Atoll Divers forced to close down

Dear All,

It is with a very heavy heart that I write this letter.

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Wreck of USS Monitor is threatened

The sanctuary, which lies 16 miles off of Cape Hatteras, N.C., includes a column of water one nautical mile in diameter that extends down 240 feet to the seabed around the wreck.

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Divers find ancient bust of Julius Caesar in French river

The marble bust was found near Arles, which was founded by Caesar.

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Divers locate HMS Olympus off Malta

The British submarine HMS Olympus, sank in 1942 at the height of the siege of Malta and is one of the most historic wrecks off the coast of this island.

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Sinking of Vandenberg still in the balance

The ship is now docked in Virginia where it will remain at least until hurricane season is over. And then, it's anyone's guess.

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X-Ray Mag #23

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Can sharks predict the weather?

Research was partly carried out in an altitude chamber at the National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen.

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