German submarine U-995 was a German Type VIIC/41 U-boat of the Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25 November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany, and commissioned on 16 September 1943 with Oberleutnant Walter Köhntopp in command.
At the end of the war on 8 May 1945 she was stricken at Trondheim, Norway. She was surrendered to the British and then transferred to Norwegian ownership in October 1948. In December 1952 U995 became the Norwegian submarine Kaura and in 1965 she was stricken by the Royal Norwegian Navy. She then was sold for the symbolic price of one Deutsche Mark to Germany where she became a museum ship at Laboe Naval Memorial in October 1971
One ocean One breath is a freediving collaboration between dual record holders Eusebio and Christina Saenz de Santamaria.
"We use freediving as a means for exploration and adventure, to discover abstract worlds, new perspectives and to push the boundaries of our bodies and minds. Our freediving photography and videography is an expression of our underwater experiences and a way to share our underwater world with others."
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An atmospheric diving suit or ADS is a small one-man articulated submersible of anthropomorphic form which resembles a suit of armour, with elaborate pressure joints to allow articulation while maintaining an internal pressure of one atmosphere. The ADS can be used for very deep dives of up to 2300 feet (700 m) for many hours, and eliminates the majority of physiological dangers associated with deep diving; the occupant need not decompress, there is no need for special gas mixtures, and there is no danger of decompression sickness or nitrogen narcosis.
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Titled "This is what the Internet was made for 2012 Edition HD," the video is a compilation of some of the most memorable stunts and, simply, incredible moments we've seen on the internet throughout 2012. It was created by YouTube user MiamiViceStyle who promises more such videos in the future. via: mashable.com
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and Filmmaker James Cameron plans to soon dive in a specially designed submarine to the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, earth's deepest point. No human has attempted such a dive since 1960.
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