The self-contained underwater breathing apparatus or scuba diving system, as we know it today, is the result of technological developments and innovations that began almost 300 years ago. Scuba diving is the most extensively used system for breathing underwater by recreational divers throughout the world, and in various forms is also widely used to perform underwater work for military, scientific and commercial purposes.
Underwater swimmer Hannah Fraser has been fascinated with mermaids since she was three years old. Hannah, 36, an Australian who now lives in LA, made her first mermaid tail at the age of nine, after seeing the film Splash with Daryl Hannah. Now she works as a model, actress and performer, swimming with whales, dolphins, stingrays and even sharks.
Elusive Deep-Sea Whale Captured on Video for the First Time For the first time ever scientists have captured video of one of the ocean's most mysterious creatures swimming underwater. The video reveals the True's beaked whale a deep-diving cetacean whose sightings are so rare that many researchers who study the creatures go their whole lives without spotting one. The video along with new information on the beaked whale's physical color and distribution in the world's oceans…
"Become Ocean Victo Ngai The piece was for a music review written by Alex Ross about a production by John Luther Adams, called Become Ocean, performed by Seattle Symphony. It is an environmentally themed piece about the rising oceans, and has a submersive feeling to it: waves of sound rising and falling. Many thanks to AD Chris for this fun assignment. It ran in last week’s New Yorker Magazine, I forgot to post about it earlier because of all the festivities…I hope you all have had"