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Diver is Photobombed by Gigantic Whale Shark

Swimming just six feet from the largest species of fish on the planet, this diver is dwarfed by the magnificent whale shark happily sharing its waters with her during dinner time.

Gigantic Whale Gently Lifts a Kayak out of the Water with its Head

Two adventurers kayaking in the blue waters near Puerto Madryn, Argentina crossed paths with some gentle giants of the sea.

Misson Beach's Artificial Reef to Acquire Second Sunken Ship

MISSION BAY, Calif. -- Daring divers looking to survey the San Diego Underwater Recreation Area off Mission Beach may soon have another vessel to explore.

Lehfeldts Battle to Heighten Awareness of Cancer Research

Dan Lehfeldt's son Nate Lehfeldt stood in front of him seven years ago "white as a ghost."

Great Pacific Race Winner is Team Uniting Nations

HONOLULU, HI -- A four-man boat, representing four nations, became the first team to finish the Great Pacific Race from Monterey to Hawaii about 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Marine Mammal Center Team Rescues Santa Cruz Sea Lion

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Early morning kayaker Amber Jones, who recently spotted a sea lion with netting embedded in its head, was ecstatic when she learned the ailing marine mammal had been rescued.

Gil Stork Finds the True Pleasure in Restoring Boats

Gil Stork isn't fooling himself. He knows the time and money he's spent on restoring a 1949 Higgins plywood boat isn't going to make him rich. Not financially.

An Epic Lego Shipwreck Has Been Washing Thousands of Lego Onto Beaches

BBC News recently reported on a pretty rad story out of Cornwall, UK. Way back in 1997 a shipping container carrying 4.8 million Lego pieces fell into the sea, roughly 20 miles from Land's End. 17 years later the tide is still washing loads of Lego onto beaches around Cornwall. There have also been discoveries of Lego in Devon, Ireland and Wales.

Great White Shark From 1983 Attracts New Attention

A great white shark caught off P.E.I. more than 30 years ago has been named one of the world's top five legendary sharks by the Discovery Channel.

Drones Discover New Artificial 'Lands' Made Out of Tsunami Debris

It captured the world's attention when a huge 'garbage island' was spotted in the middle of the Pacific.

Rafting America's Most Difficult River

With 15 class V rapids in under 9 miles, Cherry Creek and the Upper Tuolumne River are considered the most technically challenging rafting river in the country. Last weekend, we ran it. Here's how you can too.

Pasco Artist Helps Hydroplane Drivers Stay Safe With Style

Rows of colorful racing helmets with complex designs lined the walls of Eric Petring's workspace Monday as he delicately moved an airbrush over his latest masterpiece.

Astronauts Begin 9-Day Mission ... Under the Sea

Four astronauts traded in their spacesuits for scuba gear yesterday (July 21) and embarked on a nine-day mission at the bottom of the sea.

Another New Patrol Boat? Sheriff Gets Green Light on Purchase

If buying a brand new, 26-foot custom-built boat for just $35,000 sounds like a good deal to you, well, you're not alone.

Ellstrom's New Boat to Debut at HAPO Columbia Cup

Hidden in a small shop in south Seattle is the newest unlimited hydroplane, ready to make its debut this week at the HAPO Columbia Cup, which starts Friday in Lampson Pits in Kennewick's Columbia Park.


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