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Scuba Projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Scuba Projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

16 April, 2014 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Crowdsourcing has become increasingly popular in recent years, and passionate divers have taken the plunge. While PADI’s favorite non-profit is Project AWARE, we wanted to report on some of the crowd-sourcing projects that are out there – perhaps one of you reading this post will be inspired to create the […]

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PADI Facebook Page reaches 1,000,000 Fans!

PADI Facebook Page reaches 1,000,000 Fans!

13 April, 2014 at 6:32 am 0 comments

We want to thank you, PADI Fans, for sharing your passion for diving and bringing our page to 1,000,000 Likes. Whether you’ve asked a question, posted your favourite photo to the Page, or shared a fun fact – you’ve helped us create an online dive tribe like no other. Each day we […]

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PADI Pets

PADI Pets

2 April, 2014 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Here at PADI we love all the creatures of the ocean, but we have a special place in our hearts for four-legged topside critters too! Below are some photos from PADI Staff of their furry friends. It’s a tough call, but who’s do you think is the cutest? Note from […]

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National Geographic Channel Opportunity

National Geographic Channel Opportunity

19 March, 2014 at 9:26 am 0 comments

National Geographic Channel is looking for participants to compete in a new adventure survival challenge. It’s called “Man vs Water” and the basic premise is that two strangers are stranded on a life raft together on the open ocean. The challenge is to see how long they can last. The […]

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A Short History of the Shaka

A Short History of the Shaka

16 March, 2014 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The shaka hand gesture is the symbol made by holding the hand in a loose fist and extending the thumb and pinky finger with the back of the hand facing the recipient. You have most likely seen this gesture being flashed by surfers and Hawaiian natives, but do you know […]

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Google Street View: Sydney Harbour and surroundings

Google Street View: Sydney Harbour and surroundings

6 March, 2014 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

As one of the most popular and cosmopolitan cities in the world, Sydney is a lively, exciting and beautiful place to be. With the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House in the background, a boat ride out on Sydney Harbour, particularly on a warm summer’s day, can make for a […]

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