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Normand Island, BVI: Cave Diving

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

Norman Island is an uninhabited island at the southern tip of the British Virgin Islands Archipelago. It is known for its three shallow caves at the ...

PHOTOS: 'Priceless' Sunken Treasure Discovered Overseas

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.19.2015 | Science

Divers exploring an ancient Mediterranean harbor in Israel's Caesarea National Park a few weeks ago discovered glittering treasure on the seabed -- ne...

Ancient Underwater Forest Discovered

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

What's it like to discover a prehistoric forest--one that's been hidden under water for thousands of years? Dawn Watson knows first-hand. The 45-y...

'World's First Computer' May Be Even Older Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.02.2014 | Science

For more than a century, scientists have been scratching their heads over a strange clocklike device recovered from a shipwreck off the Greek island o...

Ruins On Seafloor Turn Out To Be Ancient Settlement

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 11.23.2014 | Science

Researchers knew there were ruins of some sort in shallow waters off the Greek island of Delos, assuming the structures were simply remnants of a port...

Long-Lost Anchor May Soon Give Up Its Secrets

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Science

After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea — and a 2,200-mile-long (3,540 kilometers) road trip wrapped in damp blankets in the bac...

Mysterious Shipwreck May Rewrite History Of Island Nation

natureheader | Ewen Callaway | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scraps of wood salvaged off New Zealand’s coast probably come from a Dutch ship built in the early 1700s, a study based on carbon dating, tree rings...

Shipwreck Off East Coast Finally Identified

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

A 19th-century steamer that sank beneath the waves after a violent crash off the New Jersey coast has now been found. The Robert J. Walker, a pre-Civ...

PHOTOS: Secrets Of The Maya Otherworld

Posted 07.20.2013 | World

Centuries after their decline, the Maya are still yielding their secrets to the world. Each day, scientists work to uncover another piece of the puzzl...

Pavlopetri: A Lost Society Not So Different From Ours

Dr. Jon C. Henderson | Posted 08.04.2012 | Science
Dr. Jon C. Henderson

Pavlopetri is a settlement frozen in time, an ancient city dating back 5,000 years which has lain submerged under the sea for millennia off the south-east coast of Greece. And this was not a town of simple farmers, but a port city with a sophisticated society.