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New custom wetsuit concept hits the market – 5 questions with Carapace Wetsuits cofounder Alex Wang #Video

I don’t know how good these wetsuits are quality-wise but it’s a cool concept on a broader scale.  I know I never quite fit the off the rack suites on the market and the only ones that used to do something similar (but not nearly as technical) is Hotline in this area (taking custom measurements).  … Continue reading New custom wetsuit concept hits the market – 5 questions with Carapace Wetsuits cofounder Alex Wang #Video

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China gambles on theme park, with whale sharks to rival Orlando #Environment

Gawd, this is horrible… VIA – ARAB NEWS PRIME ATTRACTION: An artist’s impression of Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel. Chimelong, a $5 billion resort and theme park, is the linchpin of China’s ambitious plans to develop a leisure hub similar to Orlando in Florida, a coastal US city globally renowned for its natural attractions and theme-park … Continue reading China gambles on theme park, with whale sharks to rival Orlando #Environment

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Shark blood antibodies may hold potential treatment for breast cancer

VIA – CBS   A Scottish university believes there is a potential treatment for breast cancer that can be derived from shark blood antibodies. The University of Aberdeen received more than $320,000 from the U.K. nonprofit Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) to study “shark IgNAR antibodies.” The three-year study will focus on whether the … Continue reading Shark blood antibodies may hold potential treatment for breast cancer

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Wavestorm’s surfboards reshaping industry #SurfReport #Video

Love’m or hate em, 100,000 boards is amazing…     VIA – UTSD Firm foam Wavestorms have changed the face of surfing from Costco to Hawaii’s pipeline By Tod Leonard5:21 p.m.Aug. 31, 2013 Craig Baldwin has made a name for himself surfing Costco brand foam Wavestorm surfboards. He overcame a debilitating immune system disease to … Continue reading Wavestorm’s surfboards reshaping industry #SurfReport #Video

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Mercury fingerprint of Pacific fish points to Asia coal power plants #Fishing #SurfReport

VIA – LA TIMES   Opah, also called moonfish, were one of nine fish species analyzed in a new study that looked at how mercury gets into open-ocean fish and why the levels vary with depth. (C. Anela Choy / University of Hawaii / August 27, 2013)   By Geoffrey Mohan August 28, 2013, 6:15 … Continue reading Mercury fingerprint of Pacific fish points to Asia coal power plants #Fishing #SurfReport

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