Using Google Street View to Study the Great Barrier Reef

The Catlin Seaview Survey is a Google and University of Queensland project using a nifty underwater camera rig to create a zoomable, 360-degree image of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Destin from SmarterEveryDay got to hitch a ride with the team that records this sea-floor Street View. You don't want to miss this. »5/24/14 9:00am5/24/14 9:00am


Waterproof MP3 Player is iRiver, Dives to 200 Feet Under the Sea

I wouldn't—well, I would just once, like to see what it's like to dive with The Hives singing along while I fin down to a reef —because I like to live out my Darth Vader fantasies, but this MP3 player could just persuade me otherwise. What is remarkable about this iRiver iFP-380T, with its waterproof case and headset,… »2/18/08 10:55am2/18/08 10:55am

Liquid Image Camera-Mask Lets You Shoot Video, Take Pics Underwater

Although only waterproof to 15 feet, and therefore not exactly serious underwater snapper gear, this Liquid Image digital camera-mask is not a bad idea for kids or snorkelers as it lets you take hands-free images of the Big Blue. Full details will be released at CES next month, but we've got a bit more info after the… »12/20/07 5:58am12/20/07 5:58am

Fantasea FP-5000 Underwater Housing Keeps Nikon Coolpix P5000 Dry

If you've been lusting after that Nikon Coolpix P5000—but you have a hankering to take it deep underwater—now you can satisfy your jones with this Fantasea FP-5000 underwater housing. Sure, at $245, it costs almost as much as the camera, but you can still control every feature and nuance of Nikon's highly capable… »7/02/07 12:37pm7/02/07 12:37pm