•   
  •   

Offbeat Swim With a Pineapple Under the Sea at America's First Museum for Scuba Divers

09:30  11 may  2018
09:30  11 may  2018 Source:   mentalfloss.com

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

  Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings The ABC had a solid night that still saw it come runner up.Nine suffered with the weak Britain’s Got Talent (772,000, beaten by MKR by more than 1 million viewers) and Gruen (1.02 million) and The Weekly (846,000). Young Sheldon at 7.30 averaged 1.05 million nationally — that’s down half a million from its opening ep. Modern Family on Seven for the first time, 796,000 from 9pm. The Weekly beat it, but not the talent show on Nine. The Project at 7pm with 720,000 viewers was Ten’s best-performed show — it was also the 19th most watched nationally. Just not in the hunt.

Real estate deal gone bad led to three Brampton, Ont. men being viciously beaten: police. Swim With a Pineapple Under the Sea at America ' s First Museum for Scuba Divers .

At the first underwater museum in the U. S ., you’ll find a motley crew of characters. There' s an oversized skull, a deer, a pineapple , and a model of undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau' s scuba mask. "It' s the Gulf of Mexico. Anything could swim by you," McAlexander says.

  Swim With a Pineapple Under the Sea at America's First Museum for Scuba Divers © iStock At the first underwater museum in the U.S., you’ll find a motley crew of characters. There's an oversized skull, a deer, a pineapple, and a model of undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau's scuba mask.

Seven sculptures in total are coming to the Underwater Museum of Art—UMA for short, pronounced like the actress—which will make its debut off the coast of South Walton, Florida, in late June.

a close up of a tree: A skull sculpture© Provided by The Week Publications A skull sculpture

Unlike most museums, visitors don't need to buy tickets. But they will need their own scuba or freediving gear, plus a boat to get to the diving spot, which is located less than a mile off the coast of Grayton Beach.

Donald Glover Drops New Childish Gambino Video During ‘SNL’ Broadcast

  Donald Glover Drops New Childish Gambino Video During ‘SNL’ Broadcast In between commercial breaks, Donald Glover's fans got a huge shock while tweeting about what a great job he was doing hosting "Saturday Night Live": a new Childish Gambino music video.During "SNL," Glover performed and released a single, "This Is America," from his upcoming Childish Gambino album, which he says will be his last as his hip-hop alter ego.

1500 s - Leonardo da Vinci designs the first known scuba . 1828 - Lemaire d'Augerville patents a " swimming belt" designed to enable divers to swim in mid-water and ascend or descend as needed for their 1869: Jules Verne popularizes the concept of scuba in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea .

A quick-thinking diving instructor saved another diver from being bitten by a 70-stone shark – by giving its snout a shove. Dive coach Eli Martinez had come to the end of a session off Tiger Beach, in the mentalfloss.com/article/543886/ swim - pineapple - under - sea -americas- first - museum - scuba - divers .

The sculptures lie at a depth of 60 feet in an area containing an artificial reef, which has grown over the years in an effort to encourage marine life. And statues certainly aren't the only thing to admire underwater—divers have a good chance of spotting turtles, snappers, groupers, and all types of reef fish, according to Andy McAlexander, president of the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA), which founded the museum in collaboration with the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA).

"It's the Gulf of Mexico. Anything could swim by you," McAlexander says.

underwater view of a swimming pool: A turtle reef© Provided by The Week Publications A turtle reef

McAlexander played a key role in helping UMA get off the ground, and organizers plan to continue expanding their underwater art collection. "We plan on doing it every year, so we'll select between five and seven [artworks] a year from now on," he tells Mental Floss.

George Clooney Jokes Their Twins Are Under Amal's Outfit at Met Gala

  George Clooney Jokes Their Twins Are Under Amal's Outfit at Met Gala The world is her runway. Amal Clooney may be hosting the 2018 Met Gala alongside Anna Wintour, Rihanna, and Donatella Versace on Monday, May 7, but first she made her grand entrance arm-in-arm with husband George Clooney. The gorgeous couple — who tied the knot in Venice, Italy in September 2014 — posed alongside each […]The gorgeous couple — who tied the knot in Venice, Italy in September 2014 — posed alongside each other before entering the highly-anticipated Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination-themed event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Americans were 1 -2 with Courtney Harnish first in 4:13.97 and Amanda Nunan second in 4:14.21. In Indianapolis, Kayla Sanchez of Swimming Canada' s High Performance Centre-Ontario won the silver medal in the 200 individual medley to conclude the fourth stop on the Pro Swim circuit.

Museum in Florida opens the first under the sea museum for scuba divers . The museum contains several art pieces including a pineapple under the sea . To enter the museum , visitors don’t need to purchase tickets.

When the CAA put out the call for artists who wanted to submit (and submerge) their artwork, they received about 20 entries. Above all else, the sculptures had to be environmentally-friendly and toxin-free, so materials were limited to steel, concrete, and aluminum. That was no problem for artist Rachel Herring, whose father owns a metal fabricating shop. She had taken a few welding lessons from him in the past and put that knowledge to use to construct a large, metal pineapple.

Hidden Treasure Discovered in Ancient Buddhist Statue

  Hidden Treasure Discovered in Ancient Buddhist Statue Japanese researchers have been stunned to find that an ancient Buddhist statuette has been hiding treasure all along.Monju Bosatsu, a great Bodhisattva personifying wisdom.

Scuba divers will find a new museum off the coast of Grayton Beach in Florida Swim Through the First Underwater Museum in the U. S . The creations resting on the Gulf’ s floor will include an homage to Jacques Cousteau’ s Aqua-lung, a hollow pineapple , a skull, and an anamorphous octopus.

Recreational scuba diver . Diver in a shipwreck in the Caribbean Sea . Some scuba divers use a snorkel when swimming on the surface. Provision of first aid and basic life support procedures in a diving emergency, and assistance, under supervision, in the treatment of diving disorders.

a person standing in front of a tree: A pineapple sculpture© Provided by The Week Publications A pineapple sculpture

"The pineapple is the symbol of friendship and welcoming, and what better way to welcome wildlife and tourists alike to the Underwater Museum of Art?" Herring writes on her website. "It is intentionally hollow to shelter small fish and wildlife. From above, the leaves splay out to create the view of a sun from above, which is the symbol of life."

Another sculpture mimicking Aqua Lung, a scuba mask invented in the '40s by Cousteau and Émile Gagnan, was created with help from local school students.

The museum may be the first permanent underwater sculpture exhibit in the U.S., but there are other places to see submerged art. In Key Largo, Florida, an underwater sculpture dubbed "Christ of the Abyss" depicts Jesus with outstretched arms.

Dog Rescues His Canine Friend Seen Struggling in Arizona Pool .
Video of the incident has become an internet sensation.Move over David Hasselhoff — there's a new hero saving lives in the water.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!