Scuba and Snorkeling Gear


H20 Ninja Snorkelling Mask

A full-face snorkeling setup that lets you breathe from both your nose and mouth when underwater

Anna Callaghan
Apr 7, 2016

Filming the Frying Pan

A nonprofit aims to publicize never-before-seen footage of marine life in its natural, undisturbed habitat. The goal? Develop the ultimate marine observation tool.

Adam Popescu
Dec 16, 2014

Blowing Up: Inflatable Gear of the Future

Designers are using inflatable technology to make products—from the ultimate commuter helmet to airy insulation—lighter, safer, and more portable.

Dylan Silver
Jul 1, 2014

It’s Hard Out Here for a Shrimp

It swims at 20 miles per hour and can carve out hunks of human flesh. It's one of eeriest beasts in the ocean—it's the Humboldt Squid.

Tim Zimmermann
Dec 2, 2010

Speed Demons

A corps of rock rats in a hurry is putting the pedal to the mettle in big-wall climbing

Susan Reifer, Gretchen Reynolds, Marc Peruzzi, Grant Davis, Lou Bendrick, and Bruce Barcott
Feb 1, 2000

To Cut a Deal with the Pirate Prince

You, too, can own a share of Henry VIII's sunken flatware—for $50,000. That is, if you cut a deal with Barry Clifford, the Pirate Prince to some, the Underwater Antichrist to others.

Alex Heard
Oct 1, 1995