Girls on Speed

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Girls on Speed

October 13, 2011 - 23:32
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Hollywood blockbuster Mission Impossible III shows Ving Rhames diving beneath the Vatican on an XScooter DPV to save Tom Cruise from the prison below. Now, GirlDiver takes a look at the XScooter Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) from a gentler perspective. Serious DPV diving for a girl? Is it too big? Too powerful?

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In the world of diving, we have necessary gear, and we have fun accessories. The accessories of diving are used to enhance your diving experience, as fashion accessories are used to enhance your clothing selections.

There is a difference in designer handbags, as all women know. You’ve got the limited edition Prada bag versus the Coach purse at the local fine department store. One purse will cost thousands, whereas the other handbag, mere hundreds. And regardless of whether or not you’re a purveyor of costly handbags, you’ve probably got a girlfriend or an office mate who will argue the legitimate value and pricing of their high end purses. There is the attention to detail, the usability, the size and the length of time one would expect the handbag to last with daily wear and of course, the materials of which the bag is made.

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X-Ray Mag #26

October 13, 2008 - 21:47

Did you know that reef fish are flourencent and that CO2 makes oceans noisier? Did you ever wonder how the jellyfish get its sting? Explorers find hundreds of undescribed species on Australian reefs. Want to know how to pick Ocean-Friendly Sushi? Steve Jones explores blue waters off three Caribbean islands while Barb Roy guides us below the emerald surface of British Columbia. Charles Stirling reviews Bangaram Island, India. GirlDiver, Cindy Ross, test-drives a designer DPV, the XScooter, and French painter and diver, Stephane Braud, shares his portfolio luminous blue underwater scenes.