Wednesday, June 16, 2021

John Liang

John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

Washington Post: Growing Acidity of Oceans May Kill Corals

The Washington Post ran an article today about the rising level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its possible impact on the world's coral reefs. ...

'Into the Blue' Review

Writer John takes some time out to look at the latest Scuba/FreeDiving movie - "Into The Blue"

Aqualung Unveils New Snorkel

Aqualung unveiled a new snorkel at the DEMA Show in Las Vegas. Featuring either a flexible or non-flexible mouthpiece, the Impulse 3 uses the same bell shape as its...

Fins That Happen to be Funky, Too

Just like the ski industry went from functional skis with nothing drawn on them to functional skis with a fashion sense, so do Britons Matthew and Michelle Lewis think...

Glow-in-the-Dark Rope, Anyone?

Freediving in low-visibility conditions? Doing a night dive on scuba? Wish you could see your dive line easier? Saint James, MN-based Fire Forks Unlimited may have a solution: rope...

AquaSketch Brings Out the Inner Wyland

As if painting itself weren't enough of a challenging avocation, marine artist Mark Hagan is looking to take it one step further. At the DEMA Show in Las Vegas...

New Product Helps Dry Out Diving Gear

If you love the smell of wetsuits that haven't been dried properly, then this product isn't for you. But if you're like the grand majority of us who want...

New Watch is Waterproof to More than 2 Leagues Under the Sea

Sometimes people might wonder why anyone would want to buy a watch that is waterproof to a depth of 12,000 meters or 39,600 feet or 6,600 fathoms. "For the same...

RIFFE Introduces New 'Euro Style Speargun'

The folks at RIFFE International this week introduced a slew of new products at the DEMA Show in Las Vegas, including a "Euro Style Speargun" and a new long-bladed...

Macintosh Version of Suunto's Dive Software in the Works

LAS VEGAS -- For those of you Mac nuts out there, a Macintosh version of Suunto's software is in the works. "Watch this space," one of the company's reps attending...