Shark shield: very useful indeed

South Africans have invented a electromagnetic shield that protects humans from the shark attacks. The idea has already been tested and saved lives.

The technology is based in a three dimensional electrical wave form that induces spasms in the sharks’ snouts, saving surfers and swimmers from severe injuries and deaths.

After the series attacks at the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the local authorities have showed interest in buying devices to protect the tourists.

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Surfing Great Britain: a fresh new start

Surfing Great Britain is the new National Governing Body (NGB) for surfing in Great Britain. The new institution will replace the British Surfing Association (BSA) and it is a completely new organization, not just the BSA under a different name.

The future of British surfing kicks of with a new executive board, as the BSA Ltd is insolvent. The fresh restart starts from 1 January 2011, under the Surfing GB brand, and it will work with the federations of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the Channel Islands to create a strong, efficient and dynamic national administrative structure for surfing.

The assets of the old BSA Ltd will be distributed to its creditors, which means that Surfing GB has to start from scratch with an empty bank account.

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World Pro Surfers: sharing everything with you

World pro surfers have unveiled their new site. At you will be able to get in touch with what the ASP professional riders are doing and where they are surfing.

"It brings the surfers' voice into one place," explains Kieren Perrow. The site has a "WPS Social Hub" that centralizes all the guys' Facebook, Twitter, personal sites, Vimeo and Youtube pages into a live feed that allows the fans to click and interact with their heroes.

"There's a constant stream of info from all the live feeds, and it's a great launch pad for the fans to then check out all our personal pages as new material comes in", says two-time World Champ Mick Fanning. "If it's out there, it's in here".

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