Life Undersea: 1968


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/03/06/life-undersea-1968.html


#2

Dr. No pretty much got it right


#3

Sure, it looks great, but then you run upstairs too fast and get the bends.


#4

Future Florida Man caption: “So then Glorious Leader Trump banned the evil climate science lies and exposed the truth that criticizing the Emperor God King causes the sea levels to rise. Alas, it was to late, the liberal media has sunk us all. SAD!”

Child 1: "But what about…?"
Child 2 whispers: “Just say ‘SAD!’ Billy!”


#5

I am a bit disappointed we don’t have undersea labs like the sci fi of the 60s told us we would.


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#7

Hello Down There


#8

It’s not too hard to build this in Minecraft, but as in real life, one must first ask, “why?”


#9

There’s a undersea ‘lodge’ by Key Largo.
http://www.jul.com/


#10

what? nobody is going to say anything about young Richard Dryfeuss in that video?


#11

Holy shit. Felix Unger is wearing my dad’s sweater!


#12

How about — “He’s going to need a bigger tallent.” :question:


#13

All of the Jacques Cousteau TV specials, Sea Hunt, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Gerry Andrson’s Stingray, the diving bell at Pacific Ocean Park, the submarine ride at Disneyland, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Mysterious Island, the Atlantis movies, and so many other pop culture elements of the 1960s and '70s had me believing that certainly by 2017 living at least part time in an undersea condo would be an option for much of humanity.

I’ll give it until 2020.


#14

…added to shower playlist…


#15

LOOOOVVED this movie when I was 4 years old.


#16

The color scheme reminds me of:


#17

Every paradise has it’s drawbacks. Hopefully they post the wait times at each landing.


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