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We've seen endless permutations of propulsion for divers, from full-blown DPVs like the Hollis Sea Jet and the less-expensive See Doo, to the back-mounted Pegasus Thruster, the leg-mounted Jet Boots and the forearm-mounted Jet Pack.

Now, an enterprising Germany-based inventor, Un-Yong Park, has come up with a wrist-mounted propulsion device. The Scubalec Jet Drive consists of a battery and two cylindrical thrusters, each of which uses an impeller to draw water through an opening and then expel it out of a nozzle -- similar to the way a squid propels itself through the water....


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