Fancy a change of career? Zoe Lyons has a suggestion. How about digging a trench in your garden, filling it with water and lying down submerged in a barrel for half an hour? Sound stupid? Well it is a surefire way of becoming filthy rich in the 18th century. So hold your breath while we chat treasure, sharks, and being sucked up your own air pipe. Eeep!

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FEATURING:

John Lethbridge - inventor the first underwater diving machine in 1715.

Zoe Lyons is a British comedian (currently on TOUR of the UK!) she is also an amatuer scuba diver - www.zoelyons.co.uk

Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcasterer and contributor to BBC's Making History and presenter of The British Museum Membercast. www.iszi.com @iszi_lawrence


The Z List Dead List is a podcast about obscure people from History. Created by Iszi Lawrence @iszi_lawrence


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Theme: Time Trades Live at the WFMU Record Fair - November 24, 2013 by Jeffery Lewis (http://www.thejefferylewissite.com)

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