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Are submarines the new yachts for the wealthy?

In addition to researchers and scientists, another group has taken an interest in the underwater unknown — the mega-rich.

The race to the bottom of the sea is being led by movie director James Cameron and British entrepreneur Richard Branson.

This week, Cameron is launching his unprecedented mission to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the South Pacific. The "Titanic," "Avatar," “The Abyss” director is hoping to make the seven-mile dive as a solo venture, which no one has ever done before.

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