Going into the weekend, I think I must just want to feel better about the economy because I keep finding silver linings to a crippled economy. For example, people are starting to think about how to make electronics last longer.
But here's another one -- the weak economy means fewer people are being eaten (entirely or in part) by sharks!
Shark attacks are on the decline due to the current economic downturn, a biologist speculated today.
In 2008, attacks worldwide dipped to their lowest level in five years, a sign that Americans may be forgoing vacation trips to the beach, said ichthyologist George Burgess of the University of Florida.
Burgess is the director of the International Shark Attack File, a compilation of all known shark attacks that is administered by the American Elasmobranch Society and the Florida Museum of Natural History, on the UF campus.
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