Recent movies like the highly sensationalized Sharknado and the not-so-recent, Jaws series tend to villainize sharks. The truth is sharks are phenomenal creatures at the absolute top of the food chain and so much of their makeup is a mystery.
I read a survey once that said one of the most common fears is being attacked by a shark. Well, been there, done that, and I survived. Even though everything afterward was worse than the actual attack, it was just another fear I had to face, and even embrace.
A group of shark attack survivors have joined together in what many would think of as an unlikely and ironic mission -- to conserve and restore the world's dwindling shark population.
We all know sharks live in the ocean, but we don't expect to see one. And yet an image in our minds causes us to fear that a shark might be checking us out. Sometimes that feeling is true. Or was it only seaweed?
You can never comprehend the ocean until you feel the shark.
All was going smoothly until suddenly I felt something smack me hard on the leg. I rolled over and looked down... straight into the cold black eyes of a massive bull shark, one of the most ferocious predators ever to stalk the world's oceans.
A bit of a splash erupted on the Web yesterday in the form of photos showing a boat displaying two hammerheads. One was a shark. The other was the celebrity, Rosie O'Donnell.
Authorities in Western Australia have failed in their attempt to hunt down and kill a great white shark that took the life of a 32-year-old American ...
Programs like those we often see in Shark Week -- while they might garner high ratings and attract advertiser dollars -- all too often mislead the audience, exploit animals, and fail to promote conservation.
Aronson thinks he has added something new to "what has been said" about great whites. Titled White Shark Cafe, his film refers to an area in the Pacific Ocean where scientists recently discovered that great white sharks gather frequently for unclear reasons.
The Today Show has been reporting on dizzingly dull tales of personal calamity and reality show losers that must be embarrassing for their anchors with serious news chops.
In 1986 Frank Mundus and angler Donnie Braddock caught a 3, 427 lb great white off Montauk NY -- a world record with a rod and reel.
Australian Eric Nerhus had half his body inside a shark's mouth, which is kind of gross and also really bad for Eric Nerhus because -- as seafaring attack animals go, sharks are pretty much the worst.
What the news media is selling is dangerous: Wright, Obama and Clinton, Iraq and health insurance and Hannah Montana all get stirred into the same idiotic, phony pot.