There are not many of us who are going to go through an encounter with our worst nightmare that leave us with vital bits missing and with nothing left to fear. But our world is made more amazing by its danger, more exciting with its risks.
Ocean swimmer Hamish Jolly wished there was a wetsuit that could keep sharks at bay -- so he invented one. Find out how he did it, and how you could apply the same techniques to create an innovation of your own.
Bottom line -⎯ Humans are not on the menu.
Big wave surfing, book writing and inspiring those in dark places are all much more important than clearing the air with regard to an accident that was out of her control. She's a woman now and it seems maturity has turned over a new leaf for her.
Most of us can eventually get used to almost anything -- natural catastrophes, war, even scores of huge aggressive sharks inhabiting a tranquil place such as the Big Game Club Marina on the Bahamian island of Bimini.
"Look at those big fellas, " remarked my old friend James Rolle as we sat with feet dangling off a beat-up dock at the Big Game Fishing Club on B...
If you thought the shark cull in Western Australia was bad, you ain't seen nothing yet. A compilation of undercover footage taken over the course of three years at a factory in PuQi, China, surfaced recently, and the details provided by Mr. Li Guang, one of the factory managers, reveal some disturbing truths.
Now that Shark Week is over, our beloved 7-day oceanic feeding frenzy courtesy of the Discovery Channel, many of us are left with a crippling fear of these swimming predators.
As Shark Week comes to a close, I am a little disappointed to see some of the sensationalism around this year's festivities. Let's not forget, Shark W...
Blood gushed from Nick's left foot. "Bull shark!" Mark hollered. Nicholas opened his eyes. "Mom, you need to pray for me," he said.
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.