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Shark Attacks

Several Massive Sharks Close California Beach One Week After Attack

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.06.2016 | Weird News

Beachgoers were called out of the water near Los Angeles on Sunday after at least three sharks, estimated to be between 10 and 12 feet long, were seen...

Why Sharks Attacked More People Than Ever Last Year

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.10.2016 | Science

Sharks set a new record for the largest number of unprovoked attacks in a single year, according to an annual global count. And while that may sound s...

Shark Attacks Are On The Rise. But You Shouldn't Worry About It.

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.09.2015 | Science

A naked man swimming on Hawaii's Big Island became the latest victim of a shark attack last Tuesday after one of the creatures bit his right ankle. P...

Vacation Stress Over Shark Attacks, and Why We Need to Rethink the Beach Vacation

Catherine Franssen | Posted 08.04.2016 | Science
Catherine Franssen

While no one can ever guarantee your safety at the beach, the danger (perceived or not) points to some interesting things about the neuroscience of stress and anxiety.

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Trump Is Winning and Fox & Friends Has a Solution for Shark Attacks

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.22.2016 | Media
Bob Cesca

Black Lives Matter at Netroots Nation; We Recap Our Interview with InfoWars Conspiracy Theorist Dan Bidondi; Trump Attacks Lindsey Graham; and much more.

Couple Is Trying To Make Personal Shark Cages A Thing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weird News

North Carolina's surge of shark attacks won't stop one couple from enjoying their day at the beach. Holding personal shark cage contraptions over thei...

What Is It Like to Be Bitten by a Shark?

Quora | Posted 07.14.2016 | Weird News

It hurts. Not by a Great White or a Bull shark, to be clear. That would hurt much more. And I wouldn't have my hand. I do, by the way.

Australian News Helicopter Spots Shark Near Surfers

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.06.2015 | Green

This brings public service journalism to a whole new level. A group of young surfers in Australia were spared what could have been a close encounte...

Don't Freak Out Over Recent Shark Attacks In Australia, Researcher Says

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green

Australia has seen two shark attacks in as many days, but at least one expert is saying the incidents don't warrant panic. Tadashi Nakahara, a 41-...

4 Sharks Spotted Circling Swimmers

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green

Four juvenile white sharks were reportedly seen circling swimmers at Manhattan Beach near Los Angeles on Sunday morning, according to local media. ...

Rise In Shark Attacks Expected This Summer, According To Experts

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.03.2014 | Green

Summer is a time for endless beach days, globs of sunblock and, apparently this year, more shark attacks. According to a report from Discovery News...

'Hunt For The Super Predator' May Finally Solve That Bizarre Shark Mystery

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.12.2014 | Green

Eleven years ago, a 9-foot-long great white shark that was part of Australia's first large-scale tracking program was apparently devoured by a "myster...

WATCH: Painted 'Mermaid' Dances With Tiger Sharks

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

Hannah Fraser is a professional mermaid and an ocean conservation activist who makes compelling videos combining these interests. In the latest, Fr...

WATCH: Shark Mistakes Inflatable Boat For Chew Toy

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green

What do you do when a great white shark decides that the tiny boat you are riding in looks like the perfect chew toy? You quickly and calmly start ...

What Not To Do Around Sharks, According To The Experts

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green

Sharks are majestic, tough and insanely powerful creatures, but they've earned a pretty bad rap over the years. The infamous fish starred in many a ne...

And The State With The Most Shark Attacks In 2013 Was...

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

Debating if you want an east coast or west coast winter getaway? Perhaps this will influence your decision: Florida had six times as many shark attack...

Badass Doctor Fights Shark, Patches Wound, Drinks Beer

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2014 | Weird News

The moral of this story: Always swim with your knife. New Zealand doctor James Grant had a close call on Saturday with what conservation officials ...

In Face Of Shark Attacks, Some Suggest A Gruesome Preemptive Strike

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Governments around the world have been debating -- and experimenting with -- shark culling to mitigate shark attacks. Culling is basically organize...

Company Challenges Surfers To Get Back In Shark-Infested Waters

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

When two enormous tiger sharks were trailing Meredith Novack on her record-breaking swim from Lanai to Maui last month, she claimed the only thing tha...

Why Do Sharks Circle Their Prey Before They Attack?

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

Nope, it's not just a joke about scaring the s--t out of their meal before taking a bite. Sharks do circle when they spy something in the water, but i...

Shark Nets Catch Sharks ... And Whales, And Dolphins, And People?

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

Maui mayor Alan Arakawa’s announcement that he would not implement shark nets to combat the rise in shark attacks on the island (four so far this ye...

Finally, An Answer To Increased Shark Attacks?

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.05.2013 | Technology

After a record number of Hawaii shark attacks in 2012 -- 10 instead of the yearly average of 4 -- surfers and water sport enthusiasts alike are lookin...

Why Have Sharks Been Targeting Butts In The Red Sea?

Posted 08.07.2013 | Weird News

Look, it's Shark Week, so we don't want to make sharks the butt of any jokes in this article -- that would be asinine. It's just too bad that shark...

France Prepares For Major Shark Hunt After Fatal Attack

Posted 08.03.2013 | Green

From TakePart's Richard Conniff: Authorities on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion have announced a plan to kill 90 sharks along its coastline, i...

WATCH: 10 Incredibly Close Shark Encounters

Posted 07.07.2013 | Green

Shark attacks are no laughing matter, and close shark encounters can strike fear into the heart of any beachgoer. Great white sharks have been sig...