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Shark Attacks

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...

15-Year-Old Beats Away Attacking Shark

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

A teenage boy was left hospitalized after fending off a shark attack at a Surfside beach along Texas' Gulf Coast Monday. Around 2:45 p.m. a local ...

WATCH: Woman Swims With Great White Shark

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Sharks have a pretty terrible reputation, but one scuba diver wants that to change, and she recently went to great lengths to convince us that sharks ...

U.S. Shark Attacks Reach Decade High

AP | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Scholars say shark attacks in the U.S. reached their highest level in a decade last year. The University of ...

WATCH: Bathers Try To Help Dangerous Shark With Their Bare Hands

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Green

Beach-goers playing in the surf off Australia's popular Sunshine Coast region became alarmed when an unwanted visitor crashed the party last week. ...

How To Avoid A Shark Attack

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 10.24.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Almost 40 years after the movie "Jaws" had people staying away from the ocean in droves, word of shark attacks still send shivers down ...

'I See A Man.. Covered Full Of Blood'

Posted 09.08.2012 | Miami

A swimmer was injured by a possible shark bite off Miami Beach Saturday. The victim, who sustained a bite to his lower calf and suffered "heavy bl...

How To Avoid A Shark Attack

Posted 08.19.2012 | Green

While most fans of Shark Week enjoyed sharks from the safety of home, Discovery offered a number of tips for avoiding a shark attack if you find your...

For Shark Attack Survivors the Fight Is Personal

Mera McGrew | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

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.

The Craziest Shark Attack Movie Moments In Under 4 Minutes

Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

(Video above produced by Sam Wilkes.) "Duh nah, duh nah, duhnah....duhnah nah nah nah!" Following the release of shark thriller "Jaws," a gener...

France To Offer Pay For Shark Hunting

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

PARIS — French fishermen will be on the hunt for a vulnerable shark species off the coast of the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion soon &nda...

Shark Bites 6-Year-Old In Florida

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.28.2012 | Green

A 6-year-old boy swimming in shallow water near Juno Beach Pier in Jupiter, Fla., is recovering after being bitten by a shark, NBC affiliate WPTV repo...

College Hoops Star Survives Shark Attack

Posted 05.29.2012 | College

Chad Renfro, a Barry University basketball player, survived a shark attack last week while surfing in Jacksonville, Fla. "I just got a wave and I w...

SHARK ATTACKS: Amazing Stories | Posted 05.11.2012 | Weird News

Every year, there are about sixty shark attacks reported world wide. Some aren't lucky enough to survive -- like Ian Redmond, who was killed in a s...

The Numbers Are In: 2011 Shark Attacks

Posted 02.08.2012 | Green

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor The numbers are in, and 2011 continued the downward trend in shark attacks in the United States. Th...

WATCH: Shark Bites Surfer's Neck At Same Beach Where Friend Was Previously Attacked

Posted 12.31.2011 | Green

A surfer who was bitten in the neck last weekend by a shark at a beach near Monterey, California is now recovering in the hospital. Eric Tarantino...

Australian Man Feared Dead After Possible Shark Attack

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

SYDNEY -- Australian officials were hunting Tuesday for any sign of a 64-year-old man who authorities believe was attacked by a great white shark off ...

Russia Sees Unprecedented Shark Attacks Along Pacific Coast

AP | Posted 10.19.2011 | Green

MOSCOW -- Russian emergency officials on Friday warned residents to stay out of the water along 1,300 kilometers (840 miles) of the Pacific coast afte...

Michael McLaughlin

I Was Bitten By A Shark And All I Got Was This Free Sushi Roll | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.12.2011 | Weird News

The new sushi promotion for shark attack survivors at a Florida restaurant is the oceanic version of Hammurabi's Code: A bite for a bite. Anyone w...


The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

Shark Week is underway, and with it comes the mass-broadcasting of gory, terrifying videos of sharks attacking ... well, pretty much everything. S...

Soul Surfer Is a Story of Faith and Courage

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Soul Surfer is an uplifting movie in its tale of faith and survival, but may be too sweetly joyous to appeal to the jaded members of our society.

Shark Attacks Rose 25% Last Year

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It seems the sharks have decided to even out the shoreline playing field a bit. According to MSNBC, as shark attack numbers declined in the "shark cap...

Red Sea Sharks Attacking Humans, Killing Spree Baffles Scientists

TIME | ABIGAIL HAUSLOHNER / SHARM EL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hoping to protect the local tourism industry over July 4, the beach resort's mayor initially downplays the danger of shark attacks - but is forced to ...