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Shark Attacks

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 ...

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. ...

'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...

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 05.04.2016 | 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...

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 ...

I'm With Stupid: Everyone Tastes the Same to a Mako Shark

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You have the mako to track people down and the whitetip to chew them up. Clever. Just the sort of scheme you'd expect a brilliant organization like the Mossad to dream up.

Not Another Shark Movie: How a New Documentary Depicts Great White Sharks as More Than Just Killers

Levi Novey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Levi Novey

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.

Patricia Trumbull, Australian Grandmother, Survives Shark Attack (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Patricia Trumbull, 60, survived a shark attack by "punching, punching, punching" the animal after it took a bite out of her rear end. The Australian ...

Shark Attack Florida 2010: Man Dies In Stuart Beach, Florida After Attack

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A kite surfer who suffered from a shark attack off Stuart Beach, Florida, died yesterday, Feb. 3, 2010, per local reports. The 38-year-old, Stephen...

Sharks Gear Up For Record Summer

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"We had an amazing summer of 2008, and that was with little or no advertising," says Danny Steinmentz, the ad wizard who oversees marketing for the nation's sharks. "Once our new spots roll out, summer of 2009 is going to be awesome." 

Australia Sees 3 Shark Attacks In 2 Days

Sydney Morning Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

IT COULD be a down side to our ocean waters becoming cleaner, or the result of a welcome flourishing of the schools of small fish that cling to Austra...

10 Things You Should Stop Worrying About

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It seems like every day there is a new study or a new test result that proves something is very, very bad for you. From cellphones to plastic water bo...