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The Best Someecards Of The Week

Posted 08.16.2014 | Comedy

What?! You haven't sent a Shark Week card yet? Don't you worry. We've got you covered. There may only be two days left of the greatest week of the...

What Is a Digital Ocean Country?

Samantha_Harris | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green

Shark week got me thinking... Do you really care about the ocean? What's beyond the shoreline may never cross your mind. Could an ocean country change that?

Progress for Sharks

January Jones | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green
January Jones

As we celebrate our collective love of sharks, we should also take a moment to reflect on the many threats that sharks face. Sharks are in trouble -- and while we've made a lot of progress protecting them, we still need your help.

WATCH: Entire City Attacked By Giant Shark.. Murals

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

By now, your social feed has undoubtedly been attacked by Shark Week. Thankfully, real life sharks -- bless them -- are not nearly as aggressive as Di...

In the New York Seascape and Elsewhere, Shark Week Turns Our Thoughts to Vital Marine Habitat

John F. Calvelli | Posted 10.14.2014 | New York
John F. Calvelli

People are not as quick to recognize the ecological importance of undersea habitats because they are not easily seen. But that does not make them any less crucial to threatened wildlife, or make them any less incredible.

Let's Treat Every Week Like Shark Week

Rep. Jared Huffman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Rep. Jared Huffman

We have many concerns regarding the TPP, including the weakening of environmental and labor standards. We have even greater concerns about the lack of transparency regarding the TPP discussions that are underway -- so much so, that we are relying on leaks to get any information.

Here's What You Never Knew About Shark Week

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment

Shark Week is already cable's longest running program event, and now we know it's posting its highest ratings ever, but here are some things you may n...

15 Adorable 'Sharks' More Likely To Kill You Than A Megalodon

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green

We might actually have more to fear in these horrifying creatures than any mega-sized terror on a Shark Week special.

4 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Shark Week

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

In truth, once you look past how they're portrayed in Jaws or Sharknado, there are many lessons we can take from the way sharks live, survive and adapt that can be applied to our everyday lives to keep us physically and emotionally fit.

Acting Like Hammer Heads When It Comes to Sharks

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 10.13.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Sharks have roamed the oceans for more than 400 million years, surviving multiple mass extinctions through the long periods of pre-history. But they face their greatest threat ever today.

13 People Who Actually Live Shark Week, Every Week

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green

It's hard to deny that Discovery Channel's Shark Week is entertaining. But are its segments always accurate? That's a stretch. Last year, they gave...

Why 'Shark Week' Is Bullsh*t

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green

Look, we get it. Sharks are pretty effing cool; the Discovery Channel has been reminding us every year since 1988, just in case we ever forgot. Shark ...

Global Policy Needed to Keep Sharks in Our Oceans

Greg Stone | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green
Greg Stone

There is weak international governance of our oceans. The fragmented nature of ocean governance is a challenge that needs to be overcome in order to protect sharks on the global scale.

Literally Nothing Is Better Than This Shark Hat DIY

ModCloth | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Everyone claims to love Shark Week, but what are we really doing to show -- to prove! -- our unbridled obsession?

Sharks Just Got A Lot More Dope

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy

Snoop Dogg is finally back to talk about more animizzles in another dope edition of "Plizzanet Earth." The Dogg already had an episode where he cov...

Enjoy the Show: Learn More After 'Sharknado 2'

Dr. Ellen Prager | Posted 09.26.2014 | Science
Dr. Ellen Prager

Hollywood blockbusters are not science documentaries nor do they pretend to be, they are pure entertainment that recognizes the interest and fascination people have with nature, natural disasters, and the Earth.

Travel Tuesday: Amazing Places You Can Swim With Sharks

The Active Times | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Some people look past the sensationalism and all those razor-sharp teeth to see sharks for what they really are -- streamlined, beautiful animals that are fantastically adapted to their environment (there's a reason they've been around for 64 million years) and, for the most part, aren't too interested in eating humans.

Some Dude Made This Crazy Ad For Shark Week

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Yes, there are flying hammerhead sharks, a mermaid, a seal being eaten by another shark and a man riding two great whites like waterskies. This co...

Shark Attack | Posted 05.21.2014 | TV

It's that time of year again! Shark Week is circling the TV waters and the Discovery Channel has finally given us their lineup for the series dedicate...

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...

Because The World Needed A Song About Shark Cat

Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

The geniuses over at Animal Songs gave the infamous Shark Cat his very own tune and it's pretty amazing. Now we're just waiting for a Shark Cat-Wrecki...

A Love Letter to Sharks

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Lisa Dworkin

I think I know what you're thinking. Knowing something won't harm you and not being afraid of it are two different things.

Shark Week: A Frenzy of Sex Starved Americans

Chloe Riley | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment
Chloe Riley

Have you read Devil in the White City? American Psycho? Silence of the Lambs? I digress. Obsession with powerful killers is old hat. If Discovery Channel really wants to tap into a ruthless, complex creature, the fruit bat is where it's at.

Coming Down From Shark Week: Facts Behind the Fear.

Norm Schriever | Posted 10.17.2013 | TV
Norm Schriever

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.

'Shark Week' Ratings Have Bite | Posted 08.13.2013 | TV

Dang, you people dig sharks: Discovery reports that its annual "Shark Week" posted the highest ratings ever in its 26-year history. The week of progra...