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Shark Week

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.

How To Avoid A Shark Bite

Willy Volk | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green
Willy Volk

I've seen sharks on many dives. I've dived with Great whites, and also with Tiger sharks, Reef sharks, Lemon sharks, Nurse sharks, and more. I've never been bitten by a shark. Here are some tips for avoiding a shark bite.

Why Jaws Made Me Care About Sharks

Greg Stone | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Greg Stone

I am hard pressed to meet a colleague that has not been affected by this film. In addition, the public fascination with sharks spurred by Jaws helped lead to a dramatic uptick in shark research that has shaped how we understand the ocean today.

Miley Cyrus' Crazy New Haircut!

Michael Warbux | Posted 10.13.2012 | Celebrity
Michael Warbux

Miley Cyrus' new haircut! I guess this is the Miley Cyrus "Party In The USA" look.

Shark Week! 5 Ways To Help Save Our Finned Friends

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact

Though Shark Week has become somewhat sensationalized -- replete with drinking games and hashtags such as #Chompdown -- the Discovery Channel's annual...

The Ultimate Shark Week Playlist (LISTEN)

Posted 08.13.2012 | Teen

The waiting is almost over. This week, we’ll turn the lights off, turn on the TV, and spend countless hours watching sharks devour human beings on t...

'Shark Week': Aerial Shark Attack On 'Air Jaws Apocalypse'

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

What should exhausted Olympics fans do now that the summer games are over? Gear up for the 25th anniversary of Discovery network's "Shark Week," of co...

PHOTOS: Diving Palau's Shark Sanctuary

Kip Patrick | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel
Kip Patrick

Thanks in large part to its conservation efforts, Palau is now one of the best places on the planet to get up close and personal with sharks underwater, as my wife and I, both certified divers, discovered on a recent visit. Surprisingly, seeing sharks up close is simple -- and not nearly as terrifying as you might think.

PHOTOS: 'Air Jaws Apocalypse' Captures Lunging Sharks

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green

A few weeks ago, HuffPost Green featured amazing video footage of great white sharks breaching in super-slow motion, recorded on Phantom cameras for D...

The Most Bizarre Objects Swallowed By Sharks

Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

Sharks prey on a variety of animals, but there are some lesser-known objects that sharks have also consumed. The Discovery Channel is airing their hig...

Who Has the Most to Fear Man or Shark?

Francesca Koe | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

We find ourselves presented with an opportunity -- given the annual media festival that is Shark Week -- to better inform ourselves and to appreciate that we as humans have very little (if nothing) to fear from sharks.

A Delicious Way To Celebrate Shark Week

Posted 08.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chompie the inflatable shark is back adorning the Discovery Channel's Silver Spring, Md., headquarters. Now your stomach can enjoy t...

Shark Week: Why Is It So Popular?

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

Richard Marx’s “Hold On to the Night” topped the Billboard charts, Cindy Crawford covered Playboy, “Coming to America” held the No. 1 spot a...

WATCH: Forget Shark Week

Posted 08.07.2012 | Comedy

Shark Week 2012 may kick off on Sunday, but not everyone is stretching in front of their couches and heating up their microwavable popcorn just yet. ...

WATCH: LIVE Shark Camera

Posted 07.06.2012 | Green

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Shark Week, the Discovery Channel has teamed up with the Georgia Aquarium to provide a 360-degree live video feed...

Happy 25th Anniversary, Shark Week!

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

Shark Week, cable's longest running programming event, celebrates 25 years on August 12, kicking off at 9 p.m. ET on Discovery Channel. Among the ...

Joel Stein At Sixth And I: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 22, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.22.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR TUESDAY, MAY 22 1. Joel Stein At Sixth And I Time columnist and sometimes VH1 talking head, Joel Stein's first book was written a...

Reggie Watts At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 21, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.21.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR MONDAY, MAY 21 1. Reggie Watts at 9:30 Club The comedian just released his newest album/DVD, recorded live in Central Park. He doe...

2,000-Pound Shark Caught Off Mexican Coast

Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

Duh nuh... Duh nuh... Duh nuh, duh nuh, duh nuh, duh nuh DUH NUH! A great white shark nearly 20 feet long and weighing 2,000 pounds was caugh...

Shark Week Is Officially Headed Back To TV

Posted 04.05.2012 | TV

Discovery Channel has just announced its 2012-2013 slate, and "Shark Week" is back for another run, promising to be even more exciting than last year'...

Shark Week? 3 Bites Off Florida Coast In 2 Days

AP | Posted 03.18.2012 | Miami

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. -- A man was bitten in the arm by a shark off Florida's eastern coast amid several reports of sharks in water. Martin County offic...

Shark Week Is Over, but Sharks Still Need Our Help

Ian Somerhalder | Posted 10.12.2011 | Green
Ian Somerhalder

Sharks deserve to be part of our lives for more than one week each year and many shark populations are on the verge of collapse due to a destructive practice called shark finning.


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...

WATCH: 'Jersey Shark' Does What We All Want It To Do

Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

It's finally happened. See, "Jersey Shore" didn't need a trip to the old country to spice it up, it just needed to partner with Shark Week to add a li...

WATCH: Why You Really Shouldn't Try To Kiss A Shark

Posted 10.03.2011 | Green

We thought this was a pretty obvious rule of thumb, but to be clear: Never kiss a shark on the lips. Shark Week may help promote understanding and ...