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Shark Week

Travel Tuesday: Amazing Places You Can Swim With Sharks

The Active Times | Posted 07.01.2014 | 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...

Shark Week: In Memoriam To All Those We Have Lost (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Shark Week took over the Discovery Channel and the internet this week pulling in huge ratings and memes galore. As the week comes to a close, the What...

WATCH: Why John Oliver Loves Shark Week

Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy

Current "Daily Show" host John Oliver stopped by another talk show during his day off from his normal job, swinging by Jimmy Fallon's show to swap sto...

WATCH: Gruesome Dissection Reveals Huge Shark's Last Meal

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 08.09.2013 | Science

What do mako sharks eat? To find out, you have to look inside their stomachs. Shark scientist Antonella Preti recently dissected the largest mako sh...

Scientists to Media: Stop Calling Everything a 'Shark Attack'

OnEarth | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green

By Jason Bittel, OnEarthJust in time for Discovery Channel's annual bloodbath known as Shark Week, a group of scientists in the American Elasmobranch ...

Miley Loves Shark Week

Posted 08.09.2013 | Comedy

What happens when Miley Cyrus gets involved with Shark Week? No, this is not the beginning of a bad joke, and no, she doesn't get eaten. Actually, thi...

Shark Series Part 3

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

As Shark Week comes to a close, I am a little disappointed to see some of the sensationalism around this year's festivities. Let's not forget, Shark W...

A Shark Bite And A Prayer

Guideposts | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion

Blood gushed from Nick's left foot. "Bull shark!" Mark hollered. Nicholas opened his eyes. "Mom, you need to pray for me," he said.

The Great White Capital of the World

Kevin Richberg | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

It's called Shark Alley, and it will blow your mind! This 3 Minute Postcard shows you what's it's like to travel to Shark Alley, South Africa and take the 20 minute boat trip to the highest concentration of great white sharks we know of.

Megalodon Bites Back -- How the Discovery Channel Sank Its Credibility

Steven Newton | Posted 10.08.2013 | Science
Steven Newton

This week the Discovery Channel chose to air a program that calls into question whether this channel can continue to claim a shred of credibility.

WATCH: Man's Attempt To Kiss A Shark Ends Horribly

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

For one week each year, the Discovery channel devotes its entire network to exploring humans' long-standing fascination with sharks. On HuffPost Live ...

Build Your Own Shark Week: 5 Shark Dives You've Never Heard Of

Sport Diver | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports
Sport Diver

Despite what you see on TV during Shark Week, diving with sharks isn't exactly rocket science. Go with a guide. Show these creatures some respect. And don't dress up like their food, and everything should go fine.

'You Faked A Two-Hour Sharkgasm?!'

Posted 08.08.2013 | Comedy

On Wednesday's "Daily Show," John Oliver took a moment to chastise Discovery Channel for sullying the good name of Shark Week with its Megalodon lies....

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...

Shark Week: How Great Ideas Can Originate on Napkins

Danny Groner | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
Danny Groner

We're halfway through America's annual television obsession, Shark Week. Believe it or not, the whole idea originally came out of some impromptu brain...

Shark Week 2013: Top 5 Tips Before Jumping In (PHOTOS)

Sport Diver | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports
Sport Diver

While Discovery Channel might have you afraid to ever go in the water again -- or perhaps aching to get face-to-face with sharks -- Sport Diver magazine has a quick primer on these sea critters that you should study before dipping a toy in the water.

Swim With Whale Sharks in Baja

Fathom | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel

Like it was playing hide and seek, the whale shark's rectangular head appeared from the sapphire-colored watery abyss. I knew that it wouldn't attack me. But when a 15-foot anything is swimming towards you, and you're practically naked, it's freaky.