A Jaws-Themed Deck of Cards Is Surprisingly More Beautiful Than Gory

You’d probably expect a deck of Jaws-themed playing cards to be chocked full of gory imagery and only available in the back pages of Fangoria magazine. But the artwork on this deck is downright beautiful, to the point where you’ll almost want to frame an image of a swimmer being attacked by a great white shark—almost. » 7/03/15 5:00pm Friday 5:00pm

40 Years of Bad Science: How Jaws Got Everything Wrong About Sharks

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of its original release, Jaws will be shown on the big screen once more on June 21st. Few other movies have cast such a long shadow into the “real” world as the first summer blockbuster. As a marine biologist whose research focuses on shark conservation, I’ve been living in that… » 6/19/15 10:00am 6/19/15 10:00am

The Bizarre Story of How the Original Poster For Jaws Went Missing

The first pages of Peter Benchley's 1974 novel, "Jaws," as well as the opening minutes of Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster, begin with the attack of a young, late-night skinny dipper named Chrissie Watkins, who's dragged to her watery doom by a great white shark, feeding in the waters off the seaside vacation town… » 8/14/14 1:53pm 8/14/14 1:53pm

Did you know moray eels have secondary jaws just like Alien xenomorphs?

Moray eels are the closest earthly thing you will get to the xenomorphs in the Alien series. Like the Giger beasts, this ambush predator has developed a terrifyingly efficient set of secondary grasping jaws to aid in yanking the eel's meals down its gullet. This video from UC Davis show it in action. » 4/04/14 9:16pm 4/04/14 9:16pm

Brando's Mini Universal Battery Charger is Jawsome, USB-Powered

Brando has a new universal battery charger available, working on the same jaw-grip/adjustable electric contacts principle as Thanko's version » 8/19/08 5:13am 8/19/08 5:13am before. This time though, the gizmo is designed to be portable and draw its power from a USB source and it's got "high capability switch power supply with efficient…