Insane close-up photo of a white shark will give me nightmares forever

Great white shark attack captured from every possible angle

Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute recorded this video of great white sharks fiercely attacking their SharkCam, an autonomous underwater vehicle with several cameras inside pointing at different directions. It shows how they attack their prey in Guadalupe Island, Baja California, Mexico. » 8/05/14 8:30pm 8/05/14 8:30pm

Scientists: A mysterious animal ate an entire 9-foot great white shark

Scientists in Australia tagged a healthy 9-foot great white shark as part of program to track these animals. Four months later they found the tracking device washed up on a beach. Something—something really big—had eaten this apex predator. But what creature could dine on such ferocious prey? » 6/06/14 8:41pm 6/06/14 8:41pm

This shark likes to be pet like a dog

Meet man's best friend of the ocean, the shark. Wait, what? It sure seems like that in this video. Watch as this adorable (?) Caribbean reef shark waddles its way over to the scuba diver as if it's asking her to pet it. And when she's done petting, the shark wants more! » 5/29/14 9:39pm 5/29/14 9:39pm

Great white shark chews and nearly sinks inflatable boat

Looking at this video of a great white shark biting and nearly sinking an inflatable boat, it seems that looking for them in this type of vessels is not a smart idea. Fortunately, the South African film crew on board wasn't hurt, but the boat was seriously damaged and was sinking as it limped back to port. » 5/08/14 7:40pm 5/08/14 7:40pm

Man in kayak hooks 11-foot hammerhead shark, gets towed for 12 miles

Adam Fisk hooked an 11-foot hammerhead shark near the coast line and ended being towed for 12 miles, which were covered in about two hours. According to Fisk, the shark ate a 5-pound bonito from his kayak. Another hammerhead was following him too. » 3/26/14 7:19pm 3/26/14 7:19pm

There's a Soldier-Dangling-Above-a-Shark Photo That's Actually Real

Some images need little in the way of introduction. This one shows a soldier climbing a rope ladder attached to a helicopter above infested waters. Soldier. Rope ladder. Helicopter. Sharks. Wow. » 8/20/13 5:39am 8/20/13 5:39am

Huge Shark Tank Breaks Inside Chinese Mall, 15 People Injured (Updated)

Remember that fake image of a Dubai shopping mall flooded by a broken shark tank? Well, it has happened for real inside a shopping center in Shanghai, China, where 33 tons of water and three sharks invaded the mall after the glass shattered into multiple deadly shards. There are 15 people injured. » 12/26/12 3:45pm 12/26/12 3:45pm

This Is What One Shark Eating Another Looks Like

While out diving one day in the Great Barrier Reef, a team of scientists discovered a tasselled wobbegong shark chowing down on a cousin. Fortunately, they managed to take a photograph, and here it is. » 2/13/12 5:40am 2/13/12 5:40am

A Big Ass Remote-Controlled Flying Shark Balloon Is All You Need in Life

I will die happy once I own this shark 'Air Swimmer', a remote controlled, flying shark balloon. Seriously. I can't think of anything I want more in life right now. Just watch the video and you'll see. $40 [Air Swimmers via Geekosystem] » 8/16/11 7:00pm 8/16/11 7:00pm

The $118,000 Super High Speed Shark Week Camera

Best part of Shark Week? Watching a 4200-pound fish jump five feet clear of the water. This $118,000 high speed camera is what Discovery Channel uses to capture those breathtaking moments in glorious HD. » 8/04/11 11:30am 8/04/11 11:30am

How Does Shark Week Manage Those Insane Slow-Mo Shots?

Enjoying Shark Week, are we? If you've been admiring the slow-mo camera work and wondering just how they manage it, here's the $118,000 answer: Phantom Gold. No, that's not a condom brand, it's a a limited-edition pro-cam. » 8/04/11 6:30am 8/04/11 6:30am

Ultimate Sharks for iPad: Play With and Learn About Sharks Without…

Everyone is afraid of sharks but who doesn't think they're wicked cool? Come on! The beasts of the sea, the killers of the ocean, the king of the water. Don't you want to know what they're like? This wonderful iPad app tells you (without any chance of getting bit). » 8/03/11 7:04pm 8/03/11 7:04pm

Expedition Finds 300 Species in One Trip to the Philippines

For most of us, discovering a new species is a big deal. So it's always a little startling when you hear about some expedition rolling out of bed and stumbling into 300 undocumented species in one trip to the Philippines. » 6/27/11 5:20pm 6/27/11 5:20pm

Yes, That's a Goddamn Flying Shark

It may not be a motherf*cking invisible shark but it's a motherf*cking flying shark, remote controlled. I can't wait for the summer to be back, to fly it low over Coney Island Beach. » 11/05/10 9:40pm 11/05/10 9:40pm

Jaws Is Now 35 Years Old, But Still Manages To Give Me Nightmares

I was just reminded what an old movie Jaws actually is. In fact, it turns out that Bruce, the mechanical shark, has been giving young and old scaredy cats nightmares for 35 long years now. [Wikipedia via The Scuttlefish] » 6/18/10 10:40pm 6/18/10 10:40pm

Sharkskin Inspired Material Repels Bacteria

Sharks are scary. So scary that the texture of their skin alone prevents parasitic bacteria from sticking. Good, because by modeling a plastic sheet-like surface after that scary skin, we can actually prevent drug-resistant superbacteria like MRSA from building up. » 10/30/09 10:00pm 10/30/09 10:00pm

First Great White Shark Caught With Fishing Gear Tear

I'm no fisherman, but if you are looking for a good fly reel, you might want to check out Abel. Apparently, they are good enough to handle a 6-foot, 150 pound great white shark. » 7/23/09 2:40pm 7/23/09 2:40pm

Shark Tea Infuser Brews a Watery Earl Grave

The tea shark may look cute. He may elicit a chuckle. But when this tea strainer is hanging from your face, feasting on your Chapstick-marinated bottom lip, you may reconsider that open-minded position. » 2/03/09 3:30pm 2/03/09 3:30pm