There's a great, bloody shark war going on in Western Australia right now. After six deaths in two years—making Western Australia the deadliest place on earth for shark attacks—the state has ratcheted up its side of the war by deciding to kill sharks. Lots of 'em. Any shark within one kilometer of the beach will be…
On July 26, 1945, the USS Indianapolis reached the island of Tinian, where it delivered the components and enriched uranium necessary for the atomic bomb Little Boy, which would soon devastate Hiroshima. But it's perhaps best known for its role in history's worst shark attack.
A shark killed a 36-year-old French surfer while his new bride watched in terror from the shore of Réunion Island. Twice attacked by the shark, the man was rescued from the water by lifeguards but had already lost so much blood that he died on the beach.
This practical joke could have turned into tragedy: watch as some "friends" throw a guy out of a boat after seeing a shark in the distance. As they approach it, the animal turns around and goes straight to get him, just a fraction of a second before he gets back into the boat.
What do you think about when I say PETA? Animal rights. Celebrities posing naked. Vegetarian and vegan awareness. All great things, right? Sure. Too bad they're a bunch of reasonless rabblerousers that don't care about a human life.
Sharks are already scary enough, what with their razory teeth and evolutionarily honed hunting mojo. But this monster has a retractable jaw. A retractable effing jaw. You're welcome, nightmares.