Last week, Youtube user "Fisher86" posted what appeared to be a video shot with a camera phone of a shark in Lake Ontario. It resulted in mainstream news coverage and official government warnings. It was all a hoax created to drum up interest in Shark Week. And to scare people.
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.
Dave Marcel is an experienced deep-sea diver and shark lover. On routine diving tours, he likes to attract the generally-docile nurse shark over, and invites people to give them hugs and kisses. Aww. Only this time he went for the lips. And then the obvious happens.
It's Shark Week. You know you wanna watch... because it's Shark Week! But supposing you don't have a TV to plunk down and watch it. Don't worry, you're covered.
Shark Week, the brainchild of a stoned Discovery Channel employee that became a national holiday, starts officially tonight at 9PM. But you don't need no stinkin' designated week. Live every week like it's Shark Week with the help of Giz!
As part of the run up to this year's Shark Week, the Discovery channel's teamed with the Georgia Aquarium and embedded a live webcam in the world's largest shark tank.
In honor of Summermodo and Shark Week, we wanted to run a piece on Bruce, the mechanical shark from Jaws. But then we realized that Time had beat us to the punch, way back in 1975. (cheaters)
To find out if dogs are really homing snackycakes for bloodthirsty sharks, or if poking them in the eye with a pokey thing is actually a good idea, you could ask a dude in a lab coat, or like, watch Jaws. Unless you're the Mythbusters-then you build a robot dog, surround it with doggy blood, piss and shit and dump it…