Security footage caught three people stealing a gray horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium in Texas in a plot that would be comically stupid were it not likely to result in harm to the animal, with police taking into custody one person of interest and expecting to charge two others, according to the San Antonio…
Did you know that it’s Shark Week? To kick it off, we thought we’d draw your attention to an under-appreciated group of sharks whose secret lives are now being revealed thanks to the wonders of satellite technology.
This year, Discovery Channel promises Shark Week will feature fewer fake documentaries and more actual science. But with shows like “Return of the Great White Serial Killer” on the docket, it’s clear Discovery still has a lot to learn. For critically minded viewers, here are eight alternatives to those episodes of…
Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" is misleading the public again this year with several documentaries. So why are scientists allowing themselves to be featured in these pseudoscience disasters? There's a simple reason: Shark Week producers have been lying to them.
This week, Discovery hosts its celebration of all things shark, but which specials are worth watching? We've got you covered. Plus, we're nearing the end of True Blood; mini golf gets serious on Gravity Falls, and we get to see the mystery-solving past of Finn and Jake's parents on Adventure Time.
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.
I'm not sure whether Shark Week was ever really a great moment in science communication with the public. But after last week's Megalodon special and fake shark facts on Discovery Channel, we know for sure that sharks have joined UFOs in the annals of Great Pseudoscience. Shark researcher David Shiffman breaks it down…
We still have to wait a month and a half for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but this week Marvel is giving us the next best thing! Plus the final episodes of Breaking Bad are here. And is Shark Week still worth watching, or has the focus on education and conservation gotten tossed overboard? Watch clips from all this week's…
This past week marked the 25th anniversary of the Discovery Channel's celebration of all things shark. Sharks warrant attention for their prehistoric majesty as well as the need to conserve many species, but it's hard to ignore both the factual and fictitious aspects of the shark attack. HuffPo Green put together…
Forget sharks. This week, fear the fatal bovine.
We've heard the sensational stories about people beating away attacking sharks with a swim fin. And we've heard from scientists who have had encounters with these misunderstood, noble giants of the sea. But we haven't heard from you! Tell us about your close encounters with sharks.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer just produced the most gloriously oddball tweet we've seen in ages:
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.
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).
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.
We've seen tomorrow night's Warehouse 13, and we explain why it's must-watch television. This week's TV also includes the worst time travel movie ever, a tour of Hellmouths, and Spaceballs! Plus new Futurama, True Blood and Eureka.