Sunday night I wondered aloud on Twitter: “In 140 or less, why are you (or are you not) fascinated by #sharks? Use the hastags #sharkweek #DSN and I’ll compile a list!” My twitter buddy @jtotheizzoe posted the same on his excellent Tumblr site Its Ok To Be Smart. We both got some great responses at . . . → Read More: Shark Week: What Is Your Fascination With Sharks?
You are more likely to be killed by a cow than shark Between 2003 and 2008, 108 people died from cattle-induced injuries across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 27 times the whopping four people killed in shark attacks in the United States during the same time period, . . . → Read More: When Cows Attack
Tonight starts Expedition Week on the National Geographic Channel. It opens with “Eating with Cannibals” and “Finding Jack the Ripper” at 9pm EST/PST. For those with a salty swing, Wednesday April 6 is your night! At 9pm EST/PST aires “Return of the Ghost Ship” where explorers try to bring a nearly intact wooden wreck back . . . → Read More: Dive into Expedition Week!
Hat tip to Underwater Thrills for this one. I shit upon you and your family!
Bull sharks, Fiji. © 2011, Mike Neuman, Beqa Adventure Divers Apologies on my spare offerings of late, but things are crazy busy for me with field work in Fiji. I’m not at liberty to go into too many details at the moment, but I can share a few snippets from an epic Friday (my Friday . . . → Read More: Got Shark?
What could possibly go wrong with teaching a baby to associate tentacles with food? Nothing! But if you’re worried, Handamade’s Etsy shop also has shark bottle cozies. (Via Aili & Morgan)
Blacktip Reef Sharks attack a fish shoal on Kuredu Island in the Maldives
If you’ve got $250 to blow, blow it on this. The ChumBuddy sleeping bag will snuggle you so sweetly as it gnaws upon your innards. It’s a stuffed toy! IT’S A SHARK! In an effort to make sharks (a very misunderstood animal that also happens to be one of my favorites) more cuddly, I designed . . . → Read More: Sleeping with the fishes