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Kiwi Doctor Fights Off Shark With a Knife, Stitches Own Wounds, Goes to Pub

New Zealand doctor James Grant had a bit of a run in with a shark while out fishing on a stretch of coastline near his home. After feeling a shark "latch on" to his leg he got his knife out and stabbed it to get it off, then started to stitch the puncture wounds by himself on the shore. Read More >>

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Man Risks Death and Legs in Budgie Cage Shark Swim Stunt

A pair of Aussie brothers were filming joke video clips to whack on the internet, with their latest idea being one where a bloke replaced a shark cage with a budgie cage and jumped into the sea. Problem was, there was a big shark there. And it went for him. Read More >>

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Australian Sharks Will Now Be Tweeting Their Locations

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 kilometre of the beach will be trapped and shot according to their controversial cull strategy. Remember, humans can be a vengeful species. Read More >>

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Get a Sense of How Dire Shark Finning Is From This Visual Represenation

One thing infographics are really good for is providing a sense of scale. Certain numbers are just too big to really comprehend, and can also be made to sound bigger or smaller than they actually are depending on how they're presented. Read More >>

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A Whole Sea Lion Was Found Inside This Shark's Stomach

This is pretty incredible. One of the biggest mako sharks ever caught had its organs donated to science. Here you can see what exactly the huge shark dined on. You'll probably not believe it, but they found a whole sea lion in there, head intact. Luckily it wasn't a person. Read More >>

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Sharks, Mini Submarines, and Fighter Jets -- Yep, GTA V's Gonna Be Awesome

Just before Christmas, Rockstar's released five more screens from GTA V to keep you salivating over your controller. If you were in any doubt that the latest open-world pedestrian-squishing romp was going to be awesome, this should crush that. Jets, subs, and sharks -- what more could you want? Read More >>

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If a Shark Ever Tries to Eat You, Just Feed It Your Expensive Underwater Camera Rig Instead

If you're squeamish about expensive camera gear getting destroyed, or large underwater creatures with rows of razor sharp teeth, you'll definitely want to skip this clip. It's kind of a PSA about the dangers of swimming with sharks, except that it probably doesn't end how you'd expect. Read More >>

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Watching 100 Sharks Bite Chunks Out of Dead Whale on a Beach Is Frighteningly Fascinating

Australia is well known for its sharks; if you're surfing off the coast there's always a chance you'll bump into one of the depth's scariest predators. But about 100 of them going gangbusters devouring a whale up on the beach -- you don't see that everyday. Read More >>

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Double-Ended Shark Coffee Table Oozes Great White Class

Not only is this the perfect living room accessory for putting your feet up while watching Shark Week, but both of those tooth-filled gaping jaws on this shark-themed coffee table look like they'd serve as perfect bottle openers. Read More >>

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Real Lasers on Actual Sharks

Last week, a company called Wicked Lasers promised to attach lasers to sharks if enough people Liked the idea on Facebook. They did. It happened. It is awesome. Read More >>

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Gaddafi's Son Was Building a Ship With Four Extremely Dangerous Sharks Inside

Hannibal Gaddafi—apparently as mad and megalomaniac as his father—was building a ship with a 120-ton sea water aquarium inside. Why? To put six sharks inside, including two bull sharks and two whites, the most dangerous in the world. Read More >>

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Shark Filled Atrium Belongs In a Supervillain's Lair, Not a Museum

Miami recently broke ground on the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, which incorporates a planetarium, science galleries, and a wildlife center. But its most striking feature is a shark-filled aquarium with an underwater viewing window located on the atrium's ceiling. Read More >>

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Does Anyone Else Think These Light-Up Surfboards Are an Awesomely Bad Idea?

Watching surfers with glow in the dark wetsuits surf on their light-up neon surfboards in the complete dark is a visual mind bender. It's also completely crazy 'cos uh... SHARKKKKSS? Could you paint a bigger target on yourself than BRIGHT LIGHTS ALL OVER YOUR BODY?! Read More >>

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