Shark Week

GoPro captures the moment an alligator nearly took a man’s head off

How can the “craziest and most eccentric alligator handler in Florida” prove his lunacy? You find a dinosaur and let it eat you. Or at least let the close relative of one take a chomp at your face.<p>The ‘Gator Crusader‘ decided to find out what it’s like to get eaten by an alligator and recorded the …

Alligator

25 Creative Hobbies To Try When Everything Is Awful And You're Not Okay

"I have a lot of bad days, but on my good days, I quilt."<p>Posted on June 24, 2017, 21:16 GMT<p>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share the creative hobbies that got them through a difficult time. Here are some of the best responses:<p>1. Making adorable felt animals:<p>"When I'm feeling …

Creative

Of Course Lil Wayne's Mansion Came With a Lagoon of Sharks

Every week was Shark Week for rapper Lil Wayne — before he sold his stocked Miami pad this week, that is. Originally purchased in 2011 for $11.6 …

Celebrity News

One Great White Versus Another - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

watch full episode<p>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah<p>One Great White Versus Another<p>Clip6/21/2017<p>Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps will ring in Discovery …

Humor

Win A Trip to Grand Cayman in Southwest’s Shark Week Contest

Southwest Airlines and Discovery are partnering up to give one lucky winner a trip for two to the Cayman Islands. The Dare to Dive Sweepstakes is …

Airlines

Um, Michael Phelps Is Racing An Actual Shark On TV

The shark has fins, sure, but Phelps has medals.<p>Michael Phelps, it seems, has lived at least one day of his life like Shark Week.<p>In a program dubbed “Great Gold vs. Great White,” the 23-time Olympic gold medalist will be racing a shark as part of the Discovery Channel’s annual weeklong celebration …

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps Races A Shark, And We Have So Many Questions

If you’re Michael Phelps, monster Olympian, winner of a bajillion medals (83 total, 66 gold, but who’s counting?), where do you go from there?<p>Rest? …

Lifestyle

Will Michael Phelps Outswim a Great White Shark? A Fish Expert Weighs In

This year’s Shark Week marks a turning point in the relationship between humans and sharks. Throughout history, our fear manifested as reverence for …

Michael Phelps

In honor of Cephalopod Week, here are eight fantastic facts about octopuses and their ilk

We’re in the midst of Cephalopod Week, the fourth annual celebration of octopuses, cuttlefish, nautiluses, and squid launched by the NPR podcast Science Friday in answer to Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Unlike that marketing juggernaut, which long ago chose sensationalism over science (2017 …

Oceans

The Mid-Morning Dump: Phelps Vs. Shark

<b>WIGGINTON WON’T BE BACK FOR A WHILE.</b> Lindell Wigginton won’t be back in Iowa for some time, but it’s for a very good reason; he’s made the cut for …

Cal State Fullerton

Michael Phelps is going to race a great white shark

Michael Phelps is going to race a great white shark<p>Photo: Getty Images<p>As far as sporting events go, an interspecies ocean race is a face-off even the …

Michael Phelps

Monday's Morning Email: Police Investigate Latest London Incident As Terror Attack

And a suspect has been arrested in the death of a Muslim teen, who was killed after leaving a Virginia mosque.<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.</i><p><b>U.K. INVESTIGATING POTENTIAL TERROR INCIDENT THAT KILLED ONE</b> And left 10 injured after a man drove a van into a …

News (U.S.)

Michael Phelps vs. shark: Who wins in a race?

With no peer in the Olympic pool (and a lot more time on his hands), Michael Phelps will be racing a shark during Discovery Channel's Shark Week. …

Michael Phelps

WATCH: Singer Seal gets eaten by shark in quirky new 'Shark Week' ad

Singer Seal is helping to promote the upcoming Shark Week programming by getting eaten alive by a great white.<p>In new ads for the Discovery Channel …

Sharks

Phelps's Comeback Race Suggests That After 23 Gold Medals, Olympic Competition Just Wasn't Fierce Enough

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, officially retired from competitive swimming after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, …

Olympics

Discovery Channel hints Michael Phelps will race great white shark

"Shark Week" has a new star attraction: Michael Phelps.

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps to race shark for Shark Week

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/entertainment/michael-phelps-race-shark-for-shark-week/T82jZDBXRvr36jE8Yr14MJ/<p>Olympian Michael Phelps may have met the …

Sharks

Michael Phelps will apparently race a shark as part of Discovery’s ‘Shark Week’

Discovery released the schedule Thursday for its annual <i>Shark Week,</i> and one program was particularly eye-catching.<p>On July 23 at 8 p.m., Discovery will …

Olympics

'47 Meters Down' has sharks, not much depth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Summer and sharks have proven to be a pretty potent combination, which is the main draw in "47 Meters Down," an old-fashioned "B" movie that offers its share of reasonably effective thrills, even if it gets predictably light-headed long before its over.<p>The producers (among them Harvey and …

Sharks

Michael Phelps will race a great white shark for the Discovery Channel's Shark Week

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has battled the world's fastest swimmers and amassed 39 world records, but his toughest race is yet to come. Next …

Sharks

Michael Phelps will race a great white during TV's Shark Week

Michael Phelps apparently has a lot of time on his hands, now that he’s not swimming competitively anymore.<p>The winner of an all-time high 28 Olympic medals will race against a great white shark during a TV special to help the Discovery Channel kick off its annual Shark Week on July 23.<p>"He is our …

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps jumps the shark, and joins a history of athletes versus animals

Discovery has done the impossible — convincing U.S. Olympian Michael Phelps to abandon his retirement and step back into the water for a race. But …

Canadian News

Shark Week schedule: Your guide to all 18 specials

It’s time to get in the water again. But it’s definitely not safe.<p>EW has unloosed from the jaws of Discovery the schedule for the next edition of Shark Week, and that eight-day marathon of sharks, sharks, and more sharks will offer up a shiver of 18 programs after it breaches on July …

Oceans

Newswire: Michael Phelps will race against sharks for Shark Week

There’s no summer Olympics this year, and thus, in what we can only imagine is a desperate move, Michael Phelps has taken to racing sharks. Seriously. As a part of <i>Shark Week</i>—the schedule for which was unveiled yesterday—Phelps will participate in what is being deemed <i>Phelps Vs. Shark: Great Gold Vs</i> …

Sharks

Michael Phelps Intends to Win Shark Week by Racing an Actual Shark

Each year, the Discovery Channel gives us something to look forward to with its week-long marathon of shark programming, aptly dubbed Shark Week. This year is promising to be extra great, however, as retired Olympic swim champ Michael Phelps has just announced that in honor of the television event, …

Olympics

Michael Phelps Is Racing a Great White Shark

Proving once more that there is no ceiling to the entertainment value of Shark Week, Michael Phelps will race a great white shark in this year's …

Michael Phelps

This Year’s Shark Week Pits Michael Phelps Against a Great White Shark

If there’s anyone who can do it, it’s a man who has lived his entire life like it’s Shark Life. As part of this year’s <i>Shark</i> <i>Week,</i> Discover is …

Oceans

Shark Week: Michael Phelps racing Great White

The greatest Olympic swimmer of all time, Michael Phelps, will try his hand at racing a Great White shark, all in the name of Shark Week. Good …

Olympics

Michael Phelps takes on great white on Shark Week

"Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White" will kick off Shark Week.

Olympics

Now You Can Go Shark Watching On A Submarine

Startup OceanGate is teaming up with a group of marine researchers in the Bahamas, and they need your help to study the creatures of the deep.<p>When you own your own submarine, every week can be Shark Week. OceanGate, the submarining company that is planning on taking tourists to the Titanic, is …

Oceans