Shark Week

Snapchat will offer European users exclusive Olympics content

Snap is clearly hungry for original and exclusive web content for Snapchat's Discover platform -- just yesterday, the company announced it was forming a studio in partnership with NBCUniversal. This morning, Snap announced it is partnering with Eurosport, which is owned by Discovery Communications, …

Sharks

Scientists Document 'Opportunistic' Alligators Eating Sharks

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, or in the case of the southeastern United States, it’s an alligator-eat-shark kind of a world, according to an …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Southwest Airlines paints Boeing 737 for animated Disney-Pixar movie

Southwest Airlines is turning to Disney as the source of inspiration for its latest “specialty aircraft.”<p>The carrier will paint one of its Boeing 737s in the colors of “Coco,” an upcoming Disney-Pixar movie set to be released Nov. 22.<p>The animated film follows the travels of a young boy – Miguel – …

Airlines

8 Funny Couples Costume Ideas To Blow This Halloween Out Of The Water

I have somehow always been single on Halloween, but it's a personal dream of mine to have a boyfriend on the holiday, so I can force him to do one of …

Costumes

These female marine scientists have a message for girls: Sharks aren't just for boys

When Alison Kock was a little girl, her father would take her out fishing for lobster. That was when she started to foster her passion for the ocean …

Oceans

Behind TV's Quest to Recapture Its Lost Viewers on Snapchat

TV is trying on a new lens. Hover over this image and see for yourself. Credit: Photography by David Hall. Illustration by Tam Nguyen. Interactive by …

TV

Michael Phelps is not here for you still being mad about the Shark Week race

If you’re still mad about Michael Phelps racing a shark during Shark Week, the Olympic king himself has a nice response for you.<p>Shark Week on the …

Sharks

Swim With the Sharks Without Leaving New York

If you love sharks as much as we do here at Untapped Cities, then you’ve probably dreamt of going cage diving after watching Shark Week wide eyed and …

Sharks

This NYFW Show Was All About Boobs, Butts, and Vaginas

And sharks!<p>Namilia, a Berlin-based brand, made their NYFW debut with a genital-themed show and I can't look away. It's MAGIC. Vagina magic!

Sharks

Netflix, Ikea, Coca-Cola, Burger King and more: 2017's top creative PR stunts

According to Taylor Herring managing director James Herring a great publicity stunt should "stop people in their tracks, deliver a thunderclap of …

Burger King

The Delicate Art of Illustrating Ancient Sharks

Artist Aaron John Gregory balances scientific accuracy and creative flair.<p>Three hundred million years ago, long before the Discovery Channel invented …

Culture

Shark spotted eating seal closes Cape Cod Beach on Labor Day

The water was evacuated at a Cape Cod beach on Labor Day after a shark attacked a seal offshore.<p>The shark attack was reported around 12:30 p.m. …

Western Massachusetts

Why Are There So Many Silly Names For Your Period?

In 2016, the International Women's Health Coalition released a report finding that women around the world use more than 5,000 euphemisms for their …

Women's Health

Just in Time for the 2036 Olympics, Michael Phelps Is Expecting a Second Baby

Clearly, Michael Phelps has taken to fatherhood like a fish to water: on Tuesday, the champion Olympic swimmer and sometimes shark racer announced on …

Olympics

First a Shark, Now McGregor? Phelps Tweets About Racing the UFC Champ

In one of those “is it April Fools Day?” moments, <b>Michael Phelps</b> tweeted earlier today, playfully (or not?) suggesting that he and UFC Lightweight …

Michael Phelps

This Fall Foliage Map Is the Best Way to Track the Leaves This Season

It’s all you need to plan your leaf-peeping.<p>August 24, 2017, 11:23 a.m.<p>Don’t panic, but summer is almost over. While we’ll all sad to leave behind …

Boston

Ratings: CBS Edges ABC With Sunday's 'Big Brother'

NBC’s gymnastics bests Fox’s golf<p>“Big Brother” was big enough to withhold another Sunday ratings win from ABC. The reality competition carried CBS to …

TV

The Solo Session

We live in a world where there are shark attacks, and we partake in a sport that exists in shark zones. They are in our conscious often enough, we …

Sport (Australia)

Open thread: Do you think the shark sighting in Southampton was actually a shark?

Four Southampton beaches were briefly closed<p>Southampton has been having a Shark Week of its own—on Monday, August 14, four Southampton Town ocean beaches were closed by the Southampton Town Parks Department after a shark sighting, reports 27east. The beaches were reopened on Tuesday.<p>The chief …

Oceans

Before this ‘Shark Wrangler’ can tag a shark for science, he first has to catch it

MONTAUK, N.Y. — After four hours at sea aboard a 126-foot vessel off the Long Island shore, the crew of two dozen mariners and scientists started to wonder as they scanned the ocean’s small whitecaps amid a drizzling rain.<p>The unspoken thought: “Where are the great white sharks” that they had come …

Oceans

Fisherman Captures Video Of Airborne Shark Off Cape Cod

ORLEANS (CBS) – A fisherman off the coast of Orleans tried to reel in a catch only to have it snapped off the line by a great white that jumped clear …

Boston

At PGA Championship, Michael Phelps continues to defend his Shark Week stunt

Michael Phelps created a stir at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte on Thursday, partly because he’s the most decorated Olympian …

Sports

Great white shark is detected in the waters near Halifax

HALIFAX—A great white shark has been detected near Halifax — the second great white spotted in Nova Scotia in a month — prompting at least some …

Oceans

Diver slits wrist while swimming with sharks in scary stunt

This is the bizarre moment a daredevil diver slashes open his own wrist in shark-filled waters to prove a very dangerous point.<p>The chilling clip, …

Lifestyle

Exclusive: Snap's first original series grew 45% in 2 seasons

In its second season, Snapchat's first original program, "Good Luck America," averaged over 5 million unique viewers per episode, Axios has learned. …

Business

Ahead of Q2 earnings, Snapchat benefits from viewership growth

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Snap’s original programs are drawing sizable audiences, Axios reports. It's first original program, political news show “Good Luck America,” grew its total viewership for …

Advertising

8 dating profile deal-breakers that women are so tired of seeing

Online dating is rife with issues. There’s the whole conundrum about creating your own profile and making sure you’re putting your best pics forward …

Relationships

WATCH: Man Cuts Wrist, Bleeds In Shark-Filled Waters

A video of a man cutting his wrist in shark-filled waters stirred social media after it was posted on Facebook Thursday by White Shark Video, which …

World News

Shark Week at the Cabrillo aquarium, Zion National Park and hiking Catalina

SAN PEDRO<p>Shark Week<p>The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will feature all things shark, including crafts and activities daily, displays and presentations.<p><b>When, where:</b> Tuesday through Saturday at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro<p><b>Admission, info:</b> Free. (310) 548-7562<p>ZION …

National Parks

How science and technology can help save sharks

photo credit: Philippe Guillaume corrida via photopin (license)<p>Every year, Shark Week gives us a peek into the world of shark research and the …

Oceans