The Facekini Is the Must-Have Swimwear Item of the Season

If you were on the internet 9 years ago, you may have heard about the Facekini, a revolutionary product that protected one's face from tanning while swimming. Almost a decade later, the Facekini is even more popular, exploding onto the beaches of Qingdao, China and protecting from more than just the sun. » 8/08/14 4:00pm 8/08/14 4:00pm

It Is Legal to Swim with Sharks, But Please Don't

After a man posted a video of himself hitching a ride on the fin of a whale shark off the coast of Florida earlier this month, the legalities on shark riding were called into question. Well, exciting news for all you daredevils/total morons out there: Riding a wild shark in the ocean is a perfectly legal (and stupid)… » 6/19/14 3:20pm 6/19/14 3:20pm

Now Sharks Can Tweet at You to Warn You They're Coming

You guys. The great whites are on Twitter. LITERALLY. (Almost.) Scientists in Australia have attached transmitters to more than 320 sharks and are using Twitter to give swimmers a heads-up when big tooth-machines will be sharking around in their area. Hopefully, the system can help avoid unfortunate man-chomps—which,… » 12/27/13 3:40pm 12/27/13 3:40pm

John Oliver Is Seriously Pissed About That Fake Shark Week Documentary

A lot of people were fooled and annoyed and annoyed to be fooled by Shark Week's fake two-hour documentary about megalodons. The Discovery Channel never apologized for scaring the crap out of the seventy-three percent of viewers who now think megalodons still exist, and John Oliver is not pleased by their sharkhavior.* » 8/08/13 9:30am 8/08/13 9:30am

Sunday Sign-Off: Shark Week Is Summer's Swan Song

Shark Week, that great Discovery Channel event of mixed-message nature television, returns tonight, signaling the end of summer. Enjoy programs with alarmist titles like "Shark Psychopaths: The Most Dangerous, Bloodthirsty, and Insane Sharks on the Planet, and Why They're All COMING FOR YOU RIGHT NOW," and then… » 8/04/13 6:30pm 8/04/13 6:30pm

Parents' Video Of Their Five-Year-Old Swimming With Sharks Explodes The…

Above is a video taken by Ridgefield, Connecticut couple David and Elena Barnes of themselves and their five-year-old daughter Anaia during a vacation with Power Boat Adventures in the Bahamas. In the 9-minute clip, the family snorkels in shallow water with a number of shark breeds (shown being fed by Power Boat… » 7/07/12 4:00pm 7/07/12 4:00pm

"Buffy The Vampire Slayer" Boy Sticks A Stake Into The Heart Of Sexist…

  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon asks, "What is wrong with women?" And asks in a good way, that is. [Salon]
  • Glaxo SmithKline says its new weight-loss drug Xenical causes anal leakage. [CNN]
  • If anal leakage isn't your cup of tea, you may want to try dieting through "terror". [ComedyCentral]
  • More on bodily…
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