Jay Bradford should probably start investing in lottery tickets, because his luck seems to be of an extraordinary sort. On December 12, he lost his wedding band in the middle of the ocean. On December 16 he returned to look for it — and what do you know? He actually found it.
Today in Possibly The Scariest Fucking Thing Ever: surfer Elinor Dempsey was riding waves at Morro Strand State Beach when a great white shark decided it was in the mood for something tougher than human flesh and took a 14-inch wide bite out of her board.
Popular Science writer Rose Pastore spent three weeks watching a live feed from a submersible in the Gulf of Mexico, and she's turned her most fascinating finds into a series of gifs.
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,…