UK Sharks

Video Shows Swimmers On Florida Beach Being Totally Oblivious To Shark Lurking Right By Them

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Comedy

And your Close Shave Of The Day is this clip, filmed from a penthouse at the Silver Beach Towers resort in Destin, Florida. It shows two holidaymak...

Google Is Under Attack By Sharks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Tech

Google has been forced to reinforce its new network of undersea internet cables due to shark attacks. According to the search giant, 100km of its f...

Watch The Insane Moment A Whale Shark Crashed Into A Diver

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Comedy

One upside of being a diver-slash-cameraman: you get to film the amazing underwater world. One downside: a shark might crash into you. That's wh...

Australian Jumps Into The Ocean Wearing GoPro, And Sees This

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

If you absolutely have to live in a country so full of deadly bugs, sea creatures and snakes that it might as well be owned and operated by that tribe...

A Mystery Sea Monster Has Devoured A 9ft Great White Shark

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Great White Shark Encounters Swimmer Wearing GoPro Camera In Sydney Harbour (VIDEO) A shadowy sea monster believed to have devoured a 9ft...

Angler Hooks 8ft Long Shark Off Devon Coast (VIDEO)

BNPS | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK

British beach-dwellers beware: For this 450lb shark has been spotted lurking off our very own coastline. Angler Graeme Pullen was fishing for poll...

'Bad Ethics And Bad Science': Australia's Shark Cull Condemned

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK

Animal rights activists have reacted furiously after hundreds of sharks were captured under a controversial cull policy in Australia. Drum lines ha...

Goblin Shark Is Enough To Boycott the Sea Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK

This, ladies and gentlemen, is a goblin shark. Not only is it unbelievably ugly but it is also incredibly rare. This rather handsome example...

Terrifying Infographic Shows Why Mosquitoes Are Deadlier Than Humans, Sharks & Even Snakes

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Human beings may be among the deadliest animals on the planet – but there is another species which is even more bloodthirsty than us. The humble ...

A Dash of Fiction Flash

David Hynes | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK
David Hynes

Flash Fiction, ordinarily seen as self-contained pieces under 100 words, provides the ultimate source of escapism for minds weary of a flash-paced society with its hurling commuter runs through our towns and cities.

College Students Catch 14Ft Hammerhead Shark In Florida

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A group of college students in Florida managed to catch a massive 14ft hammerhead shark, weighing a whopping 700lb - and then released it back into th...

11-Foot Shark Tows Kayaker For A Mile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

This astonishing footage shows how a Florida man was towed for miles by an 11-foot long hammerhead shark, captured by his head-mounted camera. The ...

Shark Attacks Diver Armed Only With A Spear (And A GoPro)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

If you're going to get attacked by a shark, it's always a plus if you're holding a spear. (And wearing a GoPro, so the internet can watch your esc...

There Is A Great White Shark Off The Coast Of Ireland

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

That great white shark we reported was heading to the UK last Friday? Were you hoping it had turned back? Nope. Lydia, the great white curre...

'World's Largest' Shark Slaughterhouse Found In China

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Environmental activists claim to have to discovered the world's largest shark slaughterhouse, providing meat from the endangered animals for soup, hea...

A Doctor Was Attacked By A Shark. What He Did Next Was Totally Badass

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Doctor James Grant has single-handedly redefined the word ‘badass’. The 24-year-old was bitten on the leg by a shark as he fished with friends...

Shark Repelling Gadgets Gain Popularity

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Tech

You might still be pretty impressed with your new iPad. But over in Hawaii, the trendiest gadget around has a somewhat more practical purpose: confusi...

WATCH: Ever Fought Off A Killer Shark With A Flimsy Budgie Cage? This Guy Has

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

A flimsy budgie cage was all that stood between this Australian daredevil and an agitated tiger shark after a stunt very nearly turned deadly. Sh...


The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Thousands of people have gathered on beaches under banners demanding Australia's government 'Save Our Sharks' and stop a planned cull, which activists...

Is This The Most Terrifying Photobomb Of All Time?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK

In what could be the most terrifying photobomb of all time, two oblivious young boys were pictured next to what looks to be a shark whilst surfing. ...

Let's Feed Fat People to the Sharks and the Real Odds of a Shark Attack

Xavier Toby | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Are the chances of death by shark attack really so low that it's not worth worrying about? With two fatal attacks in Australia very close together, it doesn't really feel like it.

Why Fear Sharks? Xmas Trees Are the Real Killers

Xavier Toby | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Every Xmas in the US, trees and decorations cause an average of 250 injuries and 40 fatalities, while sharks in the US are responsible for around one fatality every two years.

On Sharkwatch in Scotland

Mike Gerrard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

'What's that in the water?' asks Kathleen, pointing ahead of the boat. We're standing on the deck of the Glen Tarsan, a former fishing vessel now converted to take wildlife and other cruises off the west coast of Scotland. We've left Skye behind and are sailing in wonderful sunshine towards the little island of Canna (population: 12).

Peru Fishermen Are Butchering Dolphins For Cheap Shark Bait

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

An undercover journalist has shot the first ever footage which confirms fisherman are butchering dolphins and using their flesh as shark bait off the ...

I Have Seen the Future of Film and It Is 'Ghost Shark'

Pete Cashmore | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pete Cashmore

At first, Ghost Shark is grimly predictable in his choice of attack locations. But as the film unfolds and you start to become aware that you are watching something special unfurl in front of you like an orchid opening to accept the rays of the morning sun, the locations become loopier and loopier.