Shark Week

  1. Entertainment

    #CrushItLikeQuint With Jaws Beer Can Re-Release

    We tend to focus more on sci-fi and fantasy movies here at Geekosystem, but any film geek will tell you it doesn't get much better than Jaws. To celebrate how great Jaws is, and how great Shark Week used to be, the Narragansett Brewery re-released the can famously crushed by Quint the film. Oh, show me the way to go home...

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  2. Science

    5 Creatures That Would Make Perfect Subjects For Fake Discovery Channel Documentaries

    Now that Shark Week is over and the outrage over Megalodon is winding down, Discovery Channel is going to need some new creatures to make fictional documentaries about. Since mermaids have been done already, might we suggest some of these animals as subjects?

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  3. Science

    The Best of Real Shark Scientist David Shiffman’s Ask Me Anything Reddit Thread So Far

    University of Miami marine biologist David Shiffman really loves sharks, but is super bummed by the state of this year's Shark Week -- so he decided to take questions about his life's work as part of Reddit's Ask Me Anything subreddit. Finally we're going to get some real answers from a real person who studies real sharks! And here are the best ones so far.

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  4. Science

    Got Actual Shark Questions? Ask Real Live Scientist David Shiffman In Tomorrow’s AMA

    Between the current criticism lobbied at this year's Discovery Channel Shark Week programming and the mysterious dead shark found in the New York subway the other day, people have a lot of unanswered question about sharks. Well, tomorrow you'll have somebody to turn to -- David Shiffman, a marine biologist who specializes in shark conservation.

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  5. Entertainment

    Watch Tara Reid Vaguely Attempt To Explain How Sharks Work For Discovery Channel [Video]

    And the mindless Shark Week programming keeps on coming! The other night on Discovery Channel's Shark After Dark, which I guess is like Talking Dead but for Shark Week, Sharknado star Tara Reid joined host Josh Wolf and co-star Ian Ziering to teach us literally nothing about sharks. Seriously, I know less about sharks now than I did ten minutes ago.

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  6. Weird

    Somebody Found a Dead Shark On a Queens-Bound NYC Subway Last Night

    Angry science junkies may have boycotted Discovery Channel for airing that completely bogus Megalodon documentary, but apparently the Universe won't allow us to let go of Shark Week so easily this year. Or, at least, this dead shark that showed up on the N train last night in New York City didn't. We're sorry, Shark Week.

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  7. Science

    Here are Some Actual Facts About Megalodon Since The Discovery Channel Won’t Give You Any

    As you all know by now, Discovery Channel ruined Shark Week forever by airing a fake documentary about fake Megalodon sightings by fake people. Let's pretend that they instead produced a real documentary about what Megalodons were actually like -- what would you have learned from it? Well, maybe some of these awesome facts.

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  8. Science

    Internet Officially Mad at Shark Week for Airing a Fake Megalodon Documentary

    If you happened to tune in to the beginning of Discovery Channel's Shark Week programming last night, you might have caught an unusual documentary about a group of scientists trying to catch a megalodon off the coast of South Africa. Why's it unusual? Because megalodons have been extinct for over 2 million years. Yeah, that'll piss off a few nerds.

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  9. Tech

    Blogger Shark Longs to be a Part of Your (Internet) World

    It began with a simple request over Tumblr. The proprietor of My Life as Rebekah was asked, "can you draw a shark who's addicted to the internet?" The response is truly wonderful, combining all the best of obsessive sharing platforms like Twitter and Tumblr with Shark Week and Disney's The Little Mermaid. This veritable pop culture cavalcade coalesced into a fantastic comic strip which will have you humming Part of Your World for the rest of the day. How wonderful, you ask? Read on below. I assure you, you will not be disappointed. 

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  10. Entertainment

    Shark Week In 30 Seconds

    Feeling horribly behind on your Shark Week TV viewing? Well, this handy mini-guide will get you caught up in a jiffy. NSFW if yours is the kind of workplace that is totally cool with your reading Shark Week-themed infographics, but not at all OK if a cartoon shark briefly uses mild swear words.

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  11. Entertainment

    Shark Week Attacks the Fashion World

    It's Shark Week, and our sister site Styleite has celebrated it in just the same way as you: By Photoshopping sharks into pictures of models. So yeah, click that link. [Styleite]

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