All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘shark week’

Sharks Are Trying to Eat Your Internet

Here’s a scary shark week story for you. Under the sea, there is internet – or at least the internet’s transport system. Ok, so let’s go with ‘internet’. Anyway, there are around 200 fiber optic cables in this undersea network that transports data across the world. Last year alone, these submarine cables carried 51 billion gigabytes per month. Long story …

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Roomba Cat-Shark More Believable Than Shark Week?

The Roomba has a history of being a Jetsons-like household appliance for overworked people who don’t have the time or inclination to vacuum. It also has a history of providing great belly laughs and lots of “awwww!” when people decide to put small animals on the tops of the robot cleaners and watch them ride around the kitchen floor. Now, …

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Tara Reid Thinks Whale Sharks Came From Whale/Shark Mating

Tara Reid, star of “Sharknado”, appeared on Discovery’s “Shark After Dark” this week, and because she didn’t want to sound dumb when talking about the animals–which have been the focus of the channel’s programming during Shark Week–she did some research. Unfortunately, in revealing her research, she also revealed her ignorance of basic science. “Today, all right, I was, like, ‘I …

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Discovery Channel’s Fake Documentary Upsets Viewers

This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and many viewers are upset about the fake documentary that was shown about the ancient giant shark Megalodon, called “Megalodon: The Monster Shark That Lives”. The documentary is a two-hour special discussing the possible return of a giant prehistoric shark thought to have been extinct for over two million years. Megalodon …

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Shark Week 2013 Gets an Incredible, Brutal Ad

R.I.P Snuffy the seal. You died a brutal, terrifying, amazing death for the sole purpose of getting all of us hyped about Shark Week. Discovery has unveiled an incredible new advertisement for Shark Week, the channel’s week-long celebration of all things shark. First broadcast way back in 1987, Shark Week is now shown in over 72 countries. Shark Week 2013 …

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