Vintage Shark Illustrations Are Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works to make biodiversity-related literature freely available to the world. They've got thousands of image libraries to peruse, but one of the richest is their collection of shark illustrations, with more than 370 pages. Here are a few of our favorites. » 8/27/14 6:08pm 8/27/14 6:08pm

The Shark Family's Weird Cousins That Live in the Deep Water

The Goblin Shark (above), the Frilled Shark, and the Megamouth Shark are the shark equivalent of that cousin you don't see that much, but is always brought up at family dinners. Like, "I don't even know about Mary. Her mother says she grew to 20 feet and can unhinge her jaw." Read more about these sharks below. » 8/14/14 10:06pm 8/14/14 10:06pm

Annoyed by Fake Shark Documentaries? Here's A Double Helping Of Reality

Well, Shark Week has done it again. "Shark of Darkness: Wrath of Submarine," about a mythical 30-foot great white prowling South African waters, is another fake documentary. As an antidote, each day this week we'll be sharing videos about sharks that contain actual facts. » 8/11/14 5:30pm 8/11/14 5:30pm

And Now, David Attenborugh Astride a Hungry, Hurdling, Bipedal Shark

"You name it. I'll paint it. On Paint." That's the motto of MS Paint artist Jim, founder of Jim'll Paint It. Recently, someone asked Jim to paint "a picture of David Attenborough sitting proudly atop a great white shark which has somehow evolved legs and is winning the men's 400 metre hurdles having eaten the other… » 5/24/14 4:00pm 5/24/14 4:00pm