Tag: Shark Week

Michael Phelps vs Shark Is All Hype Because Here's How Fast A Great White Shark Is

As part of Discovery Channel’s 'Shark Week' series, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is set to race against a great white shark. Early signs, however, suggest Phelps is destined to lose.

Animals June 17, 2017

Gaming On­-The-Go: Creative Director Chris Dawson Talks Shark Week's Impact On ‘Hungry Shark Evolution’

Ubisoft's Future Games of London partnered with Discovery Channel to release new Shark Week updates in the mobile game 'Hungry Shark Evolution.' In this hands-on game, we explore the deep sea, playing as a hungry shark that needs to eat to avoid starvation.

Apps/Software July 16, 2015

The History And Evolution Of Shark Week, America's Summertime Obsession

Discovery Channel's Shark Week is a beloved summer tradition these days, but it wasn't always that way. Here's how Shark Week became the TV event we know and love today.

Movies/TV Shows July 7, 2015

Meerkat Launches Embeddable Player, Debuts With Behind-The-Scenes Shark Week Clips

Livestreaming app Meerkat announced Friday that it has launched an embed player and will be debuting it beginning with behind-the-scenes clips from Discovery Channel's Shark Week, starting July 5.

June 26, 2015

Discovery Channel Is Finally Done Making Fake Mermaid Documentaries

Discovery Channel chief Rich Moss says the channel is moving away from fake and sensationalistic programming.

Movies/TV Shows January 9, 2015

Google has to reinforce its underwater cables because of sharks

Google has to reinforce its underwater data cables with a Kevlar-like coating because sharks bite them, among other reasons. The fiber-optic cables carry an Internet connection around the world.

Internet Culture August 16, 2014

Happy 'Shark Week!' Here are the 17 most famous sharks in pop culture

"Shark Week" kicks off Sunday, Aug. 10 on Discovery Channel. To get ready, here are the 17 funniest, scariest and downright weirdest sharks in pop culture history.

Movies/TV Shows August 10, 2014

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