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From EW.com: How One Shark Week Filmmaker Captures the Predator's 'Smile'

UpdatePosted 08/15/2014 02:00PM

From EW.com: How One Shark Week Filmmaker Captures the Predator's 'Smile'

Originally posted 08/15/2014 01:30PM

What's shark for 'Say Cheese'? Andy Casagrande should know.

The filmmaker's work has been featured in 27 Shark Week specials – this year alone he took part in Air Jaws: Fin of Fury, Lair of the Mega Shark, Zombie Sharks and last but not least, Great White Matrix, which airs Aug. 16.

With all of this experience under his camera strap, we choose to believe him when he tells EW.com that sharks do smile for his camera.

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Filed Under: Pet News, Shark Week
Shark Attack Survivor Paul de Gelder Is Now a Shark Activist (VIDEO)

UpdatePosted 08/14/2014 07:00PM

Shark Attack Survivor Paul de Gelder Is Now a Shark Activist (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/14/2014 01:30PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr As an Australian Navy diver, Paul de Gelder is used to stressful situations, but five-and-a-half years ago, he faced one of his few fears right in the jaws. De Gelder was participating in a work exercise in the waters near Sydney Harbor when he was attacked by a shark. The diver miraculously survived the terrifying encounter, but the injuries from the attack cost him his right hand and leg.

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Every Pop-Culture Shark Ever – Ranked

UpdatePosted 08/12/2014 06:00PM

Just in Time for Shark Week, We've Ranked Every Pop-Culture Shark

Originally posted 08/12/2014 05:30PM

Sunday was the beginning of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, an annual celebration of the awesome might of these elegant creatures of the sea.

But while Shark Week focuses largely on real sharks (well, real-ish) we wanted to commemorate the sharks that we enjoy the other 51 weeks of the year – the friendly and fearsome sharks that fill up our popular culture. Which pop-culture shark is best? And, just as crucially, which pop-culture shark is worst?

We'd write more, but like a shark, this post needs to constantly move forward or else it dies. Onto the list, below!

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Happy Shark Week: Our Six Favorite Shark Videos of 2014 (So Far)

Happy Shark Week: Our Six Favorite Shark Videos of 2014 (So Far)

Originally posted 08/11/2014 04:15PM

"Live every week like it's Shark Week," Tracy Morgan once said. (In an episode of 30 Rock.) This week, though, that advice is especially true: It actually is Shark Week, the Discovery Channel's seven-day celebration of nature's most perfect aquatic killing machine.

To celebrate, we're rounding up our favorite shark videos from Discovery and our own archives. Happy Shark Week – you're gonna need a bigger monitor.

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Shark Week Mascot Answers PEOPLE Editors' Most Pressing Questions

Shark Week Mascot Answers PEOPLE Editors' Most Pressing Questions

Originally posted 08/10/2014 06:30PM

Squid guts, puns about fins, nightmares – we can only be talking about one thing.

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They've Got Bite! Watch Sharks Attack Scientists' Robot

They've Got Bite! Watch Sharks Attack Scientists' Robot

Originally posted 08/07/2014 11:50AM

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute filmed great white sharks attacking their cameras

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FROM EW: Watch Rob Lowe's Awesome Shark Week Promo

FROM EW: Watch Rob Lowe's Awesome Shark Week Promo

Originally posted 07/29/2014 07:30PM

This promo is so crazy you'll want to watch it more than once

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Filed Under: Shark Week, Rob Lowe
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Shark Week vs. The Bachelorette Finale: Which Brought More Drama?

Shark Week vs. The Bachelorette Finale: Which Brought More Drama?

Originally posted 08/06/2013 02:30PM

Discovery Channel's annual fin-fest is in full swing (Voodoo Sharks, anyone?) but it wasn't the only network dishing out drama last night.

Desiree Hartsock's heart was on the line Monday after front-runner Brooks Forester bailed during the two-part gut-wrenching Bachelorette finale.

Viewers were left guessing if the blindsided bridal stylist would choose between poetic mortgage broker Chris Siegfried and intensely romantic marketing analyst Drew Kenney – or leave them both behind to mend her broken heart.

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