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Shark Week Is Back And It’s Weirder Than Ever

One of the year’s best weeks of TV, Shark Week, kicks off soon and to celebrate, the Discovery Channel created this strangely epic 30-second spot. The ad features a man riding on two sharks as he throws chum from his satchel-like bucket into the air. There’s a mermaid resting seductively at his feet and a slew of jumping sharks. What more could you possibly want? This year’s Shark Week begins August 10.

Activists concerned over Sidon ‘shark hunter’

SIDON/BEIRUT: Activists voiced environmental and health concerns Sunday, after a Sidon fisherman, dubbed the “shark hunter” caught 12 sharks over the past two weeks.

“[Catching] 20 sharks a year is not the end of the world, but here in Lebanon things do tend to [become] a trend,” warned Imad Saoud, a professor of marine biology at AUB.

Sharks go to school


  Students in grades two through four at The Liberty School had a hands-on science lesson Monday when they dissected dogfish sharks with the help of teachers and parents.

Sharks go to school

Students in grades two through four at The Liberty School had a hands-on science lesson Monday when they dissected dogfish sharks with the help of teachers and parents.