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What do Sharks and the Volkswagen Beetle Have in Common?

Since 1988, Discovery Channel has aired a week-long series of feature television programs dedicated to sharks, usually running in July or August. Volkswagen plans to take a big bite out of this year’s Shark Week, which airs on the Discovery … Continue reading

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Shark Week 2012

Launched in 1988, Shark Week is gearing up to celebrate its 25th year anniversary, with new specials such as “Shark Week’s 25 Best Bites,” which will ”look back at the greatest breaches, brushes, and bites with the ocean’s apex predator.” The … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: The Moody Heritage

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… Moody Gardens Surprises abound at Moody Gardens, a 242-acre wonderland just off Interstate 45 northeast of Offats Bayou. Lush gardens surround the 242 acre complex, which features three shimmering glass pyramids rising from the … Continue reading

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Most Dangerous Places in the U.S. for Shark Attacks

Tiger sharks, great white sharks, and bull sharks are behind most shark attacks on humans. These species live almost everywhere, are large enough that their prey is human size, are powerful enough to inflict a fatal bite, and are at … Continue reading

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Shark Week 2011

Following are a few of the 100 shark facts that the Discovery Channel has listed on their web site, in keeping with Shark Week. Although we’re nearing the end of this year’s celebration, it is still worth highlighting this awareness … Continue reading

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