sharks

crime

The Best Way to Steal a Shark Is by Pretending It's a Baby, Apparently

Video footage shows a trio of thieves waltzing into a Texas aquarium, swaddling the shark and wheeling it out like a baby in a stroller.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.18
crime

Australia’s Weirdest Unsolved Murder Began With a Shark Coughing Up a Human Arm

Authorities would never recover the rest of career criminal and police informant Jim Smith.
Stephanie Hughes
11.9.17
the vice reader

My Hunt for the 400-Year-Old Shark Whose Flesh Gets You High

'Shark Drunk' is an engrossing new memoir about shark fishing in the Arctic Circle that's 'Moby Dick' meets Knausgaard's 'My Struggle.'
Morten Strøksnes
7.1.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

Algorar's Last Days

A short story by Johnny White.
Johnny White
1.4.17
Stuff

Not All Surfers Are Cool and Fun and Mellow and I am Proof

Do cool, fun, relaxed people like to surf, or does surfing produce cool, fun, relaxed people? Possibly neither.
Chris Galletta
10.18.16
Photo

The Beauty and Terror of Fishing for Monster Sharks

A new book documents the gore and the glory of the annual Monster Shark Tournament.
Maggie Shannon
7.30.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Getting Attacked by a Shark?

Sharks are giant fish that mostly keep to themselves, but sometimes make people's limbs disappear.
Mike Pearl
6.18.16
Interviews

The Mexican NGO Getting Sharks and Fishermen to Work Together

Pelagic Life is working to reveal the harm shark fishing does to both the ecosystem and the fishing economy of San Carlos. They want to keep the sharks in the water – and bring the tourists in to see them.
José Luis Martínez Limón
5.23.16
Art

These Shark-Sized Paintings of Shark Sex Are Vicious

Ling Jian explores our perception of the female form through the ocean's deadliest predator.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.4.15
Travel

We Went on a Historic Shark Dive with a Quad Amputee

Daniel Ennett, who has no arms or legs, travelled from Edmonton to Florida to prove he could swim with sharks. Just don't call him an inspiration.
Mack Lamoureux
11.16.15
Film

We Had a Serious Conversation with the Guy Who Wrote the Sharknado Movies

"Basically, it was a matter of coming up with a story that would justify the title <i>Sharknado</i>. And that's what I did."
Mark Hay
7.23.15
Stuff

We Asked an Expert Why Shark Attacks Are on the Rise

Mick Fanning's shark attack is the latest of dozens this year. What the hell is going on?
Max Rann
7.22.15
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