Best Hotels For Shark Enthusiasts

Summer vacation is here and if you haven’t planned your annual holiday yet, you may be in luck. Perhaps one of these hotels, in honor of Shark Week which aired yesterday on the Discovery Channel, will catch your...

What are the Odds of Being Attacked by a Shark?

Let’s face it, anyone that has ever stepped foot in the ocean has had that moment where something unexpected touched your body beneath the water resulting in a “you tube” worthy series of epic jumps and arm flailing that put the best ninjas to shame. Most of the time, it’s just a piece of sea weed or an annoying relative, but have you ever really thought about the odds of a shark attack? Well fear no longer! Statistically you are more likely to die from fireworks (1 in 340,733) or from accidental poisoning (1 in 19,456) than a shark attack. Worldwide, there are 70 – 100 shark attacks a year, with only 5 – 15 of those resulting in death. Most of the time, if there is an incident,

Spending Time With the Biggest Fish in the Sea, Almost

I spend as much time as I can in the water these days; in fact, since I gave up my aquarium, I’ve had a lot more cash to spend on splashing around.  Last summer I got to swim with the second largest fish in the sea, the basking shark.…

A furry/feathered/scaled/slimy Friend for the Holidays

                                                                                Photo: BlairSnow I have finally found a present that I don’t need to reuse, reduce or recycle!  It’s the “in” thing to give as a Christmas present this year and….you can even be a...
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