Twenty-five years may be a drop in the water for the ancient shark breed, but a quarter-century's a milestone for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week." The anniversary, marking the longest-running event in cable TV history, and the restored "Jaws" cinematic masterpiece have unleashed a frenzy of affection for — and news about — the serrated-toothed predators.
Here's a roundup of shark tributes, ancient finds, and conservation efforts for the threatening, but threatened, species.
Jawing about 'Jaws.' No. 37 isn't normally a stand-out anniversary, but the Blu-ray Aug. 14 release is reason enough to celebrate. Stephen Spielberg waxed nostalgic with "Ain't It Cool News" last year about the ultimate summer movie. The director revealed tidbits about how, in those pre-CGI days, a pivotal protagonist-munching scene involved "a lot of raw chicken." The infamous mechanical problems with the shark and weather conditions on the set snuffed Spielberg's urge for another go: "I would have done theRead More »from Y! Big Story: Shark!