We’re going to need a bigger eraser. This shark-shaped sharpener (sharkener?) is ready to chomp down on your pencils and give them a nice point that’s as sharp as a great white’s tooth. We don’t recommend attempting this with an actual shark even if you have a giant pencil.
Things that live in the ocean have evolved in curious ways. Ze Frank shows us how sharks have evolved some strange adaptations to move, thrive, and procreate underwater. For example, some sharks lay spiral-shaped eggs to blend in with kelp, while others have tiny toothlike structures on their skin that reduce drag to help them swim faster.
Marine biologist and shark expert Amani Webber-Schultz sat down with the folks from Insider to watch footage of sharks from movies and TV shows. With scenes from Jaws, The Meg, Finding Nemo, and more, find out which sharks are the most realistic and which took the most artistic license. What, no Sharknado?
Adam from North of the Border takes a momentary break from making things creepier to bring us a different kind of sculpture. He built his Sharknado-inspired display piece by building a metal and silicone armature, then sculpting a bunch of sharks to embed in a light-up cotton funnel cloud.
We’ve heard of alligators and snakes popping up on golf courses, but this is the first time we’ve come across a land shark. This stainless steel ball marker from artist Nikki Heikkinen pokes its fin out of the grass instead of the water, protecting your spot on the green from other players who might mess up your next shot.
Nature photographer Nico Zimm was shooting footage of tiger sharks when one of them figured his Insta360 camera looked like a snack. The resulting footage provides a first-person view of what a squid or fish might see in its final moments. Fortunately, the shark spat the camera back out when it realized it wasn’t lunch.
Jonny Campbell came up with this concept for a LEGO set inspired by Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller, JAWS. The set includes an accurate model of the Orca, loaded up with fishing gear and those iconic yellow barrels. It also comes with Bruce the great white shark, and minifigs of Brody, Hooper, and Quint.
What could be better than a giant mechanical robot shark with laser cannon for arms and rockets for toes? A mech shark who also can save you in an emergency. This awesome 12″ vinyl toy comes from Merry Go Round and Momoco Studio. Naturally, it includes a tiny shark mech pilot.
During a dive in 2019, conservationist and freediver Ocean Ramsey came face to face with one of the most impressive sharks ever seen. Ocean and her team from OneOceanDiving encountered the 20 foot long, 8 foot wide great white shark while in the waters off the shore of Oahu, Hawaii.
Raise your hand, get out your nom noms, and read a book because the breakout star of James Gunn’s Suicide Squad is getting a premium-format action figure from Hot Toys. This 1/6-scale Nanaue is a spot-on sculpt of Stallone and Agee’s loveable lug and includes articulated arms, wrists, and waist, plus four interchangeable hands.
While visiting London, historian and storyteller CGP Grey stumbled onto a quirky sculpture of sharks floating in a canal. Not one to ignore something so unusual, he decided to dig into the backstory of this floating artwork and discovered the piece has been mired in a battle between artists, bureaucrats, and conservationists.
Mondo’s toothy ceramic mug is inspired by the famed shark from Spielberg’s classic Jaws. Enjoy your tiki drinks straight from the mouth of this beast, which holds up to 22 oz. of your drink of choice. This particular version comes painted to match the original Jaws poster and includes a translucent red swimmer swizzle stick.
After an earlier experiment with trying to get sharks to swarm into human blood, Engineer Mark Rober teamed up with Discovery’s Shark Week to build a single-person shark cage, and headed into the waters of the Bahamas to see if he could get a feeding frenzy going around him using fish blood instead.
Encourage your kids to study with the help of a hungry shark. This awesome desk and hutch from Cliek lets them stare right into the jaws of doom every time they sit down to do their homework. We love that the teeth are reading lights. Measures 40.16″ W x 62.2″ H x 24″ D overall. We’re gonna need a bigger bedroom.
We’re gonna need a bigger cup. Somehow a great white shark has made its way into your kitchen, and is swimming around in your tea. Fortunately, that’s not blood in the water, but just the red from a fragrant hibiscus and rosehip tea blend. Still, sip at your own risk. Sold in sets of three. Also available from CD Japan.
(PG-13: Language, Gore) Animator Stefan Schumacher’s cartoon is clearly a nod to Rick and Morty, as two alien sharks decide they need to blend in after arriving on a strange planet. Despite its humorous approach, it’s actually a grim message about saving the real sharks here on Earth.
Artist Jimmy Swift spent hours getting beat up by the waves and sand to paint this pointy rock off the coast of South Goa, India to look like an angry great white shark. It makes for amazing photo opps for visitors, though smacking into a rock might be just as dangerous as swimming with sharks.
The upcoming Jaws board game has one player as the titular shark while up to three other players step in the role of Quint, Brody and Hooper. The shark player will attack swimmers and the heroes’ boat, while the humans try to find the shark and anticipate its next attack.