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A Shark-themed Edition of the Friday Round-Up

Blake Harris 07.10.2015

If for some reason your alarm failed to go off on Monday morning, and you accidentally slept through this entire week, then here’s a Friday look at some of the things that you missed…


Monday: We kicked off Shark Week by looking at the history of…Shark Week! 

Tuesday: A brief history of the phrase “Jumping the Shark” 

Wednesday: An excellent infographic that answers: What is Shark Finning? 

Thursday: What the Sharks in Finding Nemo can teach us about Explainer Videos


Shark News:

There’s a Disturbing Reason for the Recent Surge in Shark Attacks (via MSN) 

Subway’s Jared Fogle Cameo Cut From Sharknado 3 (via The Wrap)

Sharknado? How about Shark-Volcano! (via Business Insider) 


Animation News:

Shark Wahlberg gives “Shark Week” Extra Bite (via CNET)

A look at some of the brilliant/bizarre marketing for Minions (via Cartoon Brew)

First look at Disney’s Pickle & Peanut (via USA Today)

CIA Tweet


What the CIA, Julia Child and Shark Repellent Have in Common (via ABC News)

The 10 Most Jennifer Lawrence Things J-Law Said at Comic-Con (via WIRED)

Watch Will Arnett ‘Let the Dogs Out’ on Lip Sync Battle (via Rolling Stone)



Its Official: Sharks No Longer A Threat to Subsea Internet Cables (via Ars Technica)

Samsung Plans Early Attack with Galaxy Note (via The Wall Street Journal)

Over 22 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen in OPM Hacks (via cnet) 



Shark Tank‘s Mark Cuban Duped by star NBA Free Agent (via Washington Post) 

3-Point Shooters Cash in During NBA Free Agency (via Grantland)

VIDEO: Rocky IV Villain Reflects on his Boxing Days (via Sports Illustrated)

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