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Falling Coconuts Kill More People Than Shark Attacks

Falling Coconuts Kill More People Than Shark Attacks

Does anyone remember the media generated shark attack hysteria hype from last summer? It turns out that a lot more people get killed every year by falling coconuts. Ow!
posted by mark13 on May 25, 2002 - 21 comments

Figures show

Figures show shark attacks down in 2001. Before September 11, it was the "Season of the Shark." Perhaps we can forgive the newscasters their excess in this matter. Or may be it's another reason to make sure you get your news from multiple sources and different media--now, more than ever.
posted by piskycritters on Feb 22, 2002 - 10 comments

The sharks are working up an appetite in the Gulf of Mexico -- but the real feeding frenzy is back on shore.
posted by jjg on Aug 20, 2001 - 6 comments

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