Our breaking news report on a Surf Beach shark attack has been quite the saga at The Fear Beneath; the original details we published from a misleading email were called into question, and a series of follow-up communications resulted in what we now believe to be the truth of the matter. The story has now been picked up and covered by KSBY 6 Action News, MSNBC, Vandenberg … [Read more...]
Introducing Snap Shots from Snap.com
We just installed a nice little tool on The Fear Beneath called Snap Shots that enhances links with visual previews of the destination site, interactive excerpts of Wikipedia articles, Amazon products, and display inline videos, RSS, photos, and more.Sometimes Snap Shots bring you the information you need, without your having to leave the site, while other times it lets you … [Read more...]
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For current shark attack news and information including the latest hot shark reports in your area, subscribe to The Fear Beneath Twitter feed! Twitter can deliver hot news to you via text messaging, email, IM, and more! Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has … [Read more...]
Surf Beach Shark Attack Details Disputed!
Our exclusive story breaking the news of surfer "Kyle" being attacked in Surf Beach, near Lompoc, California, generated a fairly significant amount of traffic for The Fear Beneath and was covered by both The Shark Research Committee and The International Shark Attack File. In the last few days, the post has been viewed over 2,000 times and now has almost 30 comments. It was … [Read more...]
Feeding Frenzy? Shark Attacks Rock Pacific Coastlines!
The news has been assaulted with tales of shark attacks over the past couple of weeks, from Oahu to Santa Barbara County to Volusia County and back to the Big Island (twice!). Activity seems to be unusually brisk - we are currently at a 'High' Alert Level, triggered by back-to-back shark attacks in Hawaii and California. Some speculate that there are more people in the … [Read more...]
The Fear Beneath on the Independent Cover!
Our local weekly newspaper, The Santa Barbara Independent, inspired by the hard work we've been doing here at The Fear Beneath, has published a series of articles about sharks in the Santa Barbara Channel. The articles discuss the presence of sharks here, historically and in the present day, and provides some interesting information and perspectives. Further, and more … [Read more...]