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A great white shark swims near Guadalupe Island off the coast of Mexico in a promotional image for Discovery Channel's Shark Week in 2013. The network special Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives opened Discovery's annual Shark Week programming in 2013. Andrew Brandy Casagrande/Discovery Channel/AP hide caption

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Animals

When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake "documentaries" about everything from mermaids to mythical monster sharks.

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One Woman's Lessons From Living On The Street

It's hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she's learned.

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New GoPro Camera Harness Captures Dog's-Eye View

This past week, the camera maker GoPro unveiled the Fetch harness, which allows people to attach the durable cameras to their dogs. The company was inspired by some DIY efforts at pet videography.

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A great white shark swims near Guadalupe Island off the coast of Mexico in a promotional image for Discovery Channel's Shark Week in 2013. The network special Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives opened Discovery's annual Shark Week programming in 2013. Andrew Brandy Casagrande/Discovery Channel/AP hide caption

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