Shark Week Press Release

Award-winning Website Takes Shark Week Fans Beneath the Surface with In-Depth Shark Information and Video

(ATLANTA, July 24, 2008), the Web site famous for its easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works, explores the world of sharks to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of Discovery Channel's highly acclaimed Shark Week, premiering July 28. With astounding video and more than 50 articles about these underwater creatures, takes visitors even closer to the mysterious world and lives of sharks.

Visitors can find the entire suite of content at which includes specific topics such as:

The integration of contextually relevant Discovery video with HowStuffWorks award-winning content allows visitors to immerse themselves in a truly multimedia experience. From sharks to cars to NASA, and everything in between, is the online hub for satisfying curiosity.

About (, headquartered in Atlanta, is an online source of credible, unbiased and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. The site has won hundreds of awards since its inception, including multiple Webby awards, Time Magazine's "25 Web Sites We Can't Live Without" and PC Magazine's "Top 100 Web Sites." In December 2007, joined with Discovery Communications as part of Discovery's digital media strategy.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications is the world's number-one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks. Discovery Communications is owned by Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB), Advance/Newhouse Communications and John S. Hendricks, Discovery's founder and chairman. For more information, please visit



David Falkenstein

Sunshine, Sachs & Associates


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