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Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut is officially weighed in the day prior to the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJ’s Joey Chestnut Proposes Before Earning 8th Hot Dog Eating Crown

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday’s annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner’s belt.

07/04/2014

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Stanford Researchers Develop Real-Time Shark-Tracking App

Is a fear of sharks keeping you out of the ocean? No need to stay on land anymore, now that marine biologists at Stanford University have developed a free app for iPhones and iPads that tells you, in real time, exactly where Jaws is.

08/24/2012

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Community Corner: Stinson Beach Shark Victim Turns Shark Advocate

A local teenage surfer was attacked by a shark at Stinson Beach back in 1998 and now he not only shares his story but has also dedicated his life to advocating for sharks and ocean conservation.

08/11/2012

Joey Chestnut

San Jose Hot Dog Eating Champ Chestnut Does It Again

Joey Chestnut ate his way to a sixth straight win at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Coney Island. The 28-year-old San Jose man scarfed down 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

07/04/2012