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Here’s How You Could Sleep in an Underwater Bedroom Surrounded by Sharks

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There’s now a non-lethal way to sleep with the fishes. Airbnb is hosting a contest for some brave souls to sleep in an underwater bedroom at a shark aquarium in Paris. The submerged chamber boasts a 360-degree view of the aquarium and will be surrounded by 35 sharks.

To enter, contestants must write an essay up to 550 words explaining why they deserve to live among sharks. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. CET on April 3, and Airbnb will host a winner and a guest for three straight nights from April 11 to April 13. The prize also includes a flight to France, a tour of the Aquarium de Paris, and breakfast if the winner survives until the next morning.

The aquatic evening will be hosted by Fred Buyle, a freediver who will do some dancing with the sharks, which is apparently a safe thing to do. The main rule for the winners: no selfies after dark, because sharks are sensitive to light.


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