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5 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Dinosaurs join aquarium displays

If you're looking for an easy and close one-day family get-away, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a great place to go. Everything from jellyfish and bull sharks to otters, reptiles and dinosaurs await you.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

13 hrs ago | RedOrbit

arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest

Image Caption: This reconstruction shows arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest. The three animals on the left side represent the three new species of euharamiyidan mammals.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Entomology

17 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Alien-Like Giant Water-Living Dinosaur Unveiled

Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, University of Chicago

19 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Newly discovered flying dinosaur named after beasts from James Cameron's 'Avatar'

Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" involved graceful flying creatures that were ridden by blue human-like beings facing ecological destruction on a moon called Pandora. It turns out that an animal very similar to those "Avatar" creatures, called Ikran, actually did exist here on Earth long ago.


Related Topix: Avatar, Science, Paleontology

23 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Spinosaurus bigger than Tyrannosaurus, new research

Scientists have unveiled what appears to be the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. New fossils of the massive Cretaceous-era predator reveal it adapted to life in the water some 95 million years ago, providing the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur able to live and hunt in an aquatic environment.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, University of Chicago, Italy,

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Trip to museum a bonus for families in summer reading program

For Adrienne and Adam Whittle, Library Day at the Natural History Museum of Utah was the ideal reward for their children's summer reading. The Magna couple and their five children, ages 1 to 8, were among some 3,000 residents of Salt Lake County who received complimentary admission to the museum for meeting the reading goals they established with local libraries that are part of Salt Lake County Library Services.


Related Topix: Libraries, Sundance Film Festival, Magna, UT, Salt Lake County, UT, Science, Paleontology

Victorville Daily Press

Families attend life-size dinosaur exhibit

"Jurassic Quest" is a national traveling dinosaur exhibit on display at the High Desert Events Center this weekend that transports visitors to a scene akin to a Hollywood movie. Organizers boast that its the largest dinosaur show in North America with more than 50 life-size animatronic creatures to see.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Family, Kids, Victorville, CA, Helendale, CA

Dear Kitty

Ancient mammals discovery in China

Modern mammals' ancestors may have emerged millions of years earlier than scientists suspected - around the time the first dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The fossilized remains of six little tree-dwelling animals push the lineage of today's mammals back to the Late Triassic , more than 200 million years ago, researchers report September 10 in Nature .


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

Kern County Fair prepares to open

The dinosaurs are coming! The countdown begins for the 89th annual Kern County Fair. The gates officially open on Wednesday, but this weekend crews will be extra busy putting all the finishing touches.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

Earth Times

'Spiny' is the Super-Sized Predatory Dino

The massive jaws and the adaptive limbs would help Spinosaurus to catch giant fish and other dinosaurs and become the biggest predatory dinosaur, despite the challenging opposition of other giant theropods that are much more terrestrial; Spinosaurus image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock The genus Spinosaurus refers to an animal that has now been established as the largest predatory beast ever known. As might be predicted, the support of water in some niche involving semi-aquatic habits was likely to be useful.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Africa, Tribal

Dallas Observer

100 Dallas Creatives: No. 58 Man of Mystery Edward Ruiz

Mixmaster presents "100 Creatives," in which we feature cultural entrepreneurs of Dallas in random order. Know an artistic mind who deserves a little bit of blog love? Email with the whos and whys.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Science, Paleontology, Oak Cliff, TX

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular Performs in Staples Center

Thursday night's opening performance of "Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular" at the Staples Center brought in a crowd of dinosaur enthusiasts and their families. Based on the award-winning BBC television series the two hour 45 minute live show, with a 20 minute break in-between, is spectacular in scale with eye-popping realistic life-size puppets, some 36 ft in height and 56 ft in length requiring three handlers-one handler working the mobility to move around on stage and two handlers working remotely off-stage with the body movement functions and sounds.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

'Apparently Kid' is a big star in his first commercial, seriously

Noah Ritter, 5, has had a lot of screen time lately, and he's about to get a lot more! Freshpet says, "We teamed up with superstar Noah Ritter to hear his thoughts about Dogs, Dinosaurs, and everything in-between. To further pursue his bright future as a paleontologist, we've set up a college fund for Noah so that he can continue his dream.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

First Swimming Dinosaur Discovered

I've been a working journalist for more than a quarter of a century, much of it freelance, with a particular interest in science, technology and medicine. My experience includes writing for The Economist's science section, The Independent on Sunday, The Telegraph and New Statesman, as well as papers in Canada and Jamaica.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

Northwest Florida Daily News

Shalimar man discovers dinosaur eggs

Over 10 years ago, John Paul Jones went on a vacation that changed his life. The high school science teacher was traveling through the badlands in southern Montana when he ran into a couple young men with a possibility: Their ranchland about 150 miles down the road almost certainly contained some dinosaur fossils.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Shalimar, FL

The Wichita Eagle

Skeleton of first-known water dinosaur unveiled

The first bones came in a cardboard box. Nizar Ibrahim, a paleontologist, was in the Moroccan oasis town of Erfoud at the edge of the Sahara, returning from a dinosaur dig in the sands.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Tradewest, National Geographic, Video Games, University of Chicago, Weird

National Geographic

Paleontologist Finds Dinosaur Paradise, Including First Dino Known to Swim

Nizar Ibrahim scoured the deserts of northern Africa to paint the most complete picture of a mid-Cretaceous ecosystem ever described. Editor's note: Nizar Ibrahim is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers , which honors tomorrow's visionaries-those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Tradewest, National Geographic, Video Games, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

They call it Spino-dino

Scientists announced new findings about the first ever non-bird dinosaur that could have lived much of its time in the water. National Geographic created a life-size 50-foot model of the prehistoric creature.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, National Geographic, Vocal, Washington, DC, The Palisades (Washington, DC)

The New Zealand Herald

Sideswipe: September 12: Minty fresh Mojito

"I ordered a virgin Mojito," writes Allison. "The barman looked confused. I proceeded to explain the contents.


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Science Daily

Two new species of carabid beetles found in Ethiopia

There are more than 150 species of beetles in the genus Calathus , 17 of which have only been found in the mountains of the Ethiopian Highlands. Now scientists have found two new ones -- Calathus juan and Calathus carballalae -- and have described them in Annals of the Entomological Society of America .


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Paleontology