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1 hr ago | ContactMusic.com

Steven Spielberg Meme Fools Internet. Internet, You Are An Idiot

An internet meme that showed director Steven Spielberg lying next to an apparently dead triceratops, a dinosaur that became extinct 70 million years ago, has gone viral, fooling thousands of indignant internet users.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Dinosaur, Science

6 hrs ago | Free Republic

A Whole Bunch Of People On Facebook Thought Steven Spielberg Killed A Real Dinosaur

Fact check: The triceratops became extinct 66 million years ago. The director of Jurassic Park has never shot one for sport.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies

8 hrs ago | South Yorkshire Times

Dinosaur bones discovery at Meadowhall

A prehistoric discovery was made at Meadowhall shopping centre as a construction team inadvertently uncovered the bones of what they believe was once a dinosaur.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

11 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Predatory Characteristics Of Extinct Sea...

Image Caption : This is a specimen of a pterygotid from Yale University's collections.

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15 hrs ago | The Norman Transcript

Area students return from paleontology field program

Katerina Ozment, an incoming junior at Norman North High School, and George Huang, an incoming sophomore at Moore High School, recently returned from Paleo Expedition, a two-week field science experience that included a week of digging for ...

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Related Topix: Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

RedOrbit

New Evidence Refutes The 'Birds Evolving From...

Image Caption: This is a skeletal reconstruction of Scansoriopteryx with outlines to indicate the extent of the feathers.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Blanding, UT

Daily Camera

CU-Boulder researcher identifies tiny new hedgehog from 52 million years ago

This artistic rendering shows a tapir-like animal, left, and an early relative of the hedgehog, right, during the Early Eocene era in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Science, Canada

Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Deceased centenarians get draft notices, Spielberg blasted for triceratops death

Join us today at 12:30 PM PT as Laura Clawson hosts another edition of Ask Me Anything .

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Dinosaur, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

No, Spielberg Didn't Shoot And Kill Dinosaur

No, director Steven Spielberg did not shoot and kill a dinosaur in a photo that has been showing up on social media.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Horror Movies, Jurassic Park, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, MarketWatch, Startups, Facebook, Palestinian Territories, World News, Middle East, Entertainment

Mirror.co.uk

Steven Spielberg targeted by confused trolls after Facebook picture with 'dead' triceratops

Movie-maker Stephen Spielberg has been targeted by idiotic web trolls who didn't realise dinosaurs died out 66 million years ago.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Dinosaur, Science

Slate Magazine

The Military Is Funding the Creation of Adorable Robots

A year ago, physicist Daniel Goldman sent me a video of a skeletal creature pushing its way through sand.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

UPI

Ancient sea scorpion was a gentle giant with bad eyes

Scientists once believed ancient arthropods known as the sea scorpions -- or more formally, pterygotid eurypterids -- were the preeminent predators of the ocean shallows.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Yahoo!

US returns smuggled dinosaur haul to Mongolia

The United States returned to Mongolia on Thursday more than 18 dinosaur skeletons and fossils stolen from the Gobi desert and smuggled abroad, saying they were enough to stock a museum.

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Related Topix: Prison, Dinosaur, Science

The Las Vegas Sun

US officials: Dinosaurs returning home to Mongolia

James T. Hayes leads the New York office of Homeland Security Investigations. He says a sizeable portion of at least 31 fossilized dinosaur remains was returned to Mongolian authorities on Thursday.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Dinosaur Footprints Found In Alaska

A new dinosaur track site has been discovered in Alaska's Denali National Park. Paleontologists from with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science documented the find.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Google Earth Blog

Finding Dinosaurs in Google Earth

Pterosaurs, the first flying vertebrates that lived between 66-228 million years ago, went extinct around the end of the Cretaceous period.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Loma Linda University

The Indian Express

Must-watch performance: A 20-ft dinosaur that can bite as well as dance

Under the vast green shade of bamboo trees in Badarpur, where baby birds are learning to fly, on ground that has been sectioned into patches to grow pumpkins, chillies, a variety of saag, maize and pomegranate, now walks a mighty dinosaur.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

San Antonio company to expand Alamo Drafthouse Cinema concept to Laredo

Brandon Arceneaux and Chris Hoegemeyer have ignored the critics who warn that movie theaters are a dinosaur industry, destined for extinction as more people spend a greater portion of their time entertaining themselves on personal digital devices.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX, Dinosaur, Science

Science Daily

Birdlike fossil challenges notion that birds evolved from ground-dwelling dinosaurs

The re-examination of a sparrow-sized fossil from China challenges the commonly held belief that birds evolved from ground-dwelling theropod dinosaurs that gained the ability to fly.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Blanding, UT

KSL-TV

Man accused of dinosaur print theft heads to court

A Utah man accused of stealing the fossilized footprint from a meat-eating dinosaur of the Jurassic Period is set to be in court for a change of plea hearing.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Sundance Film Festival, Moab, UT

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