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40 min ago | LiveScience

Tiny Jurassic Mammals Were Picky Eaters

In the Jurassic Period, when dinosaurs ruled the land, tiny mammals probably had to keep a low profile and survive by gobbling any insects they could find, but new research suggests these early mammals may have been pickier eaters than scientists previously thought.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Entomology

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George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

41 min ago | Queerty

Kentucky Creationist Museum Won't Hire Gay People, But It'll Sure Take Those Government Subsidies

Perhaps you've heard of the Creation Museum, the horrifying Kentucky institution that teaches children and anyone else willing to listen all sorts of Bible-based creationist inaccuracies.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Gay/Lesbian, Dinosaur, Science

3 hrs ago |

'Night at the Museum' is a lot of fun

A security guard at the Museum of Natural History runs into a whole mess of trouble when everything comes to life on the night shift.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ben Stiller, Dinosaur, Science, Robin Williams

3 hrs ago | National Geographic

Why the Current Mass Extinction Matters

We seem indifferent to the mass extinction we're causing, yet we lose a part of ourselves when another animal dies out.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Anthropology

5 hrs ago | Switched

Huge Toothless Pterosaurs Once Ruled The Skies, Fossils Suggest

Giant toothless pterosaurs with wingspans stretching 39 feet across ruled the skies 60 million years ago, and new research suggests that these ancient flying creatures once had a worldwide presence, and likely played an important role in the Late Cretaceous ecosystem.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

6 hrs ago |

Dudley museum set for a day of pre-historic hijinks

341438MH The St James's Road museum will be hosting a free fossil fun day on Saturday August 30 from 10am to 4pm where young and old alike can enjoy activities inspired by an era long lost to history.


Related Topix: World News, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Dinosaur, Science

10 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Dinosaur 13: Who owns the bones?

Larson, a founder of the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research, Inc., supervised excavation of the giant fossil in August 1990 after Sue Hendrickson, one of his staff, discovered it in the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in western South Dakota.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Hill City, SD, Faith, SD, Chicago, IL

11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Tuatara's cousin survived asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs

A distant cousin of the tuatara also survived the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, only to become extinct later, a new study has found.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Argentina, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Pixar's The Good Dinosaur Has Been Completely Dismantled And Reimagined

No Pixar film has had a rougher road to theaters than the upcoming The Good Dinosaur .


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science


Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks near Moab

A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

New Habitat: Stegosaurus moves to new home after 20 years on U.S. 50 location

The stegosaurus that originally was located on U.S. 50 near Walmart was moved Tuesday to its new home at the PCC Fremont Campus.


Related Topix: Science, Canon City, CO, Fremont County, CO, Dinosaur

The Alternative Press

Dinosaurs to Visit Library of the Chathams on Aug. 28

Summer reading programs are rolling out across the nation, all linked with the theme "FIZZ, BOOM, READ!" And while each aims to help children maintain or improve reading skills during their school breaks, only a few can boast a teenaged T-Rex and his handler, along with a strolling musician, crooning educational tunes about science, as catalysts ... (more)


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Libraries, Family, Kids

Christianity Today

Cinema's Nostalgia-Fest

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is probably the most inoffensive bad summer movie of 2014: right about as forgettable as both G.I. Joe movies, coming up far short of your standard Marvel offering, but not as transcendently awful as something like Transformers: Age of Extinction .


Related Topix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dinosaur, Science, Celebrities, Megan Fox


Attention, attention: Satire alert. Please insert laugh here.

"Biden Gets Grow Light Delivered To White House Under Fake Name," reports one story.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Startups, Facebook

Chicago's Soho House Opens And It's Not Just Members Only

I've been covering travel and food for the last 20 years but contrary to what many people seem to think, I haven't been everywhere-but I'm working on it.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Chicago, IL, West Loop (Chicago, IL), us Travel, Travel

Greenwich Citizen

Peabody's free day to feature mammoth party

Ms. Jess Mastodon will be the star of Yale Peabody Museum's free admission day on Saturday, Aug. 23, in New Haven.


Related Topix: New Haven, CT, New Britain, CT, Dinosaur, Science, Stratford, CT

Brandon Sun

Sunny side up: Paleontologists looking for another dino egg nest in Alberta

A deep ravine in southern Alberta known as Devil's Coulee may be about to yield more of its secrets to paleontologists from the Royal Tyrrell Museum.


Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur, Canada,


Revisionist prehistory: What was Earth like before the asteroid hit?

Sixty-six million years ago, a 10-km-wide slab of space rock slammed into the Earth, unleashing the force of thousands of nuclear bombs and triggering tsunamis, wildfires, earthquakes and all manner of catastrophes.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Amherst Daily News

Parrsboro a Gem and Mineral Show millions of years in the making

Geologists and local geological museums from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario banded together for Parrsboro's 49th Gem and Mineral Show Saturday at the Parrsboro arena.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Dinosaur

Big News

Fossils in Spain provide links to last giant dinosaurs

Fossils discovered in the central Spanish province of Cuenca have enabled experts to reconstruct the dermal armour of the titanosaurs, the last of the giant dinosaurs, for the first time.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science


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