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1 hr ago | Switched

These Silly Dinosaur Impressions Spotlight Our Serious Obsession With Prehistoric Beasts

It's hard to imagine that anyone would enjoy being chased and eaten by a real dinosaur.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Painting, Arts, Tradewest, National Geographic, Video Games

1 hr ago | The Triangle

Geekadelphia hosts annual awards

Geekadelphia hosted the fourth annual Geek Awards at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Aug. 16. The sold-out awards show celebrated the Philadelphia geek community and its contributions toward building a better and more united city.


Related Topix: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, World Records

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Kootenay fossil site offers rare view into history of life on Earth

On a steep mountain slope near Marble Canyon, Jean-Bernard Caron places a metal wedge into a crack in the shale rock and hits it with a sledgehammer.


Related Topix: Science, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

4 hrs ago | Evening News

20 ways keep your family entertained this Bank Holiday weekend

From history to herring, festivals to family fun at the races there is something to keep all your family entertained this Bank Holiday week.


Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Dinosaur, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food Festival, Food,

7 hrs ago | Logan Banner

BCML celebrates successful reading project

More than 50 people attended Buffalo Creek Memorial Library's summer reading program pool party held at the Larry Joe Harless Community Center in Gilbert.


Related Topix: Gilbert, WV, Family, Kids, Dinosaur, Science

7 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

The IMAX 3-D documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar shines a spotlight on one of the earliest primates that coexisted with dinosaurs more than 60 million years ago.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Newest 'Doctor Who' makes a great entrance

That would be the latest actor to portray the time-traveling fixer, Doctor Who – Peter Capaldi – who officially assumes the TARDIS with the eighth season premiere of the cult hit Saturday night and wastes no time taking full ownership of the role.


Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, The Thick of It, Peter Capaldi, Dinosaur, Science, Kill List, Matt Smith


TheToySource 8-21 Weekly SourceNews! TFC, Toyworld, Bandai Tamashii and More

The first in a line of dinosaur figures, which are rumored to combine, to form the largest prehistoric combiner to date! Order yours today at theToySource: For those that preordered, the team is busy packing orders containing the figure! Figures still available, and you can order yours at TheToySource here: These arrived in the warehouse yesterday, ... (more)


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

USA Today

Scientists find life half a mile below Antarctica

Scientists find life half a mile below Antarctic ice Subglacial environments below Antarctic ice sheets have long been suspected to harbor life of some kind.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

WPTV Local News

Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks

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

Midhurst and Petworth

World's largest egg to be sold at Billingshurst auction

The largest egg in the world could be sold for as much as 50,000 when it is auctioned at Billingshurst in November.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Live Science

Surprising Survivor: Little Ancient Reptile Outlived Dinosaurs

Fossils discovered in South America are evidence of true survivors: a new species of lizardlike reptiles that lived through the event that killed the dinosaurs.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

ABC News

How Northern Australia caused the world's first mass extinction

Ancient volcanoes in Northern Australia caused half of the world's species to go extinct, and can teach us about the future.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Dinosaur, Science

International Business Times

Teen Arrested For Shooting Dinosaurs In A Story He Wrote

Fiction can be as scary as reality. Well, at least that is what happened to 16-year-old Alex Stone, a student at Summerville High School in Summerville, South Carolina, when was arrested and suspended for writing a story wherein he killed a fictional dinosaur with a gun.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Violent Crime, Summerville, SC

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Lego female-scientist minifigs rock their own Twitter account

Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia.


Related Topix: Twitter, Science, Archaeology, Anthropology, Dinosaur

North Shore News

MAJOR: Millions spent on war we'll never win

Blackberries poke through a Japanese knotweed plant that has been labeled as invasive and hit with herbicide in Inter River Park.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Dinosaur, Entomology, Canada, World News

Weyburn Review

Dinosaur eggshells likely from a nest site: Scientist

A paleontologist says egg shell fragments at an Alberta ravine are likely from a duck-billed dinosaur nest.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science


Humans and Neanderthals Were Actually Neighbors

Paleontologists know plenty about our nearest human cousins, the Neanderthals. They know that this highly successful species walked the Earth for some 300,000 years .


Related Topix: Science


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


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


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