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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | CollectionDX

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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

'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

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


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

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

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

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


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