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2 hrs ago | Ventura County Star

Editorial: Evolutionary times

The pterosaur went extinct 66 million years ago, and probably a good thing, too, because mankind would have looked like easy prey - both to the pterosaur and much else that stomped, slithered and soared in the bygone era of the dinosaurs.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

'Paleo Ale' Brewed From Yeast Found On A 40-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossil

The beer will be called Bone Dusters Paleo Ale . The yeast come from the surface of one of the oldest marine mammal fossils ever discovered in the western hemisphere.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Science, Ashburn, VA

CiteULike

Upper Cretaceous dinosaur track assemblages and a new theropod...

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The Raw Story

Creationist Carl Kerby insists dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark: They took the younger ones

One of the founding border members of the Creationist organization Answers in Genesis believes that dinosaurs accompanied Noah on his Ark as the entire world was flooded by God.

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Salon

Science doesn't disprove God: Where Richard Dawkins and new atheists go wrong

Richard Dawkins and the new atheists suggest human consciousness can be cloned in a lab.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Examiner.com

Dubai brims over with summer fun, from skiing to dinosaur watching

Imagine doing things like this in the middle of a desert: Skiing down a snow-packed mountain in an indoor ski resort the size of a city block; looking down at the world from atop a half-mile-high building; looking up at a soaring skeleton of a 155-million-year-old dinosaur; riding a glass-bottom boat over a 2.6-million-gallon aquarium, home to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East Travel, Dinosaur, Science

Technabob.com

Build Your Own Paper Velociraptor

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for KitRex, which is basically a 3D paper velociraptor that you build yourself.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

The United States Army

Tyrannosaurus Rex to embark on cross country journey

The Wankel T.rex is prepared for exhibit in its original "death pose" at Montana State University's Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Mont., 2005.

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Related Topix: Science, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Star Tribune

The sixth extinction belongs to us

Jim Williams has been watching birds and writing about their antics since before "Gilligan's Island" went into reruns.

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Related Topix: Books, The Sixth Extinction, Dinosaur, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Art Daily

Eocasea martini: Paleontologists discover land herbivores' earliest ancestor

A partial fossil of the animal, called Eocasea martini, is "the first link between carnivores and herbivores, the transition," said Robert Reisz.

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Related Topix: Science, Dinosaur, Entomology

New Scientist

Red lettuce and dinosaur germs head to space station

Dragon has once again spread its wings. Today commercial spaceflight firm SpaceX successfully launched its third cargo mission to the International Space Station , sending a Dragon capsule loaded with just over 2 tonnes of supplies and science experiments.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Cape Canaveral, FL, Home Gardening, Home, Robots, Science / Technology, Space

Bendigo Advertiser

Down the Mall: Surgery ensures Loong is the longest

Our Sun Loong, the world's largest imperial dragon, is rising from his annual slumber and will dominate our streets again during the parade.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Australia, Oceania, Life, Holidays, Easter

We make money not art

Four billion years of life on earth: what should it teach mankind?

Notes and video from the keynote that science writer and paleontologist Richard Fortey gave at the Age of Wonder festival in Eindhoven a few weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Science, Australia, World News, Dinosaur

WTOP-FM Washington

Smithsonian's T. rex has ties to famous scientist

The dinosaur skeleton known as "The Nation's T.Rex," which is now located in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is famous for being one of the most complete fossils of its kind ever discovered.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, T. Rex, Pop/Rock

Great Falls Tribune

Here comes Peter Cottontail: Easter Bunny gets busy hiding eggs across Montana

The elusive Easter Bunny has a busy few days ahead of him this weekend as he hides eggs all across Montana for children to discover.

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Related Topix: Montana, Great Falls, MT, Dinosaur, Science, Bozeman, MT, Missoula, MT

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Michelle Obama Wants You to Dance About a T. Rex to Lose Weight

First Lady Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign 'Let's Move' is encouraging kids to dance for the arrival of a dinosaur's bones at the Smithsonian to achieve an active lifestyle.

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KSL-TV

Utah expects tourism boost thanks to National Geographic article

Last year, tourists visiting Utah spent about $7.4 billion while visiting our scenic attractions, such as Utah's national parks and recreation areas.

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Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Dinosaur, Science, Marketing

VatulBlog

A Visit To The Science Museum

Last Friday, budding paleontologist O, his mother and I visited the Houston Museum of Natural Science .

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Scientific American

Debate Flares over Identity of Celebrated Human Fossils

Kate Wong is an editor and writer at Scientific American covering paleontology, archaeology and life sciences.

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Missing Baby T-Rex spotted in Emmer Green

Melanie Deegan was expecting to be paid 7 an hour for visiting people in their homes but discovered that she was not being paid for travel time between the visits Royal's Portuguese midfielder joined the Spanish giants on loan last July and has proved a huge hit during his time in Andalucia Ms Saunders said: "I've just read the article on the ... (more)

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