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33 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

This week's cover: Chris Pratt goes from zero to hero in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

A lot of people think EW writers spend their days boozing it up with stars. In the case of this week's cover profile of actor Chris Pratt, that's 100 percent accurate.

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Related Topix: The Five-Year Engagement, Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Chris Pratt, Dinosaur, Science, New Orleans, LA, Comedy Movies, Commando, Action Movies, Adventure

13 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

NYC museum plans adults-only sleepover

The New York City museum will have its first-ever sleepover adventure for adults 21 years old and up on Aug. 1. Then it's off to explore the museum's enormous dinosaur skeletons and African mammals.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

13 hrs ago | Voice of America

Fossil of World's Smallest Hedgehog Unearthed

Silvacola acares, a tiny hedgehog, lived roughly 13 million years after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and left the mammals as the dominant land animals.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

13 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Dinosaur fossil bed found in eastern Idaho

Experts say a dinosaur fossil bed in eastern Idaho containing some 200 specimens could be the most important such site in the state.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

14 hrs ago | Southland Times

Fire-breathing robot dinosaurs 'boring'

I was tempted to write the shortest review ever, because that's really all there is to say about Transformers: Age of Extinction.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Transformers: Age of Extinction

15 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

NYC museum plans adults-only sleepover

The New York City museum will have its first-ever sleepover adventure for adults 21 years old and up on Aug. 1. Then it's off to explore the museum's enormous dinosaur skeletons and African mammals.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

19 hrs ago | WebProNews

Biggest Flying Bird Revealed, Wingspan 24 Feet

On Monday, paleontologists revealed the biggest flying bird to ever live. They called the bird Pelagornis sandersi , which belonged to a family of toothed birds that flew over the oceans around 25 million years ago.

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Related Topix: Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Star Online

Feathers in its pants

THE origin of feathers and the origin of flight have been a contentious chicken-and-egg issue in the scientific world for decades.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Scientific Blogging

Paleontologists Make 410 Million Year Old Arachnid Walk

One of the first predators on land, a 410-million-year-old arachnid, has been virtually brought back to life.

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The Telegraph

Civic neglect beheads dino

The herbivore Triceratops, Greek for 'three-horn face', lost its existence some millennia ago, but its concrete lookalike at a Hazaribagh park lost its head on Monday.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

WFAA-TV Dallas

North Texas paleontologist heads to Alaska to unearth big find

A North Texas paleontologist is heading back to Alaska to continue his team's work of excavating dinosaur footprints.

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Related Topix: Science, Dallas, TX, Dinosaur

CBC News

Tiny new hedgehog found in B.C. excites paleontologists

In a reconstruction of the early Eocene in northern British Colombia, a tapir-like creature from the genus heptodon drinks in the shallows, while a small proto-hedgehog stalks prey in the foreground.

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Related Topix: Science, North America, Canada, World News, Dinosaur

KSL-TV

Quiz: Utah's Dinosaur Destinations

In May 2014, National Geographic featured Utah as a hot spot for dinosaur fossils.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, National Geographic

KHQ-TV Spokane

Dinosaur fossil bed found in eastern Idaho

Experts say a dinosaur fossil bed in eastern Idaho containing some 200 specimens could be the most important such site in the state.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

Examiner.com

Neanderthal inner-ear discovered in archaic human

Micro-CT scans have revealed the first evidence of an inner-ear structure that was previously thought to be a trait found only found in Neanderthals.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Washington University in Saint Louis, World News, China

ABC News

Manning Wild

Photo of Manning artist Peter Schouten in front of his Artwork 'Bobin Creek' at the official opening of his exhibition 'Manning Wild' Manning Regional Art Gallery in Taree Paleontological reconstruction is a skill Peter honed from his days at fossil preparator at NSW University nearly 40 years ago.

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International Business Times

Ancient Dinosaur DNA May Hold Key to Cure Cancer, Other Human Diseases

The DNA of dinosaurs could unlock the key to a powerful method of healing for humans.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science

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