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  1. Movie Review: Dino-mite: Pixar has another hit with 'Good Dinosaur'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Just because your film is about a dinosaur doesn't mean the script has to be one, too. Try telling that to director Peter Sohn and his fellow scenarists on Pixar's “The Good Dinosaur,” a visually stunning, but erratic tale that recycles the age-old, boy-and-his-dog plot, albeit with the boy being an apatosaurus and the pet a feral child.


  2. Dinosaur researchers at the U of C may have cracked the mystery of bird nestsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBC News

    PhD student Kohei Tanaka recently published a paper where he compared the fossilized eggs of 30 different dinosaurs, to the eggs of 120 species of birds and crocodiles. "We found that relatively primitive dinosaurs buried their eggs in the ground for incubation, like modern crocodiles" Tanaka said.


  3. Jury still out on dinosaur whodunnitRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    It's one of the biggest unsolved whodunits in history: What killed off the dinosaurs? Scientists are pretty sure something awfully big slammed into the planet about 66 million years ago, but many suggest rampant volcanic activity may also have played a major role. New research attempts to throw cold water on the volcanism theory.


  4. From Dream Bride To Doll For Boys: The Evolution Of The Barbie AdRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    ... before." Another new Barbie commercial shows grownups charmed by small girls working as a college professor, a dinosaur expert and the adorable coach of a men's soccer team. Then it turns out they've been acting these roles out with their Barbies ...


  5. Kid-friendly Dinosaur a beautifully animated fableRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Seattle Gay News

    by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN A&E Writer THE GOOD DINOSAUR Now playing Roughly 65 million years ago, an asteroid flung out of the deepest reaches of space barely missed striking the planet Earth by the slimmest of margins, burning through the night ...


  6. Review Roundup: 'The Good Dinosaur' is Good, Not Great, PixarRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cartoon Brew

    Following in the cerebral, successful steps of Inside Out , The Good Dinosaur isn't the greatest Pixar film ever made - but its painstaking replication of the Real World is simply astounding. This would be a good way to describe the critical unanimity, as director Peter Sohn's The Good Dinosaur evolves into theaters during an American holiday weekend buzzing with economic activity.


  7. Reviewing "The Good Dinosaur"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Slice of Scifi

    ... near the end of 2015, Pixar is releasing one more film and just in time for the holiday rush. So, how does The Good Dinosaur fare? Does it live up to the rich catalog of A grade titles? Like most Pixar films, The Good Dinosaur is filled with ...


  8. Pixar trips up in "The Good Dinosaur"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Characters Ramsey, voiced by Anna Paquin, left, and Nash, voiced by A.J. Buckley in a scene from "The Good Dinosaur," at theaters in Pittsfield, Lanesborough and North Adams. Wilderness and the outdoors figure prominently in Pixar-Disney's animated adventure saga, "The Good Dinosaur."


  9. Kids Imaginative Launches 12-Piece Dinosaur Figurine SetRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | SBWire

    Kids Imaginative is pleased to announce the official launch of their newest product, the 12-Piece Dinosaur Toys Set. The brand new set offers 12 large dinosaurs of varying species.


  10. Contemplating Man at His WorstRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Torontoist

    ... those all-too-familiar political sex scandals and uses it to suggest that the heterosexual male may be a thrashing dinosaur on his way to extinction. Bill, played by Paul Gross in this Company Theatre - Canadian Stage production, is caught with a ...


  11. Dark Matter and the DinosaursRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Year in Reading alum Maria Popova of Brain Pickings writes her first book review for The New York Times on Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randall , a Harvard cosmologist. Randall proposes "that a thin disk of dark matter in the plane of the Milky Way triggered a minor perturbation in deep space that caused the major earthly catastrophe that decimated the dinosaurs."


  12. Could dinos, humans coexist?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    What if the dinosaur-killing asteroid never slammed into Earth and the paleo-beasts weren't vanquished from our planet 66 million years ago? That's the hypothetical that forms the basis of Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur," set to hit the big screens on Nov. 25. The movie maker's answer - that a young Apatosaurus would meet and befriend a cave boy - is cute, but totally off the mark, several paleontologists told Live Science. "It's completely impossible," said Thomas Williamson, curator of paleontology at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, referring to dinosaurs ever being alive alongside humans - something that could never happen if the dinosaurs were to survive.


  13. Were dinosaur nests buried or open?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Earth & Sky

    We know that dinosaurs laid eggs, but did they bury their nests as crocodiles do, or leave them open and exposed, like birds? New research has some answers. This is the fossilized nest of a birdlike dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous, from China.


  14. How Dinosaurs Got Their Start--and Met Their End [Video]Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Scientific American

    In the December Scientific American paleontologist Stephen Brusatte of the University of Edinburgh delves into one of the greatest scientific mysteries of all time: the extinction of the dinosaurs . In an attempt to solve it he and his colleagues analyzed all the latest evidence using cutting-edge techniques.


  15. Review: 'The Good Dinosaur' is a simple and emotional offering from PixarRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CTV

    Spot, voiced by Jack Bright, left, and Arlo, voiced by Raymond Ochoa, in a scene from 'The Good Dinosaur.' What would happen if, 65 million years ago, the meteor that killed the dinosaurs missed the earth, leaving the behemoths alive to thrive? The new Pixar-child-in-peril movie "The Good Dinosaur" suggests the apatosauruses would have created a modern Stone Age world for themselves where they speak, work and live in huts but most of all try to make a mark on the world.


  16. 'Dinosaur' is good family funRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    Spot , left, and Arlo embark on a magical journey in "The Good Dinosaur." Disney films have a tried-and-true formula, and "The Good Dinosaur" is no exception.


  17. Green SaharaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... this Green Sahara was home to many grassland and woodland animals as well as humans. While on an expedition for dinosaur fossils with paleontologist Paul Sereno in Niger in 2000, Hettwer discovered a burial area containing hundreds of skeletons from ...


  18. The Good DinosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    An Apatosaurus named Arlo becomes friends with the human Spot in Pixar's The Good Dinosaur. It's only fitting that The Good Dinosaur , a movie about facing one's fears, gets a little scary.


  19. 'The Good Dinosaur': Jurassic larkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Davis Enterprise

    ... of all: What if that huge asteroid hadn't hit Earth, roughly 65 million years ago? According to Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur," at least some of the massive saurians would have established an agrarian society, homesteading and raising families much ...


  20. Scientists still can't settle on what killed the dinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    It's one of the biggest unsolved whodunits in history: What killed off the dinosaurs? Scientists are pretty sure that something awfully big slammed into the planet about 66 million years ago, but many suggest that rampant volcanic activity may also have played a major role in the demise of our giant, feathered friends. New research attempts to throw cold water on the volcanism theory - but don't expect this single study to close the case.