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  1. Exit Dinosaurs, Enter FishesRead the original story

    31 min ago | Holtville Tribune

    A pair of paleobiologists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego have determined that the world's most numerous and diverse vertebrates A - ray-finned fishes - began their ecological dominance of the oceans 66 million years ago, aided by the mass extinction event that killed off dinosaurs. Scripps graduate student Elizabeth Sibert and Professor Richard Norris analyzed the microscopic teeth of fishes found in sediment cores around the world and found that the abundance of ray-finned fish teeth began to explode in the aftermath of the mass die-off of species, which was triggered by an asteroid strike in the Yucatan Peninsula.

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  2. Australia's largest discovered dinosaur to go on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | ABC News

    Australia's largest dinosaur ever to be discovered is set to go on display to the public with the opening of the Eromanga Natural History Museum in the coming months. It is set to be officially recognised as a new species; complete with a new scientific name by early next year.

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  3. John Stossel: Misidentifying real-life villains brings serious costsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UnionLeader.com

    HAVE YOU seen the new Jurassic Park movie, "Jurassic World?" It had the biggest opening of any movie in history.

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  4. "Inside Out" pushes Disney past $3 billion at box office for 2015Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Disney Blog

    While the dinosaurs won the weekend yet again, the emotions of Pixar looked like the might be able to pull it out, alas they lost by the slimmest of margins. At the weekend domestic box office for Friday through Sunday, "Jurassic World" earned $30.9 million and "Inside Out" was close behind with $30.1 million.

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  5. Dinos hold on to box office crownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Jurassic World held on to the top spot at the North American box office over the 4 July weekend, fending off Terminator: Genisys and Magic Mike XXL. The dinosaur sequel has now been number one for four weeks, taking an estimated $30.9m between Friday and Sunday, according to early figures.

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  6. 'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    ... Despite the brawny enticements of Channing Tatum and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the four-week rule of Universal's dinosaur sensation "Jurassic World" continued with an estimated $30.9 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Pixar's acclaimed ...

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  7. Fourth of July releases flop at box officeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Despite the brawny enticements of Channing Tatum and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the four-week rule of Universal's dinosaur sensation "Jurassic World" continued with an estimated $30.9 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Pixar's acclaimed ...

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  8. Fri 10Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Chicago Parent

    ... water creatures in blue play dough. Uncover a mystery, play with plaster, test your mastery of the Mesozoic in our dinosaur game show, and use your Cretaceous creativity. Touch real dinosaur bones, talk to a paleontologist, and get a feel for ...

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  9. Planet in peril: Humans must act against a new mass extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    When the dinosaurs died, it was not the first time the bulk of living things disappeared on Earth, but the fifth mass extinction. Now, there's evidence that another is ongoing, researchers from three respected universities have warned.

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  10. Jurassic World : Serves Up The Expected Dinosaur Thrills, But Still Repetitive.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    " Jurassic World " tries to breathe new life into the popular dinosaur franchise spawned 22-years ago with Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" by going bigger, bolder and louder, but often fails in as many areas as it also succeeds. The theme park envisioned in the first film has now finally come to fruition on the tropical Isla Nublar as an immensely popular Disney World-like tourist attraction visited by two young brothers, who in true Spielberg fashion, have parents on the verge of divorce.

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  11. Jurassic World Tops The North American Box OfficeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Blockbuster Jurassic World continues to roar past the competition to top the North American box office. The record-breaking dinosaur film, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, earned $30.9 over America's Independence Day weekend to score a surprise fourth week at number one.

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  12. A real Jurassic WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Dr. Jack Horner, who's been a consultant on all four films and is the real-life inspiration for Jurassic Park's dinosaur expert Dr. Alan Grant, believes we're just five years away from genetically engineering a dinosaur. Horner and his colleagues ...

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  13. What's on: School holidays in NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    ... Millward, Chief Executive of The Nelson Provincial Museum with a model Plesiosaurus in a window of the museum. The dinosaur model is part of the Dinosaur Footprints - a story of Discovery exhibition at the museum. Pic's Peanut Butter is hosting free ...

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  14. 'Terminator Genisys' debuts at No. 3, 'Magic Mike: XXL' at No. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" hung onto the top two spots at the box office. Universal Pictures' latest dinosaur adventure made $30.9 million in its fourth weekend, raising its domestic haul to $558.2 million. Pixar's critically acclaimed ...

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  15. Box Office: Terminator Genisys and Magic Mike XXL Fizzle Over Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... the fourth biggest North American showing of all time, edging out The Dark Knight ($534.9 million). But while the dinosaur franchise continued its quest for world domination, Terminator Genisys did little to jumpstart interest in a revival of the ...

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  16. Review: A Little ChaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Christianity Today

    ... to engineer nature for spectacle and appropriate it for pleasure. It's the same impulse behind the ill-advised dinosaur making of Jurassic World (a film I think Pope Francis would like). As the aristocrats of Louis XIV's court dance to baroque ...

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  17. Week In Review 6/8-6/12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    The big news last weekend was American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown of horse racing, the first horse to do so in over 30 years. It's pretty cool for us locally, because he raced at Oaklawn this year, too.

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  18. Not Many Central Americans Employed at Jurassic WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | VDARE

    The entertaining fourth entry in the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World , opens with a title card explaining that we are back on Costa Rica's Isla Nublar, where a revivified dinosaur theme park is now in booming business, hosting 22,000 tourists per day. You would think that this immense facility, with its thousands of jobs, must have given a much-needed boost to the Central American economy a except that there's no evidence in the movie that any Central Americans are employed there.

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  19. 'Jurassic World' stomps 'Terminator Genisys,' 'Magic Mike XXL' at holiday box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    There were some serious fireworks at the Fourth of July box office this weekend, but while a few movies exploded, others just fizzled. Jurassic World and Inside Out have been neck and neck these past few weeks, but this is the closest they've been yet.

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  20. Weekend box office: 'Jurassic World' and 'Inside...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Jurassic World: Featurette - Welcome To Jurassic World - Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. " Jurassic World " and " Inside Out " were neck and neck at the box office this weekend, beating out two new big releases to remain the top two movies in the nation.

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