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  1. a Jurassica films offer up fun, not factsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kenosha News

    To get ready, we asked local dinosaur expert Nick Wiersum - curator of natural history education for the Kenosha public museums - some "Jurassic"-related questions. Wiersum and paleontologists from Carthage College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside will offer ongoing Twitter commentary during the films.

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  2. Opalised pearls dating back 65 million years unearthed in SARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    The world's first recorded opalised pearls, relics of creatures in an ancient inland sea dating back 65 million years, have been unearthed by two miners in the South Australian outback. The "priceless" four-millimetre specimens were found in the Coober Pedy opal fields, an area famed for the colourful gems.

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  3. In a museum among fossils, the birth of modern Canadian politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A century ago, the Centre Block was destroyed by fire, forcing MPs and senators to set up shop in what would become the Museum of Nature - and a new era in Canadian politics was ushered in. A century ago, the Centre Block was destroyed by fire, forcing MPs and senators to set up shop in what would become the Museum of Nature - and a new era in Canadian politics was ushered in.

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  4. Newly Discovered Juvenile Dinosaur at The Burpee MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIFR

    The Burpee Museum is digging up something pretty special that's nearly 150 million years old and goes by the name Jimmy. They're cutting through this a eight by four foot plaster jacket which contains the largest bones of a newly discovered dinosaur.

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  5. Big DataRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    As one who has spent a goodly portion of his adult life raving about the folly of amassing much more information than we can analyze and use effectively, it will come as little surprise to learn that I am skeptical about the so-called "big data" phenomenon. Digital technology has endowed us with a massive capacity to accumulate data.

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  6. Duck-billed wildebeest bewilders scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Prehistoric animals can look pretty darned weird. Now scientists report the discovery of several really strange fossilized skulls of ancient duck-billed wildebeest on Kenya's Rusinga Island, that suggest its nose looked very similar to the lambeosaurine hadrosaur dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period.

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  7. Dinosaurs appear at Jurassic ClerkRead the original story

    Thursday | Buchan Observer

    ... join in with the day. Each class had an information session with one of the team members where they learned lots of dinosaur facts. Then they were able to meet a baby triceratops and finally they got to meet Tyrant (the main attraction) who is a ...

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  8. Essentials: Toronto, from what's new to classic attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Westport News

    ... Denette/The Canadian Press ... more FILE - In this June 20, 2012 file photo, a man photographs the prehistoric dinosaur called Giganotosaurus, part of the exhibit called "Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana," at the Royal Ontario Museum in ...

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  9. Texarkana museum grows showcase, storage in $4M renovationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    _ The State Dinosaur of Oklahoma's head may now be down, but the Museum of the Red River has good things ahead with an expansion and renovation project soon to start. The Texarkana Gazette ( http://bit.ly/1L0GcSx ) reports that the $4 million project ...

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  10. Geek Toys : Plush Dinosaur BouquetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ThinkGeek

    ... what has not been around for a long time?) Dinosaurs! Give someone the joy of a true classic with this Plush Dinosaur Bouquet. This long-stemmed dinosaur bouquet comes complete with 2 T. Rex, 2 Triceratops, and 2 Apatosaurus. You can pop the little ...

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  11. This ancient wildebeest was surprisingly dinosaur-likeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... evolved more than once in the animal kingdom. If a hoofed animal was going to wind up being similar to any dinosaur, it figures it would be a hadrosaur: The duck-billed beasts are sometimes called the " cows of the Cretaceous ," because their ...

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  12. Jupiter Not the Planetary Protector We Thought it Was?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Universe Today

    I've always liked the idea that Jupiter has acted like a protector to its little brother, Earth. That it has used its massive gravitational pull to divert asteroids and comets from a collision course with Earth.

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  13. Portsmouth 1st Grader is RI Google Doodle Winner, Needs National VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A Portsmouth first grader's love of dinosaurs and art has made him a winner here in Rhode Island. And, with your help, he could soon be a national winner with a ticket to Google's headquarters in Mountain View, CA, where he'll sit down with a team of professional doodlers in charge of decorating the busiest web page in the world.

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  14. Ancient wildebeest-like animal had the nose of a hadrosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | UPI

    The analysis of several fossilized skulls of Rusingoryx atopocranion , recently discovered on Kenya's Rusinga Island, suggests the extinct wildebeest-like animal possessed a nose similar to the hadrosaur dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period. "The thing that's really remarkable is that lambeosaurine hadrosaurs are the only other animals that we know of that have a similar feature," Daniel Peppe, an associate professor of geology at Baylor University, said in a news release .

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  15. Ancient Jurassic Butterfly DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    A photo of the modern owl butterfly shown below a fossilized Kalligrammatid lacewing shows some of the convergent features including wing eyespots and wing scales. Credit: James Di Loreto / Smithsonian --- A reconstruction of the Kalligrammatid lacewing consuming pollen drops on a bannettitalean plant , an ancient plant that lived alongside the lacewing.

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  16. Weird Ancient Wildebeest Sported Duck-Billed Dinosaur NoseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Scientific American

    An illustration of the Late Pleistocene beast Rusingoryx atopocranion , which curiously has the same type of hollow-dome crest as the duck-billed dinosaur. Credit: Todd S. Marshall Duck-billed dinosaurs and an ancient wildebeest-like animal lived tens of millions of years apart, but they have strikingly similar, peculiar noses, a new study finds.

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  17. Red Arrow Park Egg to hatch todayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WISN-TV

    That big egg in Red Arrow Park? Turns out it's a dinosaur egg, promoting a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum GIANT ROCK, SOME PEOPLE THOUGHT EGG .....AND YES IN EGG. TODAY THE MUSEUM ARE UNIQUE DINOSAUR EXHIBIT, FEATURING AND NEVER BEFORE SEEN DINOSAURS....MOSTLY THAT CAME FROM SOUTH AMERICA, MADAGASCAR.

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  18. New ginormous dinosaur arrives at West Midland Safari ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

    The Spinosaurus, West Midland Safari Park's new arrival at the Land of the Living Dinosaurs exhibit, with head dinosaur keeper, Emily Brooks. The Spinosaurus, reaching a huge length of almost 50 feet, is the newest addition to the Land of the Living Dinosaurs and is one of the largest and longest dinosaurs in the exhibit - staying true to scientists' belief that it was the largest predatory dinosaur to roam the Earth.

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  19. Confessions from the City: The barristerRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | This Is London

    You have to feel for the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed young ladies wanting to make their mark in the legal profession. For, as the Godfather of Soul James Brown would say, This is a Man's World.

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  20. Wildebeest Ancestor Shared 'Bizarre' Trait With DinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bad Astronomy Blog

    It seems unlikely that a shaggy-maned antelope from the Ice Age would have much in common with a group of dinosaurs that roamed during the Cretaceous period 145 to 66 million years ago. But, then again, science is perpetually full of surprises.

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