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  1. 'Buzz' Offers An Adoration For Bees Amid Continued Die-OffsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    Ecological statistics pertaining to bees carry a sting: More than 75 percent of the world's 115 primary crops require pollination or thrive better through interaction with pollinators. Bees are the primary pollinators in the animal kingdom, yet sudden and massive die-offs of these insects began in 2006 and continue now, with a 30 percent annual loss reported by North American beekeepers.

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  2. Relaxing with a good book. Not.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anniston Star

    I'm 106 pages into this one. a "The Stone Sky" by N.K. Jemisin, the last book in a post-apocalyptic science-fiction trilogy called "The Broken Earth," in which racism has literally broken the Earth.

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  3. Our View: Streator celebration inspires hope for bigger and betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times

    THUMBS UP TO… growth and potential. Rob Tyne and Randy Dominic are filled with optimism when discussing the recently completed Independence Day celebration, and with good reason.

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  4. Arts Calendar | Basketball bash, Third Thursday, astronomy viewing and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

    Also available are one-week and two-week camps in art, clay and drama. Half-day and full-day options available.

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  5. Summer with the kids can be a walk in the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Running: check. Climbing: check. Hiding and seeking: check and check. These are just a few things on kids' summer to-do lists.

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  6. Fossil Hunting in Fillmore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    Collect fossils older than dinosaurs! At Whispering Winds, Spring Valley, you will tour fossil collections of ancient sea creatures including Gastropods, Cephalopods, Trilobites, Fisherites, Bryozoans and Brachiopods. Then you'll travel to 2-3 sites to hunt, all within 7 miles of Spring Valley, and collect your own fossils- guaranteed! Bring a bag for carrying your fossils.

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  7. A Night at the Museum at Dal 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monterey County Weekly

    No, this isn't that kind of night at the museum where Pharaohs and dinosaurs come to life. But it is the kind of night at the museum where a culture is discovered, an issue is progressed and a lot of fun is had along the way.

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  8. Early Primates Groomed with ClawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scientific American

    Omomyids, like the one represented in this restoration at the San Diego Natural History Museum, had grooming claws on their feet. Credit: Brian Switek Last week, just because I wanted to, I decided to paint my nails.

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  9. Hong Kong explorers retrace footsteps of 1920s dinosaur hunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Chinzorig Tsogtbaatar and other team members use papier-mA chA to protect fossils. Picture: courtesy of Mark Sakas / The Explorers Club Hong Kong Chapter I scrutinise the small pebbles, mud and shards of fossilised bone strewn over the desert floor in Bugiin Tsav, in southern Mongolia .

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  10. Jurassic Tour stops in CheyenneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KGWN

    Visitors will step through the doors and back to the days when the Triceratops and Spinosaurus roamed the Earth with the Jurassic Tour in town. There are 50 life-size and ultra-realistic dinosaurs.

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  11. Crocodile ancestor was top predator before dinosaurs roamed North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Texas e-News

    ... form of crocodiles and birds,' says Lindsay Zanno, assistant research professor at NC State, director of the Paleontology and Geology lab at the museum, and lead author of a paper describing the find. 'The discovery of Carnufex , one of the world's ...

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  12. The Ballard Institute Presents the Dinosaur Show By Mesner Puppet TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    As part of its popular, family-friendly Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series hosting acclaimed puppeteers from around New England and beyond, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present The Dinosaur Show by Missouri's Mesner Puppet Theater on Saturday, July 21 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. Make no bones about it -The Dinosaur Show is sure to tickle your funny bone and stimulate your imagination! Mesner Puppet Theater reaches into the past using hand, rod, shadow, and body puppets to bring this prehistoric tale to life.

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  13. UNLV students' next mystery to unearth: Mammoth's dietRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    At the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, UNLV researchers are slowly adding to their understanding of the mammoth, which died standing up roughly 20,000 years ago near the Nye County community of Amargosa Valley. UNLV graduate Cameron Rickerson, left, and graduate student Becky Humphrey apply plaster-soaked strips of burlap to a mammoth fossil at a dig site about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

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  14. Herbivore dinosaurs' food, new researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dear Kitty

    Check out the largest herbivorous dinosaurs that ever lived! This top 10 list of plant eating dinosaurs has some of the biggest creatures that ever roamed the earth millions of years ago! Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs ' diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago. Previously, many scientists believed that plants grown in an atmosphere with high carbon dioxide levels had low nutritional value.

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  15. Visit the great indoors in Gateway cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post-Bulletin

    During the summer in St. Louis, it's a good idea to get "Journey to the Top" tram tickets in advance. St. Louis Science Center features more than 700 interactive exhibits in 10 galleries and life-sized dinosaurs in the main atrium.

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  16. Tiny algae triggered a mass extinction 445 million years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail on Sunday

    A mass extinction that wiped out more than three quarters of all marine life on Earth may have been triggered by an unlikely source, new research into algae suggests. Experts believe expanding populations of the simple marine plants absorbed vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere around 445 million years ago.

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  17. You mean Jurassic Park isn't accurate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MetaFilter

    I invite anyone who thinks feathered dinosaurs are not cool to observe a live roadrunner or cassowary for a few minutes. My goodness.

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  18. VIDEO: Dinosaurs on the loose at York's Jurassic MazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | York Press

    THE world's biggest image of a dinosaur has been created at York Maze to mark the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park. Farmer Tom Pearcy has cut the giant picture of a Tyrannosaurus rex attacking a Triceratops in his 15-acre field of maize plants at Elvington , along with with the wording 'Jurassic Maze.'

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  19. Growing a dinosaur's dinnerRead the original story

    Friday | Science Daily

    Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago. Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago.

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  20. The Smashing Pumpkins Blow Away Glendale With a Shiny and Oh So Bright Reunion Tour KickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Phoenix New Times

    ... Cobain was. When I was a kid, music was something other people cared about. I was too obsessed with Tolkien and paleontology to pay attention to pop music. My classmates would do presentations about how Biggie Smalls and D'arcy Wretzky were their ...

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