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  1. UPDATE 2-Spielberg's DreamWorks to split from Disney - Hollywood ReporterRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    DreamWorks Studios, the film company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, will split from Walt Disney Co after the release of his film, "The BFG," the Hollywood Reporter said, citing people familiar with the matter. The Oscar-winning director's likely future home is Universal and is in talks with the company, the trade publication reported on Wednesday.


  2. Earliest-Known Turtle Had No Shell and Plenty of TeethRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MSNBC

    It was a creature that one scientist said resembled "a strange, gluttonous lizard that swallowed a small Frisbee." But a sophisticated skull analysis showed that this reptile called Eunotosaurus africanus that lived in southern Africa 260 million years ago is actually the earliest-known turtle, even though it had no shell, researchers said on Wednesday.


  3. Fossils Show Big Bug Ruled the Seas 460 Million Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    ... basically sea scorpions. Those type of creatures "are really cool," said Joe Hannibal, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Hannibal wasn't part of the study, but praised it for being well done, adding ...


  4. Your Weekend+Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

    The annual Franciscan Festival of Fine Arts is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday or 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Holy Cross Retreat, 600 Holy Cross Road in Mesilla Park. Festivities include more than 80 artists, an enchilada dinner, food vendors, a beer and wine garden, live music throughout the day, a silent auction and raffle.


  5. Steven Speilberg's next film, 'Bridge of Spies,' is set in Cold War eraRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    The nearly three-year wait since Steven Spielberg's last movie comes to an end this October with the spy thriller "Bridge of Spies." Good news for moviegoers: There won't be another gap like that for a while.


  6. Giant scorpions as big as a man unearthed in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... within the Winneshief shale bed there that researchers led by James Lamsdell, a postdoctoral associate of paleontology at Yale University has been able to describe them in detail, from their oddly shaped sets of limbs to the spiny bristles covering ...


  7. Blue whale appears during 'Big Blue Live' broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    "This is one of the most extraordinary things I've ever seen," he said as aerial footage captured the giant mammal come up for air several times and then dive down for food. Backshall was reporting for the "Big Blue Live" special that is airing on PBS Monday to Wednesday this week to highlight several species of animals coming to California's Monterey Bay - a region that's been drastically cleaned up over the past several decades.


  8. Man-sized sea scorpion found in Iowa: Deadly prehistoric predator ruled the seasRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... best way to describe this animal is bizarre," study lead researcher James Lamsdell, a postdoctoral associate of paleontology at Yale University, told Live Science. "For a long time, I had trouble being sure that this was one species because there ...


  9. Change in environment spurs rapid evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | UPI

    A rapid rise in oxygen has been credited with spurring the Cambrian explosion, for example, while mammal biodiversity is thought have blossomed in the wake of the dinosaur's extinction. Now, new research lends credence to the idea that rapid evolution often follows shifting environmental factors -- but with a twist.


  10. 'Jurassic National Monument' proposal gets local supportRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Westerner

    A proposal from two congressmen to convert a central Utah dinosaur fossil quarry rich in Jurassic-period bones into a national monument gained a key endorsement Tuesday from county officials. The Emery County public lands council voted unanimously to back a plan that would elevate the Cleveland-Lloyd dinosaur fossil quarry to what could be known as the "Jurassic National Monument," said Randy Johnson, Emery County's public lands adviser.


  11. Nickelodeon to Premiere New Seasons of Spongebob Sqaurepants & More, 9/18Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Nickelodeon yields an abundant crop of new episodes from its flourishing roster of original, creator-driven content that will join the fall line-up starting Friday, Sept. 18, beginning with the return of animation premieres of SpongeBob SquarePants, Harvey Beaks, SANJAY AND CRAIG and PIG GOAT BANANA CRICKET and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles .


  12. DreamWorks to split from DisneyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks film studio plans to part ways with Disney when their distribution tie-up ends in a year's time, an industry source told AFP on Wednesday. File photo of director Steven Spielberg.


  13. Fall Movie Preview: Spielberg plunges into the Cold WarRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Commercial

    In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, filmmaker Steven Spielberg poses at the Museum of Natural History before the Ambassadors For Humanity Gala in New York.


  14. How things went and how things are gonna goRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

    A few times a year, the movie slate is really bad.This is one of those weeks, so that's when the Movie Man takes the time to review his summer film predictions and map out the rest of the year.SUMMER GUESSESThere's always a hit that comes out of left field and there's a surefire thing that misses.Here's what the Movie Man guessed the top 10 movies ... (more)


  15. DreamWorks Reportedly Will Part Ways With Disney Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MSNBC

    DreamWorks Studios, the film company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, will split from Walt Disney Co. next year after the release of his film, "The BFG," the Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.


  16. Could DreamWorks be ditching Disney for Universal?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Come this time next year, DreamWorks will likely have cut ties with the Walt Disney Company . The studio's distribution deal with the Mouse House expires in August 2016, and Steven Spielberg is reportedly in talks with Universal for an output deal there.


  17. #JunkOff: Why Animal Genitals Are Important to ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | LiveScience

    Did you know that male black widow spiders have corkscrew-shaped genitals? Or that barnacle penises are up to eight times the length of barnacle bodies? Or that echidnas have frankly horrifying four-headed dangly bits? If you've been following scientists on Twitter in the past week or so, you probably do. That's because biologists have gone wild posting junk shots of their research subjects, from meerkats to cheetahs to some truly bizarre ants.


  18. New Jersey's Drunk History: The sun doesn't give a s-tRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    If you tuned into Comedy Central's "Drunk History" last night, probably a little more than you did before. But only a little.


  19. The End of Privacy?Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | World News Report

    Once the names were exposed to the world, it was revealed that thousands of public figures were among its paid members... With 30 years of experience and innovative approaches, we can help businesses whose private information have been compromised by resolving the problems caused and making you safe in the future. ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 29, 2015 / / -- Scientists theorize that about 65 million years ago, a huge asteroid smashed into our planet, causing vast waves to course across the oceans, igniting runaway wildfires and sending plumes of ash into the air that blotted out the sun, bringing on an endless winter.


  20. Should We Set Aside Half the Earth to Save It?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    A much-anticipated book in conservation and natural science circles is EO Wilson's Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life , which is due early next year. It builds on his proposal to set aside half the Earth for the preservation of biodiversity.