John Connley

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New Dinosaur: Titanic Triceratops Ancestor?

With an eight-foot skull, Titanoceratops may have been the granddaddy of Triceratops. But did it really exist?<p><b>Meet what could be the new granddaddy of horned dinosaurs—Titanoceratops.</b><p>At 15,000-pound (6,800-kilogram) the prehistoric titan would have rivaled the African elephant-size <i>Triceratops</i>, …

What killed the woolly mammoth? A whole bunch of things, say scientists.

Woolly mammoths were apparently driven to extinction by a multitude of culprits, with climate change, human hunters and shifting habitats all playing …

Dinosaur cold-blood theory in doubt

<b>One of the strongest lines of evidence that dinosaurs were cold-blooded, like modern reptiles, has been knocked down.</b><p>Prior studies of dinosaur bones uncovered what are known as "lines of arrested growth".<p>The creatures were presumed to be cold-blooded because modern cold-blooded animals show these …

"Beautiful" Squirrel-Tail Dinosaur Fossil Upends Feather Theory

"Probably all dinosaurs were feathered," scientist concludes.<p><b>A newfound squirrel-tailed</b> <b>specimen is the most primitive meat-eating dinosaur with feathers, according to a new study. The late-</b><b>Jurassic</b> <b>discovery, study authors say, challenges the image of dinosaurs as "overgrown lizards."</b><p>Unearthed …

New Sea Monster Found, Rewrites Evolution?

Cretaceous-era reptile Malawania anachronus discovered in Kurdistan.<p><b>A new species of dinosaur-era sea reptile is rewriting the books on the evolution of so-called sea monsters, a new study claims. (Read "When Monsters Ruled the Deep" from National Geographic magazine.)</b><p>The newfound—and potentially …

1913: The World Before the Great War by Charles Emmerson – review

Charles Emmerson starts his account of 1913 much as you would expect. The setting is the world fair at Ghent. Visitors from every nation in the world …

Digital archives: making museum collections available to everyone

As the signs outside our building will tell you, the Imperial War Museum London is currently closed until July 2013 while we undertake the first …

The first colour photographs from the German front line during World War One - Telegraph

RT @1infanteriediv: #WW1 Fantastic photograph of German 21cm mortar, "Black Maria" and its crew, Flanders 1916. http://t.co/cHyfhsSydF

BBC Four - The Somme: Secret Tunnel Wars - In Pictures: exploring the World War I tunnel network on the Somme battlefield