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3 maladjusted kids from ’80s movies get their own oddball anthem

Crash Test Dummies’ 1993 hit “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” was an anomaly even by the forgiving standards of that musically adventurous era. The verses are about …

What a Low-Carb Menu Looks Like

A low-carb diet is one of the best ways to lose weight, and there are plenty of diets which follow a low-carb meal plan. Low-carb diets include the …

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Bizarre dinosaur reconstructed after 50 years of wild speculation

<i>Deinocheirus mirificus</i>, or ‘unusual horrible hand’, had long, clawed forearms, a sail on its back and a duck-like bill<p>Nearly 50 years after researchers uncovered the gigantic arms of a mysterious dinosaur in the Gobi desert, the true nature of the beast has finally been established.<p>Since its …

Ancient Flying Reptile Ate Like a Toothy Pelican

120-million-year-old fossils seemed to sport a throat pouch for skimming fish from the water.<p>Long before pelicans, ancient flying reptiles may have skimmed over lakes, scooping and storing fish in a throat pouch, paleontologists report. The newly discovered pterosaur species lived some 120 million …

First Swimming Dinosaur Discovered

New species of dinosaur are dug up almost weekly these days, and often they’re bigger than those found earlier.<p>So what makes <i>Spinosaurus</i> special is not that it’s a larger predator than <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, though it is, but that it lived in the water.<p>This is exceptional because dinosaurs were all land …

Ancient 'dragon' beast flew right out of 'Avatar'

A sprawling ancient flying reptile looked so much like a dragon that could have flown alongside the aerial predators called "ikran" in the film "Avatar" that its discoverers named the newfound beast after these mountain banshees.<p>The pterosaur, now called <i>Ikrandraco avatar</i> ("draco" means "dragon" in …

Kindle Unlimited: More details and a few questions about Amazon’s subscription book service (exclusive video)

An ebook subscription service, available on any device including your Kindle: That appears to be what Amazon is planning, but is it worth $9.99 a …

Freaky Higgs Physics Suggests The Universe Shouldn't Exist

The universe shouldn't exist — at least according to a new theory.<p>Modeling of conditions soon after the Big Bang suggests the universe should have collapsed just microseconds after its explosive birth, the new study suggests.<p>"During the early universe, we expected cosmic inflation — this is a rapid …