Dinosaurs

From the Archives: The Cabazon dinosaur builder

Claude K. Bell, a Knott's Berry Farm sculptor and portrait artist, opened the Wheel Inn cafe in 1958. To attract customers to the restaurant in Cabazon, he began building dinosaurs.<p>Bell thought big. "The brontosaurus is just the beginning." he said, " I've got 62 acres alongside the freeway. In the …

California

Dinosaurs’ sensitive snouts enabled courtship ‘face stroking’, study suggests

Fossilised skull scans reveal neurovascular canal that might have enabled precision-feeding, and face-biting ‘to make a point’<p>Dinosaurs’ faces might have been much more sensitive than previously thought and may have helped them feed more carefully or woo potential mates, according to new …

Isle of Wight

Could JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM Take Place in Jurassic Park?

After the blockbuster destruction of an entirely new dinosaur theme park in <i>Jurassic World</i>, could the recently titled sequel be taking us back to more …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

China's dinosaurs come to UK

Massive dinosaur skeletons and never-before-seen fossils from China are part of an exclusive exhibition coming to Nottingham's Natural History Museum …

Natural History Museums

Dinosaur find could hold key to 95-million-year-old diet

Scientist are hopeful the discovery of a fossilised dinosaur skeleton in outback Queensland will shed light on what was on the menu around 95 million …

Australian Universities

Rare bones bring stampede of dinosaur experts to tiny Qld town

"It's turned out to be one of the best sauropod skeletons I've ever seen in the whole country."

Brisbane

Ken Campbell: the palaeontologist whose name lives on in many fossils

Professor Kenton “Ken” Campbell was an internationally respected authority on Australian geology and palaeontology for more than 50 years. Sadly he …

Paleontology

Redan launches “World of Dinosaur Roar!” Magazine

Media company <b>Nurture Rights</b> has partnered with <b>Redan Publishing</b> – publishers of titles such as <i>Sparkle World</i> and <i>Peppa Pig</i> – for the launch of a new …

Paleontology

Singing dinosaurs: 'Triassic Parq' premieres in New Orleans

Ever wonder about how things went down at "Jurassic Park'' from the dinosaurs' point of view? "Triassic Parq, the Official Unofficial Jurassic Park …

New Orleans

Love Island: Kem and Amber split following heated row – and the islanders are up in arms

Love Island couple Kem and Amber have ended their three-week romance following claims from both that the other has been acting off.<p>‘If I’m brutally …

Love Island

Drumheller eyes naming downtown streets after dinosaurs

Residents and visitors of Drumheller may soon be driving down streets such as Daspletosaurus Avenue or walking along Pachycephalosaurus Way.<p>The Town …

Canadian News

Now for something completely different: 10 unique places to see in Canada

These destinations offer something you won't find elsewhere<p>Ready for a wild ride? If you turn right at unique, you'll arrive at these uncommon …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

4 Iconic Extinct American Animals, From Dire Wolves To Saber-Toothed Tigers | International Business Times

Many animals have come and gone since the dawn of time on Earth. In fact, almost all the species ever to live on this planet already are dead.<p>Some …

Paleontology

Newly Discovered Ancient Wasp Species Gets Its Name from David Bowie

The species name is a latinized version of "stardust," as in, Ziggy.<p>There lots of different ways to pay tribute to idols that are no longer with us, but one of the coolest is memorializing their names in newly discovered species. Plenty of famous people have their names immortalized in a latin …

David Bowie

10 Fascinating Facts About the La Brea Tar Pits

There's a gooey time capsule in the heart of Los Angeles, left over from an era when saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, camels, and giant sloths …

Cool Stuff

The best dinosaur events for a roaring good time this summer - from theme parks to exhibitions

Dinosaurs are set to be a huge hit this summer! From a real-life Jurassic Park complete with animatronic dinosaurs to exciting new exhibitions and …

Walt Disney Company

Jurassic World 2: Fallen Kingdom to introduce new dinosaur breeds; will Sam Neill join cast list?

The title and first poster of Jurassic World 2 hints at the rescue mission of dinosaurs.<p>Jurassic World 2 is a year away from its release and the …

Movies

Could asteroids send us the way of the dinosaurs?

Regular mass extinction events could be a thing if we actually unearth proof of them.

Paleontology

Meet the Curator

Dr. Mark Siddall is a curator in the Museum’s Division of Invertebrate Zoology.<p>His research has focused on the evolutionary biology of a wide range …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Dinosaurs that once roamed Antarctica 'live' again

WASHINGTON — Antarctica is a harsh and unforgiving place; with 99 percent of the continent covered in ice, it is the coldest and windiest spot on Earth, and few living things can survive on the continent's frozen landscape.<p>But nearly 200 million years ago, Antarctica was very different. There were …

Nothing is Real in Trump's America Unless the Cameras Are Rolling

We should've learned our lesson the last time.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To The Last Post Of The Week By The Blog's Favourite Living Canadian)</i><p>Good morning, suckers. From CNBC:<p>The deal, announced with great fanfare before Trump took office, was billed not only as a heroic move to keep jobs …

Boston

The Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom poster is just a single nostalgic callback

Thanks to a brand-new poster, we now know the title for the <i>Jurassic World</i> sequel: <i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i>. We have no idea what that means, though it may suggest that dinosaurs were royalty at some point? Who knows? Look, the new <i>Transformers</i> movie opens with a King Arthur battle. Literally …

Movies

JURASSIC WORLD 2 Is Now JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM

Life, uh... finds a way.Read more...

Movies

Dispelling Dinosaur Movie Myths

Accurate or not, the fantastical portrayals of dinosaurs in movies shape our perception of prehistory’s most popular creatures. Think of the …

Jurassic Park

Scientists Are Putting Tens of Thousands of Sea Fossils Online

Some 100 million years ago, much of what is now North America was underwater. The body of water scientists call the Western Interior Seaway covered a …

What the Infamous JURASSIC PARK 4 Script Can Tell Us About JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM

<i>Jurassic Park</i> is arguably one of the best science fiction films of all time. Steven Spielberg‘s monster masterpiece changed cinema forever after a …

Movies

Listen: BBC Nolan show imagines the House of Commons as Jurassic Park after DUP anger at 'dinosaurs' remark

Just one day after the Speaker of the House of Commons gave the green light for the DUP to be called "dinosaurs" - the BBC Nolan show has imagined …

Jurassic Park

Predation Takes RPGs Back to the Stone Age in an Awesome Way

If there is one type of creature that competes with dragons for space in most geek imaginations, it’s the dinosaur. Leave it to Monte Cook Games, …

RPGs

Harvard team fossil hunting at Blue Beach

<i>Blue Beach Fossil Museum operator Chris Mansky looks for fossils with Dr. Stephanie Pierce on Blue Beach near Hantsport. (Heather Desveaux)</i><p>The Blue …

Paleontology

Noah fights a Tyrannosaurus in totally accurate Biblical interpretation

Fandom Jesus is no match for canon Jesus, and a Tyrannosaurus Rex is no match for fandom Noah in this meticulously faithful retelling of the Bible's …

Tyrannosaurus Rex