Dinosaurs

The largest dinosaur ever used secret air sacs to stay super light

The largest dinosaurs to have ever lived were surprisingly light. I know that might sound strange when we’re talking about animals stretching over 100 feet long and weighing upwards of 45 tons, but it’s true. Immense, long-necked dinosaurs like <i>Supersaurus</i> had extraordinarily light bones assisted by …

Woman Accused Of Startling Horses In T.Rex Costume Faces Charges

Some witnesses said the person dressed as a dinosaur growled at the horses.<p>Horsing around in a T. Rex costume can be fun, but leave the horses out of it.<p>A North Carolina woman is facing charges after police in Charleston, South Carolina, said she startled a pair of carriage horses Thursday night …

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WATCH: Living Dinosaur Plays with Man's Best Friend

Here’s a fact for you: When filming <i>Jurassic Park</i>, they used emus as stand-ins for the various two-legged dinosaurs, zoologist and emu expert Todd …

Pets

T-Rex Light Glows to Attract Prey

Way down in the deepest, darkest oceans, there are fish who glow to attract prey. The T-Rex didn’t need to glow to catch its dinner, but that would …

7 Must-Have Items You Need From Coach's New NASA-Themed Collection

If you love all things space, you'll flip over Coach's new limited-edition NASA collection. The brand recently launched the intergalactic "Coach …

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Prehistoric Kingdom hits Steam Greenlight: A Chance to Build Your Own Jurassic Park

<i>Prehistoric Kingdom</i> is a zoo management simulator for PC that harkens back to games like <i>Zoo Tycoon</i>, but there’s two important difference: it’s all …

Paleontology

Book Review: Michael Crichton’s resurrected Dragon Teeth should’ve stayed preserved in amber

An amber-encased mosquito brimming with codes and stories—a library of information able to be extracted, replicated, and rebooted ad infinitum. It’s one of Michael Crichton’s most indelible images, the scene that puts the Jurassic in the Park. One must wonder if the pop novelist, who died in 2008, …

Books

Dinosaur embryo returned to China, but many fossils fall victim to illegal trade and poor protection

China’s record of life’s past history on Earth is second to none.<p>The country is famous especially for the excellent preservation of the 130 million …

Fossils

Dinosaur (bones) star in Michael Crichton's gripping 'Dragon Teeth'

Dragon Teeth: A Novel<p>by Michael Crichton<p>(Harper)<p>in Fiction<p>Buy Now<p>Buy Now<br>• Amazon<br>• Barnes & Noble<br>• Google Play<br>• iBooks<br>• Indiebound<br>• Kobo<br>• Zola<p>USA TODAY Rating<p>Michael Crichton has come roaring back with an engaging, bookmark-biting historical thriller about one of his favorite subjects — dinosaurs.<p>This posthumous …

Books

Dinosaur Mummy Discovered

Scientists in Alberta, Canada have revealed what they are calling the first "dinosaur mummy."<p>According to National Geographic, the dinosaur, which is …

Vouivria Is The New Dinosaur That Explains Where Brachiosaurus Came From

The biggest, tallest, and heaviest animals to ever walk the earth were the dinosaurs known as titanosauriformes. (Come on—"titan" is right in the …

Evolution

Scientists hunt down super rare T. Rex ant and are shocked at what they find

In nature, creatures that look ferocious and intimidating oftentimes have personalities to match. So, when researchers finally managed to find an …

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There was a dinosaur attack in South Carolina, and it was actually pretty scary

A dinosaur has attacked, and it wasn’t in a <i>Jurassic Park</i> movie! There has been a trend of people dressing up in dinosaur costumes. A person even …

South Carolina

Is Oasis Worth the Hype?

Play Now<p>The Marquee, about a month ago. the place is solid with grinning loons, many of whom hold should-know-better jobs in the music business. I'm …

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Why These Researchers Think Dinosaurs Were Merely Minutes Away From Avoiding Extinction

Incredible bad luck.<p>From our standpoint 66 million years later, it's easy to assume the demise of the dinosaurs was an inevitability.<p>But an …

Television (UK)

Flatulent robo-dinosaur goes on display at museum

Manitoba Museum visitors will get to enjoy the sights and sounds of peeing and farting dinosaurs in a new exhibition.<p>The new World's Giant Dinosaurs exhibit just opened inside a massive hall at the Manitoba Museum in Canada. The show features a mind-blowing combination of real fossils and robotic …

Winnipeg

Dinosaurs — and Michael Crichton — roar again in ‘Dragon Teeth’

As if extracted from amber, a new story has been reanimated from the fossilized brain of Michael Crichton. Recently “discovered” in the late author’s archives (Crichton died in 2008), “Dragon Teeth” is a light historical novel that bears all the narrative traits of its techno-thriller ancestor, …

Westworld

Dinosaur Ant: Captured ‘T. rex’ Insect Colony Filled With Scared Cannibals

Scientists have found the T. rex alive in Singapore, finally capturing an elusive ant that was named for the similar-looking dinosaur after years of …

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Nest of rare ant T. rex found in Singapore

(Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with Singapore Botanic Gardens and the National University of Singapore has found and studied a nest of …

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Tyrannosaurus rex's bite was so powerful it would have caused bones to 'explode'

Tyrannosaurus rex was able to bite with an astounding pressure of 800 pounds<p>Tyrannosaurus rex was able to pulverise bones with nearly 8,000 pounds of …

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The moral of the Assange story? Wait long enough, and bad stuff goes away

Captain WikiLeaks may be about to get out of pretend-jail. But he probably won’t be driving off into the sunset with his celebrity friends just yet<p>‘It’s 2017 and the patriarchy’s grip is as strong as ever.” If, like many self-respecting bros, you are turned off by mentions of the word “patriarchy” …

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Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Hit in Exactly the Wrong Place

The asteroid that struck Earth about 66 million years ago and led to the mass extinction of dinosaurs may have hit one of the worst places possible …

Geology

Holy molar! Mammoth's tooth found on Sequim beach

<b>by:</b> Updated: May 18, 2017 - 2:11 PM<p>It was just another walk on the beach for Sequim residents Lori Christie and Dean Flowers until they came across a …

Paleontology

5 million-year-old fossil of winged snake discovered in Tennessee

Fossilised remains of an ancient winged snake have been discovered from a five million-year-old sinkhole at Gray Fossil Site in Tennessee.<p><b>Also Read:</b> <b>Tragic tail: Dog receives death sentence in Pakistan!</b><p>The sinkhole has unearthed hundreds of snake bones along with this unique fossil, which belongs to …

Paleontology

Cowboys and Dinosaurs

There is a romance to paleontology digs, an undeniable draw to the wide-open spaces where extinct monsters rest, to be exhumed only with arduous pick and shovel work. Heat, thunderstorms and biting insects are constant companions, but species as yet unknown call out just the same. With summer …

The Arts

'World's best-preserved' dinosaur fossil unveiled in Canada

The fossil of the armoured dinosaur species called a nodosaur is revealed at a museum in Canada.<p>First discovered in Alberta in 2011, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has spent five years preparing the fossil, believed to be between 110 to 112 million-year-old, for research and display.

Digital Media

‘It’s a total anomaly’: T. rex crushed prey with 28 times the pressure found at the bottom of the Mariana Trench

Print<p>A dog, when gnawing on a favourite bone, slices it with its molars. If the pooch instead had a crocodile’s snout and gap teeth, crunching bones …

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This Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Is One in a Billion

Six years ago, a heavy machine operator was stripping away soft sandstone rock at a Canadian oilsands mine when his bucket hit something very large …

It's dino mite!

When Don Lessem, otherwise known as Dino Don, reached into his leather knapsack and pulled out a 65-million-year-old dinosaur egg, my inner child …

Canadian News

Five questions with Donald Henderson, curator at Alberta’s Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology

This month, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, near Drumheller, Alta., unveiled a new exhibit of fossils found at industrial sites.<p>The centrepiece is the nodosaur, a 110-million-year- old fossil unearthed from a Suncor mine in the oil sands. Donald Henderson, the museum’s curator of …

Paleontology