Category Archive: Dinosaur

Mar 22 2015

The Stuff of Nightmares

Well, time travel to the past just became an even worse idea. Researchers found fossilized bones of this freaky-ass, upright-walking crocodile. Yes, you read that correctly. Now called Carnufex carolinensis, the crocodile ancestor likely walked on its hind legs, preying on armored reptiles and early mammal relatives in its ecosystem, the researchers say. Carnufex carolinensis, Latin …

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Sep 08 2014

Would Ride into Battle: New World’s Largest Dinosaur

Remember when you were a kid and the biggest dinosaur out there was the Brontosaurus. Then you learned at about 19 years old that no such dinosaur ever existed. And you were crushed. Well here’s a new one for you. The latest dinosaur to be discovered was 26 metres long and seven times as heavy …

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Aug 19 2014

I Knew It: The Earth Used to be Covered in Dragon

Finally science has caught up with reality and admitted that the world used to be inhabited by dragons. I’ve known this day was coming and I’m seriously surprised it didn’t come years ago. So here’s the deal: According to a new study published recently in ZooKeys, the Earth used to be ruled by Azhdarchidan pterosaurs–massive, toothless winged creatures …

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Jul 11 2014

Because This is the Internet: Jurassic Park Theme Performed by Goats

Goats are one of those animals that the internet loves. Especially those fainting goats. But not feinting goats, I’ll tell you why. Because goats are already untrustworthy. I mean, how can you trust an animal that has shifty eyes without having to actually shift its eyes. It’s just, uncanny. Someone with vision and some free …

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May 20 2014

A New Leader Emerges: There’s a New World’s Largest Dinosaur

I’m going to file this one under 150 million year old news. Which raises the issue of how we still need a word for old information that is news to us. I’m open to suggestions. There is a new winner in the category of worlds largest dinosaur. Paleontologists in Argentina are working on uncovering the …

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May 14 2014

Bring it On: Brienne of Tarth vs. Dinosaurs

Picture what would happen is everyone’s favorite Maiden of Tarth fell in a sinkhole and ended up in the Land of the Lost. How do you think she would fare? I think she would fare fair. Yep, went there. As it turns out I’m not alone in thinking that. Brienne of Tarth is an impressive …

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May 12 2014

Time Waster: 3D Mastodon Bones

Sometimes two seemingly unrelated technologies come together in such a way that you can easily wast a whole day playing with the results. This is one of those times. So before you get too far into this be sure to send the link to your boss to so he can play with it and you …

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Mar 24 2014

Vintage Postcards Updated with Sci-Fi Characters

Illustrator Franco Brambilla dreams of a world with a space port on every corner and where extra terrestrial or time-traveling visitors are free to roam the grounds of national monuments world-wide. For this reason he took a bunch of vintage post cards and drew aliens, dinosaurs, Start Wars and Dr. Who characters, and various spacecraft …

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Feb 24 2014

Want: Mini Museum

If you were looking for something to get me for Make-Up-Your-Own-Holiday Day, it should be this. This is a mini museum containing up to 33 specimens of rare and amazing things. Dinosaur fossils, moon rocks, palm trees from Antarctica, London bridge, etc. Basically everything that you have ever wanted to collect but your mom wouldn’t …

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Jan 20 2014

Holy Crap: World’s Largest Fossil Spider Discovered

99 times out of a hundred the discovery of a new type of creature in fossil form makes me wish either Jurassic Park or time travel were real things. Then there’s other finds, like these giant-ass spiders. The fossil spider’s body length is 1.65 centimeters, and its first leg length is 5.82 centimeters. “It’s the …

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