The ankylosaur boasted a clubbed tail strong enough to break bones. Here's how a dinosaur developed into one bad herbivore you don't want to mess with.
One of the most impressive weapons to appear during the dinosaur arms race of the Cretaceous Period was the big bony tail club wielded by some members of a group of tank-like plant-eaters. A new study provides a step-by-step account of the evolution of this distinctive feature possessed by the...
Plus, a new restaurant from a two-time James Beard Award nominee. James Beard Award nominee Chris Kobayashi and his brother Mike (Artisan, Paso Robles, Cali.) are launching their second venture on the West Coast. Their new breakfast and lunch restaurant Kitchenette opens today (September 1) in the former Roost Café in Templeton, Cali. Show More Summary
This fall, going to the movies might not seem that different than it was during the summer thanks to a some similar-minded titles. Hopefully you enjoyed the spies, dinosaurs and gibberish-speaking cartoon characters enough the first time to do it all over again
Earth's first big predatory monster predated the dinosaurs and lived in Iowa, researchers say
I've identified with a lot of Dinosaur Comics strips, but I don't think any of them have ever spoken to me quite as much as the one where T-Rex talks about how Nintendo is the only corporation that he thinks of as a friend. As I've said...Show More Summary
Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show. Almost half a billion years ago, way before the dinosaurs roamed, Earth's dominant large predator was a sea scorpion that grew to 5 feet 7 inches, with a dozen claw arms...
Scientists have found evidence of a giant scorpion-like animal that roamed the seas hundreds of millions of years before the dinosaurs.
Dinosaur Britain – Part 1 – Quick Review The Oxford University Museum of Natural History might not be the same again after one of its most famous items in the collection, the Megalosaurus bucklandii came to life and pursued a cyclist down the high street. Just one of the scenarios acted out tonight in the very […]
Ankylosaurs are common features on documentaries or animated films about dinosaurs. Their armored body and club-like tail make them easy to identify. But how did that tail actually evolve? Evolutionary biologists show us the “first draft” of a popular dinosaur. Read more...
Created in partnership with Enjoy Illinois and the Illinois Obscura Society. Benld, Illinois seems like an improbable place for sauropods, raptors and Dracorex hogwartsias to roam. However, the bucolic 1,500-person town is home to Charlie...Show More Summary
The current fretting over who will win the battle between cable and over-the-top on the internet (“OTT”) reminds me of the battle between Blu-Ray and DVDs; it was a battle between dinosaurs just before extinction, in the case of dinosaurs by a giant asteroid, and in the case of Blu-Ray [...]
As happens every fall, dinosaurs everywhere will start preening their plumage, showing off their cranial protuberances, and otherwise strutting their stuff.
How did the ankylosaur get its tail club? According to research that traces the evolution of the ankylosaur's distinctive tail, the handle arrived first on the scene, and the knot at the end of the tail followed.
I really hate the term "AIDS." If I had my way, it'd be done away with like the dinosaurs. You may be thinking, "that's a very bold statement." Allow me to explain. I was born with HIV in 1981 and the Term AIDS came later in 1982. In the 1980s the HIV/AIDS epidemic was about to come to global prominence. Show More Summary
Jurassic World showed us a theme park filled with dinosaurs cloned from ancient DNA. Is it really possible to synthesize a living dinosaur from DNA alone?
How Good is the Fossil Record of the Dinosaurs With something like 1,200 different genera of dinosaur now described, our knowledge of the Dinosauria has increased a great deal, especially over the last twenty years or so. Many different types of dinosaur have been discovered and we at Everything Dinosaur try to keep a database […]
The dinosaurs just beat the foul-mouthed teddy bear to remain the biggest earner on the weekend, their fourth at the top of the rankings. read more
Dinosaur Jr. will celebrates 30 years since the release of their debut album, “Dinosaur,” with a six-night run of shows at The Bowery Ballroom in New York City. The band will perform their debut album in its entirety each night followed by a set of songs from across their catalog, with very special guests sitting […] The post Dinosaur Jr. Show More Summary
Horned Dinosaur Skull Found in South Dakota Might Be New Species The small town in Buffalo in the north-west of South Dakota was so named as back in the 19th Century vast herds of buffalo (American bison), roamed across this part of the world. However, another type of horned animal has got local townsfolk excited, one that […]