Let me just blow the cobwebs off, and...Hey! I am still alive after all. Most blogs don't come back after three months dead time, but this is not most blogs! And while it's "just" an infographic, this is more important than most infographics, because it's packed with real facts, not guesses and BS. Show More Summary
Wall Street's worst day. Hmmm, so far today we've seen that Third Way op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and Sen. Chuck Schumer's comparing us to the teabaggers. Then there is DLC dinosaur Al From with a new book and rhetorical embrace of Hillary Clinton, unreconstructed racist Richard Cohen's blasting of Sen. Show More Summary
At long last, beleaguered taxpayers will not have to put up with nonsense from public unions about the sanctity of pensions.In spite of Michigan constitutional provisions, the federal judge presiding over the Detroit bankruptcy filing...Show More Summary
The world has always been a dangerous place, even back when the dinosaurs were ruling the roost. However, the internet makes the world about 10x more lethal than it has ever been, no thanks to the likes of hackers, and...
It is a rare object that stimulates the curiosity of archaeologists, ancient astronaut theorists, Atlantis supporters, and creationists who want to prove that dinosaurs co-existed with men: but the mysterious carved Ica Stones of Peru may just be the ticket. Show More Summary
Why beaks evolved in some theropod dinosaurs and what their function might have been is the subject of new research by an international team of palaeontologists.
Coming from a Retro Gamer interview with former RARE staffer and Nyamyam co-founder Phil Tossell.. No, we never had the Zelda engine or any code they did! We did see an early version of Zelda and that was a big influence on Dinosaur Planet, though. Show More Summary
The controversial discovery of 68-million-year-old soft tissue from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex finally has an explanation: According to new research, iron in the dinosaur’s body preserved the tissue before it could decay. Read full article >>
Beaks are a typical hallmark of modern birds and can be found in a huge variety of forms and shapes. However, it is less well known that keratin-covered beaks had already evolved in different groups of dinosaurs during the Cretaceous Period. read more
Greetings, fellow Coppertops! Our next mission through the tunnels under the Desert of the Real will be filled with ancient mysteries & new exciting developments: dinosaurs for auction & hunts of giant sloths, weather-modifying mushrooms & plantation-burning ghost-hunters. And as we gather as many bitcoins as we...
Print this story out and keep it in a quick-draw holster, so the next time your crusty, dinosaur boss rejects your request to telecommute because they think the remoteness reduces productivity, you can slap this down on their desk. Meet French businessman, publisher and journalist Gauthier Toulemonde, who recently telecommuted...
So did scientists discover 'soft tissue' from a T-Rex that died 68 million years ago? And when am I going to get my pet dinosaur? TPM Reader DM takes up the discussion after the earlier cold water from TPM Reader DF... I have to take issue with a couple things that DF said in the blurb you posted in the editor's blog. Show More Summary
Despite high winds, on Thursday Macy's managed to fly balloons in its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade without anyone being injured (or cops stabbing and stomping Barney the Dinosaur to death) That gives me an idea for this week's 'Shop Contest. Read more...
There’s an undeniable appeal to plus-size convertibles from the 1970s, as most believed that such cars would soon be going the way of the dinosaur. This 1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale convertible for sale on Hemmings.com was to be the topless swan song for the brand; after building 7,181 examples for the 1975 model year, […]
Well, not really. Or not exactly. But if you're into dinosaurs, this is pretty neat. There now appears to be confirmation that paleontologists have discovered soft tissue from a Tyrannosaurus Rex that died roughly 68 million years ago. Read More ?
Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days. Technology and science doesn't care how old you are. Whether you're a pre-historic beast, or a juvenile rebel -- technology applies to you. It's also what will, hopefully, finally make those lunar-vacation dreams a reality. This is alt-week. Comments
It might not have had a starring role in any movies or rock bands named after it, but scientists now believe there was a species of mega-predator that roamed Earth at the top of the food chain for millions of years before Tyrannosaurus. It's...Show More Summary
A WORCESTER schoolboy has discovered a rare fossil from the time of dinosaurs.The plant fossil, which was found on a rock, is part of a Lycopod plant, common during the Triassic period, and is estimated to be about 250 million yearsShow More Summary
Dodos, Dinosaurs, and soon 'Bears"... What happens when there's no one left to sell to? (h/t @Not_Jim_Cramer)
a diagram of the evolutionary relationship between a typical turkey and its dinosaur precursors. I'm so glad someone took the time to map this all out. Read more...