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  • April 14, 2015
    These are a couple shots of the skeleton jungle gym created by artist Peter Riss and on display in the backyard of the Heilig-Kreuz church in Munich, Germany. I don't think it's made from real bones though. I also don't think you're supposed to climb on it. I doubt those bon... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2015
    The first brontosaurus fossils were described by paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh in 1879. But then in 1903 a group of scientists reviewing fossil remains decided that the previously described brontosaurus wasn't actually it's own genus, but a species of apatasaurus. And ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    These are a bunch of broken bone x-rays that have been repurposed as a lampshade. Presumably by a mad scientist or an evil doctor. Are those even human body parts? That one on the right looks like an animal paw. What kind of experiments was this mad scientist performing? A... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2015
    This is a video from Vox explaining what really happens when you pop your knuckles. It also details the findings of Donald Unger, a man who popped the knuckles on only his left hand for over 60 years to see if he'd develop arthritis. Did he? No. Does that mean you'll be fin... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2015
    Because real human skulls are expensive (I own two), these are the 'Vince' laser-cut cardboard human skulls. You put them together yourself, and cost $40 for a 2.5" version, and $100 for a 6" version. Just don't go using one in a potion that calls for a real skull or it's goi... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2014
    These are the $13 3-D tyrannosaurus rex and octopus coffee mugs designed and sold by ThinkGeek. The t-rex holds 17-ounces, the octopus 15-ounces, and both make the perfect mugs to differentiate yourself from the rest of your coworkers. "Nice mug, GW." NO SHIT IT IS, PHIL, I'... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    The fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of giant penguin have been found in Antarctica. Palaeeudyptes klekowskii ("Colossus Penguin") stood almost seven feet tall, and weighed around 250 pounds. For reference, my roommate is 5'4" and almost 300. Plus just a t... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2014
    In news that will most certainly work its way into my most erotic fantasies, some paleontologists now believe that t-rexes hunted in packs, working together to bring down large prey. Clever girls. When reached for comment about the discovery, one blogger covered his boner wit... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2014
    A group of guys out for a bachelor party discovered a rare mastadon skull and tusks in the desert of New Mexico, presumably while trying to find a place to bury the stripper. Randall Gann of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science said the partygoers discovered ... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2014
    This is a fossilized femur from a new dinosaur species discovered in Argentina that might be the world's largest. Believed to be a new species of Titanosaur (a sauropod, like Brontosaurus), the beast could have reached 40-meters (~130 feet) in length, 20-meters (~65 feet, or 7... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2014
    It's been known for awhile that regular ultrasound treatments can help mend broken bones, the problem is that traditional plaster casts prevent the therapy from being used. Enter these 3-D printed casts, which can be custom printed to allow a space above the fracture for docto... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2014
    This is the $230 14k gold plated 'Lucky Bones' necklace designed and sold by Onch Movement. Now listen: Valentine's Day is literally right around the corner and I want you to buy this for me. I pour my heart and soul out to you constantly, and I deserve a little something in ... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2013
    This is the Skull Armchair designed by French artist Harold Sangouard. It looks like a giant angular skull. But only from the back, from the front it just looks like an old-timey chair. One with an evil villain sitting in it! Close your eyes, what do you see? Is he strokin... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2013
    This is the $600 meteorite and dinosaur leg bone wedding ring made and sold by Etsy purveyor JewelrybyJohan. Is $600 expensive for a wedding ring? Correct answer: Not if there's dino bone and meteorite involved. I do think it's a little insensitive though that they chose to p... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2013
    A new (but still long dead) t-rex like dinosaur species has been discovered in Utah, leading paleontologists to believe that large, bipedal carnivorous dinos were much more widely distributed than previously thought. Which is great news because no matter where my time machine ... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2013
    This is a series of coloring book pictures with the characters' skeletons drawn in by artist Chris Panda. I don't think the pictures are actually from coloring books though, I think Chris drew the black ink part too in the STYLE of a coloring book. What I do know is I'll neve... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2013
    This is the set of dragon bone armor made by Redditor Starkfelt17. Me? I haven't felt 17 since I was 17. Although I did feel 19 a couple weekends ago when a friend produced a tray of Jello shots from the fridge. Obviously, the costume isn't real dragon bone because real dra... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2013
    In news even sexier than a Pandora for p0rn, a new tyrannosaur species has been discovered in Utah. Lythronax argestes ("king of gore") lived some 10-12 million years before Tyrannosaurus Rex, and may have been the t-rex's "great uncle". My great uncle? No clue, he's been in... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is a BMW Z4 that was on display at the at the recent China Import and Export Fair in the Guangdong province. It's been painted gold and has a face, scaled wings and tail made from cut mountain yak bone. So if you were worried those yaks died in vain, you can rest a littl... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2013
    Seen here looking like a cross between a shark, killer whale, cowboy boot and a sea turtle with an unfortunate chin penis, is an artist's impression of Entelognathus, an ancient fish paleontologists believe may be the missing link between the extinct bony armored Placoderms and... / Continue →