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  • April 10, 2014
    These are Wine-O-Saurs, handcrafted wooden wine bottle holders that look like dinosaurs. They come in Stegosaurus, Parasaur and Dimetrodon species and are the brainchild of Pete Betcher, who sells them in his Etsy store TheBackPackShoppe for $40 apiece (along with Triforce and... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2014
    Thanks to the well preserved specimen found last summer, Russian scientists now claim they have enough viable woolly mammoth DNA to clone one of the beasts. Obviously, I will be the first person to ride it. And probably the last. Watch us jump this volcano! "The data we are... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2014
    This is the t-rex chase scene from Jurassic Park recreated entirely out of cardboard, markers, and bad acting by the folks at CineFix. I also embedded a side-by-side comparison with the original so you can see just how closely they nailed it. Way better than I would have done... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2014
    Meet Nanuqsaurus, a miniature cousin of the t-rex that roamed northern Alaska some 70-million years ago. Roaming northern Alaska now? SASQUATCH. While this has been called a dwarf or pygmy in some quarters, it is hardly small with an estimated size of around 5 m in total le... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2014
    It's not really a game, it's just a little replica of the Jurassic Park computer system Dennis Nedry set up (access the site HERE). Three attempts using the 'access' command results in a lockout and Nedry dressed as Elvis reminding you that you didn't use the magic word. Usin... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you want to print it out and hang by the register in your fictional dino pet store. This is the Dinosaur Pet Guide created by artist John Conway. It shows a couple different species of dinosaur and their various benefits and drawbacks. Hones... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    This is an animated gif of a chicken wearing a prosthetic tail to counterbalance its weight and make it walk like a dinosaur. It was part of the research conducted by Bruno Grossi of the Universidad de Chile for a recently published paper, appropriately titled, "Walking Like D... / 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 →
  • February 5, 2014
    This is a 2-hour 45-minute Youtube video (watch the whole thing and it'll almost be time to leave for the day!) of the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate on evolution vs young earth creation. Who won? Nobody -- nobody won. Zero opinions were changed, just as I expected. You have to in... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2014
    This is the picture sent to Redditor FreakForFashion by her best friend. That's not her friend in the photo though, it's just a picture she found online. Obviously, I'm writing a Craigslist Missed Connection for whoever that is in the photo right now. Thanks to The Brett a... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2014
    This is the tactical raptor that was recruited by Blue Force Gear and on display at a recent trade show. Could you imagine these things running around on the battlefield? That would be BADASS. "That would be like Dino-Riders." WHICH WAS BADASS. Dinosaurs and lasers: hands ... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2014
    Come hither. This is a paper t-rex optical illusion that appears to follow you with its head as you walk around it. Cool, but I still want one of those creepy paintings that follows you with its eyes as you move around the room. "Don't masturbate paintings" I call them. Kee... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2013
    Note: Originally posted in July but moved here because the internet is cyclical and it's going around again. Entering part of the Konami code (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A -- and then keep pressing A) on any page of Vogue's UK website will make a sexy vel... / 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 19, 2013
    Because it's been Christmas season since mid-October, here's an animated Stegosaurus Christmas lawn ornament. The $140 dino's neck and tail move as he spreads Christmas cheer throughout the neighborhood, at least until some young punks steal it and set it on fire in the woods.... / 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 28, 2013
    These are a handful of giant dinosaur skeletons carved entirely from pumpkins. Apparently they were all on display at The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze in New York in recent years. They do a dinosaur section every year though, so this year they have even more. Me? I carved a ... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2013
    Seen here looking like it belongs in my garage, the giant-- "It belongs in a museum!" YOU SHUT YOUR FILTHY MOUTH, INDY. Seen here looking like it belongs in my garage, the giant Diplodocus skeleton that is going up for auction next month sits on display. The 55-foot long, 19... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2013
    Because if somebody asks what kind of pet you want you better shoot for the f***ing stars and tell them a dinosaur, 18% of Americans polled said they'd like to care for one of the prehistoric beasts over any other animal. Obviously, these people represent the brightest people ... / Continue →