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  • November 3, 2014
    This is a video from BBC 2 of British physicist Brian Cox visiting NASA's Space Power Facility in Ohio. The facility is home to the world's largest man-made vacuum chamber, measuring 30.5 (~100 feet) meters across and 37.2 meters (~122-feet) tall, with a volume of 22,653 cubic... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2013
    According to a recent paleontology report, birdlike dinosaurs of the genus Oviraptor may have shook their ass feathers like some modern-day birds do to attract mates. *comes running* Thanks for the show guys, but really -- the feather shaking wasn't necessary. Studying ovira... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2012
    In news that shouldn't surprise anyone who finds them so irresistible, paleontologists are now claiming that the earliest dinosaurs to develop feathers did so for courtship purposes and not to soar like giant, sexy eagles. *ruffling tail-feathers* CAW, CAW! "They may have in... / Continue →
  • April 5, 2012
    According to a recent study of immaculately preserved dino remains, a group of paleontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have determined that Yutyrannus huali ('beautiful feathered tyrant'), a relative of the t-rex that only grew to about 1/5 the weight, w... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2011
    *scratching beak* "F***ing forcefields." This is a picture of some woman's home window after an owl flew into it. Rest easy though, the owl's apparently okay. Read: it wasn't found dead by the water hose. But it was late delivering a letter to a certain lightning-scarred w... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2011
    I have been itching a lot lately. Seen here looking none too happy about it, a feathered dinosaur RAWRs in annoyance over his lice infestation. You know, it wouldn't kill you to take a mud bath every once in awhile. But it probably would kill you if earth got hit by a giant ... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Note: Worthwhile full-body shot HERE. This is the latest rendering of what scientists believe the t-rex actually looked like. As you can see (unless you've got your eyes closed and are listening to your computer read this in a robot voice because you're lazy), the sexy son of... / Continue →