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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 →