[…] it turned out the men had unearthed the bones from an ichthyosaur, a...– Impossible not to read this description with an outrageous Australian accent.
Hot or Not →
Caltech researchers may have discovered a way to determine whether dinosaurs were warm- or cold-blooded: measuring the distribution of carbon-13 and oxygen-18.
Fossils discovered in 1996 finally get a name, and it’s a name that pretty much sucks.
I went into the comments section of this story, expecting to see the rantings of a couple, shall we say, morons. Instead I found this gem: I doubt the veracity of this story about the dinosaur wearing the English riding saddle. Everyone knows that you can only ride a dinosaur with a Western saddle ; high cantle, double rigged, and a big ole front saddlehorn to hang onto when that rank ...
End of an era →
So, it looks like Azendohsaurus is no longer classified as a dinosaur.
A ceratopsid so new it doesn’t even have its own Wikipedia page yet.
Everything's Better with Dinosaurs →
Chemical links discovered →
So some scientists have discovered chemical links between birds and dinosaurs via synchrotron rapid scanning X-ray fluorescence of Archaeopteryx. That it comes from Archaeopteryx is natural. What isn’t natural is the person who wrote the above-linked article for Discovery kept referring to it as “dinobird.” WHAT THE FUCK. ARCHAEOPTERYX is well-known. Enough so that referring to...
Digging for Dinos in Alaska →
How Did the Dinosaurs Die?
A different take on the origin of the dinosaurs. For a long time, scientists believed that evolution was progressive, and that organisms evolved toward perfection through competition and superiority, much like the progression of human invention and technology. The prevailing wisdom has been that dinosaurs out-competed other similar reptile groups, taking over the world suddenly and by storm....
Behind the Dinosaur →
A faithful companion. A star in the making. Adoration, rejection, and finally, a triumphant return. This is Yoshi’s story… the real story.
Some may say that they represent big horned sheep; some may say buffalo. I say...– Oh the internet, where the voices of the insane are as accessible as those of the considerably less insane. (The post prior to this one makes claims of a Civil War pterosaur, which equally insane but more fun to say.)
The band was born when a flash of lightning and witches’ spells revealed,...– The origin of Hevisaurus, as revealed in this article
Dinosaurs at TCAF →
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival was this past weekend, and Mark Medley interviewed Ryan North, creator of the incomparable Dinosaur Comics.