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It's Been an Interesting Week

My husband bought this thing called the Echo–we call her Alexa–so I’ve been walking into my kitchen to tell my robot servant to play Christmas music or to ask her what the temperature is outside. 180 more words

Musings

The Feathered Dinosaurs Can't Be Stopped!

Scientists in China have found a 99 million year old dinosaur tail encased in a piece of amber a jeweler had been shaping. They were delighted to see the undeniable feathers coating the segment of tail. 113 more words

Dinosaurs

Jurassic World and the Extinction of Capitalism

Jurassic World is exactly what one would expect of the fourth installment in a film series revolving around the resurrection of dinosaurs: it is as loud, thrilling, stupid and awkward as the dinosaurs themselves are.  2,815 more words

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The Roundup #58

Everyone lost their minds this week, and with good reason, when a feathered dinosaur tail complete with a few vertebrae was discovered encased in amber in Myanmar. 257 more words

Beautiful feathered dinosaur tail found preserved in amber


Click to enlargeRSM/ R.C.McKellar

❝ The tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber from Myanmar.

The one-of-a-kind discovery helps put flesh on the bones of these extinct creatures, opening a new window on the biology of a group that dominated Earth for more than 160 million years…

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Weekend Coffee Share: December 10, 2016

Welcome to the Home for Full-Grown Nerds! The dinosaurs would love to pour you a cup of the coffee they made! After they’ve added cream and sugar just to your liking, we can cozy into the couches and have a chat. 843 more words

Christmas

Stamps: Owen's Dinosauria

This set of stamps from Royal Mail commemorates the first use of the word “dinosaur” by Sir Richard Owen, a British paleontologist… 66 more words

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