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6 min ago | USA Today

Rewriting dinosaur's story, researchers go to Alaska

Researchers from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas go to Alaska each summer to learn more about dinosaurs and challenge conventional knowledge about the prehistoric animals.

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4 hrs ago | Lynn News

King's Lynn Museum summer programme

Visitors who take part in six of the activities over the summer will receive an invitation to a 'Super Six' free tea party celebration at the museum on Saturday, September 20. Following the runaway popularity of a pirate trail over the May half-term, the museum will be alive all summer with Egyptians, dinosaurs and much more to find, count and ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | The Star Online

Biggest four-winged feathered dinosaur found in China

This creature that lived in China 125 million years ago was certainly strange-looking.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Are we ready to face space Armageddon?

It was a chilly late November afternoon in 1954. A 34-year-old Ann Elizabeth Hodges was having a nap on a sofa in her Oak Grove home in Albama near Sylacauga.

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Cinema Blend News

Jurassic World Unveils A Special San Diego Comic-Con Poster

Because Universal Pictures doesn't have a presentation scheduled at Hall H this year, it's very unlikely that we will be getting the chance to see footage from Jurassic World this week - but that doesn't mean that the gigantic geek fest won't have any dinosaur presence.

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Examiner.com

Want to relive the Night at the Museum?

The movie "Night at the Museum" with Ben Stiller is being reenacted at the Crocker Art Museum in downtown Sacramento at O street.

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Science Daily

Science and art bring back to life 300 million-year-old specimens of...

Paleontologists have recreated the cranial structure of a 308-million-year-old lizard-like vertebrate that could be the earliest example of a reptile and explain the origin of all vertebrates that belong to reptiles, birds and mammals.

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Gawker

$10,000 "World's Longest Dinosaur Poop" Is Probably Just a Rock

On Friday, Popular Science , the Daily Mail and others reported that the 40-inch "world's longest dinosaur poo" was going up for auction later this month, available to well-heeled scat lovers for an estimated $10,000.

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Scientific American

Modern Birds Evolved Before the Dinosaurs Died

December in moscow, and the temperature drops under 15 degrees below zero. The radiators in the bar have grown cold, so I sit in a thick coat and gloves, drinking vodka while I ponder the fossil birds.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

WEYMOUTH Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower offer guests a world of discovery and fun.

The park itself at Lodmoor is home to more than 1,000 sea creatures including crocodiles, penguins, seals, sharks and green sea turtles.

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Scientific American

Giant Pterosaurs Serve as Aircraft Inspiration

Paleontologist Michael Habib studies the biomechanics of pterosaurs, the biggest of which - at 550 pounds and with a 34-foot wingspan - were the size of modern-day fighter jets.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Perot Museum team races to make dinosaur discoveries in Denali

Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is spending the summer in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve gathering some dinosaur specimens frozen in time - including a mold of some "dino toes."

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The Morning Call

Dino versus Dino: Comparing animatronic dinosaurs at Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland

Ever since the film "Jurassic Park" came out in 1993, the idea of a theme park filled with the extinct creatures has tantalized our imaginations.

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Denver Post

Record dinosaur bone found in Colorado quarry

Rabbit Valley's Mygatt-Moore quarry is home to hundreds of fossils left behind by dinosaurs and extinct sea creatures.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Prospect Heights: Dinos roar at Barclays

Prehistory came alive last week when a dozen life-size, animatronic dinosaurs stomped through the Barclays Center as part of the "Walking with Dinosaurs" show that ran July 16-20.

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MobyGames

New Game: Epidemic

It's 1989, and there's good news and bad news. The good news: there's a spectacular meteor shower scheduled to light up the sky.

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Hispanic Business

Dinosaurs invade the Children's Museum

"Mundosaurio" is the latest exhibit to debut at the converted penitentiary, and after the arrival of the animatronic thunder lizards, the ), the new dinosaur hall boasts one T. rex, one Stegosaurus, and one Triceratops, and because of their robotic skeletons, they actually seem to come to life.

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Martinsville Bulletin

History remembered

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and according to Dr. Alton Dooley, the space program is as important today as it ever has been.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Giants in our backyard: Ancient creatures once roamed Las Vegas, and...

Dawn Reynoso, a graduate assistant in UNLV's Department of Geosciences, examines a marine fossil from the side of a trench.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Dinosaur Train

Join Buddy, an adorable preschool-age Tyrannosaurus Rex, who along with his Pteranodon family, ride the Dinosaur Train through prehistoric jungles, swamps, volcanoes and oceans.

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