Posts Tagged: dinosaurs
A meteor killing off the dinosaurs was obviously a cop out because the author didn’t know where to take the story.
This was just one of several responses on Reddit’s thread “Assume all of world history is a movie. What are the biggest plot holes?” that are good for a few chuckles....more
Using a series of timelines that represent increasingly large amounts of time, this blog post puts everything in perspective. Everything.
It starts out simple—timelines of the last 24 hours, the last week, and so on—and works its way up through recorded history and human evolution from apes all the way to the existence of the universe....more
Dinosaurs are probably out of the question because their remains are too old to contain usable DNA, but according to “an expert on mammoth DNA at McMaster University in Ontario,” recreating woolly mammoths is “just a matter of finances now.”
Of course, there are a million complications between us and restored flocks of passenger pigeons, but who knows what the future will bring?...more
Wednesdays can be hard, so its either this or reading the GG Allin Wikipedia page in its entirety.
Neatorama ponders one of the less talked about casualties of e-book business....more
Space photography gets me every time. Maybe it’s because for the last six years I’ve lived in places where I’m lucky if I see a handful of stars because of all the light pollution, or maybe it’s all the Star Trek I’ve watched over the years, I don’t know, but photos of nebulas and sunspots just do it for me....more
OMG new dinosaur!!! (which helps solve evolutionary mysteries of the t-rex, or something, whatever).
The History of Jobs in America (a graph).
I’ve often wondered what the internet and digital technolgy has done to the experiencing of stumbling upon things you’ve forgotten about....more