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In 1990, paleontologists working in South Dakota discovered the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found. Scientifically priceless, the fossil skeleton (named "Sue" after the person who ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Dinosaurs were first discovered by science in the 1820's, and were depicted as slow, plodding, tail-dragging, dim-witted animals. But in the 1970's and 1980's, our whole impression of dinosaurs was ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 01:59 PM PST with 38 Recommends
A pictorial history of life on Earth, from exhibits at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 08:25 AM PST with 34 Recommends
In what can only be described as the Full Employment Act For Paleo-Pundits, throngs of craven Cretaceous creatures are literally stumbling over one another in their haste to fling themselves off the ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 08:52 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
Quickly backfilling the immense intellectual void left by the departing Michele Bachmann, today's insipid comments are brought to you by Ann Romney . Evidently she's still smarting from the fact ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 09:12 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
"Repeal Obamacare!! Repeal Obamacare!!" Benghazi!! Islamic Jihad! While craven Cretaceous GOPasaurs still walk the Earth eluding their long-overdue extinction, the ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 115 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 09:13 AM PDT with 138 Recommends
Edward E. Malone, reporter for the London Gazette, is a young man seeking to prove himself. That was why he volunteered to interview Professor George E. Challenger, the most dangerous scientist in ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun May 26, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Edward Malone and his companions in the Challenger Expedition have reached Maple White Land, the mysterious plateau in the Amazon jungle where antediluvian creatures have survived to the present day.
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Edward D. Malone, an eager young reporter for the London Daily Gazette, seeks adventure, in order to win the respect and the love of his girlfriend Gladys. This quest has led him to intervew ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Darwin continues to knock himself senseless with facepalms as witless GOPasaurs continue roaming the landscape. Neither natural selection nor any other laws of biology, chemistry, physics, geology, ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Strictly speaking, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did not invent the idea of modern-day explorers finding a remote region where dinosaurs still exist. That honor probably goes to Jules Verne's A Journey to ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Prologue : Summer’s coming on and before you know it vacation time will be here and planning for the adventure begins. For those of you headed out West,
by richholtzin
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 07:12 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Actually, the GOP version is only about 6,000 years It's not easy being green a GOPasaur. All signs points to their individual and ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
GOPasaurs and GOPasaur wannabees, journalists, lobbyists, and hookers were joined by paleontologists at the Cretaceous Political Animal Circus (CPAC), proving once again that politics makes very, ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 09:29 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Imagine you face or faces inserted in this image and let's get started on another virtual hiking tour. . . In case you missed it, the Capitol Reef diary brought attention to one of the ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 08:02 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Seismometers across the continental plate reverberated as previously-thought-to-be-extinct Onepercentasaur Brontosaurus romneii emerged from one of his well-appointed caves to grace the ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 02:13 PM PST with 78 Recommends
As reported in the New York Times and other reputable sources - and widely mocked elsewhere - Griftasaurus Karlroveii has concocted yet another plan to stave off extinction... or at least make some ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Given your intrepid diarist’s obsession with the extinction of lumbering organisms who have outlived their usefulness, it was only a matter of time before she was drawn into the hypnotic vortex of ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 136 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 01:32 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Prologue : This segment provides a concise summary of the Ancestral Puebloans presence throughout parts of the Four Corners region. Many people, including older maps, such as the one opening this ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 09:58 AM PST with 30 Recommends
A new day dawns, and the Earth shifts beneath their feet of the already uneasy GOPasaurs. The Grim Reaper has been working overtime to keep up with the carnage, and it's not over yet, not by a long ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 09:35 AM PST with 8 Recommends