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What is the left's obsession with dinosaurs? :)

April 9th, 2010, 9:46 am

Fossil shows dinosaur caught in collapsing sand dune - BBC March 24"The Seitaad ruessi fossil, described in the journal PLoS One, is a relative of the long-necked sauropods that were once Earth's biggest animals. S. ruessi, found in what is now Utah, could have walked on all four legs, or risen up to walk on just two. It is from the Early Jurassic period, between 175 and 200 million years ago. At that time, all of Earth's continents were still joined in the super-continent Pangaea, and sauropodomorphs like S. ruessi have been found in South America and Africa." ...Cuch: Indeed, we on the left are obsessed with dinosaurs!
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April 9th, 2010, 12:23 pm

Yes! Whenever bicycles are broken, or menaced by International Communism, Bicycle Repair Man is ready! I hate 'em! I hate 'em! Aaargh! Aaargh! Wife (off-screen) Norman! Tea's ready. Commentator (calmly) Coming dear!
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May 4th, 2010, 10:35 am

Mammoths had 'anti-freeze blood', gene study finds Writing in Nature Genetics, the scientists say that this genetic specialisation may have been crucial in allowing the ancestors of mammoths to exploit new, colder environments during Pleistocene times.
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May 4th, 2010, 10:42 am

Maybe there were high performance dinosaurs that ran on 93 octane too!
 
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May 4th, 2010, 11:07 am

Indeed!
 
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May 4th, 2010, 11:42 am

And in fact, we are off for a brisk ride this morning!
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October 6th, 2010, 7:18 am

Dino print could be T. rex mark
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November 21st, 2010, 9:26 pm

TS poem **This Strange Word "Genius"This strange word "genius"It's something that we have never seen before23-Jun-12, Turing was born (so close to) Summer SolsticeDo we all need to become philosophers?(and) what is the left's obsession with dinosaurs?to be continued - trackstarFor the origin of this game go here: The 2010 Post Permutation Poetry Perambulation
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November 29th, 2010, 8:52 pm

A special post for ppauper:Advanced Maths - Black Adder Black Adder - Why Hell Is Good
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November 30th, 2010, 3:49 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarA special post for ppauper:Advanced Maths - Black Adder I think Father Ted explains it better.
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January 21st, 2011, 7:15 am

Fossil female pterosaur found with preserved egg A pterosaur has been found in China beautifully preserved with an egg."The most important thing about this particular individual is that she has a relatively large pelvis compared to other individuals of the same pterosaur, Darwinopterus," explained Dr Unwin.
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May 20th, 2013, 11:39 am

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December 17th, 2013, 12:14 am

Outsider Challenges Papers on Growth of Dinosaurs - NYT December 16"A dinosaur hobbyist who made his name as a Microsoft multimillionaire published a scientific paper on Monday alleging "serious errors and irregularities?" in dinosaur research involving some of the world's top paleontologists.The research, some of it dating to the 1990s, analyzed skeletons of different ages to estimate how quickly dinosaurs grew. For example, a 2001 paper, published in the journal Nature, estimates that the giant dinosaur Apatosaurus had a growth spurt of 12,000 pounds in a year.The papers, particularly a 2004 paper in Nature on the growth of Tyrannosaurus Rex, were influential in offering an explanation for why some dinosaurs were much larger than their relatives and slashed decades off the estimated life span of the creatures.The accuser is Nathan P. Myhrvold, a former chief technology officer at Microsoft who is well known in the worlds of avant-garde cuisine and patent law. The lead author of the papers in question is Gregory M. Erickson, a professor of anatomy and paleobiology at Florida State University."More on the link.A clash of the titans will ensue shortly!
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December 17th, 2013, 12:30 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarOutsider Challenges Papers on Growth of Dinosaurs - NYT December 16"A dinosaur hobbyist who made his name as a Microsoft multimillionaire published a scientific paper on Monday alleging "serious errors and irregularities?" in dinosaur research involving some of the world's top paleontologists.The research, some of it dating to the 1990s, analyzed skeletons of different ages to estimate how quickly dinosaurs grew. For example, a 2001 paper, published in the journal Nature, estimates that the giant dinosaur Apatosaurus had a growth spurt of 12,000 pounds in a year.The papers, particularly a 2004 paper in Nature on the growth of Tyrannosaurus Rex, were influential in offering an explanation for why some dinosaurs were much larger than their relatives and slashed decades off the estimated life span of the creatures.The accuser is Nathan P. Myhrvold, a former chief technology officer at Microsoft who is well known in the worlds of avant-garde cuisine and patent law. The lead author of the papers in question is Gregory M. Erickson, a professor of anatomy and paleobiology at Florida State University."More on the link.A clash of the titans will ensue shortly!Interesting cool book (I recently got the German issue) - Modernist Cuisine, a little overemphasizing kitchen lab equipment, but great explorative, experimental cooking (many variants on pizza dough, ..). No dinosaur recipes.

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