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Priscilla, queen of the paleo hall: Our mastodon has a story worthy of the silver screen
May 1, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Well, “queen” might be inappropriate. Priscilla was actually a boy, and only so-named because her enormous ribs reminded the diver who discovered her of his childhood pet pig, Priscilla. (You can’t make this stuff up.) Priscilla, the 12-foot-tall mastodon cast who will be joining more than 60 other new mounts in our new paleontology hall […]

VIDEO: The mummified dinosaur Leonardo – too good to be true?
August 22, 2008 · 8 Comments

“Unbelieveable!” “Too good to be true…” “A dinosaur with its last meal meal still preserved inside its stomach…..no one could hope for that….” Those were some of the skeptical comments heard by Dr. Robert Bakker, Curator at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, from distinguished colleagues in the dino-science word. “I was unconvinced too….until I […]

We’re diiiiging in the rain…
May 22, 2008 · 3 Comments

Just diiiiiging in the rain… Well, actually we’re not. That would actually be a really, really bad idea – and if you saw our post earlier with a photo from yesterday’s site, you have a good idea why. The weather started building yesterday afternoon and by this morning it was coming down hard. Since we […]

Bye-bye blondie, massive mars and the potato powered web!
May 7, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Soon to be extinct? photo credit: Phil Romans The Discovery Channel has named their picks for the top 10 science hoaxes of all time. Among these “shams of science” are a web server powered with potatoes, the idea that blondes are headed for extinction (the origin of this hoax is an article that the World Health Organization […]



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