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King Craptor's "Jur-Ass-Kick World" Review
In the interest of providing another opinion on Jurassic World, which is something the world sorely needs, we at LITC are giving a guest post to one "King Craptor." I liked that movie so much I gave it the title "Jur-Ass-Kick World"! The dinosaurs were most...
In the interest of providing another opinion on Jurassic World, which is something the world sorely needs, we at LITC are giving a guest post to one "King Craptor." I liked that movie so much I gave it the title "Jur-Ass-Kic...
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Help Brian Switek Tell the Stories of Fossil Hunters in the Field
...at its core, fieldwork still relies on patience, luck, and a strong back to carry enough water to fight off lingering hangovers. - Brian Switek, from his "Have Allosaurus, Will Travel" Kickstarter campaign page . Brian Switek prepares to enter Natural Tr...
...at its core, fieldwork still relies on patience, luck, and a strong back to carry enough water to fight off lingering hangovers. - Brian Switek, from his "Have Allosaurus, Will Travel" Kickstarter campaign page. Brian Swi...
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Interview: Lisa Buckley
The world is constantly in flux. Nature's erosive forces expose and deteriorate the traces of prehistoric life. Human communities meet their practical needs by reshaping the natural environment. And though it would be lovely if human concerns always preserv...
The world is constantly in flux. Nature's erosive forces expose and deteriorate the traces of prehistoric life. Human communities meet their practical needs by reshaping the natural environment. And though it would be lovely ...
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Interview: Angela Connor
Weave the Cosmos by Angela Connor, featuring Amaruuk, a Microraptor-inspired mythical creator. I've admired Angela Connor's Paleo Portraits for a while, and her work has been discussed here previously ( here and here) . Her portraits are full of character, ...
Weave the Cosmos by Angela Connor, featuring Amaruuk, a Microraptor-inspired mythical creator. I've admired Angela Connor's Paleo Portraits for a while, and her work has been discussed here previously (here and here). Her por...
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And the winner is...
Last week I announced a contest to win any tee shirt in my Redbubble shop , and we had 25 entries. Now it's time to declare a winner. I've numbered the entries 1-25 and will use Random.org to select a winner among those numbers. Entering in my number range....
Last week I announced a contest to win any tee shirt in my Redbubble shop, and we had 25 entries. Now it's time to declare a winner. I've numbered the entries 1-25 and will use Random.org to select a winner among those number...
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Help a Mammoth, Win a Shirt!
Just about every crowdfunding campaign I've seen has included some form of this refrain: Even if you can't afford to donate, helping spread the word is a great form of support . It's true. You may have seen my post last week about my funding campaign to pub...
Just about every crowdfunding campaign I've seen has included some form of this refrain: Even if you can't afford to donate, helping spread the word is a great form of support. It's true. You may have seen my post last week a...
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The Jurassic World Challenge
It's June 2, and we're officially 10 days away from the release of Jurassic World in the US. The online paleontology community has long been afire with speculation, opining, ranting, and even a bit of giddy anticipation. This post is not about our respectiv...
It's June 2, and we're officially 10 days away from the release of Jurassic World in the US. The online paleontology community has long been afire with speculation, opining, ranting, and even a bit of giddy anticipation. This...
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Review: Prehistoric Predators
Two years ago, after the director of Jurassic World confirmed that the movie would not feature feathered Velociraptors , John Conway wrote a brief but influential blog post about the effects of what he called Awesomebro culture on perceptions of nature and,...
Two years ago, after the director of Jurassic World confirmed that the movie would not feature feathered Velociraptors, John Conway wrote a brief but influential blog post about the effects of what he called Awesomebro cultur...
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Which Mammoth is Mopey Character are You?
We're now two weeks from the end of the Mammoth is Mopey Indiegogo campaign I've posted about here a few times and tweeted about prolifically. In the interest of keeping promotion fresh, we've hopped on the quiz bandwagon. They're scientifically proven to b...
We're now two weeks from the end of the Mammoth is Mopey Indiegogo campaign I've posted about here a few times and tweeted about prolifically. In the interest of keeping promotion fresh, we've hopped on the quiz bandwagon. Th...
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Mesozoic Miscellany 74
The Thunderously Big News Didja hear about Brontosaurus yet? Eh? Well, if you haven't, hold on your butt. Arguably the most famous generic name in all of the dinosauria has returned, thanks to a massive phylogenetic reassessment of diplodocidae led by Emanu...
The Thunderously Big News Didja hear about Brontosaurus yet? Eh? Well, if you haven't, hold on your butt. Arguably the most famous generic name in all of the dinosauria has returned, thanks to a massive phylogenetic reassessm...
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Two questions: leads on vernal ponds in south central Indiana? And, what happens to this community when G+ ends? Haven't kept up with the service lately, unfortunately.
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+Molly Howe G+ has failed to attract the mass of regular users that Google had hoped, and they recently announced some changes that its critics took to mean an end to the service.

I don't think G+ is going anywhere anytime soon, but Google is known for reallocating resources toward newer products with little notice.
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Mammoths are Money - crowdfunding a #paleontology #sciart ABC book from @anatotitan thru @IndieGoGo

Friends of The Finch & Pea David Orr and Jennie Orr would like your help publishing an illustrated ABCs book for children, Mammoth is Mopey*. Mammoth is Mopey brings together a love of language with a love of prehistoric critters. The restrictions imposed…
Friends of The Finch & Pea David Orr and Jennie Orr would like your help publishing an illustrated ABCs book for children, Mammoth is Mopey*. Mammoth is Mopey brings together a love of language...
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Lets publish Mammoth is Mopey! | Indiegogo
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Mammoth is Mopey is an alphabet book celebrating two great joys: prehistoric animals and language. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to sup

The Caledonian Mining Expedition Company: Minutiae
thecaledonianminingexpeditioncompany.blogspot.com

This is a small sampling (from the extensive legacy) of original sketches of unicellular organisms (made mostly during the 1830's) by Christ

The Forest Unseen wins "Best Book Award" from the National Academies
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The Forest Unseen has won the "Best Book Award" in the 2013 Communication Awards from the National Academies. I'm absolutely thrilled that t

Gmail: Email from Google
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7+ GB of storage, less spam, and mobile access. is email that's intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun.

CSI | Have You Had Your Antioxidants Today?
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If you believe the hype, then you want them in your food; you want to take them as pills; and you want the maximum most powerful antioxidant

Dear Emma B : Pharyngula
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Ken Ham is crowing over fooling a child. A young girl visited a moon rock display from NASA, and bravely went up to the docent and asked th

Win a Wacom Cintiq 22HD |
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We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of INSIVITY (Insane Inspiration and Creativity). Here you will find some of the most talented and

Crowded — Friends of Type
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Crowded on Friends of Type. Friends of Type is a type & lettering sketchblog by Erik Marinovich, Aaron Carambula, Jason Wong, and Dennis

Font Bureau Fonts | Vonness
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Font Bureau type specimen page for Vonness.

DiBgd on deviantART
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Art - community of artists and those devoted to art. Digital art, skin art, themes, wallpaper art, traditional art, photography, poetry / pr

Sound Opinions Footnotes
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Like every scholarly work, Sound Opinions has provided footnotes to help you navigate through the show. Because let's face it--sometimes

grain edit · Day-After-Day in NOD by Andy J. Miller
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modern graphic design inspiration blog + vintage graphics resource

The demon-haunted world
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"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought." *Lo

grain edit · Jesse Lefkowitz
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modern graphic design inspiration blog + vintage graphics resource

An Initiation in Typography — The New Graphic
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An Initiation in Typography. Books Typography. This book is a great initiation into proper design and typography. The authors take a playful

Brontofarts, Brachioburps, and Titanotoots
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Among other eccentricities, Halstead seems to have a real love for the classic, chimeric "Brontosaurus" a la Marsh. In other books

DinoArt: Mosasaurus hoffmani
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Mosasaurus hoffmani. Mosasaurus hoffmani. Designed for the book cover (and maybe NG magazine cover). Автор: Andrey Atuchin на 12:20. Отправи

Velociraptor Mongoliensis: 1:1 Sculpture
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I wanted to create an image of Velociraptor as animal not a movie monster. Too many times dinosaurs, and Velociraptor in particular are port

Dr. Lang is terrific. Funny, no BS, easy to talk to.
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This one time, I went there with my brother and sister-in-law. My BIL was wearing mismatched plaids. Why? I don't know why. He just was. It's America, for crying out loud. My laissez-faire attitude, it seems, was not shared by one shrill older woman, a self-described "fashion consultant" who verbally ripped my BIL a new b-hole because of his fashion faux-pas. IT WAS WACK.
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reviewed 3 years ago
So, it's a park. What is has to do with buildings, other than your average city park restroom, or trades, I have no clue. Some rough looking fellows were playing basketball (possibly juggalos), so I just kept driving, but I sure don't think it's the kind of place I'd want to hang out for any long period of time.
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reviewed 3 years ago
I love to sit next to grave markers with my pipe, smoke my cherry tobacco, and regale passersby with tales from my rambunctious youth, when no woman was too loose and no jam was too tight; I have lived, lusted, and loved and if you'll bend your ear my way, you may come away with a renewed appreciation for this life!
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reviewed 3 years ago
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My experiences thus far have been quite satisfactory. I relish the chance to chat with Jim, and here about what restaurant he's digging lately.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Now that Finney's been put away, it's safe to bring your dog or grandma here. No worries! The grass is green, the birds are happy, the saxophone is mellow and sexy.
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reviewed 3 years ago
Great service and a really friendly attitude! A++
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