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Marko Bosscher
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Interested in science, history and natural history
Interested in science, history and natural history

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Of course he said that. Even though it makes zero sense.

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Sweden, spreading rats to Europe since 1553

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Zhongjianosaurus yangi a stilt-legged dromaeosaur
Most dromaeosaurs had short and stocky legs, but this roadrunner-sized raptor walked on stilt-legs. It was part of the microraptorian lineage, famous for being four-winged gliders.


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That image you have in your head right now, of a big pterosaur with a long crest and a mid-length pointy beak? That's likely wrong, and may be just as much a hybrid as those Flintstones-style creatures with pteranodont crests and Rhamphorhynchus tails.

You're Doing It Wrong: Pteranodon Bills
Your bill's looking a little puny, there, buddy. (Painting by Heinrich Harder, 1912, public domain). Everybody knows Pteranodon . Quick, stop to imagine it! It's easy, because it's the most often-illustrated and well known pterosaur to the general public (t...

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New dinosaur discovered in Utah
Moabosaurus lived in Utah before it resembled the desert we know -- when it was filled with large trees, plentiful streams, lakes and dinosaurs. "We always think of Moab in terms of tourism and outdoor activities, but a paleontologist thinks of Moab as a gold mine for dinosaur bones,"


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Dogs versus Cats
A simple guide

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Swamping the Drain
The figures reveal the extent to which private political work has bolstered the financial fortunes of Trump aides, who have made millions of dollars from Republican and other conservative causes in recent years, according to an analysis of the disclosure forms by The New York Times after they were transformed into a computerized database by the Center for Public Integrity.

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It's blown "The Corroding Empire" completely out of orbit :-p
In case you were wondering how The Collapsing Empire did in its first week, here's the answer: Sales records broken, bestseller status achieved, and TV deal gotten. All the details at the link!

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2017/03/30/the-collapsing-empires-first-week/
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