Curiosities

Mon, 2018-11-05

The most significant event of the last half-century is arguably “the Great Acceleration,” the explosive growth of our global population and economy in the wake of World War II.

Sat, 2018-11-03

Lyme Regis is an almost obnoxiously gorgeous town in Dorset in the west of England, perched atop the cliffs of the world-heritage listed Jurassic Coast.

Sat, 2018-11-03

Modern birds inherited their egg color from non-avian dinosaur ancestors that laid eggs in fully or partially open nests, according to new research led by Yale University researcher Jasmina...

Sat, 2018-11-03

Attention dino nerds: I’ve thrown together an Australian dinosaur travel guide, you’re welcome. Why? My sister is one of you, so you can thank her. Actually let’s just make that a science buff, seeing as the girl has a favourite constellation. As in an actual star...

Fri, 2018-11-02

The recently extinct Malagasy elephant birds included the ...

Thu, 2018-11-01

The sounds made by duck-billed dinosaurs are less of a mystery now.

Mon, 2018-10-29

U of T researcher involved in study that uncovered rare diplodocid skull remains.

Wed, 2018-10-31

The Tyrannosaurus rex was a nightmarish lizard, a menacing meat-eater that chomped down on other dinosaurs like the...

Sat, 2018-10-27

Some 310 million years ago, a reptile-like creature with an unusual gait roamed the sandy expanses of the Grand Canyon, leaving a trail of 28 footprints that can still be seen today.

Sat, 2018-10-27

Archaeopteryx was first described as the ‘missing link’ between reptiles and birds in 1861 — and is now regarded as the ...

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