Most Accurate Coloured Model Of A Dinosaur Unveiled

On September 15, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The colour and pattern of an animal is no accident, it helps them avoid being killed, or, conversely, helps them to hide in order to kill something else. New research into the coloring of Psittacosaurus shows that “countershading”...

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Dallol, Ethiopia: Hot, Hot, Hot

On August 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Which is earth’s hottest region? People, most regularly, mention the area that has clocked up the highest recorded temperature – Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley, California – reaching a dirty 56.7 °C (134 °F). Dallol, Ethiopia doesn’t normally get as much of...

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Things That Look Like Trees That Aren’t Trees

On July 4, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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“Nature abhors a vacuum,” so we’re told. Nature also abhors a mess; it likes order and patterns. It likes things to match, it likes things to be symmetrical, and it likes things to resemble trees....

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Incredible Solar-Powered Furnace In Uzbekistan

On July 4, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The sun is really hot, and it rains that hotness down on earth all the live-long day; why not use that power? It’s a no-brainer. Nowadays, solar energy is finally coming into vogue as technology...

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Nyctosaurus Is The Strangest Creature Ever Found

On July 4, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The dinosaurs reigned on earth for around 66 million years before being unceremoniously extinguished. To put that into perspective, humans have been hanging about for just 200,000 years. That means that dinosaurs were the Lords...

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ULTRA RELIGION: An Attempt To Design A New Religion

On May 29, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Today, I decided to design a new religion. That’s a bit of a task. So I’m using this article as a kind of sketch pad. I’m going to outline some of my reasons for starting...

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Evidence Of Evolution In Action: 3 Examples Of Speciation

On May 8, 2016 by Tim Newman
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In the modern world, there can’t be many scientific theories that face as much public criticism as evolution. Despite strands of evidence from multiple disciplines coalescing to sing the same tune of monkey to man,...

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Real Birds Vs Dinosaurs & Other Toys

On April 17, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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For the last couple of months, I’ve been taking pictures of real birds interacting with toy dinosaurs. I can’t remember why I decided it was a great idea, but it happened, and I’m glad that it...

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Euthanasia: What, Where and Why?

On April 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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In short, euthanasia refers to the intentional ending of life in order to end suffering. The topic is highly controversial and its checkered legal status across the world reflects the differences in opinion....

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Leprosy In Art: Disease And Beauty

On March 19, 2016 by Tim Newman
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Leprosy is an infection caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. Although there was, and is, an incredible amount of stigma attached to the disease, it is not particularly contagious. In fact, 95% of people are naturally...

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