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Wednesday, 29 June 2016

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Wooster Alumni in Iceland 

Wooster Geologists [14:21:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18) There is never a dull moment in the life of a Wooster geologist. This afternoon at the Lava Hostel, Keck students were surprised with a visit from Brian S. Carl, Wooster alumni class of ’87. Brian, now a Senior Production Geologist for Shell, stopped by after hearing word

Jurassic World 2 

Koprolitos [13:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
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Francisco Iglesias Periáñez es un joven diseñador gráfico que ya cuenta con una dilatada trayectoria en el sector publicitario. Además ha hecho sus pinitos en el mundo de la animación y sobre todo en el cómic (puedes ver su webcómic "Cantalgallo" aquí). Estos días presentaba su propuesta para la segunda parte de Jurassic World en la que encontramos un Hoskins algo cambiado con respecto al original. Puedes ver su blog

It's the silly season 

Through the Sandglass [11:53:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
OK, granular materials behave strangely, but I really don't think this is going to work. [I have no idea where this picture was taken - it's been circulating on the

I primi dinosauri mesozoici fossilizzati nell'ambra 

Theropoda [09:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
category→recreation
 US
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Nel 2002, Dalla Vecchia e Chiappe descrissero i resti di un piccolo enantiornite libanese, la cui posizione filogenetica fu poi analizzata da Cau e Arduini (2008), che istituirono Enantiophoenix electrophyla. [...]

A massive secondary landslide in Devdoraki Gorge, Georgia 

The Landslide Blog [09:26:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
category→recreation
 US,RU
On 23rd June a massive secondary landslide occurred in the Devdoraki Gorge in Georgia, blocking the main road between Georgia and Russia. The landslide is a reactivation of a landslide deposit left in the [...]

Considering the Wild Diversity of Frills Among Horned Dinosaurs 

Fossils and Other Living Things [03:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
category→science_technology
 Cretaceous,Ordovician; US,GB,CA,SG
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The frills sported by horned dinosaurs are fascinating, as are the creative and wide ranging hypotheses proffered to explain this “exaggerated” feature.  Two of the most difficult aspects of drafting [...]

Trace fossils in sandstone from Barns Ness 

Mountain Beltway [10:46:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Check out this sandstone cobble I saw at Barns Ness – it comes bearing gorgeous trace fossils. Can you spot them? Lens cap for scale in all these photos. The next three are close ups of the burrows from [...]

We're out of Europe! 

James’ Empty Blog [09:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
category→culture_politics
 GB,
No, not a football post, nor even politics really, it's a science one for a change. While people are debating the options for our departure from the EU over the next few years, British science is already [...]

Magnificent Mount St. Helens Photos, Part 4 

Rosetta Stones [04:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
category→recreation
 US
Ready for a trio of gorgeous Mount St. Helens photos? Of course you are! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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