Creationists Find Cave Painting of Dinosaur

Maureen O'Connor · 03/28/11 01:17PM

Good news for the oxymoronic field of creationist paleontology: A newly discovered cave painting in southeastern Utah sort of resembles a long-necked dinosaur, which means humans and dinosaurs coexisted in Utah 6000 years ago, back when the planet was new, say officials from the Creationist Museum of Petersburg, Kentucky.

Newt Gingrich Reminisces About His Fake, Loaned T-Rex Skull

Jim Newell · 02/25/11 05:47PM

Newt Gingrich tweeted something marvelous the other day, in response to a typical, prodding liberal questioning his belief in dinosaurs: "not only do I believe in dinosaurs I had a t rex skull in speakers office to remind us they used to think they were important too." Bullshit. You had the skull of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in your House Speaker's office, to teach life lessons? That belonged in a museum! No but really, it was the Smithsonian's property.

Outer Space Smells Like NASCAR

Hamilton Nolan · 02/08/11 04:40PM

Space smell! Science selling secrets! Copper popularity! Alcoholism genes! Pregnant running! Infant sleeping! Bullies exposed! Dinosaur footprints explained! And fat black widows! It's your Tuesday Science Watch, where we watch science—successfully!

Science Reveals: Guys Love Lesbians

Hamilton Nolan · 01/28/11 03:21PM

People fossils! Dinosaur fossils! Sexy science! Cheating ladies! Lucky black hearts! Weights losing weight! Faraway planets! Implant perils! Monster alfalfa! And black holes that trip you out! It's your Friday Science Watch, where we watch science—with forgiveness!

How a Dinosaur Got Inside a Church

Max Read · 10/30/10 11:43AM

An Italian paleontologist has discovered a fossilized dinosaur skull inside a small town cathedral. Yes, an actual dinosaur skull! In a church! How did it get there? Did Jesus kill it?!

Walking with Dinosaurs on the Streets of NYC

Matt Toder · 05/13/10 12:02PM

Ten years ago, science producers at BBC created a mini-series called Walking with Dinosaurs which was basically Jurassic Park minus the killings. After its success, they decided to turn it into a theatrical spectacular. It's coming to Madison Square Garden.

Finnish Kids Rock Out To Dinosaur Metal Band

Elaine Moran · 04/14/10 05:23PM

Hevisaurus is a Finnish Dinosaur Metal band that is a huge hit with the kiddies in Finland. You doubt their love for Dinosaur Metal? Witness them waving inflatable bananas to show how hard they are being rocked. Wait, what?

Dinosaurs Were Killed By Ginormous Asteroid

Adrian Chen · 03/04/10 08:58PM

A panel of 41 experts have reached an agreement that a "ginormous" (scientific term), 10-15km asteroid killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago when it slammed into the Yucatan. You didn't really believe that whole super-volcano theory... did you? [BBC]

Animals Inspired By Other Animals

Whitney Jefferson · 12/01/09 01:10PM

Here's a round-up of the viral craze that's both cute and funny... Animals inspired by other animals.