New dinosaur discovered in Chile reinforces how little we know about the prehistoric world.
Knowing so little about dinosaurs puts paleontologists at a disadvantage, but with advances in science their work has been getting easier. Some of those new techniques were employed to redesignate a dinosaur whose fossilized remains were found in Chile.
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When you have a problem with pests, it’s best to call a professional.
Slithering snakes with their beady eyes and flicking tongues. Nasty vile snakes piled up in the cellar. Writhing masses-okay I’m getting a little ahead of myself, but you get the picture. Now add a blazing inferno! This all seems like the storyline of a bad B-movie, but this true-to-life horror story unfolded on November 23 in the small town of Poolesville, Maryland. Unnervingly, an unassuming home just outside of Washington D.C. was infested with snakes.
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Space junk postpones a repair to the ISS, but is there a bigger problem?
The ‘babies’ are of course two astronauts, Tom Marshburn (61) and Kayla Barron (34), who had to delay a spacewalk to replace a damaged antenna on the International Space Station. They were originally scheduled for Tuesday, November 30th but had to wait until Thursday, December 2nd. The delay was the first of its kind, but not one that humanity should be very proud of. Dangerous space junk, which could puncture the astronaut’s suits, menaced the mission forcing a halt. Dirty bathwater indeed.
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A snowstorm leaves Denmark shoppers stranded in the most peculiarly beneficial place.
Have you ever had the urge to hop on the displays, sit in on the sofas and pull out all the drawers when you walk through an IKEA showroom? I know I have. Well, yesterday in Denmark, a snowstorm dropped 12 inches (30 centimeters) of snow. Shoppers and employees alike turned into stranded refugees inside an IKEA in Aalborg, Denmark. Not only did they get to flop themselves onto the beds, but they also nuzzled themselves down into the sheets.
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A Lego theft in Germany makes me realize just how valuable these simple plastic bricks really are.
Not the bricks you might be expecting though. Lego bricks. In Germany yesterday burglars knocked a hole in the wall of a toy store in order to steal Lego bricks. The thieves made off with dozens of sets, leaving about 100 empty boxes behind.
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