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Goofy Dinosaur Blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
Offbeat  (tags: science, research, history, discovery, dinosaurs, Mongolia, goofy, interesting )

Naoko
- 2 hours ago - mainichi.jp
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.
Comet to Buzz By Mars -- And You Get to Watch
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, technology, world, science, scientists, research, investigation, news, interesting, nasa, history, environment, Gizmos, humans, discovery, ancient, astronomy )

O O
- 2 days ago - newsglobal.us
Comet is set to zoom past Mars in a rare celestial event Sunday afternoon. event will be live streamed by Slooh, an organization that connects powerful telescopes to the Internet. The Virtual Telescope Project will also be streaming the comet's passing.
Edith Smith: Blue Plaque for WW1 Woman Police Officer
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, History, Crime, Police. Woman, WPC Edith Smith, Lincolnshire, UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A blue plaque honouring the first woman police officer with the power of arrest is being unveiled in the Lincolnshire town where she worked.
Five Hundred Years After She Went Down With the Ship, DNA Testing Reveals Mary Rose's Dog Hatch Was Male
Offbeat  (tags: Hatch, dog, Tudor times, Mary rose, ship, boy, girl, history )

Offline
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
She is the world's most famous sea dog who went down with her ship almost 500 years ago.
Brooklyn Man Freed After Serving 29yrs for False Murder Conviction
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, History, Human rights, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 7 days ago - rt.com
Coerced by police into a murder confession as a teenager, Brooklyn man David McCallum was finally released today after serving 29 years behind bars.
History Won't View Marriage Equality Holdouts Favorably
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Marriage Equality, congress, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, republicans, history, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nationalmemo.com
We are swiftly arriving at the point where most Americans recognize right from wrong and see -- with clarity gained through experience or thoughtful reconsideration -- the fiction that love could somehow be ruinous to society.
The Real Christopher Columbus
Society & Culture  (tags: History, Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus, dishonesty, ethics, education, children, government, freedoms, rights, sadness, society, culture, world, violence )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - jacobinmag.com
"They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance. They would make fine servants ... with fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want."
Scientists in Petrified Forest Discover Ancient Villages. Who Lived There?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, humans, history, interesting, news, Petrified Forest National Park Arizona, research, science )

Kayleen
- 11 days ago - csmonitor.com
Archaeologists at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona have discovered two ancient villages 1,300 years old containing weathered sand stone artifacts and tools poking out of sand dunes. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Pentagon Accused of Whitewashing History of Vietnam War Era
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Viet Nam War, history, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms, corruption, cover-up, news, military )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - commondreams.org
More than 500 scholars, veterans, and activists have signed a petition demanding the chance to correct the Pentagon's sanitized version of Vietnam-era history, the New York Times reported Friday.
New Site Catalogs Documentary Films About Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, movies, society, culture, history, 'PalestineDocs', interesting, news, humans, education, family, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Movies are a great way to learn about Palestine - and, more important, to educate family, friends, and neighbors. Fortunately, there are scores of great films about the plight of the Palestinians and its historical roots - if the quality and quantity...
Disney Theme Park': Locals Fight to Stop An Army of 'Glampers' Invading Warwick Castle
Offbeat  (tags: Warwick castle, glamping, heritage, history, offbeat, UK )

Offline
- 17 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It has survived a surprise attack, several lengthy sieges and centuries of neglect.
Paisley Caves Added to U.S. List of Most Important Archaeological Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - oregonlive.com
Paisley Caves, the location of human occupation beginning 14,300 years ago, has been added to the list of the nation's most important archaeological and historic sites. Situated near the town of Paisley in south-central Oregon, the caves have been the...
A Computer Scientist Tells Mathematicians How To Write Proofs
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, interesting, humans, discovery, history, computers, computer, scientists, mathematics, proof, 17th century )

Darren
- 27 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Why do mathematicians insist on writing proofs in prose, the same way 17th century mathematicians did?
The History Of The Color Green
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Art History, color, history, humans, interesting, education, society, world )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - nybooks.com
We live in colors. They fill our waking moments, they form a part of our every apprehension of the visible world, and they govern many of the choices we make about the ways we define or express ourselves.
Big Solar Storm Heading Toward Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, history, humans, habitat, nasa, news, performance, research, safety, society, space, study, world )

Frank
- 41 days ago - cnn.com
"This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy."- cnn.com
 

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