Watch Neil de Grasse Tyson on the Science of The Good Dinosaur

Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur hits cinemas this Wednesday, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. And who better than Neil de Grasse Tyson to indulge in a bit of playful speculation about the film’s premise: what if the K-T asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago had missed Earth? »11/23/15 9:31am11/23/15 9:31am


Fossil With Preserved Tail Feathers and Skin Reveals Dinosaur Plumage Patterns

An undergraduate student from the University of Alberta has uncovered the fossilized remains of an Ornithomimus dinosaur with preserved tail feathers and soft tissue. The remarkable specimen is offering important insights into the plumage patterns of these ancient creatures, while tightening the linkages between… »11/02/15 3:34pm11/02/15 3:34pm

Rumor: Mattel Wants to Make a Dino-Riders Movie. People Want a Lot of Things.

The latest 1980s toyline-to-movie franchise could be Dino-Riders, if Mattel has its way—and if this rumor is true. Tracking Board says the toy company is teaming up with Solipsist to bring the former franchise to movie theaters, which is interesting because Dino-Riders wasn’t even popular in the 80s. »10/13/15 12:40pm10/13/15 12:40pm

Two fossilized teeth (pictured above, left and center), recovered in Nagasaki, are believed to be fr

Two fossilized teeth (pictured above, left and center), recovered in Nagasaki, are believed to be from the lower jaw of a ten-meter tyrannosaur that lived some 81-million-years ago. Teeth from smaller tyrannosaurs have been found in Japan before, but this is reportedly the first evidence that so large a predator… »7/14/15 7:30pm7/14/15 7:30pm

Christ, Not Even Jurassic World's Dinosaur Toys Are Allowed to Be Female

The omnipresent practice of denying girls action figures has somehow hit a new low. Remember how in the Jurassic World movie, most of the dinosaurs—especially Chris Pratt’s Raptor squad—were constantly referred to as girls? Well, as Jurassic World action figures, they’ve all been genderswapped into boys. »6/25/15 10:30am6/25/15 10:30am