Neanderthals Used Eagle Talons To Make Some Seriously Badass Jewelry

Archaeologists have identified a remarkable piece of Neanderthal jewelry comprised of eight white-tailed eagle talons. Worn 130,000 years ago, the discovery shows that Neanderthals were capable of making sophisticated ornaments long before modern humans appeared on the scene. » 3/12/15 11:40am 3/12/15 11:40am

The Largest Dinosaur Capable Of Flight Had Four Wings

A non-avian dinosaur with exceptionally long feathers has been discovered in China. Called Changyuraptor yangi, the 125 million-year-old flying raptor measured nearly four feet long, making it the largest theropod that ever took to the air. » 7/16/14 6:20am 7/16/14 6:20am

Velociraptor's Cousin Had a Venomous Bite

Raptors get more fearsome all the time. Jurassic Park painted velociraptors as clever, fleet-footed predators, and they may have hunted from trees. Now researchers suspect their turkey-sized relative had a venomous bite — and other raptors might have it, too. » 12/21/09 1:56pm 12/21/09 1:56pm

Beware of Velociraptor Attacks from Above

If you still have nightmares about the fleet-footed Velociraptors from Jurassic Park, here is yet another reason to fear them. Paleontologists now believe that the predatory dinosaurs climbed trees, where they would wait to pounce on their prey. » 9/10/09 10:32am 9/10/09 10:32am

Who Doesn't Want A Battlestar Computer?

Bored of your everyday PC and wish that there was some way to make it a little more... colonial? You're not alone - master mod artist Brian Carter decided that he needed to make his computer look a little less like something produced by Dell and a little more like the Battlestar Galactica » 10/21/08 1:20pm 10/21/08 1:20pm, and the result is something…

Scifi Sports Franchises Demand Your Fandom

Before basketball season, the new Oklahoma City franchise had to pick a new basketball nickname — the first new one since Toronto chose the Raptors in 1995, on the heels of the popularity of Jurassic Park » 10/14/08 8:00am 10/14/08 8:00am. We're disappointed to report that Oklahoma City decided to call its team the Thunder. Maybe Oklahoma City Dark…