Tag Archives: dinosaurs

  • T-Rex Bottle Opener

    T-Rex Bottle Opener

    For approximately 65.5 million years, the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex roamed the earth as King of the Dinosaurs. Then, he went extinct, only to become every child’s favorite dinosaur in the modern human era. He’s been voiced by John Goodman, turned evil in Jurassic Park, and has basically reigned as the Michael Jackson of dinosaurs for […]

  • ‘The Good Dinosaur': Next Pixar Film Gets Trailer #1 (Video)

    ‘The Good Dinosaur': Next Pixar Film Gets Trailer #1 (Video)

    Sometimes when I’m stuck in traffic and it’s 108 degrees outside I find myself imagining a giant asteroid crashing into the Earth and killing humanity, disintegrating all of its dumb cars (except for mine, of course) much like what happened to the dinosaurs. The latest Pixar joint, The Good Dinosaur, proposes an alternate timeline (similar […]

  • You Can Buy a Real Velociraptor Claw for $12,500

    You Can Buy a Real Velociraptor Claw for $12,500

    With Jurassic World‘s record-setting opening weekend and the Rolling Stones touring again, dinosaurs are so hot right now. Which is why you might be interested to know that a real, fossilized Velociraptor claw is currently listed for sale at the Astro Gallery of Gems – where it’s priced at just $12,500. This Velociraptor claw is […]

  • ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Drops Two Days Early (Video)

    ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Drops Two Days Early (Video)

    There was a teaser, then a teaser for the trailer, and now an actual, honest-to-God trailer for Jurassic World, here (in free and legal form) two days before the promised Thursday release. The Jurassic World trailer gives us a more fleshed out look at the titular theme park, which must have overcome a real public […]

  • 60-Foot Diplodocus Skeleton Sold for Almost $800,000

    60-Foot Diplodocus Skeleton Sold for Almost $800,000

      Dinosaur skeletons are generally thought to be the province of museums, but a 60-foot diplodocus skeleton recently went up for sale to the highest bidder, courtesy of the family of palaeontologist Raimund Albersdoerfer. The skeleton, nicknamed “Misty,” is one of only six diplodocus skeletons in the world, making its eventual price of almost $800,000 […]