First image of the Lego Jurassic World theme leaked

Jurassic Bricks has leaked the first official image that we have seen of the Jurassic World theme. Though this is only a render and not official set pictures, there are a few items of note in this image. » 12/22/14 5:29pm 12/22/14 5:29pm

I Want to Live in a House Shaped Like a Dinosaur's Head

If you think that this house looks oddly... alive, that's because it's modeled on a dinosaur's head. With windows and glass doors cleverly placed to mimic eyes and teeth, its distinctive profile looks like it could gobble you all up in one go. » 4/03/13 8:44am 4/03/13 8:44am

This New Vampire Dinosaur Will Haunt Your Dreams Tonight

Look at this bastard. What an ugly freaky critter. And small, too. "Punk-sized," according to its discoverer, a paleontologist and professor at the University of Chicago. The name of this new dinosaur species is Pegomastax africanus ("thick jaw from Africa") but I will call him Velocichicken. Velocichicken punkus.… » 10/03/12 1:22pm 10/03/12 1:22pm

NASA Discovers Proof of Ancient Life—In Their Own Backyard

NASA has found proof of ancient life from 110 million years ago—when "the bright, barred spiral galaxy NGC3259 was just forming stars in dark bands of dust and gas." No, the proof is not on Mars. The proof is right here on Earth, in their very own backyard. » 8/21/12 6:40pm 8/21/12 6:40pm

Dinosaur Zoo for iPad

Dinosaurs in any shape, size or form are freaking magical. I don't care if you're talking about T-Rex or the little critters, I love them all. Dinosaur Zoo is an interactive encyclopedia-type app that lets you see dinos in their natural habitat—attacking, eating and dumping on your command. » 6/09/11 6:00pm 6/09/11 6:00pm

What is it?

Dinosaur… » 6/09/11 6:00pm 6/09/11 6:00pm

Robots That Dance, Discover, and Devour You and Your Family

I thought these guys were monster food when I first saw this picture. Lucky for them, it's just a robot. Head over to The Atlantic's In Focus to check out other remarkable photos of robots and their caretakers. [The Atlantic] » 4/22/11 9:00pm 4/22/11 9:00pm

How to Build The World's Largest Dinosaur

As if the anyone needs additional incentive to be interested in a dinosaur exhibit beyond, like, dinosaurs, the American Museum of Natural History is opening The World's Largest Dinosaurs, centered around a massive half-skin, half-dissected, life-sized Mamenchisaurus. » 4/15/11 7:40pm 4/15/11 7:40pm

Roar: T-Rex's Tooth Used As Glossy Finish For Luxury iPhone 4

Oh, my quivering kneecaps. Do you remember digging for dinosaur fossils in your backyard as a young lad/lass, vowing that one day you'll own a genuine dino souvenir? Now's your chance—for $62,700, thanks to Stuart Hughes. » 12/07/10 12:20pm 12/07/10 12:20pm

These Pumpkins Run on Fossil Fuel

Did anyone see any truly great pumpkins this year? Did you try carving your own pornkins, or maybe an R2D2-O'-Lantern? For me, nothing beat last year's Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Blaze dino display. [Flickr via Ecorazzi via Photojojo] » 11/01/10 6:00am 11/01/10 6:00am

Remains of Europe's Last Meat-Eating Dinosaur Discovered


Balaur bondoc, as it's called, is the first predatory dinosaur found to live in Europe during the final 60 million years of the Age of Dinosaurs. Although short and stocky, it still had large, deadly, meat-slashing claws on its toes. » 8/31/10 11:00pm 8/31/10 11:00pm

Apparently Two Huge Meteors, Not One, Killed All The Dinosaurs

Scientists are suggesting that two different meteors, not a single strike, may have wiped out dinosaurs some 65 million years ago. Interestingly, they struck Earth thousands of years apart. » 8/29/10 5:00pm 8/29/10 5:00pm

The Triceratops Never Existed, It Was Actually a Young Version Of…

Scientists are saying that the Triceratops dinosaur—you know, the three horned one—was actually a juvenile form of a Torosaurus, the three horned dinosaur you don't know. Apparently, dinosaurs' skulls can shape-shift. » 7/31/10 9:00pm 7/31/10 9:00pm

Watch With Real Dinosaur Bone Fragments

Some watch manufacturers think adding a sapphire crystal face, compass or having a diving depth of 1,000m is enough. Me? I won't consider strapping something to my wrist unless prehistoric animals have been set in the dial. » 3/12/10 8:00am 3/12/10 8:00am

Pleo Brought Back From Extinction, Now Decide What Color He'll Wear Next

We've been through so many ups and downs with Pleo. We saw him crumble in the face of a battlebot. We cuddled him. We cried over his extinction. We rejoiced when he survived! And now, we choose his color. » 2/03/10 6:52am 2/03/10 6:52am

Dinosaur Light Scares Away the Monsters, Long-Term Girlfriends

The "T REX" dinosaur light combines some of our best memories from childhood: Puzzles, dinosaurs and interior decorating. Assembled from 16 pieces (of some mystery material), this $26 tyrannosaurus is ready to destroy any monsters still lurking in your closet. And please note, we said "monsters" not "skeletons"-that… » 8/12/08 9:30am 8/12/08 9:30am

Pleo Gets More Funtastic With Update 1.0.2

We loved the Pleo when we reviewed it a little while back, and now the smallest dinosaur in town has just been updated for more fun times. The 1.0.2 update will allow Pleo to interact with its surroundings more convincingly, wake from rest if a noise is detected and support a new grouped singing function, which we… » 3/05/08 3:05am 3/05/08 3:05am

Pleo Undergoes Intense Surgical Procedure


First our little dinosaur friend Pleo had to endure a brutal beatdown at the hands of his cruel masters, and now he is forced to undergo a grueling (and shockingly graphic) 23 minute dissection. Poor Pleo —just remember that this abuse hurts us more than it does you. [PleoDreams] » 12/30/07 7:00pm 12/30/07 7:00pm

Playing With Pleo the Pet Camarasaurus (Verdict: Neat but Pricey)

Ugobe's Pleo is the latest "electronic pet" to hit the consumer market, and as such, has received plenty of attention from media and consumers. At $350, Pleo is more expensive than a Furby but cheaper than an AIBO. After spending the last few days toying around with Pleo, as well watching it interact with real … » 12/13/07 1:00pm 12/13/07 1:00pm

Dinosaur Skull or Staple Remover? You Decide

This family of crazy staple removers and other office implements are by New York designer Jac Zagoory, crafted of pewter and certain to elicit raised eyebrows and quizzical looks around the office. What the heck is that skull doing on your desk? The purpose of the lion, gorilla and gator you'll see in the gallery… » 10/23/07 2:45pm 10/23/07 2:45pm

Motorized Lego Monster Dino

The last time I played with Lego's my parents had to ask me what it was, since they couldn't even fathom a guess as to what I had created. If only I could have put together something as amazing as the motorized Lego Monster Dino. He walks, roars and definitely doesn't need an introduction. » 6/15/07 2:00pm 6/15/07 2:00pm