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Velociraptor's Feathered Cousin Is the Stuff of Drug-Infused Nightmares

Indominus might’ve grabbed our eyeballs and our cash this summer, but genetically modified raptor-rexes with an insatiable lust for human blood aren’t the only badass new dinos on the block. In fact, Zhenyuanlong suni, a Velociraptor cousin that looks like a tortured peacock on steroids, is arguably even cooler,… » 7/17/15 12:20pm 7/17/15 12:20pm

The Self-Balancing Zoomer Dino Gets a Jurassic World Facelift

There’s a good reason Spin Master’s Zoomer Dino took home ‘Toy of the Year’ honors for 2014. It’s not only as close as you can get to owning a life-like pet dinosaur, it’s also able to balance on two wheels like the insanely-expensive Segway. And now that Jurassic World is dominating the box office, it’s only fitting… » 7/11/15 4:00pm 7/11/15 4:00pm

A Rideable T-Rex Skeleton Tricycle Is all my Jurassic Dreams Come True

It’s the rare finds like this, the one in ten thousand discoveries, that justify Craigslist’s existence. Someone in Eugene, Oregon, is actually willing to part with this magnificent 12-foot long custom T-Rex skeleton tricycle they made that comes complete with handlebar-controlled jaws that really open. » 7/06/15 7:15pm 7/06/15 7:15pm

Let's Help This Lego Jurassic World Indominus Rex Set Get Approved

The dinosaurs will always be the stars of the Jurassic movies, and in Jurassic World it’s the genetically-engineered Indominus Rex that takes center stage. Lego already sells a set that includes one, but Sami Mustonen’s is better, so head on over to the Lego Ideas site and give him some votes. » 6/26/15 7:47pm 6/26/15 7:47pm

How a little toy dinosaur is made

There’s a lot of work—and so many different materials used—in making a little toy dinosaur. But once you get the casting right, you can make the dinos forever. Here’s how it goes: the figurine is first hand drawn, then digitally drawn, then re-created in wax. After that, the figure is doused in silicone, buried in… » 6/24/15 10:06pm 6/24/15 10:06pm

9 awesome facts about Jurassic Park

Even though I’m not totally sold on Jurassic World from the trailers, I know that I’ll have a jolly ‘ol time because Jurassic Park is one of the funnest movies ever, Chris Pratt is starring in the movie and there’s going to be dinos, man. But just in case Jurassic World disappoints me, I’ll just look back at the… » 6/15/15 1:26am 6/15/15 1:26am

Concept Art from Jurassic World Shows Off Isla Nublar's Wild Beauty

A fantastic selection of concept art from Colin Trevorrow’s blockbuster, Jurassic World has surfaced on the web. Feast your eyes on some of the fantastic artwork that shows off theIsla Nublar’s popular attraction, and take in the wild beauty that the folks at InGen couldn’t tame.
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Jurassic Park in 8-bit is a better movie than any of its sequels

Jurassic World is coming out this weekend and just by existing, it’s already better than The Lost World and *whispers* Jurassic Park 3. But there is no way in hell that it can ever top the original Jurassic Park. Hell, I know this 8-bit video game version of Jurassic Park is better than all the movies that followed it… » 6/11/15 12:25am 6/11/15 12:25am

The Plan to Drill into the Crater from the Dinosaur-Killing Meteorite 

Sixty-five million years ago, a meteorite careened into Earth, leaving a huge crater on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The impact is likely responsible for killing off the most of the dinosaurs—along with 75 percent of all species on Earth. Scientists are now planning an expedition to drill into the… » 4/14/15 6:40pm 4/14/15 6:40pm

Have Your Own Night at the Museum With Fully Posable Dino Skeletons

If you've stared in awe and jealousy at your local museum's collection of dinosaur fossils, a Japanese toy company called Re-Ment wants you to finally be able to have your own. And with its new line of highly-articulated plastic dinosaur skeletons, you can even play museum curator and pose your prehistoric figures… » 4/13/15 12:45pm 4/13/15 12:45pm

You Can Already Pre-order That Flapping, Flying, RC Pterodactyl

Just over a month after we first stumbled across PaulG Toys' flying pterodactyl at Toy Fair 2015, the unique remote control toy is available for pre-order via a Kickstarter campaign. And early backers can get the pterodactyl and a wireless controller with a donation of just $250 if they're confident the crowdfunding… » 4/10/15 10:10am 4/10/15 10:10am