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

A T-Rex Skull Token Makes Jurassic World Monopoly the Best Version Yet

You could dedicate an entire blog to covering all of the different versions and variations of Monopoly that are now available. But why bother because an official Jurassic World version of Monopoly is coming in June that swaps those boring car, top hat, and cat tokens for a DNA sequence, a park tour vehicle, and a… » 4/08/15 11:33am 4/08/15 11:33am

Brontosaurus Should Be Reinstated As A Distinct Dinosaur, Say Scientists

It's the most famous dinosaur that never was — or at least that's what paleontologists have believed for 112 years. After an exhaustive comparative analysis of over 500 physical characteristics, researchers have concluded that Brontosaurus is sufficiently distinct from Apatosaurus to warrant its own genus. Bronto, it… » 4/07/15 12:26pm 4/07/15 12:26pm

Cardboard Pterodactyls Are the Perfect Jurassic World Halloween Costumes

It's going to be a banner year for blockbuster movies, which means there will be lots of great costume choices once Halloween rolls around. And if you're partial to the upcoming Jurassic World and its dinosaurs, you'll love Lisa Glover's simple pterodactyl getup, made from completely recyclable cardboard. » 4/06/15 12:26pm 4/06/15 12:26pm

Digging With a Sand-Eating Dinosaur Glove Is Better Than a Shovel

If there's one thing kids are inherently good at, it's digging. Be it looking for the prize inside a box of cereal, or unearthing worms and other treasures in a garden. And when you combine that with dinosaurs—another popular obsession for kids—you get this fun dino skull digger that kids can wear like a glove to… » 3/05/15 7:22pm 3/05/15 7:22pm

Terrorize the Skies With a Prehistoric Flying RC Pterodactyl

With Jurassic World just around the corner it's a great time to be a lover of both dinosaurs and toys. And while this flapping, flying RC Pterodactyl isn't officially associated with the movie, that's just fine because it's a flapping, flying RC Pterodactyl you can use to terrify your neighborhood. » 2/16/15 5:08pm 2/16/15 5:08pm

Here's What That New Super-Dinosaur From Jurassic World Looks Like

Thanks to the good folks at Hasbro, and Toy Fair 2015 starting in New York this weekend, we finally have our first good look at the genetically-enhanced dinosaur that the Jurassic World trailers have been teasing. Known as the Indominus Rex, it promises to outshine the T-rex in every way, serving as an even better… » 2/13/15 12:17pm 2/13/15 12:17pm

Scientifically accurate Barney destroys children and does not love you

Even as a kid, Barney never made sense to me. I always wondered why this purple dinosaur was so friendly, like he had done something terrible in a previous life and was atoning for his sins. And he totally was! As ADHD's scientifically accurate Barney shows, he's a monster that you do not want to love you. » 2/02/15 10:33pm 2/02/15 10:33pm

Even If Jurassic World Sucks, At Least We Get More T-Rex Toys

The first official trailer for Jurassic World has us cautiously optimistic about the upcoming blockbuster, but even if the movie stinks, we still get a pretty great consolation prize: mountains of new dinosaur toys. And courtesy of the London Toy Fair we now have our first look at Jurassic World's T-Rex, or at least… » 1/22/15 5:27pm 1/22/15 5:27pm

Skip the Gnomes and Put a Giant Charging Triceratops In Your Garden

Kids obviously love dinosaurs, but here's a secret: most adults do too. It's just that as you grow older it becomes less socially acceptable to wear T-rex PJs to bed. But that doesn't mean you can't indulge your dino love elsewhere. In fact, what garden wouldn't be instantly improved with a 20-foot long Triceratops » 12/30/14 11:26am 12/30/14 11:26am

Watch the World's Most Complete Stegosaurus Skeleton Being Assembled

First discovered in Wyoming, the world's most complete Stegosaurus skeleton has found a new home across the pond at the Natural History Museum in London, England. And you can now watch the museum's curators and palaeontologists re-assemble one of the world's oldest and best-preserved jigsaw puzzles. The process… » 12/19/14 1:55pm 12/19/14 1:55pm

Leaked Lego sets reveal new evil mutant dinosaurs in Jurassic World

Groove Bricks reports that Chinese Lego store Toabao has put up images of several Lego dinosaurs that allegedly will be included in the 2015 Jurassic World Lego sets. These look like updated molds of the dinosaurs that we saw in the Lego Dino theme so I think they may be right. » 11/18/14 4:08pm 11/18/14 4:08pm

Of Course Hammacher Will Sell You an Amazing Full-Size T-Rex Skeleton

Proving that it will always have what it takes to compete with the likes of Neiman Marcus when it comes to obscene gift ideas, Hammacher Schlemmer has revealed this beauty for the 2014 holiday season: a $100,000 life-size replica of a 40-foot long T-rex skeleton that stands 15-feet tall. Good luck hiding that under… » 11/01/14 9:00am 11/01/14 9:00am