Posts Tagged ‘dinosaurs’

Man on Phone

M Street NW,  September 16

The Needle: Natitude Edition

HTJ, Exit Stage Left: Stealing $350,000 from the District's coffers nets you 38 months in federal prison. Or at least, that's what it netted former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. today, as a federal judge sentenced him to that plus another 36 months of probation for crimes he pleaded guilty to in January. The [...]

Photo: Postcards From Home: Film and Paper Archive

Evolution, 1996

Dinosaurs: Not the Prehistoric Lardasses We Thought They Were

Geoffrey Birchard, an associate professor at George Mason University, helped discover a problem. According to a press release sent out by GMU, Birchard and his crew figured out that the traditional method for calculating the mass of dinosaurs was faulty.
As such, the release states: "some dinosaurs may actually have weighed as little as half as [...]