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Exploding dinosaur myth burst by scientists


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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 08:23 PM

www.telegraph.co.uk said:

Faced with the mystery of dinosaur skeletons which were fossilised in pristine shape but with the bones of their unborn offspring strewn in all directions, scientists could come to only one conclusion: the mothers must have exploded.

A build-up of gas in the adults' bodies as they decomposed could have built up to such a pressure that they burst open, causing their embryos and organs to fly out in all directions, it was widely claimed.

But now the "exploding dinosaur" theory, which became the most widely accepted answer to the prehistoric puzzle, has been debunked by Swiss scientists who demonstrated that the animals could not have acted as "natural explosive charges".

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 02:11 PM

I hate when articles dumb down science. Ichthyosaurs were not dinosaurs, they were ichthyosaurs. It seems like any fossil reported about that isn't obviously a mammoth or human is written off as a dinosaur.


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 02:52 PM

Well, the majority of people are pretty dumb.


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 03:57 PM

Ew...


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 04:20 PM

1976 was a bad year.


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:03 PM

LOL! Thats random!!


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 06:38 PM

I can't stop laughing at the title.


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:24 PM

Ok. Let me sum it up.

We blow up dead whales;

There is a topic about exploding pigs;

And now a theory about dinosaurs exploding.

"Scientists could come to only one conclusion: the mothers must have exploded."

I can immagine scientists concluding on that around a table while sipping a cup of coffee. Hahaha!

I hope we will never hear that in a hospital though. God...

Edited by JayMark, 30 March 2012 - 08:25 PM.

Bartender says: "Sorry, we don't serve faster-than-light neutrinos here."

So you have these two faster-than-light neutrinos walking into a bar...

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:49 PM

What ever happened to the good old kamikaze Koalas that got you from the trees.


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Posted 31 March 2012 - 01:23 AM

Wombat snipers would get them first.





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