itt: pictures of dinosaurs gazing haplessly at the arriving meteor

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kind of lol, mostly sad

Neil S, Monday, 1 April 2019 13:42 (ten months ago) link

In every artist's depiction of a meteor that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, there's always one T-Rex looking up at it like "That can’t be good." pic.twitter.com/AoOZYe0hzc

— Jake Vig (@Jake_Vig) March 31, 2019

Plinka Trinka Banga Tink (Eliza D.), Tuesday, 2 April 2019 17:11 (ten months ago) link

This recent (great) New Yorker piece made me think of this thread:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/08/the-day-the-dinosaurs-died

Those opening paragraphs are a real eye-opener.

ryan, Tuesday, 2 April 2019 17:50 (ten months ago) link

this thread is better and jake vig can bug-off

mark s, Tuesday, 2 April 2019 17:53 (ten months ago) link

It's morning in dino-America.

Plinka Trinka Banga Tink (Eliza D.), Wednesday, 3 April 2019 12:52 (ten months ago) link

Those opening paragraphs are a real eye-opener.

― ryan

oh boy, the scientific community is very much all aflutter about that guy

Jaki Liebowitz (rushomancy), Wednesday, 3 April 2019 13:26 (ten months ago) link

xp Triceratops-y-turvy

Neil S, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 14:07 (ten months ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/aLcrrf8.gif

pplains, Saturday, 13 April 2019 20:26 (ten months ago) link

wow ok

Lil' Brexit (Tracer Hand), Saturday, 13 April 2019 21:12 (ten months ago) link

wow, just like that new yorker article

mookieproof, Saturday, 13 April 2019 21:46 (ten months ago) link

three weeks pass...

meteor w/o the dinosaurs, world of science having a normal one:

This is what it would look like if the biggest asteroid in the Solar System collided with Earth.

Credit: Discovery Channel pic.twitter.com/Yoy9AxO2Gz

— Wonder of Science (@wonderofscience) May 9, 2019

mark s, Thursday, 9 May 2019 15:02 (nine months ago) link

one in the face for the "meh, it was the Deccan mega-eruptions that took out the dinosaurs" crew. Even though that fucker there was obv much bigger than the chicxulub impact.

calzino, Thursday, 9 May 2019 15:07 (nine months ago) link

rip big man, heaven needed the planet that invented churros

michael keaton IS jim thirlwell IN ‘foetaljuice’ (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 9 May 2019 15:08 (nine months ago) link

if you really want to experience it like the dinosaurs did, you need the simulated audio track. nice work discovery:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU1QPtOZQZU

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Thursday, 9 May 2019 15:19 (nine months ago) link

one month passes...

The video with the Pink Floyd soundtrack is strangely moving and soothing !

AlXTC from Paris, Friday, 28 June 2019 12:55 (seven months ago) link

two months pass...

https://i.imgur.com/jUBEhes.jpg

pplains, Monday, 2 September 2019 16:15 (five months ago) link

xp disco inferno killed the dinosaurs?

mookieproof, Monday, 2 September 2019 23:15 (five months ago) link

two months pass...

now it can be told

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Friday, 29 November 2019 21:56 (two months ago) link

Teach the Controversy

Peaceful Warrior I Poser (Karl Malone), Friday, 29 November 2019 23:08 (two months ago) link

four weeks pass...

https://inquisitivebiologist.wordpress.com/2019/04/12/book-review-the-dinosaurs-rediscovered-how-a-scientific-revolution-is-rewriting-history/

apparently if you want to have a better understanding of all the recent scientific advances in palaeontology then Micheal J. Benton's The Dinosaurs Rediscovered is your book.

calzino, Friday, 27 December 2019 22:08 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

Now it all makes sense

Who is this chode talking about #FlatEarth pic.twitter.com/RNoDDhxmJD

— JR Ward🦖 (@AnnoyedRaptor) February 11, 2020

Wuhan!! Got You All in Check (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:41 (two weeks ago) link

Beat you to it. The bonus animation is sweet though.

toilet-cleaning brain surgeon (pomenitul), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:44 (two weeks ago) link

I should really scroll up more

Wuhan!! Got You All in Check (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:48 (two weeks ago) link

in fairness pom it was also posted by merdeyeux itt more than two years earlier: itt: pictures of dinosaurs gazing haplessly at the arriving meteor

yrs, the thread police

Homegrown Georgia speedster Ladd McConkey (bizarro gazzara), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 15:12 (two weeks ago) link

Only still-active posters count tbf.

toilet-cleaning brain surgeon (pomenitul), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 15:13 (two weeks ago) link

the first rule of chicxulub is…

― mark s, Sunday, 24 June 2018 00:52 (one year ago) bookmarkflaglink

mark s, Tuesday, 11 February 2020 16:01 (two weeks ago) link


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