| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:24 PM
I tried to fit in but bird people are twitchy that way.
It was early Sunday morning and the start of the Wild Bird Safari when a khaki-clad woman leaned into me and said, "You're not a birder, are you?"
I think it was the binoculars. Everyone else had...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:40 PM
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word."
A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Renata Adler's first novel, "Speedboat," published in 1976, is that kind of book. The kind you buy multiple copies of to push on friends, the kind you dog-ear and mark up until it could line a hamster cage. A talisman, a weapon, a touchstone. For me, this...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:05 AM
British quartet Stornoway return to the Great Hall of the Peabody Museum to perform under the dinosaurs, in support of their latest record Tales from Terra Firma. Catcy indie rock and giant dinosaur fossils? Yes, please.
May 5, 12:30 p....
| May 3, 2013
| 12:13 PM
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Eleven teams entered, but only one team...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:49 AM
A dozen local acts, from punks to bluegrassers to neoclassical dinosaur-song singers, are gathering Saturday (May 4) from noon to 5 p.m. for Kidstock: United Family Musical Festival. The show is held at United Church on the Green, corner of Temple and Elm...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Paleontologists in North Texas say they've discovered the skull of a young dinosaur that was found near where an adult specimen was unearthed in 2006.
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas says the skull was found last year in Alaska, north...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
ENGLEWOOD BEACH, Fla. - Paul Reinckens kicked slowly over the sandy bottom 30 feet deep in the Gulf of Mexico looking for triangular objects - not an easy task with visibility a mere four feet and this dive being his first underwater fossil hunt. But...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A powerful X-ray machine, that shines a light brighter than the sun, has helped science detectives determine the color of a 150-million-year-old feather that once belonged to an archaeopteryx, an ancient animal that shared traits with both birds and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Syfy continues to augment its lineup with international series acquisitions, which is fine, as long as U.S. viewers don't mind a little "eh" in their accents. The latest pickups include a Saturday-night doubleheader consisting of "Sinbad," which...
| May 6, 2013
| 11:25 AM
TOWER — Brenda Archambo fell in love with sturgeon when she was 6 years old and first looked into one's eyes.
"It looked like a dinosaur," she said.
For the 15th year, a group of volunteers called the Sturgeon Guard will protect the prehistoric...