Late Night: Cutest Little Dinosaur Ever

By: Saturday January 18, 2014 8:00 pm

Found by University of Alberta scientist Dr. Phil Currie at Dinosaur Provincial Park in 2010, this baby Chasmosaurus belli is set to “come out” on display for the first time next month at the University of Alberta Museums’ Galleries at Enterprise Square.

 

FDL Movie Night: Remembering Ray Harryhausen

By: Monday May 27, 2013 4:59 pm

Ray Harryhausen was an American hero, an American who brought innovation to the arts and inspired generations of film makers, animators and visual artists. From Mighty Joe Young to Clash of the Titans, through dozens of fantasy and monster movies, the late Ray Harryhausen created marvelous models of dinosaurs, giant squids, and mythic creatures that terrified, amused and delighted movie goers.

Asteroids, Dinosaurs, and the History of Physics

By: Saturday February 16, 2013 6:40 pm

There is nothing like a “close encounter of the asteroid kind” to captivate the public. The resulting effect is what yields profit for Hollywood studios that make movies of the sort where brave Americans take a space ship to an interloping rock, and plant explosives to blow the thing up just seconds before it reaches dear old Earth. (At least with the old Star Trek series the crew on such death-defying missions was international, if not the Captain.) It is part of why we find it easy to neglect planning for less exotic natural disasters, such as the destruction in Russia caused by a meteor the other day.

Todd Akin and the People He Represents

By: Sunday August 26, 2012 10:40 am

Akin supporters are not the big problem. The big problem is the billionaires who ride them like polo ponies, jerking them around to support Billionaire Utopia at the expense of everyone else.

Lakeside Diner

By: Tuesday January 17, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews on current topics that may be of interest.

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