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MythBuster Adam Savage Isn’t Done with the Dodo

MythBuster Adam Savage’s obsession with the dodo is well-documented, thanks to a TED talk he gave about his methodical recreation of the extinct bird’s skeleton—not an easy task, since no complete specimens of dodo skeletons exist. Today, in a video posted on Tested, he revealed that he’s not done with the dodo yet. Not long after Savage [...]

New Fossil Animal Looks Like a Tulip

A prehistoric creature found in the Canadian Rockies has been named Siphusauctum gregarium, which is both a new genus and species. It lived 500 million years ago, when the area now nickenamed the “Tulip Beds” was underwater. Siphusauctum has a long stem, with a calyx – a bulbous cup-like structure – near the top which encloses [...]