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Stephen King's spooky house to become spooky museum and spooky writer's retreat
Stephen King is getting on in years, and he spends a good chunk of his time with his wife in their Florida mansion, so he’s going to do what any reasonable person would do with their other mansion and turn it into a museum. According to Rolling Stone, King’s home in Bangor, Maine (the town that inspired Derry from It, among what we can assume or some other, less iconic claims to fame), has gotten unanimous approval from the city council to be rezoned as a non-profit so it can be turned into an archive of King’s work and a writer’s retreat for people who want to write their own stories about scary clowns, haunted hotels, and sci-fi/fantasy
If it wasn't for road maintenance in Argentina, the world might never have known about a 26-foot-long, lizard king preserved in remarkable detail under the asphalt of Patagonia. So the paleontologists who discovered the massive monster -- a new cousin to the iconic Allosaurus, Tyrannosaurus and Velociraptor -- paid tribute by naming the new genus Asfaltovenator vialidadi.
Describing the dino remains in the online journalWednesday, paleontologists Oliver Rauhust and Diego Pol said the find is the most complete dinosaur skeleton yet discovered from the early phase of the Middle Jurassic.
Honda will sell only electric and hybrid cars in Europe from 2022
The Japanese carmaker announced Wednesday that it will sell only electric and hybrid vehicles in Europe starting in 2022, three years earlier than previously planned. Honda said that the accelerated timetable reflects its confidence in green technology and regulatory changes that have upended the industry in Europe. "The pace of change in regulation, the market, and consumer behavior in Europe means that the shift towards electrification is happening faster here than anywhere else," said Tom Gardner, senior vice president at Honda.
"The fossil displays a very unusual combination of skeletal characters, which is difficult to reconcile with the currently accepted picture of the relationships between the three large groups that comprise the tetanurans -- Megalosauria, Allosauria and Coelurosauria," Rauhut said.
Asfaltovenator's prompted the duo to dig deeper into the other dinosaurs, whose varieties were rapidly expanding during the Middle Jurassic period. Rauhut said he believes the explosive evolution of Asfaltovenator's group is linked to a mass extinction episode that happened about . The prior extinction likely opened up new ecological niches for Asfaltovenator and its mega-predator cousins, the paleontologists said.
Dallas police: Woman trafficked, sold underage family members for sex
A Dallas woman has been arrested for trafficking and selling two underage family members for sex, an arrest warrant affidavit from the Dallas Police Department reveals. © Provided by TEGNA Inc.Victoria Nicole Bautista, 29, was arrested on Oct. 18 on charges of continuously trafficking a person under the age of 18 and compelling a child under the age of 18 into prostitution, the affidavit shows.
‘Jurassic World Evolution’ DLC lets you rebuild the original park .
Jurassic Park video games are few and far between. So when Frontier Developments released Jurassic World Evolution, a god-view park builder and business simulation game, movie fans devoured it. The title had a few problems, but one towered well above the rest: all of the buildings, vehicles and other park infrastructure was based on the World movies, rather than the original trilogy. (We're not saying the new movies are bad, we just love the 1993 classic more.) If you've always wanted to build -- or rather, rebuild -- John Hammond's amusement park, good news: an upcoming DLC pack called Return to Jurassic Park will let you do just that.
Digging Up Jurassic Treasure!
On this episode of Beyond Dinosaurs, Coyote and Mario are in Wyoming and going digging for dinosaur treasure in an active dig site discovered in 1995!
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Dinosaurs T-Rex Visits Ryan ToysReview at home!
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Dinosaurs T-Rex Visits Ryan ToysReview at home! Fun Pretend Play video where Dinosaurs where looking for their Dinosaur ...