Monthly Archives: June 2015

On Mickey Mortimer’s Chilesaurus “Hmmm”

Dinosaurs that make you go “Hmmm”… MM has found the extreme instability of cladistic placements for something called Chilesaurus, intriguing. He seems to be thinking: if its place in the tree is so all over the place, how can you … Continue reading

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Betty Boop Was Black! J. Edgar Hoover Too, But Betty Boop – Wow!

Why does it seem strange not to be surprised at lying, hypocritial J. E. Hoover having been so hypocritical? Well, precisely because we already knew what he was like, I suppose! He was only slightly black it seems, but of … Continue reading

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Yi qi Solved. Gee and Padian Judged.

What happens if you can’t deal with scientific novelty, but you’re paid to pretend you can… and then a big lump drops on you? At the end we’ll see what Henry Gee and Kevin Padian managed to do, without their making … Continue reading

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