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  3. The tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur has been found entombed in amber, an unprecedented discovery that has blown away scientists. Xing Lida, a Chinese paleontologist found the specimen, the size of a dried apricot, at an amber market in northern Myanmar near the Chinese border. The remarkable piece was destined to end up as a curiosity or piece of jewelry, with Burmese traders believing a plant fragment was trapped inside. "I realized that the content was a vertebrate, probably theropod, rather than any plant," Xing told CNN. "I was not sure that (the trader) really understood how important this specimen was, but he did not raise the price." A small coelurosaur on the forest floor. 'Once in a lifetime find' The findings, which shed fresh light on how dinosaurs looked, are published in the December issue of Current Biology. Ryan McKellar, a paleontologist at the Royal Saskatchwan Museum in Canada and co-author of the paper, says he was blown away when Xing first showed him the piece of amber. "It's a once in a lifetime find. The finest details are visible and in three dimensions." The amber adds to fossil evidence that many dinosaurs sported feathers rather than scales. Fragments of dinosaur-era bird wings have been found preserved in amber before but this is the first time part of a mummified dinosaur skeleton has been discovered, McKellar said. The tail section belongs to a young coelurosaurian -- from the same group of dinosaurs as the predatory velociraptors and the tyrannosaurus. The sparrow-sized creature could have danced in the palm of your hand. The amber, which weighs 6.5 grams, contains bone fragments and feathers, adding to mounting fossil evidence that many dinosaurs sported primitive plumage rather than scales. The amber field in Myanmar where the amber containing the dinosaur tail was found. No scaly monster McKellar said the creature would have had a whip-like tail like a mouse but covered with contour feathers similar to those that give shape and color to birds. "The more we see these feathered dinosaurs and how widespread the feathers are, things like a scaly velociraptor seem less and less likely and they've become a lot more bird like in the overall view," he said. "They're not quite the Godzilla-style scaly monsters we once thought."
  5. OK Puce. enough. Return my love right now!
  6. I promise that I'll do my best to not displease you again. Donalish!
  7. Marj, your woman loves me. Why can't you? om shanti shanti shanti
  8. In the crime ridden streets of Colombia, urban myths tell of the horrors surrounding a local drug nicknamed “the devil’s breath.” The drug’s real name is scopolamine, an anticholinergic drug derived from a number of trees native to South America. Hailed in a 2013 Vice documentary as ‘the world’s scariest drug,’ scopolamine is known to turn its user (or victim rather) into a docile zombie ready to do exactly what its perpetrator wants. In an attempt to learn more about the mysterious underground drug, Vice’s Ryan Duffy flew down to South America to interview those who deal the drug as well those who’ve fallen victim to it. One drug dealer out of the capital Bogota claims the most frightening part about the drug is its simple method of administration, which can see the colorless, odorless drug blown in the faces of its victims, taking effect almost instantaneously. Scopolamine has a remarkable ability to wipe its victims memory clean, so that the next day there is no recollection of what transpired while under its influence. Stories run rampant throughout Colombia of people being raped, having their bank accounts emptied, or even willingly giving up an organ. This makes scopolamine an effective weapon for drug dealers, thieves and even prostitutes, as shown in Vice’s documentary short. “They go out to party and then wake up two or three days later on a park bench,” said Maria Fernanda Villota, a nurse at San Jose University Hospital in Bogota, which receives several scopolamine victims every week. “They arrive here without their belongings or their money.” Last year, Colombian police reported nearly 1,200 cases of people victimized by criminals using scopolamine and other so-called zombie drugs. The victims range from high-profile politicians to U.S. Embassy employees to average Colombians. Perhaps the number of cases are related to the drug’s availability, whose metabolites can be found in a number of plants, including jimson weed, angel’s trumpets and corkwood. Scopolamine is a muscarinic antagonist which works by blocking the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, resulting in depression of the central nervous system. The few medical uses include treatment of motion sickness as well as treatment of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Even the CIA has been called out for using scopolamine in behavioral-engineering programs from the 1960s, according to John D. Marks’ book, The Search for the ‘Manchurian Candidate.’ The Vice documentary makes for a fascinating watch, I highly recommend it to anyone fascinated with the underground world of the drug trade. Here’s what Ryan Duffy had to say about his experience while filming the piece: When VBS initially asked me to go down to Colombia to dig into this Scopolamine story, I was pretty excited. I had only a vague understanding of the drug, but the idea of a substance that renders a person incapable of exercising free-will seemed liked a recipe for hilarity and the YouTube hall of fame. I even spent a little time brainstorming the various ways I could transport some of it back to the states and had a pretty good list going of different ways to utilize it on my buddies. The original plan was for me to sample the drug myself to really get an idea of the effect it had on folks. The producer and camera man had flew down to Bogota ahead of me to confirm some meetings and start laying down the groundwork. By the time I arrived a few days later, things had changed dramatically. Their first few days in the country had apparently been such a harrowing montage of freaked-out dealers and unimaginable horror stories about Scopolamine that we decided I was absolutely not going to be doing the drug. All elements of humor and novelty were rapidly stripped away during my first few days in town. After meeting only a couple people with firsthand experience, the story took a far darker turn than we ever could have imagined, and the Scopolamine pranks I had originally imagined pulling on my friends seemed beyond naive and absurd. By the time we were wrapping things up and preparing to leave the country, I couldn’t wait to get as far away from Colombia and that drug as possible. Apologies for a fleeting moment of sincerity, but looking back, I’m pretty proud of the work we did down there. This story, and the people who tell it, truly deserve to be heard.”
  9. Don. don't make this like last Chrismas when you smashed my Frank Sinatra CD in a rage because your steak knife was not sharp. I told you that I feel horrible about making you stab me. Please forgive me, Donny! my snugglypoo!
  10. Chica doesn't like circumcised dicks, Perv. So sorry.
  11. 'Fake news' is a sin, even when it's not fake "Fake news". This is a very real and dangerous thing, invented by Vladimir Putin and spread across the internet using a covert army of WordPress blogs. But did you know that distributing, reading, or even thinking about "fakes news" is an actual sin that will send you straight to Catholic hell? The Pope decrees it, and so it must be, Amen: Yeah, leave the poor, powerless politicians alone! What have they ever done to you? Media should be used for "education", not for "smearing" public servants. If you disagree with this statement, you are a metaphorical pile of poo, according to His Holiness. Instead of focusing on scandals and other "nasty things", the media should help our gallant world leaders instill a sense of Ordnung among the peasantry: Translation: Focusing on scandals that discredit and expose our rules — especially when the scandals are true — is unhealthy and unbecoming of a true God-fearing Catholic. Incredible words. Even more incredible coming from the leader of the world's oldest organized pedophile ring. Seems like a lot of powerful interests are terrified of ordinary people talking about "certain things". How curious! We wonder why..
  12. Then you have selectively viewed or chosen to remember. Your issue, not mine.. Your quote: "We have an astronomical debt due to 35 years of excessive 'defense' spending and trickle-down economics. The Republicans offered more of the same, and you bought into that. Now, that's exactly what we'll get. " It was after that statement, I said that both sides were responsible and you whined that Republicans were more responsible. When I said that both sides were responsible, I meant both sides are responsible. Simple. What in that needs to be apologize for? Dems have less shit on their lips? I'm not the one using an AV of someone with a giant head.
  13. Say hi to chica She's crushing on me.
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  17. Sir pinchybuns! I need your love. Don! Chrismas will be so dreary without you!
  18. We can't go on like this! Mr ruffin muffins, i love you!
  19. I don't hate you or your ilk, Perv. I'm simply amazed.
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