Tag Archives: Dinosaurs

Finally, Indominus Rex From Jurassic World Can Be Yours To Control

Yes. Yes. I know. The Jurassic World hype is over, but that does not mean we can’t talk about the over-the-top, genetically-engineered, fictional star dinosaur, Indominus Rex, especially when there’s a robotic version which money can buy. Meet the Zoomer Dino Jurassic World Indominus Rex Robot, a remote control toy robot that allows you to control this ferocious dinosaur as opposed to merely displaying it. So, great, it moves, but unfortunately, this biped creatures can’t stomp around your parquet flooring like the fake real-deal. Instead it rolls on wheels. Continue reading Finally, Indominus Rex From Jurassic World Can Be Yours To Control

Amber Uncovered In Myanmar Proves That Dinosaurs Indeed Had Feathers

The notion that some dinosaurs may be in fact feathered, or at least partially feathered, was a revelation in the world of palaeontology. So, sorry to disappoint, folks, Jurassic Park and more recently, Jurassic World, ain’t showing the real picture of what dinosaurs might have looked like. In other words, not all dinosaurs were leathery like they were portrayed in movies or current hordes of literatures and a piece of amber, uncovered by palaeontologist Lida Xing in Myanmar last year, is a further prove that dinosaurs (or at least some of them) indeed had feathers. Continue reading Amber Uncovered In Myanmar Proves That Dinosaurs Indeed Had Feathers

Beasts of the Mesozoic: Finally, Dinosaur Figures That Are Poseable

As you may have heard, some dinosaurs were not what we thought they’d looked like millions of years ago. As it turns out, some of them, like the raptor family of dinos were in fact feathered or partially feathered. Despite this revelation, dinosaurs, especially in movies and toys are not being portrayed accurately but one man is on the mission to ‘set things right’. This man is David Silva, who have a wealth of experience in designing toys for companies like McFarlane Toys, Hasbro and NECA. Since October 2009, he has been on the mission of creating his a line of resin model kits on dinosaurs and prehistoric animals in his own terms, and today, he has taken to Kickstarter to introduce a new series called Beasts of the Mesozoic: Raptor Series Action Figures. Continue reading Beasts of the Mesozoic: Finally, Dinosaur Figures That Are Poseable

the 20-foot animatronic Triceratops up for grab for just $350k

The 20 Foot Animatronic Triceratops
The 20 Foot Animatronic Triceratops | US$350,000.00 | www.hammacher.com

generally, there are two types of super rich. one that splurge on things that obviously look expensive, and the those that spend on less-than-ordinary things which happens to be not cheap either. if you belong to the latter group, then how about grabbing a 20 Foot Animatronic Triceratops as the center piece of your humble abode? don’t belittle this giant, as it was once featured at The Field Museum of Natural History and it will not stand there looking silly. Continue reading the 20-foot animatronic Triceratops up for grab for just $350k