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Big bad lizard life is theme of show at Denver museum

With interest in dinosaurs at a peak in the metro area these days, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, will bring in an exhibit called "Ultimate Dinosaurs," opening on Oct. 6 with general admission. (Audio guides ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Thi

WHEATRIDGETRANSCRIPT.COM - 2017-09-19 22:23:41

'It's OK to make mayonnaise': The bizarre myths about periods we used to believe - and still do

Ladies - listen up! Refrain from drinking wine while on your period as your 'poisonous' blood will turn it to vinegar. Please don't share a bed. Oh and, by the way, you might want to know that if you have a period, you're a dark witch. Got it? Over the centuries, there have been many ridiculous tabo

YAHOO! - 2017-09-19 10:37:33

Did toxic algae kill these dinosaurs?

The victims come in all shapes and sizes. Long-necked, armour-bearing giants. Sharp-toothed carnivores with knobbly ornaments on their heads. Birds that glided through the ancient air. All of them buried in one spot in the 70-million-year-old rock of Madagascar. And what killed so many charismatic c

EARTHTOUCHNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:56:06

Madagascar health minister separates siamese twins

In most countries health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked up a scalpel and separated conjoined siamese twins in a medical first for the Indian Ocean island nation. "Surgery wa

MEDICALXPRESS - 2017-09-19 17:36:39

Madagascar plague: Some additional details, updated case count

In a follow-up to a report last Friday on the pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered up an updated case count and additional details surrounding the occurrence of plague on the island nation off the southeast coast of Africa.Madagascar/CIA The outbreak w

OUTBREAKNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:01:05

Giant extinct frog ate small dinosaurs, bite force research suggests

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers say Beelzebufo, an extinct frog from Madagascar, was capable of eating small dinosaurs during its heyday some 68 million years ago. The revelation -- shared this week in the journal Scientific Reports -- comes from a study analyzing the biting prowess of South American

UPI - 2017-09-20 14:30:47

This Extinct Frog Probably Ate Crocodiles and Dinosaurs

Poison aside, frogs are generally weak and pathetic. Dinosaurs, meanwhile, range from weak and pathetic to huge and strong, so I'm going to say they're generally "not weak." But 70 million years ago, things were different. Extinct species of frogs like the Beelzebufo ampinga grew to be ten pounds in

GIZMODO - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

World Bank urges Africa to prioritise childhood learning

MAPUTO - The World Bank has suggested that African governments lead the way in costing and implementing early childhood development (ECD) programmes in order to achieve the best possible impact. Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank, Peter Holland on Tuesday told delegates at the pre-primary

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-19 23:06:51

Universal Revives 'Croods 2,' Sets DreamWorks Animation Sequel for 2020

Ten months after being cancelled, "The Croods 2" is being revived by Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation for release on September 18, 2020, the studio announced Tuesday. The sequel to the 2013 Oscar-nominated caveman film will see Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Cl

THEWRAP - 2017-09-19 17:25:20

Popular Lynching in Madagascar

Incidents of popular vindictiveness, or "people's courts," have become increasingly common in Madagascar. In 2016, 44 cases of popular vindictiveness were reported in the country, and this phenomenon continues into 2017. Judgments issued by the people are often spontaneous, and lynching is carried o

WORLDPOLICY.ORG - 2017-09-19 15:57:00

Bask in the events, special brews of Buffalo Beer Week

Dan Syracuse and Tim Herzog have been throwing beer-tasting gatherings every fall in Western New York for the last 28 years. Let's just say that the co-owner of Pizza Plant and leader of Flying Bison Brewing Company have had lots of company in recent years. They are among the old guard of a regional

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:42:30

Mighty Warriors hang precariously - NewsDay Zimbabwe

Provided by NewsDay ZIMBABWE......... (2) 3 MALAWI.............. (1) 3 The Mighty Warriors progression to the next round of the Cosafa Women's Championships now depends on a match pitting Kenya and Swaziland this afternoon after Zimbabwe played out a draw against Malawi yesterday. If Kenya beat Swa

MSN.COM - 2017-09-18 00:34:24

30 romantic destinations you've never even thought of

1/31 SLIDES carso80/123RF Forget the romantic lights of Paris or the beautiful canals of Venice, these understated romantic destinations are the best places to go for a loved-up getaway without barfing over all the rose petals. 2/31 SLIDES fotomandm/123RF Florence, Italy Although it may be small,

MSN.COM - 2017-09-18 00:29:35

The Eternal Seductive Beauty of Feathers

There is such a thing as too much beauty. So the stuffed bird on the counter seemed to be saying. It was a Himalayan monal, Lophophorus impejanus, Liberace of land fowl. Its head was emerald, its neck amber and gold, its back a phosphorescent violet that flared to a sunburst at the tail. A pouf of f

THE NEW YORKER - 2017-09-18 09:00:00

BWW INTERVIEW: Gert Kopera Executive Vice President of GLOBAL RESTAURANTS at HAKKASAN GROUP

Gert Kopera joins Hakkasan Group as a 25-year veteran of the hospitality industry. With extensive global experience, Kopera most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for D.ream, an international restaurant group with 54 brands in its portfolio including Zuma and Coya. Prior to that, Kopera

BROADWAY WORLD - 2017-09-18 07:50:03

Jol Andrianomearisoa at Sabrina Amrani Gallery,Madrid

Sabrina Amrani presents Les saisons de mon coeur, Jol Andrianomearisoa's second exhibit with the gallery. The title Les saisons de mon coeur, has been borrowed from a poem in the book Petals by Malagasy writer, poet and critic Elie-Charles Abraham, a man detested by the establishment, Abraham was ex

BLOUIN ARTINFO - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 37: 9 - 15 September 2017 (Data as reported by 17:00; 15 September 2017)

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 48 events in the region. This week's edition covers key new and ongoing events, including: Plague in Madagascar Undiagnosed acu

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-18 17:06:00

Is ISR Capital venturing into integrated circuits after mining missteps?

SINGAPORE (18 Sept): ISR Capital is venturing into electronic chips and components even as the company seeks new valuation report for the acquisition of a rare earths mining concession in Madagascar. ISR announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Infiniti Advantage, has entered into an agreement wi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-18 04:35:55

Study on African mediation highlights the significance of the mandate

Every mediation to resolve a major conflict in Africa is based on a mandate that shapes the process and outcome of peacemaking. This is true of mediations in Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Namibia, Sudan, Zimbabwe and many other countries. The mediation mandate - which authorises to resolve a conflict - ha

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-18 16:20:22

Zoo pursues dozens of little-known conservation projects

Near the entrance to the Safari Park is a world map with markers showing where San Diego Zoo Global's conservation projects are under way. There are more than 140 in 80 countries on six continents. Some involve well-known and much-loved species - giant pandas, African elephants, Sumatran tigers, pol

SANDIEGOUNIONTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-17 08:00:00