Denny’s is calling out Coachella.
Denny’s dude. Wow.
…is this a real tweet?
Denny’s is the hero we deserve.
And, it turns out, also the one we need right now.
NOW YOU KNOW WHY I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN TEAM DENNYS.
he actually knows a fuckton about trees it’s just thE PRINCIPLE OF THE THIGN
Age, gender, height, eye and hair color, then tell me what your favorite something (hobby, class, music, etc) and what kind of date you want me to take you on.
Watch this. For the love of god you will not regret watching this.
My experience with humans has lead me to understand that members of the species gain something that is called “empathy”, or understanding and fellow-feeling for others, by sharing experiences. With this in mind, perhaps try breaking your parent’s knees in the way that best mimics your own pain. This should help her to understand your perspective better.
Atopodentatus Will Blow Your Mind
by Brian Switek
The fossil record is replete with wonders. Humungous fungus, dazzling dinosaurs, intricate ammonites, and perplexing protomammals just scratch the surface of such a wide array of fantastic organisms that sometimes it’s easy to become acclimated to the enigmatic and weird. Yet, even then, there are fossils so strange that they make me jolt upright in my seat and think “Wait, what the hell is that?” The latest prehistoric creature to leave me gobsmacked is Atopodentatus unicus.
The roughly 245 million year old marine reptile is beautifully preserved. Uncovered in southwest China and described by Wuhan Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources paleontologist Long Chen and colleagues, the reptile’s nearly complete, nine-foot-long skeleton is laid out as charcoal-colored bones against gray rock. And while not as wholly adapted to an aquatic lifestyle like the eel-like ichthyosaurs found in the same deposits, the stout limbs, hips, and geological context of Atopodentatus hint that this reptile divided its time between land and sea. Then there’s the skull.
Preserved in profile, the cranium of Atopodentatus looks like a bony version of a Scotch tape dispenser. In front of a rounded orbit, the creature’s snout is a downturned hook that creates an arc of tiny, needle-like teeth that are fused to the sides of the jaw rather than sitting in sockets. Stranger still, most of the teeth in the upper jaw faced each other in a split running between the two halves of the upper jaw. Head-on, Atopodentatus had a zipper smile of little teeth…
(read more: Laelaps blog - National Geo)
illustration by Julius Csotonyi.; photo: Cheng et al.
Lancelot’s haircut was interrupted by a downpour so now he’s Lancelion, the Glorious.