A Swiss Army knife of excretory openings In a first for paleontologists, the perfectly preserved anus of a dinosaur has been found in China. Psittacosaurus, a Cretaceous-period relative of the Triceratops, was about the size of a dog, and researcher Jakob Vinther of the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom described the discovery as […]

Dad’s in the flowerbed… From News of The Weird Recompose, a company in Kent, Washington, now offers an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional burial — human composting. The Seattle Times reported that on Dec. 20, the first bodies were “laid in” — placed in steel cylinders full of soil, where decedents rest for 30 days, […]