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Daft Dinosaurs

By Anastasia , published on Feb 8, 2013 has a morality police, bearded auxiliaries employed by the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice. They are more familiarly known to Saudis as Hayaa. In Damam on the Kingdom’s Gulf Coast they recently marched into an education exhibition featuring models of dinosaurs, turned off the lights and ordered everyone out.

The reason for this heavy-handedness is unknown. Perhaps because it was being held in a shopping mall, one of the few places that Saudis of both sexes are able to mix publicly, something that’s bound to attract the attention of these... (more)

Tags: twitter, humour, censorship, morality, tyranny, dinosaurs, saudi arabia, dissent

Jurassic Poke

By Anastasia , published on Jul 12, 2012

I have sex on the mind. Indeed I do, extinct sex to be exact. How did dinosaurs do it, I want to know, particularly the real biggies like the brontosaur and the tyrannosaur? The answer, according to several palaeontologists, is that they did it doggie.

A surprising amount of thought has been given to a subject that previously had never crossed my mind. A lot of thought was given by the late Dr Beverly Halstead, an English expert on dino sex. “All dinosaurs used the same basic position to mate”, he once wrote, “Mounting from the rear, he put his forelimbs on her shoulders, lifting... (more)

Tags: sex, science, dinosaurs, biology

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