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Massive crack appears in Wyoming mountains

SNS Outfitter & Guides said "Everyone here is calling it " the gash ". Dave Petley, writing on the American Geophysical Union's "Landslide Blog", concurred that water likely "did play a role" but said that doesn't mean this was a sudden thing.

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Cannibal T-rex: Evidence discovered suggests Tyrannosaurus rex ate each other

In a new study, researchers with the Geological Society of America present evidence that T. rex , a.k.a. the king of dinosaurs, as a few like to call this ancient beast, was probably a cannibal. "There's just nothing else that has such big teeth". However, what the marks don't reveal is whether the diner was scavenging or was also the killer, although a statement reads: "The direction of the grooves is consistent with getting flesh from bones off an animal that was quite dead at the time".

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Facebook Makes It Easier for Anyone to Message You

Among the chief concerns is that harassment and spam messages will be more visible. Once the phasing is complete, all messages from people outside of a member's friend network will arrive as "requests" which the recipient can accept or reject.

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Scientists: Warming ocean factor in collapse of cod fishery

From 2004, temperatures rose by more than 0.23C (0.4 Fahrenheit) a year, culminating in an ocean heat wave in the north-west Atlantic in 2012-13. The researchers think temperature is partly to blame. Since 1900, the chance of any similar segment of the ocean warming so fast was less than 0.3%, they found. "It turns out the warming waters were making the Gulf of Maine less hospitable for cod, and the management response was too slow to keep up with the changes".

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New Mexico driver's license status unclear after fed move

The letter from the Department of Homeland Security, obtained by The Associated Press , was sent Monday to the state Department of Licensing notifying of them of the decision. It would still give people who are not legal residents the benefit of ID for such purposes as driving and banking, but not for purposes requiring federally approved ID, such as flying and gaining access to secure federal facilities.

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Spain fossil sheds light on ape evolution

But among other ancient apes known to have lived between 25 million and 5 million years ago, Pliobates displays the most skeletal similarities to all modern apes, Alba's team finds. The specimen has been nicknamed "Laia", a familiar diminutive of "Eulalia", the patron of Barcelona, which literally means "well spoken, eloquent" because of the new knowledge that means to science .