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SCIENTISTS SUGGEST DINOSAURS TOOTED A NEW CLIMATE
Times247 ^ | 5/6/12 | Pamela Owen

Posted on 05/07/2012 8:08:58 AM PDT by lward99

Dinosaurs may be partly to blame for a change in climate because they created so much flatulence, according to leading scientists.

Professor Graeme Ruxton of St Andrews University, Scotland, said the giant animals spent 150 years emitting the potent global warming gas, methane. ...

Read more: http://times247.com/articles/scientists-suggest-dinosaurs-tooted-a-new-climate#ixzz1uCGVTUeC

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: climatechange; climategate; globalwarming; green
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Brontostankass - LMFAO
1 posted on 05/07/2012 8:09:02 AM PDT by lward99
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To: lward99

that is stupid


2 posted on 05/07/2012 8:10:33 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lward99

Funny - the dinosaurs say the same thing about scientists.


3 posted on 05/07/2012 8:11:56 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: lward99

I thought the dinosaurs were killed off by a comet. Or a volcanic eruption. Or an ice age.

Certainly not because it got warmer. Dinosaurs like it warm.


4 posted on 05/07/2012 8:12:27 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: lward99

So now we’re saying that the creatures of Jurrasic Park caused global warming tens of millions of years ago????

Geez, who knew???????

I always wondered if Cro-Magnon Man and Neanderthals caused global warming with their campfires. But it sounds like global warming goes way back before the ascent of man.


5 posted on 05/07/2012 8:12:51 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: lward99

Pull my finger!

6 posted on 05/07/2012 8:13:46 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Makes you wonder if these “scientists” were astute enough to understand this catch 22.


7 posted on 05/07/2012 8:14:58 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: lward99
I'll remind my 8th grade son next time he cracks one off in the car.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No8wNBqn4RI

8 posted on 05/07/2012 8:15:56 AM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: yldstrk

I *would* wonder what dinosaur toots sounded like, IF I thought it wasn’t stupid. . but, I can sort of imagine based on how LOUD some human toots sound. :o)


9 posted on 05/07/2012 8:18:15 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: yldstrk

I *would* wonder what dinosaur toots sounded like, IF I thought it wasn’t stupid. . but, I can sort of imagine based on how LOUD some human toots sound. :o)


10 posted on 05/07/2012 8:18:57 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: bcsco

Ah, yes... “Scientists”, once again conjecturing on a cause that fits a preconceived assumption.


11 posted on 05/07/2012 8:19:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: lward99

The dinosaurs were not the only ones full of gas. Is being a complete imbecile a pre-requisite for being one of these “scientists”?


12 posted on 05/07/2012 8:20:01 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: lward99
I guess the scientist are still trying to figure out the purpose of that big yellow ball in the sky that we perhaps orbit around.

I am being to question all scientific findings. Perhaps the earth is flat and the sun revolves around us.

13 posted on 05/07/2012 8:20:01 AM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Barrak has now won the contest. He is even worse than Jimmah.)
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To: Cicero

They were killed off by a global flood and the drastically different climate that followed.


14 posted on 05/07/2012 8:21:28 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: lward99
Just think how big their SUVs were too. A Dino-500 SUV carrying a family of T-Rex on a vacation produced much more than today's family of five whiny liberals crushed into the family Prius.
15 posted on 05/07/2012 8:22:11 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: yldstrk

during an earth quake ,you should hold on to a wall to keep it from falling down , these people think small ,there is nothing life on earth can do to change climate


16 posted on 05/07/2012 8:22:45 AM PDT by molson209
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To: lward99

If dinosaur flatulence caused climate change that triggered the ice age, then considering all the refried beans that were consumed this Cinco de Mayo weekend, we’re DOOMED!


17 posted on 05/07/2012 8:23:55 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: lward99

OK,now I understand”Climate Change”.It’s caused by too much flatulence and exhaling?????????????????????????????


18 posted on 05/07/2012 8:26:10 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: lward99

The problem with this hypothesis is that the really big herbivores lived for many millions of years with no problems. They actually became rarer just before dinosaur extinction. And the dinosaurs did not become extinct because of too much DGW (dinosaurian global warming), for the climate was very gradually cooling at the end of the Cretaceous Period. Evceryone should have been happen, one would think. Several large groups of dinosaurian reptiles were doing fine right until the end.

Not only dinosaurs went extinct at the end of the Cretaceous. Ammonites also disappeared (after a successful run of some 150,000,000 years), along with rudists, and several large oysters which hitherto had been common. Yet plants seem to have been very little bothered by whatever happened.

Crocodilians, the closest living relatives to dinosaurs (if we do not count birds!), survived. The horseshoe crabs continued as if nothing had happened. Possums were also not bothered, and various archaic mammals survived, as did the birds.


19 posted on 05/07/2012 8:28:27 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: lward99

I’s say his research may have been overly influenced by an excess of single malt.


20 posted on 05/07/2012 8:29:57 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: molson209

I totally agree. Tell a ship in the middle of an ocean during a vicious storm that man controls the climate.


21 posted on 05/07/2012 8:30:01 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lward99

You just can’t make this stuff up.


22 posted on 05/07/2012 8:31:05 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: yldstrk

Oh, now I get it. This looks like a joke, but it is probably just another Obama campaign stunt, it being frequently difficult to ascertain the difference.

We must re-elect 0 or we will go the way of the dinosaurs.


23 posted on 05/07/2012 8:31:18 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: lward99

This was before the aliens killed the dinosaurs?

Yeah I watched Ancient Aliens the other night. LOL


24 posted on 05/07/2012 8:32:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: lward99

While this article scores high on conventional wisdom and political relevance, it is absurd. There is geological evidence for the comet but none for this sudden overheating. The climate was quite hot then in comparison with today. Geological evidence supports the dinosaurs being in decline near the end. The climate has been in a constant state of change forever. Oh well, I’m sure this will go over well with the folks that want to kill 90% of us to save Gaia.


25 posted on 05/07/2012 8:33:49 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: lward99

This article illustrates the point that Western Science is reaching the bottom!( Pun intended)


26 posted on 05/07/2012 8:34:49 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: MrB
It goes hand-in-hand with this bit of info from National Geographic. Had there been 'flatulence cards' back then, all could be well today...
27 posted on 05/07/2012 8:34:57 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: docbnj

ya know, anything to end the torture. If we have to go the way of the dinosaurs, so be it


28 posted on 05/07/2012 8:34:57 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lward99

Cockamamie story also thrashed here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2880783/posts


29 posted on 05/07/2012 8:37:15 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: MrB

Sorry, you cannot publish that theory unless you have a government-funded research grant.


30 posted on 05/07/2012 8:37:51 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: lward99

And people think I’m silly for wondering about the effect of whale farts on today’s oceans...


31 posted on 05/07/2012 8:38:51 AM PDT by LRS ("How many fingers, Winston?")
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To: lward99

I know the atmosphere in our home changes when my husband has flatulence.


32 posted on 05/07/2012 8:40:10 AM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: yldstrk

This is just the Left’s lazy assed inane excuse for continuing the AGW (I guess now we should include DGV for Dinosaur) myth. They do this because they are willing to lie often and hard enough to make their imbecile, leeching ass constituency believe what they spew. If it weren’t so pitiful, it would be funny. About all I can think of now is that masterpiece movie, “The Gods Must Be Crazy.”


33 posted on 05/07/2012 8:41:32 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: cripplecreek

Me too - Edgar Cayce said the Atlantean’s nuked the dinosaurs and that we would discover a way to date things using carbon then discover we were wrong - at the turn of the 20th century.


34 posted on 05/07/2012 8:43:50 AM PDT by lward99 (http://www.politicalmedia.com)
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To: cripplecreek

Me too - Edgar Cayce said the Atlantean’s nuked the dinosaurs and that we would discover a way to date things using carbon then discover we were wrong - at the turn of the 20th century.


35 posted on 05/07/2012 8:43:56 AM PDT by lward99 (http://www.politicalmedia.com)
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To: Gaffer

Democrat and Republican naked ambition.

No one gives a flying flip about our country. It’s all about the money.


36 posted on 05/07/2012 8:43:56 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

It seems so, FRiend.


37 posted on 05/07/2012 8:47:13 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: lward99

Then we are truly doomed. The dinosaurs’ farting is no match for the gas spewing from both ends of Democrats these days. Stick a cork in both ends of a lib to stop global warming, yeah, that’s the ticket.


38 posted on 05/07/2012 8:47:21 AM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: billorites

Have you been saving that just for this day?


39 posted on 05/07/2012 8:49:14 AM PDT by norton
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To: lward99

“Breakwindandsoreass”


40 posted on 05/07/2012 9:02:56 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Cicero

I wouldn’t get that grant,
because the government has the same 1st commandment that God has.


41 posted on 05/07/2012 9:03:29 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: lward99

“Hormel Chili: The Death Machine”


42 posted on 05/07/2012 9:07:55 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Truth is a Weapon

The dinosaurs did it! .... THE DINOSAURS DID IT!!.... Send money!


43 posted on 05/07/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: Gaffer

Notice the technique of assuming what you’re wanting to prove.

In this case, it’s even more insididious because it’s almost a side issue that is assuming what they are wanting to prove.


44 posted on 05/07/2012 9:10:15 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: lward99
Dinosaur caused Climate Change... my god!!!

Is it a late April Fools joke??

45 posted on 05/07/2012 9:11:45 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: lward99; All
It's nice to know that modern "dinosaurs" are keeping up these time-honored traditions  ;-)

A 7-Foot, Fire-Breathing, Jet Engine R/C Flying Dragon

 

Jet Dragon 

 

A 7-Foot, Fire-Breathing, Jet Engine R-C Flying Dragon - Geekologie

46 posted on 05/07/2012 9:15:03 AM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: lward99

[ Me too - Edgar Cayce said the Atlantean’s nuked the dinosaurs and that we would discover a way to date things using carbon then discover we were wrong - at the turn of the 20th century. ]

Friday there was an episode of Ancient Aliens that postulated that the dinosaurs were nuked by Aliens....


47 posted on 05/07/2012 9:17:11 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Cicero

Dinosaurs created global warming via farting, which led to more dinosaurs since they liked the warmth, which led to more farting, more dinosaurs and so on until one fine day an asteroid entered the atmosphere, igniting all that methane, blowing dinosaur carcasses plumb underground. That’s how they got there. Natural gas is ancient residual dinosaur fatrs.


48 posted on 05/07/2012 9:21:51 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Proud2BeRight
Just think how big their SUVs were too. A Dino-500 SUV carrying a family of T-Rex on a vacation produced much more than today's family of five whiny liberals crushed into the family Prius.

I thought the liberals would be driving around in a Government Motors Volt!

49 posted on 05/07/2012 9:27:10 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: lward99

I guess 1 CFU = 1000 DFU (DinoFartUnits)

50 posted on 05/07/2012 9:27:10 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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