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<img src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wiredscience/2009/09/dinoauctionsama.jpg" alt="" /> If you ever dreamed of owning your own dinosaur, now’s your chance.
<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-15916" title="ipcc_bluemarble_combined" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wiredscience/2009/12/ipcc_bluemarble_combined.jpg" alt="ipcc_bluemarble_combined" width="670" height="333" /> When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issue its last report in 2007, environmental tipping points were a footnote.
We’re always looking for new ways to kill time between trips to the water cooler here at Autopia, and this video delivers. It’s a cool stop-motion homage to Peter Gabriel’s video featuring a self-assembling Suzuki GSX-R with a parade of garage tools and man-toys. The five-minute video took roughly 30 hours of god-like patience of positioning, repositioning and shooting the parade of parts.
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-16123" title="early-miocene-small" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wiredscience/2009/12/early-miocene-small.jpg" alt="early-miocene-small" width="660" height="468" /> Modern koalas are known for their cuteness, nearly exclusive eucalyptus-leaf diet, and the unexpectedly weird noises they make. Now, new research into their ancient ancestors shows that the koalas’ odd appeal arose through the evolutionary interplay between an increasing reliance on an odd food supply and the need to maintain distinct ear structures for hearing each others’ bellows.