Wed
Apr 25 2012 8:00am

Morning Roundup: Velociraptors Shafted by Mainstream Media. Again.

Velociraptor/Girls mashup by Best Week Ever

Just how upset should you be on a day-to-day basis about the death of the dinosaurs? If you were to hang out with us, we’d answer that question with “very.” If you aren’t sad about the dinosaurs being dead, there’s a chance you’re part of the problem. Best Week Ever agrees with us so much that they recently lost their cool about HBO’s new show Girls excluding raptors from mainstream media once again. Did everyone forget how smart raptors are? I mean, the man said “clever girl” for crying out loud. Didn’t HBO think “Clever girls” could have been a good tagline for this show, had it included raptors?

We continue to be confused. Your offsite links always travel in packs.

Highlights include:

  1. More on the real-life asteroid mining.
  2. Jim C. Hines poses like a man.
  3. What Palpatine’s face almost looked like.

Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook! Sometimes Stubby creates an extra section in Morning Roundup for the stuff Stubby knows you crave. Here’s today’s selection:


Stubby the Rocket is the mascot of Tor.com. Despite not having hands, nor claws, Stubby the Rocket can open up doors and make your Jell-O shake like nobody’s business.

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