Sunday, October 10, 2010
A T. Rex Named Sue
The largest, most complete, best preserved T. rex
No dinosaur in the world compares to SUE—the largest, most complete, and best
preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.
At 13m long and 3.66m height at hips, 67-million-year-old ,
as a dinosaur enthusiast and information gatherer and story teller of dinos i simply couldn't missed it as if destiny brought her from Chicago to Kuwait and me from Kerala to Kuwait to make my dream come true......
location: The scientific center Kuwait
some info about SUE
My age: 67 million years—and rather well preserved for my age, wouldn’t you say?
I was discovered: August 12, 1990, on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation near Faith, South Dakota, by fossil hunter Sue Hendrickson.
My length: 41 to 45 feet (12.5 to 13.7 meters)
My hip height: 13 feet (4.0 meters)
My estimated live weight: 7 tons (6.4 metric tons)
Weight of my skull,
as found: Nearly 1 ton
Length of my skull: 5.2 feet
Size of my brain cavity: Just big enough to hold a quart of milk
Number of teeth: 60
Length of my teeth 7 1/2 to 12 inches
My sex: Undetermined
Price: Acquired by The Field Museum (with assistance from McDonald’s® Corporation and Walt Disney World Resort®) for $8.36 million. To scientists and dinosaur fans: Priceless
Thursday, October 07, 2010
Aussie Stoeckel withdraws with Delhi belly
Champion backstroker Hayden Stoeckel is the new Australian swimmer to withdraw from a Commonwealth Games event with diarrhea commonly called as Delhi belly , pulling out of the 100 meters backstroke.The Olympic 100m bronze medalist was considered a gold medal contender here in Delhi 2010 common Wealth Games.
Sunday, October 03, 2010
Big caricature of Ghandiji drawn on the occasion of Father of our Nations Birthday
By cartoonist dileef from mukkom.
The caricature is 15 meter in width and 20 meter in length
The whole caricature is done in 50 hours work.
Location Kozhikode beach.