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State Secret Saturday: New York State Fossil

Eurypterus remipes Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons No, not that kind of state secret. Wikileaks is interesting, but what I find fascinating are the insane numbers of state symbols out there that have to do with geology. There are a plethora of official state fossils, rocks, stones, minerals, gemstones, semi-precious gemstones, dinosaurs, shells, and soils all […]

See this rock. See the tiny skeletons in the rock.

Scream “Fire!!” in a crowded room, and you could possibly be prosecuted in the ensuing panic (you could also be massively derided for using such a cliched hypothetical situation). Scream “Paleontology” in a crowded room, and you’ll get really annoyed and confused glances from the people around you, but you might also get those annoyed […]