Derby #270: Propaganda...FOR SCIENCE!
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Science: Disproving Childhood Memories

Science: Disproving Childhood Memories
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oakenspirit


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My childhood is crying... why must you open old wounds!!???




goldenthorn


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Awww, come on! And here I had almost just been able to forget that little fact. 'Tis very well done, though. GMV!

yellowflower


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This is so, so awesome. My boyfriend and I have a rule that we never buy the same clothes, so we're fighting over who gets to buy this if it prints.

Caddywompus


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Thanks guys, I'm glad you like it. I've always enjoyed the weird story behind the Brontosaurs.

runnerfrog13


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Caddywompus wrote:Thanks guys, I'm glad you like it. I've always enjoyed the weird story behind the Brontosaurs.

Wait, WHAT??? D: I am feeling my childhood sureties shattering (and I don't even know the whole story yet!)

jabberwok


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Oh sure... And next you're going to tell us that Pluto isn't a planet!!

steveblack37


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yellowflower wrote:This is so, so awesome. My boyfriend and I have a rule that we never buy the same clothes, so we're fighting over who gets to buy this if it prints.


Just have one person "buy" two ;)

Caddywompus


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runnerfrog13 wrote:Wait, WHAT??? D: I am feeling my childhood sureties shattering (and I don't even know the whole story yet!)


Then the propaganda poster is working, it's suppose it grab your attention with fear.

Gather 'round kiddies for a story about headless dinosaurs and name calling. OC Marsh discover the Apatosaurus, meaning Deceptive Lizard in 1877. Two years later he found a larger but incomplete species and named it the Brontosaurs. When the skeleton was finally put on display the skull he used came from another quarry which later would turn out to be a completely different dinosaur called the Camarasaurus. The correct skull turned out to belong to the Apatosaurus, which was just a juvenile of the specimen he found two years later. So the Brontosaurs was actually the Deceptive Lizard all along, the Apatosaurs.

What's funny is that this mistake was known for quite a while but they still used and taught the Brontosaurs name despite it being incorrect. Probably because "Thunder Lizard" sounds awesome.

aerc712


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Awesome, just awesome.

obvian


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Ah, the look of horror on that dinosaur's face is what sells it for me. As he finds out that all he is is a lie... CURSE YOU, MARSH.

I'd wear the hell out of this, indeed.

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