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Best Dinosaur Memes

Want to Giggle Like a Giganotosaurus? Check Out These Dinosaur Memes. Dinosaurs have been extinct for tens of millions of years, which makes them a perfect subject for the internet's preferred form of humor, satire, and sarcasm--memes. Here, for your entertainment, are the 20 funniest dinosaur-themed memes, culled from all corners of the World Wide Web.
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How Resins Protect Trees and Increase Tree Value

Tree resin (along with other gum and latex fluids) plays an extremely important function in trees by rapidly sealing over wounds used as introductory pathways by invading insects and fungal disease agents. Organisms that try to enter a tree via a wound can be flushed out, can become stuck and trapped in the seal and can be overcome by the resin's toxicity.
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What It's Like to Experience a Hurricane

Satellite images of hurricanes-roiling swirls of angry clouds-are unmistakable, but what does a hurricane look and feel like on the ground? The following pictures, personal stories, and a countdown of weather changes as the hurricane approaches and passes over will give you some idea. One of the best ways to know what experiencing a hurricane is like is to ask someone who has been in one.
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Problems with Included Tree Bark

Included bark or "ingrown" bark tissues often develop where two or more stems grow closely together causing weak, under-supported branch angles. Bark often grows around the branching stem attachment and into the union between the two stems. Bark has no strong supportive fiber strength as wood does so the connection is much weaker than a union without included bark.
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Gryposaurus

Name: Gryposaurus (Greek for "hook-nosed lizard"); pronounced GRIP-oh-SORE-us Habitat: Woodlands of North America Historical Period: Late Cretaceous (85-75 million years ago) Size and Weight: Up to 40 feet long and five tons Diet: Plants Distinguishing Characteristics: Long, narrow skull; large bump on nose; occasional bipedal posture About Gryposaurus In most ways a typical hadrosaur--or duck-billed dinosaur--of late Cretaceous North America, Gryposaurus was distinguished by the prominent, arched bump on its nose, from which its name {"hook-nosed lizard") derives.
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Bombast in Speech and Writing

A pejorative term for pompous and inflated speech or writing. Adjective: bombastic . Unlike eloquence , a favorable term for forceful and persuasive discourse, bombast generally refers to "empty rhetoric" or "a windy grandeur of language" (Eric Partridge). Dickensian Bombast "My dear Copperfield, a man who labors under the pressure of pecuniary embarrassments, is, with the generality of people, at a disadvantage.
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