Raptors Guard Oil Refineries?
January 9, 2013 | The Wall Street Journal
Some oil refineries have hired falconer's to help reduce their bird problems. Predatory birds are more effective at controlling nuisance birds than sonar devises and other commonly used methods. (The Fish and Wildlife Service issues commercial falconry licenses.)
Oldest Feathered Dinosaur?
June 2, 2013 | Los Angeles Times
A fossil named Aurornis xui of a feathered creature similar to Archaeopteryx was discovered in the 160-million-year-old rocks of northeastern China.
20000 3D Fossil Scans for Free Viewing
September 8, 2013 | British Geological Survey YouTube Channel
Nearly 20,000 three-dimensional fossil scans have been published online by the British Geological Survey. You can view them for free. This video demonstrates a few fossils.