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Why Bringing Back a Woolly Mammoth Is No Longer Science Fiction

Dr. George Church is a real-life Dr. Frankenstein. The inventor of CRISPR and one of the minds behind the Human Genome Project is no longer content just reading and editing DNA—now he wants to make new life. In Ben Mezrich’s latest book, Wooly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures, Church and his Harvard lab try to do the impossible, and clone an extinct Woolly mammoth back into existence. Read More >>

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Of Course Jeff Goldblum Provides the Tagline for Jurassic World 2’s Title Reveal

It’s official: Jurassic World 2 is now Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. But that’s not the most interesting thing about the first poster for the film, which was released this morning. It’s that the film’s tagline is a Jeff Goldblum classic that you’ve probably already guessed before I even finished this sentence. Read More >>

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I’m Weirded Out That Jurassic World 2 Is Retroactively Adding Hammond’s Super Secret Partner

Jurassic World 2 appears to be pulling a Dawn from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. James Cromwell has shared details about his character in the upcoming film, and how he’s connected to the original Jurassic Park series. Apparently, he’s the most important person you never knew was there. (Because he wasn’t.) Read More >>

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Parkour in a T-rex Costume Is the Jurassic Park Sequel We Really Deserved

You’d think that putting dinosaurs in any movie would be blockbuster gold, but while Jurassic Park was a massive hit, its sequels aren’t remembered as fondly. Instead of rehashing the same ideas from the original, the sequels should have just put a talented parkour runner in a crappy T-rex costume. We could watch Jurassic Parkour for hours. Read More >>

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The First Image From Jurassic World 2 Raises Some Dino-Sized Questions

Jurassic World 2 has been filming for about a week now and director J.A. Bayona just released the first official image. In it, we see a young girl in a museum filled with dinosaur fossils. Where could this be? Who is this character? And where did these bones come from? Read More >>

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Jurassic World 2 ‘Ancient Futures’ to be Filmed in the UK

I don’t care what the critics said about Jurassic World, I loved it because I’m that kid who sketched pictures of dinosaurs all day and read dinosaur fact books well past my bedtime. I still re-enact the scene when Alan Grant sees the brachiosaurus for the first time when I'm wearing a pair of sunglasses. Read More >>

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‘Jurassic World 2’ Led by Horror Director J.A. Bayona

Horror expert J.A. Bayona has landed one of the biggest jobs in Hollywood beside monitoring Google Alerts for litigious Tom Cruise rumours, with the man set to direct dinosaur blockbuster of the future Jurassic World 2. Read More >>

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The Dinosaurs at Every Museum Should Do This

You can pretend you’re there to marvel at the Egyptian antiquities, but deep down the only reason anyone visits a museum is to check out its dinosaurs. And while a towering T-rex skeleton is impressive, the Melbourne Museum just opened a new exhibit featuring shockingly life-like animatronic dinos. Read More >>

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Seeing the Special Effects Behind Jurassic World Is More Fun Than Seeing the Actual Movie

Just in case you guys didn’t know, the dinosaurs aren’t real in Jurassic World. Sorry. As for the rest of the movie née money printing nostalgia machine that didn’t have half the soul of the original, not much of it was real either. Read More >>

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Nothing Says Congratulations Like a T-Rex Placing a Medal Around BB-8’s Neck

As you’ve no doubt already heard, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has smashed global box office figures, with tickets sales of $529 million (£355 million). It’s taken the crown off Jurassic World, which hit the $525 million (£353 million) mark back in the summer. Read More >>

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Jurassic World Is Even Better Retold With Lego in 90 Seconds

If you haven’t had a chance to see the biggest movie of the summer yet, take the next 90 seconds and watch this wonderful retelling of Jurassic World instead. It covers all of the movie’s major plot points, but with animated Lego so it’s especially delightful. Read More >>

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The Self-Balancing Zoomer Dino Gets a Jurassic World Facelift

There’s a good reason Spin Master’s Zoomer Dino took home ‘Toy of the Year’ honours for 2014. It’s not only as close as you can get to owning a life-like pet dinosaur, it’s also able to balance on two wheels like the insanely-expensive Segway. And now that Jurassic World is dominating the box office, it’s only fitting for Zoomer Dino to get a fitting upgrade. Read More >>

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Let’s Help This Lego Jurassic World Indominus Rex Set Get Approved

The dinosaurs will always be the stars of the Jurassic movies, and in Jurassic World it’s the genetically-engineered Indominus Rex that takes centre stage. Lego already sells a set that includes one, but Sami Mustonen’s is better, so head on over to the Lego Ideas site and give him some votes. Read More >>

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How Much Would Jurassic Park Cost to Build?

Some enthusiastic YouTube men have done the rudimentary maths involved in the cost of pitching a real Jurassic Park, coming to the conclusion that it'd have to crush current Kickstarter records to actually get built. Shenmue III is more likely to happen. Read More >>

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Wow: Jurassic World Made Half a BILLION Dollars Over the Weekend

It may not be quite as good as the original film that inspired it, but life finds a way. In the case of Jurassic World, that way has lead the dinosaur sequel to enjoy the most successful opening weekend in cinema history. Read More >>