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Cellphone driver. Photo © James Legans, Jr., creative commons

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Peer pressure and social anxiety work

A century ago, people who drove automobiles unsafely on city streets were called jay-drivers. Like Toad of Toad Hall from the children’s book, Wind in the Willows, they wandered all over the road, drove too fast or drove too slow, stopped and started unpredictably, and caused mayhem—and consternation—among other road Read more →

Chinook Arch at Sunset

Demystifying winter weather in Alberta’s Kananaskis Country

Explore Kananaskis, Winter/Spring 1997—Covering more than 5,000 square kilometres, Alberta’s Kananaskis Country encompasses everything from foothills in the east to the rock, alpine Continental Divide in the west, from the wide, windswept Bow River Valley in the north to narrow passes and valleys in the south. With such variety in Read more →

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Pachyrhinosaurus: The Mystery of the Horned Dinosaur

Ornithomimus: Pursuing the Bird-Mimic Dinosaur

Sample pages from Ornithomimus: Pursuing the Bird-Mimic Dinosaur, by Monique Keiran. Published by the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology and Raincoast Books, 2002.

Technician uncovers history in the land of the dinosaurs

Trackways #19, Winter 1999: For years, when Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology technician Darren Tanke prospected in Dinosaur Provincial Park, he searched only for fossil bone eroding out of the ground. But, for a period in the late-1990s, he also looked for less likely treasure: old newspaper, dried clumps of Read more →

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