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Well if wasn't for that event, we wouldn't have evolved the way we did
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I agree, this event lead directly to the evolutionary development of Honey Boo Boo....biggrin.gif
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post #23 of 162
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Originally Posted by 5entinel View Post

Leave religion and conspiracy garbage out of this thread please...

I usually skip science articles on OCN because of this. Thanks. I just think its funny that self-coined intellectuals can't stay on topic.

I honestly didn't think this was disputed.
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In other words, prior to the extinction event, Earth was already teetering on the edge of self-annihilation. The asteroid was simply the zettajoule stick that broke T-Rex’s back.

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I agree, this event lead directly to the evolutionary development of Honey Boo Boo....biggrin.gif

Haha @ this...

Found another article on Yahoo just now...
http://news.yahoo.com/asteroid-impact-killed-dinosaurs-evidence-191146621.html
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The cosmic impact then proved the deathblow.
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but it was aliens...,

:O
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Neat read.
Edited by Phelan - 2/8/13 at 3:44pm
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iridium ring around the planet was answer enough for me...
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They are scientists they can prove anything...

 

They can falsely prove whatever they want and call it science.

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I'm curious whether they mean 75% of animal species or plant and animal species? It certainly isn't 75% of all species.
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As the research paper puts it, though, “the Chicxulub impact likely triggered a state shift of ecosystems already under near-critical stress.” In other words, prior to the extinction event, Earth was already teetering on the edge of self-annihilation.

Must have been all those prehistoric cars and burning of fossil fuels. tongue.gif Al Gore tried to tell them.
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