Extinction is a very serious issue facing our world. We get that. But when it comes to these extinct animals, we have to admit: We're kinda glad we don't have to face off against them.
Fossils of an extinct creature that looked like a cross between a hippo and a walrus show it didn't chew its food like most mammals. It probably also ate with its mouth open and never used a coaster.
Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.
Plus, we talk with the Stone Age action game's narrative director about the game's "richer and deeper" crafting system, historical accuracy, and more.
When you explore the far reaches of the globe, no ordinary dinner will do. But woolly mammoth and giant ground sloth? More hoax than haute cuisine, new research says.
If the universe is so full of the building blocks for life as we know it, why haven't we found any? Because all the aliens are extinct, a new paper proposes.
Pixar's upcoming new film imagines what it would have been like if dinosaurs never became extinct. CNET.com's Lexy Savvides reports on how real-world data helped make the movie's prehistoric landscapes look incredibly authentic.
Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.
The Arvinachelys goldeni, a now-extinct turtle with a pig's snout was discovered in Utah. It may be "one of the most bizarre turtles that ever lived."
Dallas fossil hunters unearth the remains of an extinct shark that was 25 percent bigger than a modern great white. Everything really is bigger in Texas.