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18 terrifying animals you are SO glad are extinct (pictures)

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.

18 Images By November 2, 2015

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Where are its manners? This extinct mammal sucked in its food

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.

By October 8, 2015

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Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.

By February 5, 2015

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'Prehistoric meat' from 1951 dinner turns out to be a mammoth ruse

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.

By February 4, 2016

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Why haven't we found aliens yet? Maybe they're all dead

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.

By January 21, 2016

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How Pixar created the world of 'The Good Dinosaur'

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.

By November 24, 2015

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Meet the newly discovered 76-million-year-old pig-nosed turtle

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."

By October 22, 2015

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

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.

By June 30, 2014

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Remains of 300-million-year-old 'supershark' uncovered in Texas

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.

By October 21, 2015

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Goodbye $200 iPhone: Sprint said to kill two-year contract

The classic two-year contract is going extinct, and Facebook beefs up Notes into a blogging tool.

By August 18, 2015