fossil

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a: fossil ~
b: mold

What:

"A fossil is like a mold of the remains of a plant or animal from a long time ago that has been imprinted in sedimentary rock."


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Writer: Bellaire, Tracy
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Date: Apr 24 2016 7:15 PM



a: fossil ~
b: a time capsule

What:


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Writer: ss
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Date: Apr 24 2016 7:17 PM



a: fossil ~
b: a time capsule

What:


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Writer: James Greig
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Date: Apr 24 2016 7:18 PM



a: fossil ~
b: a pixel on an Imax screen of diversity

What:

"Every found fossil is like a pixel on an Imax screen of diversity, illuminating a piece of Earth's vast history and adding to our understanding of geology and evolution. So what do you think? Feeling energized to go out and spend years looking for that next pixel?"


Useful?
Writer: Stehanine Keep
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Date: Apr 24 2016 7:20 PM



a: Fossil ~
b: a preserved memory

What:

"fixing something from the past forever."


Useful?
Writer: Not Stated
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Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Apr 24 2016 7:25 PM



a: fossil fuels ~
b: a great bank account

What:

"Buried fossil fuels are like a great bank account from the past, from which currently we are drawing down reserves at a horrendous and unsustainable rate ..."


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Oct 20 2016 7:09 PM



a: fossil fuels ~
b: cheap vodka

What:

"Fossil fuels are like cheap vodka....it does the job, and you won't spend much money, but there is one hell of a hangover coming."


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Oct 20 2016 7:12 PM



a: fossil record ~
b: series of photographs

What:

"When you think about it, the fossil record is like a series of photographs: frozen moments from what is really a moving, ongoing reality"


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Writer: Michael J. O'Brien, ‎R. Lee Lyman
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Date: Oct 18 2016 5:38 PM



a: fossil record ~
b: a choppy movie

What:

"The fossil record is like a movie with most of the frames cut out. Because it is so incomplete, it can be difficult to establish exactly when particular evolutionary changes happened."


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Writer: Michael Marshall
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Date: Oct 18 2016 5:40 PM



a: fossil record ~
b: an old, scratchy vinyl '78

What:

"The fossil record is like an old, scratchy vinyl '78. The needle skips and jumps around, playing stretches that are clear and sweet, but never giving you the complete song"


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Writer: Todd Simmons
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Date: Oct 18 2016 5:45 PM



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