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Reeling it in: 'Snowpiercer' a thought-provoking ride

...temperature. Instead, due to some unknown miscalculation, the experiment plunges the planet into a complete global ice-age. Everyone everywhere perishes in the frigid temperatures. Everyone, that is, except for those who were lucky enough...
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Refuge Notebook: Ice-age mammals on the Kenai Peninsula - an update

...our progress during a 5-year community-based investigation of these interesting fossils. Since 1958, 19 fossils of ice-age mammals have been found on the western Kenai Peninsula. A twentieth fossil bone was too small and indistinctive to be...
Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...crossing the Bering land bridge less than 20,000 years ago, coinciding with glaciers receding at the end of the Wisconsin Ice Age. Carbon-14 dating shows the first Sphagnum peatlands were indeed being laid down in the Kenai Lowlands 18,000 years...
This continental 'Ice Age' doesn't have the right drift

"Ice Age: Continental Drift"Blue Sky Studios1 hour...minds, I could look at innocuous fare like "Ice Age," and think, "Well, it's dumb, but...dumb no longer seems so innocuous. "Ice Age: Continental Drift" is the fourth in the...
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...dire wolves and other unsuspecting Ice Age creatures that became trapped in ponds...and plants, the richest cache of Ice Age fossils.There's so much left to...concentrate on an unexpected trove of Ice Age fossils that was found during the...

...familiar objects include a former slave's horn, a missionary's gun from the 1800s and a woolly mammoth fossil from the Ice Age. They are pieces of history some people may hear about but rarely see or touch.Now the Smithsonian is launching a new...
Refuge Notebook: Genetic diversity of wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula is a mixed bag

...collided in the aftermath of the last ice age. Such a place could be the Kenai...Creek were unglaciated during the last ice age, serving as local refugia for some...from moose that survived the last ice age in nearby climate refugia (Beringia...
Buried tree could reveal seismic secrets

...many volcanoes, cinder cones and lava flows found in Southeast Alaska.Scientists already know the massive weight of ice-age glaciers, which used to cover most of Southeast, pushed down the region's landforms. As they melted and retreated...

...on display in the new exhibition "Ice Age Art" are so old that many are carved...a precious commodity during the Ice Age that had to be hoarded for fuel...carving of two reindeer swimming.Ice Age artists could depict imaginary creatures...
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The best and worst of 2012 at the movies

...and a ridiculously convoluted plot vault this into the category of "Laughably Bad." "Ice Age: Continental Drift" Speaking of obnoxious, "Ice Age 4" was the one animated movie I saw this year that reminded me that not all kid's programming...
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