1. PREHISTORIC BUT DEADLY

    Flatulence Killed Dinosaurs: Study

    Brian Choo, Beijing Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology / AP Photo

    Well, it’€™s a big bang of sorts. British scientists have a new theory about what killed the dinosaurs: flatulence. In a study, researchers found that the Jurassic beasts produced more than 530 million tons of methane gas a year—€”a byproduct of digestion. This amount, roughly the same amount of natural and man-made emissions in our society today, is enough to warm up the world. Who’€™s to blame? Probably those plant-eating sauropods, who ate about half a ton of ferns a day.

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