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Did all dinosaurs have feathers?

A fossil found in Siberia shows that an early ornithiscian dinosaur had feathers. [more inside]
posted by Chocolate Pickle on Jul 25, 2014 - 38 comments

Feathers, photographed and scanned.

Feathers, photographed and scanned. [via mefi projects] [more inside]
posted by aniola on Jun 17, 2013 - 16 comments

Chicks In Luxury

Petter Lippmann photographs elegant poultry.
posted by The Whelk on Aug 5, 2012 - 27 comments

Dinosaur Feathers in Amber

'Dinofuzz' Found in Canadian Amber. Dinosaur Feathers Found in Amber Reinforce Evolution Theories.
posted by homunculus on Sep 15, 2011 - 28 comments

Fly Away

Kate MccGwire makes creepy, writhing, gorgeous sculptures...out of feathers. [more inside]
posted by emilyd22222 on May 20, 2010 - 28 comments

Where feather colors come from.

"Unlike virtually every other feather color, no pigment turns feathers blue. We've known that for decades. Instead, it's long been thought that a layer of cells on blue birds' feathers reflected light at blue wavelengths, similar to the phenomenon that makes the sky blue." Now, however, scientists have another explanation. [more inside]
posted by metastability on Feb 5, 2009 - 13 comments

Tom Cruise, ooohhhh!

A gay boy wished for a planet full of unicorns, Planet Unicorn, Unicorn Planet! Episode: two, three.
posted by milarepa on Jun 21, 2007 - 52 comments

The Feather Book

The Feather Book, digitized by and on display at McGill University: A seventeenth-century book containing illustrations of birds and men -- composed of real feathers, beaks, and claws. More information about the book and its contents and history can be read here.
posted by Gator on Jul 20, 2006 - 14 comments

Pillow Fight Club

Pillow Fight Club went off with nary a hitch in San Francisco on Valentines Day with over 1,000 people in attendance. Pictures at laughing squid, flickr, video, and previous thread.
posted by sourbrew on Feb 17, 2006 - 16 comments

Wingwise, The Feather Distribution Project

The Feather Distribution Project collects molted wild turkey, macaw and parrot feathers and distributes them, free of charge, to Pueblo Indians for use in traditional religious ceremonies.
posted by gudrun on May 5, 2003 - 3 comments

In case you thought you have already heard every crazy idea in the world, an Israeli geneticist has bred a featherless chicken. This changes everything.
posted by adampsyche on May 20, 2002 - 23 comments

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