Urban Legends Reference Pages: Daily Snopes: ()   L.A. Zoo to Incorporate Robotic Dinosaurs   (Associated Press)
  • It's won't exactly be "Jurassic Park," the movie in which scientists used DNA to bring dinosaurs back from extinction. But then the robotic dinosaurs at the Los Angeles Zoo won't try to eat the visitors either.

  •   U.S. Tipped to Holocaust in 1942   (USA Today)
  • U.S. intelligence officials learned within months of the U.S. entry into World War II that Nazi Germany planned mass killings to eliminate Jews, scholars reviewing newly declassified reports have said.

  •   Homeric Feat: Legend vs. Fact   (USA Today)
  • Clearly the Troy filmmakers have taken some liberties. But how much is real about the legend itself, which acquired the patina of history in early Greek and Roman societies?

  •   Internet Dating Goes Gray*   (Los Angeles Times)
  • Online matchmaking is clicking with seniors, who apparently stretch the truth about themselves as much as the younger crowd.

  •   Experts Find No Vaccine-Autism Link   (The Washington Post)
  • The Institute of Medicine, a highly influential adviser of the government on scientific matters, said there is no credible evidence that either the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine or vaccines containing the preservative thimerosal cause autism.

  •   Young Deer Bolts Across Golden Gate Bridge   (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • A young deer made a traffic-stopping journey from the Marin Headlands across the Golden Gate Bridge, through the FasTrak lane and into the Presidio of San Francisco.

  •   Psyche's Torn Curtain*   (Los Angeles Times)
  • Now seen as misguided butchery, lobotomies were once the treatment of choice for mental illness.

  •   Cereal: It's What's for Lunch, Dinner   (USA Today)
  • Imagine a food stand that resembles the kitchen of your youth and serves nothing but cereal and breakfast drinks from sunup to sundown.