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When your name turns up as author of an anti-evolution paper: RETRACTION!

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Never underestimate the audacity of anti-evolutionists. Entomologist surprised to find name on now-retracted paper alleging fossils oppose Darwin’s theory of evolution | Retraction Watch. The Journal of Biology and Life Science, published by the Macrothink Institute, has retracted a paper that claimed “fossil does not provides [sic] the convincing and direct evidences for evolution,” for…

Talk louder, there’s something in my ear

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Not for the squeamish. Aussie man faces cockroach-in-ear agony | News24. A man in Australia endured a painful hospital visit after a large cockroach burrowed into his ear and his efforts to suck it out with a vacuum cleaner failed. Darwin-based Hendrik Helmer’s ordeal began in the early hours of Wednesday morning when he was…

I could not COPE with such delusional people

The name of this group is the first tip that they have zero integrity. Lawsuit filed in Kansas to block science standard – KansasCity.com. An anti-evolution group filed a federal lawsuit Thursday to block Kansas from using new, multistate science standards in its public schools, arguing the guidelines promote atheism and violate students’ and parents’…

Danger crocodiles: Swimming prohibited (We’re really serious)

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You know, I’m not one for mentioning the Darwin Awards for people who do stupid things that take them out of the gene pool but, man, this was really dumb. And, since it happened IN Darwin, Australia… well, it’s apropos. Body of Australian man recovered from crocodile-infested river – The Globe and Mail. Police have…

NOW THAT’S a CROC!!!

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HOLY Wow! Seems a shame they had to kill this monster. Translation for Americans: ‘Ute’ means truck. And 4.8m = 15.7 ft. Croc gives ute a workout. RESIDENTS of a Territory town have used a backhoe to load a big croc into a ute after it was shot. NT News reader Jacob Brant tipped us…

Censoring of evolution in Turkey: Black propaganda or real?

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – Turkey’s science state council halts publication of evolution books. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has put a stop to the publication and sale of all books in its archives that support the theory of evolution, daily Radikal has reported. The evolutionist books, previously available through TÜBİTAK’s Popular…

Darwin’s ‘The Origin of Species’ to Become Art

Darwin’s ‘The Origin of Species’ to Become Illuminated Manuscript « ArtPlantae Today. Natural history artist, calligrapher and science educator, Kelly Houle, is creating a large-scale illuminated manuscript based on Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species. Each page will be designed as a work of art. All text will be written by hand and natural history illustrations will…