Clever Critters

March 21, 2017 in Amazing FactsBirdsCell BiologyGeneticsIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainTerrestrial Zoology

Small animals accomplish mighty wonders that require knowledge of advanced mathematics, physics and genetics.

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Design of Life Update: Birds

March 9, 2017 in Amazing FactsBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of Science

Illustra Media’s Design of Life documentaries only began to explore the marvels of life. In this entry, we look at more wonders among birds. Eggs come in a variety of sizes and shapes, as shown in a rapid-fire series in the Illustra film. In an “Egg Mythbuster” piece, Phys.org explains why some eggs are pear-shaped. […]

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Crazy Convergences Distort Darwinism

February 9, 2017 in Amazing FactsBirdsBotanyDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasMammalsMarine BiologyMediaPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

Get a load of this: Darwinians claim that complex features arose independently multiple times by an unknown process called “convergent evolution.”

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Fast Flight Specializations in Birds and Bats

January 20, 2017 in Amazing FactsBirdsIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhysics

When you are moving rapidly, you need to see things differently.

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Bird Non-Evolution from Dinosaurs

December 29, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of Science

Losing traits won’t make a dinosaur fly, and other conundrums in the presumed dinosaur-to-bird evolutionary story.

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Proof of Dinosaur Feathers?

December 9, 2016 in Amazing FactsBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeology

Opinions are swirling about an amazing piece of amber with enclosed feathers. Let’s look at what is known so far.

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What Good Is a Hairball?

December 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When you start looking for clues to good designs in nature, the results are everywhere.

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Mammal Champs Strut Their (Unevolved) Stuff

November 21, 2016 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeneticsIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Here’s a showcase of very different mammals all deserving of the same thing: admiration. You don’t do that by attributing them to evolution.

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Early Fossil Bird Feathers Were Modern and Colorful

November 19, 2016 in Amazing FactsBirdsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsPhilosophy of Science

The predicted gradual sequence from fuzz to flight remains mythical, as modern feathers show up too early for Darwin’s comfort.

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Inspiring Life Motivates Designers

September 17, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyDarwin and EvolutionHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.

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Birds and Pterosaurs Flew Together

September 2, 2016 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of Science

Does it make evolutionary sense to find birds flying with pterosaurs?

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Bird Flight Story Falsified

July 19, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasPhilosophy of Science

A simplistic story about bird flight influenced a generation of evolution students, but it was wrong.

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Flying Physics

July 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursFossilsIntelligent DesignMammalsPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

In the world of flying animals, stories of remarkable physical engineering come to light.

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Bird Wings Found in Amber

June 30, 2016 in Amazing FactsBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsMediaPhilosophy of Science

The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.

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Just-So Stories for the Birds

May 4, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Any evidence can be forced into an evolutionary story if your imagination is strong enough.

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Darwin Can’t Win for Losing

April 13, 2016 in AstronomyBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsMarine BiologyPhilosophy of ScienceSolar SystemTerrestrial Zoology

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.

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Real Creatures with Superpowers

March 8, 2016 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyTerrestrial Zoology

Check out the capabilities of these amazing little critters.

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Bird Brain Is a Compliment

March 5, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Birds are as smart as apes, even though long separated in ancestral time according to Darwin.

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Secret Animal Hideouts

January 20, 2016 in Amazing FactsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsTerrestrial Zoology

Small animals can hide out in secret places, even in your own home.

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Fossils that Defy Old Ages

January 13, 2016 in BirdsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsFossilsGeneticsGeologyIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

Here are three things assumed to be old that look young. It’s only the presumption of old age that forces the claims of millions of years.

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