City Trees Give More in Ecosystem Services Than They Cost
March 25, 2018
City planners need to plant more trees in urban areas, but the benefits go beyond beautifying pavement. Urban areas occupy 4% of the land surface of the planet, says Theodore A. Endreny in a Comment article in Nature Communications. That may strike readers as surprising, given most people’s attention to cities for work, travel and […]
Big Science Leftist Bias Is on Autopilot
March 24, 2018
Science journals and mainstream science reporters take leftism for granted so instinctively, they aren't even aware they do it.
Darwinism as an All-Purpose Story Plot
March 23, 2018
Observations are just props. The play is, “The Evolution of Whatever” or “How Whatever Evolved.” Now playing in science media near you. As a play, Darwinism has two subplots: natural selection and sexual selection. With a little creative screenwriting, any observation in nature can be fit into either or both subplots, provided the perhapsimaybecouldness index […]
More Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica
March 22, 2018
The extent of fossil forests buried in the coldest continent on earth continues to grow and astound explorers.
Oldest Language in India Only 4,500 Years Old
March 21, 2018
If modern humans left Africa 185,000 years ago or more, why does the oldest language in India date back less than 3% of that time?
End of the RNA World?
March 20, 2018
The popular RNA World hypothesis is so improbable that multiple universes would be needed to believe it, but some prefer that to the obvious implications.
Elephants and Mammoths Were All One Kind
March 19, 2018
A new study of elephants, mammoths and mastodons show they were all interfertile or capable of hybridization. Our present world is impoverished of elephants, or “elephantids” as scientists dub the family. Mammoths and mastodons roamed throughout America and Asia, evidenced by the massive fossil beds, where millions of mammoth bones can be found in permafrost. […]
The Mind-Body Problem Has Not Been Solved by Naturalism
March 17, 2018
Several news stories bring back the issue of mind-body dualism with a vengeance.
Updates for The Design of Life
March 15, 2018
New research puts more "wow" into the wonder of animals featured in Illustra Media's "Design of Life" documentaries.
Natural Selection? No – Sheer Dumb Luck
March 13, 2018
Cornell University agrees: Darwin's theory reduces to the Stuff Happens Law.
Media Give Absurdity a Pass If It Is Materialistic
March 12, 2018
It's amazing what you can get away with saying as long as you pledge allegiance to Charles Darwin's impersonal, unguided worldview.
Humans Are Exceptional at Birth – and Before
March 11, 2018
More studies show humanness from the start of life.
Most Common Phrase in Evolution Media: “Earlier Than Thought”
March 9, 2018
Major innovations that should have required many millions of years of slow, gradual evolution keep turning up earlier than thought. But who thought? We coined a new word tontologism (look it up in the Darwin Dictionary) to account for a bad habit of Darwinians. They frequently say, when evidence goes against their previous beliefs, “we […]
“Tortured for Christ” Illustrates the Dreadful Impact of Bad Ideas
March 6, 2018
Was Charles Darwin in any way responsible for the torture of Christians 90 years later?
Spiritual Benefits of Physical Fitness
March 4, 2018
Some Christians look down on exercise as a carnal thing that profits little. Can physical fitness affect the spiritual life?