Amber Fossils Do Not Accurately Record Animal Diversity
May 9, 2018
A survey of arthropods trapped in tree sap shows that the unlucky ones do not represent an accurate cross section of the community.
Concretions Can Form Rapidly
May 8, 2018
The spherical inclusions inside geological layers do not take millions of years to form, Japanese scientists say. Concretions are eye-catching. Varying in size from peas to cannonballs, the almost perfectly spherical balls that erode out of geological layers seem almost too perfect to be natural. Science Daily indicates that scientists, not only laypersons, are mystified […]
Misreading Evidence for Early Man
April 27, 2018
Paleoanthropology has a long history of misinterpreting evidence and committing spectacular blunders. Are we seeing more examples right now?
Do These Fossils Show Evolution?
April 17, 2018
Before taking an evolutionist's word for it that a fossil organism evolved, we should look at the evidence.
Silly Darwinian Stories to Laugh At
April 16, 2018
The just-so storytelling empire continues. It doesn't have to be this way.
March of Man Disbanded
April 10, 2018
Although still widely pictured in the mass media, paleoanthropologists have long ago abandoned the iconic chart of the progression of human evolution.
Climate Science Has Huge Error Bars
March 29, 2018
If one of your major model inputs is off by up to 50%, what does that do to the precision of your predictions about degrees of temperature change a century from now?
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?
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. […]
Big Science Trying to Wipe Egg Off Its Face
March 18, 2018
Science scandals and crises are reminding observers that scientific reliability is no more reliable than the people who make a living in science.
Pterosaurs and Birds Flew Together
March 14, 2018
Archaeopteryx flew as well as a pheasant, say paleontologists, and pterosaurs prospered right up to the moment of extinction.
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 […]
Geology: A Science Where Theories Undergo Subduction
March 8, 2018
In plate tectonics, continental plates get subducted and melt under pressure. That’s like what happens to geological theories. Read enough geology papers, and you will find old theories constantly being replaced. Classic examples include plate tectonics becoming the new normal after Wegener’s theory had been viciously attacked, and megaflood theory for the Channeled Scablands becoming […]