Lee Berger’s New Hominid Is a Non-Starter
October 18, 2019
How many times can you shake up a family tree before the family concept becomes a myth?
Now It’s Cool to Praise Neanderthals
June 27, 2018
Long the brunt of jokes, Neanderthals are trending upward in respect. Scientists keep finding things to admire in our 'archaic' brethren.
New Book Critiques Fossil Human Ancestors
January 4, 2018
The new book Contested Bones addresses the question; “Did apes evolve into man?” This book provides a comprehensive, insightful, and up-to-date analysis of the bones that have been called “ape-man” or “hominin” fossils.
Unusual Fossils Twisted to Support Darwinism
December 15, 2017
A fossil is a standalone reality. Darwinism is a story that force-fits these standalone realities into a predetermined narrative. Watch how it is done.
Everything Scientists Assumed About Human Evolution Needs a Major Rethink
September 21, 2017
In short, the paleoanthropology field is a confusing mess.
Human Evolutionists Fall Out of Their Science Tree
September 1, 2016
Tell a tale, get media attention: did Lucy fall out of a tree, or did paleoanthropologists fall off an empirical limb?
Why Was Farming Delayed?
June 10, 2016
If intelligent humans were around for hundreds of thousands of years, why didn't any of them think about farming sooner?
Press Welcomes "Lucy Neighbor"
May 28, 2015
Another species of Australopithecus has been named. But does the evidence justify the big to-do in the media?
Another "Oldest Homo" Contender Alleged
March 5, 2015
Not again: another jawbone is making the rounds in the human-evolution saga.
From Tiny Bones to Whopper Conclusions
May 20, 2013
It doesn't take much to stimulate an evolutionist's imagination. A tiny middle ear bone will do.
Eats Shoots and Leaves
July 8, 2012
This is not a crime story, but a story nonetheless.
We Became Human by Mistake
May 5, 2012
A new theme in human evolution is making the rounds. According to the story, a mistake led to the human brain, and the rest is history.
Media Respond Predictably to Latest Ape-Man
September 8, 2011
A new law of nature has been revealed: the Law of Predictable Media Reactions to Missing Link Announcements. Once again, the science news media have gone ape over the latest bone story emerging from the paleoanthropology industry. In keeping with tradition, reporters are saying this will “rewrite the steps of our evolution.” And once again, a contender gets his 15 minutes of fame, showered in media hype. If the LPMR law holds, we can expect to see his claim discredited when the next contender gets his or her turn.