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Design of Life Update: Birds

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. […]

Crazy Convergences Distort Darwinism

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

Fast Flight Specializations in Birds and Bats

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

Bird Non-Evolution from Dinosaurs

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

Proof of Dinosaur Feathers?

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

What Good Is a Hairball?

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

Mammal Champs Strut Their (Unevolved) Stuff

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.

Early Fossil Bird Feathers Were Modern and Colorful

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

Inspiring Life Motivates Designers

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

Birds and Pterosaurs Flew Together

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

Bird Flight Story Falsified

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

Flying Physics

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

Bird Wings Found in Amber

The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.

Just-So Stories for the Birds

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

Darwin Can't Win for Losing

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.
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