Darwin Follies and Fallacies, Part Two
March 30, 2017
When it comes to evolution, fallacious reasoning spreads far and wide through Big Science and Big Media.
Design of Life Update: Birds
March 9, 2017
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. […]
More Collapsed Darwinian Expectations
February 2, 2017
There's a new trend in Darwinian press releases: reporting falsified expectations. Keep up the good work.
The Darwin Fail Comedy Show
January 6, 2017
Darwinian evolution is supposed to innovate new things, not remove them or conserve them. Here are the latest examples of "Darwin Fail" embarrassments.
Empty Promises from Darwin Storytellers
December 8, 2016
Mainstream science media cast a false illusion of Darwinism's success by making promises in the headlines that the articles don't deliver.
Early Fossil Bird Feathers Were Modern and Colorful
November 19, 2016
The predicted gradual sequence from fuzz to flight remains mythical, as modern feathers show up too early for Darwin's comfort.
Naive Evolution Stories Undermine Scientific Rigor
June 13, 2016
"Epistemic modesty" was a virtue until Darwin came along and launched a storytelling empire.
Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories
May 21, 2016
Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: "How does that support evolution?"
Anti-Darwinian Observations Require New Stories
April 23, 2016
Here are new findings that contradict traditional neo-Darwinian theory.
Sexual Selection Tossed Again
January 30, 2016
150 years of speculation about "female mate choice" doesn't hold up under observation of fruit fly behavior.
Jurassic Ark: Mesozoic Fossils that Challenge Evolution
January 23, 2016
Here are recent discoveries of extinct terrestrial and marine reptiles and animals from the Jurassic and Cretaceous.
The Science Media Racket
January 11, 2016
Science reporting is a global racket that uncritically propagates nonsense with the imprimatur of science.
This Is Not Evolution
December 1, 2015
Evidence often comes with a Darwin label, but let the buyer beware.
That Doesn't Look Like Evolution
October 1, 2015
Here are more findings, categorized under "evolution," that might turn heads and make one say, "Huh?"
News from Eden
May 20, 2015
Some recent findings fit naturally with a Genesis view of natural history.
April 24, 2015
News about feathered friends and flying wonders, and speculations about how they evolved.
Darwinism as an April Fool Prank
April 1, 2015
Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. April Fool!
November 21, 2014
We need to clear the deck of evolution news. Here's a list of headlines presented "as is" for interested readers to research further.
Birds Surprise Evolutionists
September 17, 2014
Whether considering their design or their evolution, scientists keep finding surprises in birds.
Whale Pelvis Is Not Vestigial
September 9, 2014
The old Darwinian idea of "vestigial organs" has proven to be a hindrance to science once again: this time in the case of whale pelvic bones.
Two Darwinist Conundrums
May 13, 2014
Darwinists should support bullying, but not rely on sexual selection.
Hairy Science: Do Beards Evolve?
April 19, 2014
Noting shifting fashions in men's facial hair, some evolutionists are trying to link them to Darwinism.
How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?
March 12, 2014
In science, it's not enough to have a paradigm that merely keeps scientists busy, if they are rarely right.
Sexual Selection Is a Zombie Idea
January 24, 2014
An evolutionary ecologist sets up the Darwinian story of male-female facial differences only to debunk them.
Did Zebras Invent Their Own Stripes?
December 22, 2013
The explanations some evolutionists give for fur and feather patterns sound like tales of talking animals planning out their new fashion lines.
Survival of the Weakest
August 21, 2013
If "sometimes it pays to be a weakling," what does that mean for 154 years of Darwinian teaching about survival of the fittest? What does it mean, further, when sexual selection doesn't work?
Birds and Their Evolution (or Design)
July 30, 2013
Several recent science papers try to find evolution in bird brains, genes, and behaviors. Do they succeed?
April 8, 2013
Why is it that scientists need to investigate "the evolutionary origins" of anything humans do?
"Darwin Fail" Entries Add Up
June 8, 2012
If nothing makes sense except in the light of evolution, the light sometimes is shining away from Darwin.
News for the Birds
January 24, 2012
Our amazing feathered friends range from tiny hummingbirds to fast-running ostriches, from penguins to pigeons. In both living and fossil forms, they provide endless opportunities for study and fascination. Here are a few recent examples of news for the birds, in both good and bad connotations of the phrase.