Carnivorous Plants Show Attention to Detail
March 26, 2019
Two plants that baffled Darwin are best admired for their design than for their evolution. Most people have seen the hinged snap-shut cages of the Venus flytrap. Some know that the insides of the leaves have three trigger hairs each, which must be touched twice in succession at a minimum interval of time for the […]
This Plant Beats the Venus Flytrap for Speed
May 18, 2018
The waterwheel plant, an aquatic species with a snap-trap faster than the Venus flytrap, is different enough to challenge evolutionary speculations.
Little Bugs with Mighty Powers
April 30, 2018
Bugs so small you could step on them, but if we were their size, we could never do what they do.
The Creator Thought of Everything
February 10, 2018
Sometimes little things make a big difference to a plant or animal. Evolutionists can always make up just-so stories, but creationists see God's wisdom even in small things.
How Flamingos Stand on One Foot
May 26, 2017
Mysteries of the universe unfold: how can flamingos sleep while standing on one foot? And why is it good to know?
Crazy Convergences Distort Darwinism
February 9, 2017
Get a load of this: Darwinians claim that complex features arose independently multiple times by an unknown process called "convergent evolution."
Evolution Deniers of the Non-Human Kind
January 24, 2017
Here are some fun animals and plants worth knowing about, not only for what they do, but for the pained expression they give Darwinians.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.
Life Worth Imitating
July 7, 2014
The living treasure chest of biological designs opens wider each week, inspiring human engineers to improve human health and productivity.
Shocking Facts About Electric Life
September 3, 2013
Talk about power plants: did you know plants use electricity? Some fish, also, can navigate or stun their prey using electrical organs.
Venus Flytrap Still Mystifies, Inspires
November 21, 2012
The Venus flytrap remains one of the most intriguing plants in the world. What makes it snap shut in a tenth of a second? Can we imitate its motion without muscles, wires or batteries?
Engineers Tip Hat to Nature
November 6, 2011
It’s conventional in blogging to give an HT (hat tip) to a friend who makes you aware of a cool item. Engineers are giving hat tips to plants and animals as they seek for amazing new products that do wonderful things, just like the ones in nature.
Venus Flytrap De-Darwinized
September 12, 2011
Darwin had a fascination for the Venus flytrap, but is it appropriate to conjure up his ghost when talking about it? The carnivorous plant still defies evolutionary explanations, especially now, when a recent paper drew attention to more amazing design features from macro to micro. For some reason, writers still feel a compulsion to mention Darwin’s name when talking about a plant that defies his evolutionary ideas.