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Helix

“I guess it all started with an idea, as all human actions do. What that idea was is pure speculation. But there is an artefact. A sculpture. From 40,000 years ago, that seems to show an idea, an act of … Continue reading

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Answers For Creationists

After the recent Bill Nye / Ken Ham debate about evolution / creationism, BuzzFeed got 22 creationists to pose questions or comments towards “the other side”, aka people who understand in the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection. These are … Continue reading

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OneZoom Tree Of Life

“Exploring the evolutionary tree of life is now as easy as navigating an online map, thanks to a new interactive website.” (YouTube) That new interactive website is OneZoom. The above video introduces OneZoom, and what it is all about. It’s … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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Evolution In Science Fiction

Evolution in science fiction is both brilliant and ridiculous in equal measures. Over at io9, they have two great articles about evolution in science fiction. The first, “The 10 totally awesome rules of evolution in science fiction“, explains exactly what … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – WTF Evolution Foundation Illusions Egg Alphabet

Weekly Ramblings time! We’ll start this week with the alphabet… of awesomeness! Unreality has the most badass alphabet of all time. To give an example, let’s choose the letter R: R is for Ranma Regurgitating Ryoga’s Ramen. Yeah, I don’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – LEGO Crayon Egg Tittles Electricity Language

Another (slightly delayed) Weekly Ramblings! As I seem to have done a fair amount, I’ll start this week off with some LEGO. Specifically, how tall can a LEGO tower physically get (BBC)? Using a hydraulic testing machine, researchers worked out … Continue reading

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Melodysheep – Our Story In 1 Minute

Melodysheep – Our Story in 1 Minute. “A tapestry of footage tracing the cosmic and biological origins of our species, set to original music” (YouTube) Onwards!

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Talking To God…

The Ragged Trousered Philosopher has a thought-provoking tale entitled “Talking to God…“. I found it a fascinating read, and the idea of God being a highly evolved species is  wonderful. There is reasoning behind the extinction of the dinosaurs, religion, … Continue reading

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BIG BANG BIG BOOM

“BIG BANG BIG BOOM: an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life… and how it could probably end.” – Blu. I love this video. It’s incredibly well put together, and tells a fascinating story. The use of … Continue reading

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