I finally had a chance to watch the debate between Bill Nye (the Science Guy) and Ken Ham of the Creationism Museum. Ken Ham, and anyone who still believes in creationism should be ashamed. What a sad commentary that we have digressed in this country to the point where we even have to have this discussion.
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Apparently, some Republicans didn’t get the memo from Gov. Bobby Jindal about not being the “stupid party.” Because if you live in Montana, you can thank state Rep. Steve Lavin (R) for taking the Supreme Court’s misguided notion that “corporations are people” to new heights of stoopid. Lavin introduced a bill to allow corporations to vote in local elections. Under Lavin’s bill, under the proposal, “if a firm, partnership, company, or corporation owns real property within the municipality, the president, vice president, secretary, or other designee of the entity is eligible to vote.”
ID is not helped by the fact that it is perceived to be part of a wider socio-political agenda being pushed by certain groups in the USA, and unfortunately ID has become rather encumbered by its association with the aims of the Right in US politics. As a result, those who reject the policies of the Right often reject ID and also Christianity as being a part of the same package.
It took NASA’s Spirit rover a year and a half to get to the top of Husband Hill in the Gusev Crater on Mars. It finally made it, and, like all mountain climbers, took a photo.
The Catholic Archbishop of Vienna tells us to back off on that wacky, scientific approach to science and evolution in particular. Never mind that the entire world has taken at face value Pope John Paul II’s statement in 1996 that evolution is “more than just a hypothesis.”
"Welcome aboard Trans America Airlines. Your captain today is Clarence Oveur, and your co-pilot will be a petri dish of rat brains." You gotta read this article from Discovery.
The toxin from one rare species of jelly fish can produce prolonged erections in male victims.