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Only known depiction of Charles Darwin on the Beagle discovered at Sotheby's London

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection challenged the foundations of Western civilisation and profoundly changed our understanding of the world. Now, the only known painting of Darwin aboard the Beagle, the ship that carried the English naturalist on his historic voyage, has been unveiled following a sensational new discovery. Show More Summary

10 completely legitimate lost pages from Charles Darwin's seminal journals

Charles Darwin famously kept a journal that held his notes, sketches and details of his personal life. Much of the important work recorded in his journal would later form the iconic piece of scientific literature known as On the Origin...Show More Summary

‘Super Science Friends’, An Animated Series About a Super-powered Team of some of the World’s Greatest Scientists

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Super Science Friends is a clever and stylish animated series by Tinman Creative about a super-powered team of some of the world’s greatest scientists. The team includes Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Tapputi, and Sigmund Freud all with super powers inspired by their greatest discoveries. In the first episode, the team must travel […]

Evolution Is Finally Winning Out Over Creationism

Few issues have divided the American public as bitterly as Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Since On the Origin of Species was published in 1859, it has driven a wedge between those who accept that humans and...Show More Summary

Zombie Flowers: animation inspired by Darwin's carnivorous plants

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing Charles Darwin´s first impressions, when he first saw a carnivorous plant in 1875, were the inspiration for this 1-minute animated video by Francisco Sanchez de Cañete. I’m a spanish berlin...Show More Summary

The most influential academic book ever written is...

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A panel of academic booksellers, librarians, and publishers asked the public to vote on which academic book from a list of 20 is "the most influential." Charles Darwin's "On The Origin of Species" (1859) dominated with 26% of the vote,...Show More Summary

Ben Carson Schools Archaeologists on Who Really Built the Pyramids

Many of the current Republican presidential candidates doubt scientists' claims, but only Ben Carson is bold enough to take on Big History. Carson has already questioned commonly accepted narratives about Charles Darwin, slavery, the Holocaust, and on Wednesday BuzzFeed revealed he's also skeptical of what we've been told about ancient... More »

Are Prey Animals Scared All The Time?

Gerard Rijsbrack's "Deer Hunt," from the late 18th century. (Image: Gerard Rijsbrack/Portail des collections des musées de France, Public Domain) In September 1865, a young Charles Darwin first set foot on the Galapagos Islands and started taking notes. Show More Summary

New Species Of Giant Galapagos Tortoise Discovered

last monthHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Ever since a young Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands in 1835, the archipelago has been indelibly linked with the theory of evolution by natural selection. Yet, despite heavy study since, the islands are still offering up surprising...Show More Summary

Researchers identify a new species of Galápagos tortoise for the first time in 100 years

New Species of Galápagos Tortoise Is Identified The giant Galápagos tortoise is known around the globe for inspiring Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Now, a new piece of the puzzle has emerged: scientists have identified a previously unknown species of the shelled island-dwelling animals. Show More Summary

Why George Orwell Would Vote for Bernie Sanders, Not Hillary Clinton

Some political leaders share more in common with Charles Darwin's theory of evolution than the hopes and dreams of the common man or woman. Nonetheless, there's no need to psychoanalyze or explain why a politician changes viewpoints when it's politically expedient, or when the poll numbers swing a certain way. Show More Summary

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live... The post Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music appeared first on Lifehack.

The famous last words of the most interesting men in history

We've compiled the last words of some of the most interesting men in history, from Bob Marley to Charles Darwin. Produced by Jenner Deal. Original Reporting by Elena Holodny. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Great Britons: Ralph Vaughan Williams – The English Composer Who Painted the English Countryside with Music

Ralph Vaughan Williams was an English composer of modern classical music, active during the first half of the twentieth century. His family background included the pottery magnate Josiah Wedgwood and naturalist Charles Darwin. He is generally considered the greatest British composer since Henry Purcell. Show More Summary

The historical characters of AC:S

Ubisoft just released this new trailer of Assassin's Creed: Syndicate showing the historical characters who will be part of the game: Alexander Graham Bell, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Florence Nightingale and even Queen Victoria.

U.S. Authorities to Return Stolen Darwin Book to Canada

A valuable copy of Charles Darwin’s most famous book is heading back home to Canada.Although the book was returned to U.S. authorities in early 2014, officials said they couldn’t give it back to Canada until now due to a lengthy forfeiture process.

Ben Carson Says Darwin's Theory of Evolution Influenced by 'Forces of Evil,' But Believes in Micro Evolution

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson who is now running a close second behind real estate mogul Donald Trump in the 2016 GOP presidential nomination race believes Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is inspired by "forces of evil" because it doesn't acknowledge God's role in the creation of life.

Charles Darwin’s Atheism Confession Has Sold at Auction for Nearly $200,000

A letter in which Charles Darwin explained how he didn't believe in the Christian God has sold at auction for £127,000 ($195,000), between two and three times more than original estimates.

World record for Charles Darwin letter at Bonhams New York

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

A new world record at auction for a letter by Charles Darwin was set at Bonhams New York yesterday (21 September) at the History of Science and Technology sale. The highly personal and unusually pointed statement on Darwin?s lack ofShow More Summary

Secular Invocation Mentioning Charles Darwin Delivered in Osceola County, Florida

On Monday night in Osceola County, Florida, Jason Grooms delivered a secular invocation during a Commission meeting. Grooms didn't hide who he was representing and even invoked Charles Darwin.

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