FESTA/SHUTTERSTOCK CANCER (June 21–July 22): Charles Darwin is best known for his book The Origin of Species, which contains his seminal ideas about evolutionary biology. But while he was still alive, his best seller was The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms. Show More Summary
Science is meant to be the opposite of a belief system. No one underlined this point more securely than Charles Darwin, who devised a theory of evolution that defied the strongest belief of his time, the all but universal belief in the bible version of the origins of man. Show More Summary
A proposed Disney film about Charles Darwin—as an action hero!—has the hipster clothing hawker fighting mad.
QUITO (Reuters) - It is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, boasting the Amazon rainforest, Andean mountains and the Galapagos Islands, where Charles Darwin formulated his theory of evolution.
Former Fox News commentator Glenn Beck has suggested a boycott of the just-announced Disney film about the celebrated English naturalist Charles Darwin, during an episode of his nationally syndicated radio show. Disney’s plan to greenlight a film about Darwin’s voyage on board the HMS Beagle in the...
Glenn Beck's opinion about boycotts seems to shift depending on what day of the week it is and whether the boycott is directed towards any of the conservative commentator's interests. On the Glenn Beck Program, Beck and co-host Stu Burguiere bemoaned Disney's stance on gay marriage before contemplating whether to start a boycott against Mickey Mouse.
YouTube See, this is why America is a laughingstock to much of the world: the casual anti-science ignorance of right wing clowns like Glenn Beck. In this clip from Right Wing Watch, Beck rants about Disney lighting up the Magic Castle at their theme park in rainbow colors, then suggests conservatives need...
Charles Darwin is one of the most famous scientists in history for his work on evolution and the theory of natural selection. Before he was the old bearded guy you’re probably thinking of, […]
We’re seeing quite a few biopics about scientists these days, with films like The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, and now a possible upcoming movie about Charles Darwin. But what other scientist — perhaps someone lesser known — has a life story just crying out to be a movie? Read more...
For many, the image of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist, and author of On the Origin of Species, is etched in stone as the visage of a heavily bearded old man, thanks to images like the one above. The idea of that guy becoming the central figure of an action/adventure film is pretty laughable. Show More Summary
Charles Darwin has had a rough go in theaters over the years. The most recent biopic, 2010's Creation with Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, made less than a million dollars worldwide and was barely memorable.The Pirates! Band of Misfits...Show More Summary
Charles Darwin doesn't seem like he would be the prime candidate to spotlight an adventure movie, but, then again, Abraham Lincoln didn't seem like a vampire hunter. The scientist famous for developing the theory of evolution is said...Show More Summary
As the world waits for a fifth Indiana Jones film, there may be a new adventurer on his tail: Charles Darwin. Read more...
Odd proclamation: Stephen Gaghan, the writer of Traffic and Syriana, is developing a movie — which he’ll be writing and directing — for Disney. Second odd proclamation: it’s about Charles Darwin. As Darwin famously developed theories...Show More Summary
As reported by Deadline, Disney—the company behind films about mermaids, genies, men who have been transformed into beasts, singing chimney sweeps, puppets who become real boys, flying children who never age, and people who live inside...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Disney has closed a deal to acquire an untitled pitch that Oscar-winning Traffic scribe Stephen Gaghan will write to direct. Scant details were available, but I’m told that it is an adventure film involving Charles Darwin,...Show More Summary
Charles Darwin and his captain Robert Fitzroy witnessed the great earthquake of 1835 in south central Chile. The "Beagle"-Captain's precise measurements showed an uplift of the island Isla Santa María of 2 to 3 meters after the earthquake. What Darwin and Fitzroy couldn't know was the fact that 175 years later nearly at the same position such a strong earthquake would recur.
Florida, being a state with basement-level IQs (but no basements), does its fair share to compete in the Darwin Awards. And this week is no different. Allow us to present Exhibit A: the late Charles Cooper, 49, of Volusia County. Read more on Is This Thing Loaded? Only One Way To Find Out: Your Florida Roundup…
Erasmus Darwin was the grandfather of the more famous Charles, a scientist in his own right, and an inadvertent supervillain. In an effort to make afternoon strolls more pleasant, he came up with a terraforming idea that was outlandish, inspiring, and — looking back — nearly apocalyptic. Read more...
By: CECILIA ALVEAR AND GEORGE LEWIS www.galapagosdigital.com Arturo Izurieta in 2014 Galápagos National Park The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) announced Wednesday June 3 that Dr. Arturo Izurieta Valery has been named as the foundation's Chief Executive Officer. Show More Summary