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Fantastically Wrong: What Darwin Really Screwed Up About Evolution

It’s hard to overstate just how brilliant and huge an idea Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection was and continues to be. It absolutely rocked Victorian England, to the extent that stuffy old Victorian England could be rocked past people just barely raising their voices in polite protest. Show More Summary

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The Galapagos might lose some of their best researchers, and they’re blaming the gift shop

last weekHealth : The Checkup

It is the gift shop that will not keep on giving. For years, the Charles Darwin Foundation's Research Station on the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador operated a small store to help it get by in lean times -- selling mostly clothing with the foundation's logo. Show More Summary

Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages.

Matt at No-sword posts about a wonderful site: The Charles Darwin University Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages is “a digital archive of endangered literature in Indigenous languages of the Northern Territory”. This site is amazing; I’m sure that pretty much everyone reading this will understand the appeal of a giant headline reading “Click on the […]

The Darwin Manuscripts Project, An Ongoing Effort to Transcribe & Share Scientific Work of Naturalist Charles Darwin

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Darwin Manuscripts Project at the American Museum of Natural History has released “the world’s first and only large collection of full color, high-resolution images of faithfully transcribed Darwin manuscripts.” The project designed to share the work of famed naturalist Charles Darwin is ongoing with frequent additions of new material. In these documents, you can […]

Eureka: Collecting the Origin

Almost everybody, regardless of what side they favor in the culture wars, knows that Charles Darwin was the first scientist to come up with the theory of evolution. At least, they think they do. In fact, lots of people had the general idea long before Darwin, including his own grandfather. We remember Darwin not because…

30,000 Digitized Documents Retrace the Origin of ‘The Origin of Species’

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

The digitization of Charles Darwin's scientific archive is half completed. When it's finished, the project will allow researchers and anyone who's curious to follow the steps that brought the 19th-century naturalist to formulate his evolutionary theory.

Over 16,000 of Darwin's Papers On Evolution Are Now Available Online

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Since 2007, the American Museum of Natural History and the Darwin Manuscripts Project have been digitizing Charles Darwin's writings on evolution, and putting them online. Today, on the 155th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, the project is more than 50% complete. Read more...

Published This Day (1859): The Origin of The Species

My Greatest Adventure #68 From Today In Science History:In 1859, The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection was published in England to great acclaim. In this groundbreaking book by British naturalist Charles Darwin, he argued...Show More Summary

Galápagos struggle for survival: Darwin Foundation vs. Santa Cruz Municipality

Darwin Foundation gift shop in Santa Cruz island, Galápagos. Darwin Foundation photo. In the beginning it was just a "little shop around the corner" from the Charles Darwin Scientific Research Station in Santa Cruz island, Galápagos....Show More Summary

Thoughts on Ferguson, Charles Darwin Actually Took Michael Brown’s Life

Ferguson, MO—Michael Brownwas an accomplished thug. He was a large and cruel monster that a just moment before he died was captured on tape terrorizing a shop owner while committing a vicious strong-armed robbery. Contrary to fanciful thoughts we are not all equal. Show More Summary

DayZ may implement cannibalism in the next update

"With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health" -- Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man. It appears that the developers of DayZ may implement a functional version of cannibalism in the next stable build of the game. Show More Summary

Charles Darwin Has Much to Teach Us About War

America's thinking about military action is impoverished. The U.S. military speaks of precision munitions and surgical strikes, suggesting a process that is controllable and predictable. Experts cite Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz for his axiom that war is a continuation of political discourse with the admixture of violent means. Show More Summary

The Bible voted most valuable book for the modern world

The Bible has been voted more valuable to humanity than Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by the British public. The Folio Society survey conducted by YouGov asked members of the public to name the books of most significance for the modern world. The Bible edged just in front with 37 per cent of […]

"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage..."

“ It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. —Charles Darwin — Steven Sinofsky (@stevesi) November 6, 2014 ”

Hidden faces in optical illusion paintings

last monthOdd : Boing Boing

Artist Oleg Shuplyak arranges the figures and objects in his paintings to reveal the faces of famous people such as Salvador Dali and Charles Darwin.

Darwin And The Divine

Drawing from his new book, Darwin’s Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin, Curtis Johnson pushes back against an understanding of Darwin’s thinking about God that holds “he gradually shifted from ‘early orthodoxy’ to a ‘liberal form of theism,’ and then in later years ‘into an agnosticism tending at times toward […]

The CW Has Ordered A Witchy Pilot Called Shakespeare’s Sisters And It Might Be Awesome? - With bonus Charles Darwin! What?

2 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

The CW is developing a new show called Shakespeare's Sisters, about twenty-something-year-old witches during the Renaissance who, I guess, hang out with Shakespeare.

God Isn’t a Magician With a Wand, Says THE POPE: Suggests Evolution and Religion are Compatible - And on the seventh day, God said "OH SNAP"

2 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

If there is a heaven, I'd like to imagine Charles Darwin, John Thomas Scopes, and Georges Lemaître are all up there excitedly popping champagne with Jesus right now.

Creationists To Discuss Evolution And Its Alleged Influence On Adolf Hitler’s Nazism

Creationists are planning to conduct a university workshop discussing Adolf Hitler’s Nazi ideology and how it was allegedly influenced by Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Creationist group Creation Summit has announced plans toShow More Summary

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