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An icon lost: The Hayward fault’s Rose/Prospect curb

Certain places are prized by geologists, especially teachers, for their educational value. Out-of-towners make pilgrimages to them. Sure we all enjoy the Grand Canyon, but real geologists have Siccar Point, Darwin’s outcrop, the Carlin unconformity and other obscure sites on their life lists. One of those places was right nearby in Hayward, until very recently. […]

This week in science: pink snow and invisible waves

It’s long been lost in the modern tug-of-war between science and religion, but the original concern over Darwin’s dangerous idea wasn’t purely about evolution. It was the dilemma an old Earth and universe posed for a literal Garden of Eden. Show More Summary

Weights from San Antonio

Justin DeLoach 154.75 vs. Junior Castillo 154 Ryan Karl 144.5 vs. Luis Solis 148.5 Darwin Price 137.75 vs. Semajay Thomas 139.75 Justin Pauldo 134.75 vs. Jesus Aguinaga 132.75 Brandon Figueroa 120.5 vs. Oldier Landin 120.75 Laurynas Arbaciauskas 143.75 vs. Omar … Continue reading ? The post Weights from San Antonio appeared first on Boxing News.

Woman's photo with a humongous crocodile in a town called Darwin goes viral for the irony.

3 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Australia, allows what most sane humans will agree is a too-close look a saltwater crocs—especially considering the most photogenic attraction is referred to as the "Cage of Death." Off on another film adventure--this...Show More Summary

From Duryea to Tesla, cars have evolved much like Darwin's finches

In Southern California, it's not unusual to find people who treat their cars as if they were alive — like they’re pets, or children. But the comparison between cars and living things might not end there, according to one UCLA archaeologist. From the primitive vehicles at the dawn of the American...

This dude's trick shots with an Aussie Rules football are pretty rad

Not really sure what Aussie Rules football is? You won't need to in order to enjoy this. Tymunna Clements, from Darwin in Australia, is getting plenty of attention for his skills with the (oval) football, impressively kicking the ball into the net. Show More Summary

'Last Cab to Darwin' strains to deal with end-of-life issues

Coincidentally arriving in Los Angeles just a week after California’s End of Life Option Act went into effect, the Australian import “Last Cab to Darwin” provides an emotionally textured look at one older gent’s decision to take his waning life into his own resolute hands. Although this stirring,...

US Marines Embark on HMAS Adelaide

Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army, US Army and US Marines from the 2016 Marine Rotational Force – Darwin (MRF-D) forces have embarked today on HMAS Adelaide

Bob Paine, ecologist who identified ‘keystone’ species, dies at 83

Dr. Paine was described as a naturalist “in the tradition of Charles Darwin.”

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Nietzsche was the child of Darwin and the brother of Bismarck. It does not matter that he ridiculed the English evolutionists and the German nationalists: he was accustomed to denounce those who had most influenced him; it was his unconscious way of covering up his debts. - From The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant

Hubble Astrophysicist Discusses Brilliant Blunders by Darwin, Einstein & Linus Pauling (A 'Galaxy' Insight)

Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. "Brilliant Blunders" is a spellbinding discussion about the evolution of life on Earth, of the Earth itself, of stars, and of the universe as a whole. In this video, Hubble astrophysicist...

Culture is Either the the Roadblock or Gateway to Digital Transformation

Executives underestimate the importance of culture in an era of digital Darwinism.  Most cultures are risk averse at a time when taking risks is the most direct path to innovation… Digital Transformation is the act of investing in people, technology and systems and processes to upgrade how businesses work in this digital economy. Show More Summary

Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found

The 1875 letter to an American geologist was taken by an intern, an official said.

FBI Recovers A Letter Written By Charles Darwin That Was Stolen In The 1970s

It was taken from the Smithsonian Institution Archives and returned last week. [ more › ]

Darwin Letter Recovered, Returned to Smithsonian

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

An 1875 handwritten letter by Charles Darwin that was stolen from the Smithsonian Institution Archives more than three decades ago was recovered by special agents on the FBI’s Art Crime Team and returned to the care of the Smithsoni...

Darwin Letter Recovered, Returned to Smithsonian

A stolen 1875 letter is back at the Smithsonian after being recovered by the Art Crime Team.

"Jesus, Marx, & Darwin Would Be Banned From Today's Universities" - Oxford Professor Slams 'Safe-Space' Politics

The impact of US-style "safe space" politics, in which causing offense is held to be a grave sin, is also limiting freedom of speech abroad. As Oxford Professor of European Studies Timothy Garton Ash exclaimed, figures like Jesus, Charles...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Jason M. Hough's Zero World for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Published in rapid succession, Jason M. Hough’s first three novels, The Darwin Elevator, The Exodus Towers, and The Plague Forge, earned mountains of praise and comparisons to such authors as James S. Show More Summary

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