Ninety years ago today, John T. Scopes, a substitute teacher in Datyon, Tennessee, was arrested for teaching the theory of evolution, in violation of a recently passed state law. His case, the Scopes "Monkey" Trial, was the first "trial of the century." It pitted two great lawyers against each......
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"Evolution built us to punish cheaters."Thus does Morris Hoffman begin his fascinating new book--The Punisher's Brain: The Evolution of Judge and Jury (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Hoffman is a trial judge in Denver, Colorado,Show More Summary
This essay is adapted from a piece originally printed in the March/April 2015 issue of Orion. Request a free trial issue of Orion here. To teach evolution at the University of Kentucky is to teach at an institution steeped in the history of defending evolution education. Show More Summary
The Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee is famous for hosting the legendary Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925. (Quick summary: Substitute teacher John Scopes was charged with teaching evolution, which was illegal in that state at the time. Show More Summary
Plus, TIME's original coverage of the anti-evolution arguments of the 1925 Scopes trial
Trials Fusion featured local multiplayer at launch, but online multiplayer? That was absent. RedLynx seemed a little disappointed with how online multiplayer worked in Trials Evolution, so they wanted to take their time and create something a little more alluring. Show More Summary
A trial version of Game Freak's re-remade monster-battling RPG pair Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire will hit the 3DS eShop next week, Nintendo announced today. Nintendo also teases new Mega Evolutions for Latios and Latias in the video above,...
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Eighty-nine years after a Dayton jury found John Scopes guilty of teaching evolution, the people of this town are still acting out the creationist debate, all in order to put on a show.
When the ‘Origin of Pain’ DLC pack for Trials Evolution launched in October 2012 it came packaged with 36 all-new tracks, new skills games and 100 new objects for player made levels. All for 400 Microsoft points (just over $5). Ubisoft just announced Riders of the Rustlands, the first DLC pack for Trials Fusion. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddux visits Dayton, Tennessee, to check out the town’s annual Scopes Festival, which celebrates the famous trial over the teaching of evolution in public schools that took place there. She finds that the episode just wasn’t about religion: [T]he real story of the trial, like Dayton itself, began with the mines: they were dwindling, […]
Trials Fusion, the sequel to Trials Evolution, is finally here. It’s available on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and previous generation consoles, and we’ve sat down to play the game on PC. Games coverage on the Internet is constantly changing. Lots of gamers turn to YouTube to watch others play a game before deciding whether they want to buy it. Show More Summary
Sally Draper has had one complex upbringing. The first child of Don and Betty, she's been through plenty of familial trials and tribulations in Mad Men's six-plus seasons. Thanks in part to Don's extramarital antics, she's gone from an innocent little girl to a young woman jaded by her parents' decisions. Show More Summary
How do you make a sequel to Trials Evolution? The most recent 2D trials biking game from RedLynx, Evolution had everything: spectacular level design, crowd-pleasing acrobatics, tight technical riding and endless user-generated content. Show More Summary
The Daily Beast has a positive profile of Brown University biologist Kenneth Miller, a devout Catholic whose defense of science/evolution helped destroy Intelligent Design during the Dover trial:
Ubisoft has revealed when the sequel to Trials Evolution will be available... and there's not long to wait.
Redlynx attempts to supersize its download dirtbikes. If you're one of the many, many players who became slightly addicted to Trials: Evolution or Trials HD, you'll be familiar with the components that make these games so the compulsive. Click here to read the full article
For a few weeks in 2012, Trials Evolution was a record-holder. Launched in April that year to roaring success, the last entry in RedLynx's racing series sold quicker than any Xbox Live Arcade title in history. Until the following month, that is, when the console version of Minecraft arrived. Show More Summary