Spot the Omission

Spot the error. A display at the Toronto Science Centre (Canada) on calendars leading up to the year 2000 listed an orthodox Jewish calendar which, in September of this year, transitioned from 5759 to 5760. Don’t be surprised – they forgot to mention it was 5760 AC (after Creation) and its coming up to 2000 […]

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Sale Reveals Darwin’s Geology

Sale reveals Darwin’s geology, reports The Herald, May 17, 2006 as an original edition of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, goes on sale for 45,000 pounds at an event in London during June. The book has been scrawled on and defaced by one of his peers, the leading Scottish geologist Sir Roderick Impey […]

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Quote: Kel Richards on the English Language

Popular ABC Radio commentator, Kel Richards (Australia), claims the rich and diverse idioms of the English language come from many sources, but two of them dominate: Shakespeare and the Bible. He writes: “From the Bible comes ‘the writing’s on the wall’, ‘the salt of the earth’, ‘turn the other cheek’, ‘the blind leading the blind’, […]

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Quote: Ager on Debunking Evolution

‘It must be significant that nearly all the evolutionary stories I learned as a student … have now been debunked.’ Dr Derek V. Ager (Department of Geology, Imperial College, London), ‘The nature of the fossil record’. Proceedings of the Geological Association, vol.87 (2), 1976, pp.132-133. Were you helped by this item? If so, consider making […]

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Polystrate Stump on Moors

Roman era(?) stump we found exposed under the peat on the moors was an excellent example of how fossil polystrate trees (those that poke up through many layers) could never have been buried slowly by peaty material. This tree stump was in the soil below the peat and consisted of a very well preserved root […]

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Is This Proof We Didn’t Warm The Earth?

Is this proof we didn’t warm the earth? asks the Daily Mail 26 March 2012. The question arose from a study reported in ScienceDaily 21 March 2012 and Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2012; 325-326: 108 DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.01.036. Over the last 2,000 years there have been significant changes in climate including the Medieval Warm Period […]

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Hurricane Blows Off Global Warming

Hurricane blows off global warming, according to a report in Science News vol. 171, p358, 9 June 2007. Since the mid 1990’s there has been an average of four Category-3 or stronger hurricanes in the North Atlantic and Caribbean, and many scientists and environmentalists have blamed this high number of strong hurricanes on global warming. […]

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Humans Getting Dumber

“Human beings are getting dumber” proclaims an article in news.com 19 February 2013. This blunt unflattering assessment of humanity is based on articles by Gerald Crabtree of Stanford University entitled “Our Fragile Intellect” published in Trends in Genetics January 2013. Crabtree lists two reasons: genetic mutations have damaged genes involved in human intellect, and evolution […]

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Humans All One Close Knit Family

Humans all one close knit family according to articles in news@nature 29 Sep 2004, Nature vol. 431, p562, 30 September 2004. Douglas Rohde of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and colleagues used a computer program to calculate when and where the most recent common ancestor of all present people groups lived. They derived an answer […]

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How Big Was Noah’s Foot?

How big was Noah’s foot? when the KJV says God told Noah “the length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits”. Genesis 6:15 KJV Silly Question? Not when you remember Noah’s Ark is given the length of 450 “feet” in many […]

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