Science had assumed music was so universal that it must be hard-wired into us. Maybe not.
The science guy won a debate—and subsidized the enemy
This is what happens when you engage with enemies of science: You win a debate—and underwrite their claptrap propaganda
The strange scholarship on genetics and incest
A letter to the man behind the theory
A letter to the father of evolution. Amazingly, he's still controversial.
My daughter on the Nye/Ham event: "it's not fair because the stupid guy gets to use his imagination and Bill Nye has to use facts." -@GodFreeWorld
We’ve known since at least 1872 that the Great Flood detailed in Genesis is a descendant of earlier flood myths from Mesopotamia. And there may be some credibility to the occurrence of at least some serious floods then, based on the facts that Mesopotamia is a giant flood plain and that there is some archeological evidence for a big flood around 5000 BC. But what we didn’t know until now is that those earlier flood myths also incorporated a boat onto which species of wild animals were sequestered to save them—two by two!
Intelligent Design's oldest attack on evolution is as popular as ever
Intelligent Design's oldest attack on evolution is as popular as ever.
This is why, when you debate against people who don't believe in science, you always lose. (Plus, they get to use the admission fees to fund their discredited "Creation Museum.")
The New York Times columnist's Christmas musings show he just doesn't understand atheists.