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What to Do if You Live in a Jurisdiction with Legalized Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia

Just because something is legal doesn't mean it's right. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Cheap Price on Fisheye Lens

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Thu, 2016-05-05 20:21
The Opteka 6.5mm f/3.5 fisheye lens is now available on Amazon for $160. List price is $500, and it is usually available retail for around $300 IIRC. This is a stereographic fisheye design that produces a fisheye effect covering APS-C sized sensors and produces a partial circular fisheye on full-frame sensors (or film) when the… Read More »
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Cognitive dissonance in Kentucky

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2016-05-04 16:00
Dan Phelps just sent us an editorial in the Lexington Herald-Leader. The editorial accuses Kentucky of seeking science jobs while at the same time denying science: not just evolution but also global warming, alternative energy sources, and conservation. The editorial notes that Kentucky is “perennially short of money,” in part because of tax breaks like that for the Ark Park, and concludes, Kentucky forgoes tax revenue to help deny science while telling students they need... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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A Limit to Evolution? Where Is Their Imagination?

The same elegant system appears universally in three kingdoms of life, as different as archaea and aardvarks. Evolution News & Views
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Is Free Will Just "Your Brain Tricking Itself"?

When scientists propose a really inane explanation for a mundane observation, evolutionary psychology is likely the discipline invoked. Michael Egnor
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Redefining Death as a "Sociological" Event

An ongoing project in bioethics would open the door to profound evil. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Watching The Jungle Book; Thinking About Fire-Maker

You could hardly ask for a more auspicious week for the Pacific Northwest premiere of our new short documentary, Fire-Maker. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Crime and Punishment, and Darwin's Theory

In the years that followed 1859, the impact of evolutionary thinking seeped across the culture of Europe and America. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Evolution in Kindergarten: Now Brought to You by the National Science Foundation

Your taxpayer dollars will be going toward research on preconditioning young minds to accept evolution. Sarah Chaffee
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Cosmic Archaeology: Taking the Sting Out of the Drake Equation

Could it be that life is so unlikely as to require a designer's guidance for it to come into existence? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Paul Nelson and Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig on Randomness in Natural Selection

A folk objection to Darwinian theory is not as naïve at it might at first seem. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Congratulations to the 2016 NCSE Grand Canyon Teacher Scholarship winners!

NCSE rafters examining Vulcan's Anvil, one of Grand Canyon's geological wonders. Photo by Josh Rosenau, 2014.

NCSE is pleased to announce the winners of the second teacher scholarships on our annual Grand Canyon raft trip: Brandon Haught of University High School, Orange City, Florida, and Crystal Davis of Hawthorne Math and Science Academy, Hawthorne, California. They will receive an all-expenses-paid eight-day raft trip through the Grand Canyon, guided by two members of NCSE's staff and joining twenty other NCSE members and supporters who purchased seats on the trip. The scholarship funds were donated by the generosity of NCSE's members.

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Harry Kroto dies

The distinguished chemist Harry Kroto died on April 30, 2016, at the age of 76, according to Chemical & Engineering News (May 2, 2016).

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Understanding Temperature: Cold-Blooded versus Warm-Blooded Animals

Conventional scientific wisdom says that warm-blooded animals evolved from cold-blooded ones. Howard Glicksman
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The Magnetic Sense Is More Complex than Iron Bits

To understand migration by the earth's magnetic field, biologists may have to extend knowledge of electromagnetic theory into quantum mechanics. Evolution News & Views
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The Culture of Death Is Like the Universe

Once set in motion, it never stops expanding. Thus we now see the push in the Netherlands to euthanize children. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Curious Incident of the Non-Rafting Foxes

It should be the facts that drive startling conclusions, not the theory that's supposed to explain the facts. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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A new poll on climate change and political views

A new report from the Yale Program on Climate Communication offers new data on Americans' beliefs and attitudes about climate change, with a particular emphasis on the influence of political views.

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Dorner and Scott in Evolution: Education and Outreach

Meredith A. Dorner and NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott published "An Exploration of Instructor Perceptions of Community College Students' Attitudes Towards Evolution" in Evolution: Education and Outreach

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Bats as Fighter Pilots

If these flying mammals were as big as F-22's, we wouldn't stand a chance in a dogfight. Evolution News & Views
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