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"Dear Atheist Santa... "

The Brights are feeling the holiday spirit. Michael Egnor
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ABC News Says "'Darwin's Dilemma' May Be Solved": What, Again?

The common theme among each of these "solutions" to Darwin's dilemma is that none of them explain the origin of biological information. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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We Sure Are Lucky to Have Our Moon (Among Other Things)

Along with those we've already discussed in this series, further parameters must be added to the list of conditions for a life-supporting planet. Daniel Bakken
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For Just 24 Hours, You Can Get the Discovering Intelligent Design Textbook and Workbook at 45 and 30 Percent Off!

Developed by Casey Luskin and his co-authors, this comprehensive curriculum presents the biological and cosmological evidence in support of the scientific theory of intelligent design. Evolution News & Views
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Time for Commercially Assisted Suicide?

Human logic goes where our first principles and fundamental premises take it. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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When Atheist Professors Evangelize, Freedom from Religion Foundation Is AWOL

Historian of science Emerson "Tom" McMullen at Georgia Southern University (GSU) is in hot water for criticizing Darwinian evolution in class. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
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Do We Live in a "Golden Ratio" Universe?

The number 1.618 pops up everywhere. Two scientists think it unifies all of science. Evolution News & Views
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What Do You Know? It's Day Five of Our Twelve Days of Discounts! Save 20 Percent on Metamorphosis: A Companion Book to the Film!

Explore the science and artistry of butterflies, how butterflies challenge Darwinian evolution, and how they point to intelligent design. Evolution News & Views
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Give Me That New Time Transhumanism!

Here's what I observed at a religion and transhumanism conference back in May. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Notwithstanding What Bill Nye Says, the Sun Is Not an "Unremarkable" Star

For a planet to be habitable, its star must also meet certain standards. Daniel Bakken
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Well, Well, It's Day Four of Our Twelve Days of Discounts! Time to Save 50 Percent on The Unofficial Guide to Cosmos!

Cosmos struck a chord with viewers, garnered 12 Emmy Award nominations, and is headed straight into schools as a science teacher's instructional aid. Evolution News & Views
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Hooray! Welcome to Day Three of Our Twelve Days of Discounts! For Just 24 Hours, Get God and Evolution at 40 Percent Off!

What could it mean to say that God "used evolution" to create the world? Evolution News & Views
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The new Climate Education and Literacy Initiative

"[T]he White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) is launching a new Climate Education and Literacy Initiative to help connect American students and citizens with the best-available, science-based information about climate change," according (PDF) to a December 3, 2014, press release from the White House. And NCSE is involved.

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Lawsuit over NGSS dismissed

A federal court dismissed a creationist lawsuit seeking to prevent Kansas from adopting the Next Generation Science Standards on the grounds that doing so would "establish and endorse a non-theistic religious worldview." In a December 2, 2014, order (PDF) in COPE et al. v. Kansas State Board of Education et al., Judge Daniel D. Crabtree of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas granted the defendants' motion to dismiss the case.

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Coyote Buttes

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2014-12-03 05:18
Photograph by Vivian Dullien. Coyote Buttes, Arizona.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Was that Jesus (or Elvis) in that piece of toast?

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2014-12-03 05:18
Credit: Abnormal Interests. Creative Commons copyright CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US. Kang Lee, a 2014 Ig Nobel Prize* winner, asks, “Have you ever seen the face of Jesus on toast? No? … Your brain is completely normal if you see nonexistent faces in everyday objects. In fact, if you don’t, your brain may actually lack the essential ingredients for a vivid imagination.” The research was actually mildly interesting, if unsurprising. I could not read the original... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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A major new survey on religion and human origins

A new survey suggests that public attitudes toward religion and human origins are more diverse and less confident than the Gallup findings indicate. "It's important to know that a large portion of the population is unsure about their beliefs, and there is a large portion of the population that doesn't care," Jonathan P. Hill told the Atlantic (November 23, 2014), prior to the December 2, 2014, release of the National Study of Religion & Human Origins.

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A preview of The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Robert Henson's The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change (American Meteorological Society, 2014).

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Yay! It's Day Two of Our Twelve Days of Discounts: Get Science and Human Origins by Gauger, Axe, and Luskin at Half Off!

Three scientists challenge the claim that undirected natural selection is capable of building a human being. Evolution News & Views
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Biologists Are Getting to Be Less Reticent About Using the Phrase "Design Principles"

A model of optimal signaling networks in noisy environments finds that cells meet the highest standard, achieving the optimum accuracy and efficiency according to "design principles." Evolution News & Views
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