Science & Evolution

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Posted 1/14/17 at 10:40 AM | Mike Keas

2017 Intelligent Design Seminars & Top Darwinist Story of 2016

2017 Summer Seminars on Intelligent Design: Opportunity to Join the World of ID Scholarship


You can spend hours reading about intelligent design, its arguments and evidence, but there's no substitute for personal interactions with the top scholars in the field. That's especially true for rising scientists and scholars interested in advancing ID-related research themselves.

That's why each year Discovery Institute's Center for Science & Culture offers the Summer Seminars on Intelligent Design. Intended primarily for college undergraduates (juniors and seniors) and graduate students, the Summer Seminars offer the opportunity to learn from the stars of the ID community -- like Stephen Meyer, Douglas Axe, Michael Behe, Jonathan Wells, Ann Gauger, Richard Sternberg, John West, Paul Nelson, Robert Marks, Scott Minnich, Jay Richards, and more.

The next Seminar will take place in Seattle from July 7 to 15. It is an invaluable chance to take a first step in what might be the beginning of a career in advanced ID research. Many graduates of this program go on to just such promising futures. You'll be hearing from them in due course.

More information is here. The Seminar comprises two tracks, the CSC Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences, and the C.S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society.

Last year the program had fifty participants, the biggest group yet, and diverse in every way. But applying is highly selective. In past years the program has had students from Berkeley, Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge, Ohio State, New York University, the University of Washington -- and around the world: Ghana, Brazil, Italy, Jamaica, Australia, Canada, Norway, China, the United Kingdom, and the Philippines.

There really is no deeper way to explore the science of ID or its relevance to the humanities. See here for reviews from our past students. The deadline is April 4.

Discovery Institute covers room and board, with travel scholarships available based on need.

If you're not a student, Discovery Institute also holds open a small number of spots for professionals, professors and scientists, clergy, and teachers. If you know someone who might be interested and qualified, please spread the word.

Top Darwinist Story of 2016

The cultural buzz over evolution from Darwinist media is uncritically supportive (they ignore the major weaknesses). Evolution News & Views (ENV) offers an alternative. Here is the top ENV story of 2016. It is about December's Royal Society meeting in London. This three-day conference on "New Trends in Evolutionary Biology" did not receive the media attention it deserved. Here's the ENV story about it.

Oh, there were a few reports. Writing for the Huffington Post, science journalist Suzan Mazur complained of a lack of momentousness: "[J]ust what was the point of attracting a distinguished international gathering if the speakers had little new science to present? Why waste everyone's time and money?" On the other hand, a write-up in The Atlantic by Carl Zimmer acknowledged a sense of strain between rival cliques of evolutionists: "Both sides offered their arguments and critiques in a civil way, but sometimes you could sense the tension in the room -- the punctuations of tsk-tsks, eye-rolling, and partisan bursts of applause."

Mild drama notwithstanding, why should anyone care about this meeting? FULL POST

Posted 12/8/16 at 1:25 PM | Brian Wallace

Understanding How Memories Work

Your brain can be used against you, so it's important to understand how your brain actually works. Learn more about brain storage from this infographic!

Posted 10/22/16 at 2:29 AM | Mark John

Whatever You Had to Learn about Reverse Phone Lookups

You have actually most likely become aware of a sort of modern technology and also solution called reverse phone lookups. This advancement is often called reverse phone check or contact number lookup. From words itself, turn around phone lookup is a sort of modern technology that makes it possible for any person to seek out needed details of an individual based from a phone number.

Exactly how does it Work?

Reverse phone lookup deals with using a computer system and also a net link. Allow us claim that you have actually had a missed out on contact your phone as well as all you have is a telephone number. If you wish to know who that individual is, after that all you should do is go into the contact number (location code as well as 7 figure number), await a couple of secs, as well as you obtain the info you require.

What type of Information Do I Get?

The kind as well as deepness of details you obtain would certainly depend on the kind of reverse phone lookup solution you have. The even more usual kind of phone number lookup is the cost-free solution. Important and also required info like the total address, household participants, birthday celebrations, and so on are some of the crucial info you obtain from a paid opposite phone lookup solution. FULL POST

Posted 9/20/16 at 2:23 PM | Brian Wallace

Your Native Language May Affect How You Perceive Colors

Linguists have long thought that your native language could have an effect on how you see. Learn more about how language affects color perception from this infographic!

Posted 9/15/16 at 8:05 PM | Mark Ellis

Stunning find: 3,000-year-old stone from Israel’s High Priest with mysterious inscription inside

Professor Moshe Sharon examines stone

By Mark Ellis

A small onyx stone, said to be a gift to a Knight Templar over 1,000 years ago and handed down within a family, may actually be what the owner asserts: a gem originally worn by the High Priest in Jerusalem.

The astounding report – corroborated by a number of independent experts – was contained in a story by Adam Berkowitz in Breaking Israel News.

According to the Talmud (Yoma 21b), the precious stones worn on the High Priest’s garments were lost when Jerusalem was sacked by the Babylonians.

There were 12 stones mounted on the breastplate of the High Priest and two sardonyx stones fixed in gold settings on the shoulders of the High Priest.

“And you shall put the two stones on the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, as stones of memorial for the sons of Israel; and Aaron shall bear their names before the Lord on his two shoulders for a memorial.” Exodus 28:12 FULL POST

Posted 9/6/16 at 11:19 AM | Brian Wallace

Why Green Tech Matters

Most of our energy comes from sources that make the Earth a less hospitable place for us. Learn how green tech can help from this infographic!

Posted 9/2/16 at 10:10 AM | Brian Wallace

How Fashion Polutes

Spending too much money on clothing doesn't just hurt your budget, it also hurts the Earth. Learn more about sustainable fashion from this infographic!

Posted 8/11/16 at 1:20 AM | David Fournier

Why You Need a Good Online Presence and How to Build It

Creating and maintaining a good online presence is a must in today’s internet age. Almost everything you’re trying to accomplish offline will be influenced by your online presence one way or another. Your online presence includes your social media page, your website or blog, and everything you do online. There are 3 main reasons why you need a good online presence.

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It Says a Lot About You

When you apply for a job, chances are the recruiters search your full name on Google Search at some point. Whatever they see in return will greatly influence the decision to hire you. You may have forgotten about that rant you wrote about your former employer, but the internet never forgets. FULL POST

Posted 8/2/16 at 1:07 PM | Brian Wallace

How Computers Have Changed Over Time

The computers we take for granted today have evolved over many decades. Learn more about the evolution of computer science from this infographic!

Posted 7/22/16 at 5:28 AM | David Fournier

How SiteGround outshines other Hosting Platforms?

What is SiteGround?

SiteGround was founded in the 2004 and since then there is no looking. The popular webhosting company, hosting over 4 millions domains worldwide is definitely a thing to look at and choose. It has almost all the essential features to be termed as the king. Moreover, the SiteGround reviews have proved that it is favorite of all. How? Lets learn the features that top the list of customers and users:

Quick uptime

Most of the hosting companies claim themselves to be the king of uptime but fall short when it comes to delivery. One of the mentions in SiteGround reviews is that they take little time to display their monthly uptime to their current users as well as the soon to be users on the website. They have recorded an uptime of 99.9% which means very quick and in that, the company has received a 30 day no downtime. This speaks of their professionalism and delivered high customer satisfaction for the users. Be confident of the hosting company on what it will deliver.

It gives the top support team

Another prominent mention is that SiteGround provides a lighting fast support. In most of the companies, reaching the service team is difficult talk. However, this web hosting platform’s team is available for 24/7 online live chat. This provides a response time of less than a minute accessible throughout the day. Call support is also ready round the clock. Not only they can help you with the hosting related issues but they also offer assistance on CMS relevant problems. The expert team will dig into your site, find the problem and then fix it. FULL POST

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