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Facial reconstruction: Meeting the faces of our past

Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the most potent ways historians connect people to our past is through facial reconstruction. As the technology to reproduce those ancient faces progresses, we’re discovering that we need to be aware of how we use it. Our biases can accidentally shift the appearance of those faces and distort the understanding audiences gain from […]

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The Asteroid Impact the Bible’s Writers Missed (LSP #203)

Reading Time: 8 minutes Granted, a worldwide slate-wiper genocide like the Great Flood, which we discussed just last week, would have caused even more devastation than the Chicxulub asteroid impact. I mean, that asteroid just wiped out most of all life on Earth — 75% of all plant and animal species, including every four-legged animal that weighed more than about 25 kilograms (55 pounds). That’s kinda small potatoes compared to what would have happened if some petulant man-child of a god had actually suddenly submerged the whole planet in many oceans’ worth of water for a while.

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A Wacky Dealbreaker for Great Flood Creationists (LSP #202)

Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back! For the last few weeks, we’ve been checking out various news stories from the world of science. There’s a reason for that. I think it’s hilarious to see how often — and how hugely — science completely devastates fundagelicals’ false claims. Let’s check out one of the biggest dealbreakers for Creationists’ […]

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Wacky Snails: Life, Uh, Finds a Way (LSP #182)

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Lately, biologists have discovered some interesting adaptations in snail life that show us that life — in the cosmic, general sense — often really does find a way. Today, Lord Snow Presides over yet another slap in the face to Creationists. Snails in General. Snails belong to the general classification of invertebrate […]

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Of Gallbladders and Unintelligent Design (LSP #114)

Reading Time: 9 minutes Yesterday, you might have noticed that for the first time in six years, I missed a scheduled post. The reason relates to a weird part of the body, the gallbladder, that illustrates just how untrue evangelicals’ Creationism claims truly are. Today, Lord Snow Presides over yet another uncomfortable reminder that evolution is a real thing that happens–even to humans.