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The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

The Best Tabletop Games of 2015

Each year, there are dozens of amazing tabletop games worth discovering, and it can be hard to know which titles might be a good fit for your gaming …

10 People Who Claimed To Visit Other Planets

Over the last couple of centuries, many individuals have claimed to visit other planets through astral projection or through secret, possibly alien, …

How to create an auroch

To re-create a large brutish cow that isn’t very tasty and probably doesn’t like being milked, here’s what you do<p>So, mammoth cloning is not going to happen. No intact genomes will have survived the 3,700 years since the last mammoth walked on Wrangel Island. No mammoth chromosomes will be found …

Genetics

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Yes, Japanese Handjob Karaoke Exists And It's Insanely Funny

Karaoke can often be a blast, especially if the drinks are flowing, but it can always be immensely challenging and nerve-wrecking being put on the …

See How 50,000 Species Evolved With This Beautiful, Swirling Timeline

The tree of life doesn’t actually look like a tree. It looks like a galaxy spiraling out from the beginning of the Earth.<p>That at least is how it appears in a new evolutionary timeline. It’s based on research that documents the development of more than 50,000 species, from the earliest eukaryotes to …

Evolution

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you’ve probably never even heard of. Darwin earned their …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

The 10 Best And 10 Worst Science Fiction And Fantasy Movies Of 2014

This was a weird year for movies. The box office was weak, but also, most films didn't deserve love or hate. They were just... okay. But the genre …

Science Fiction

20 Maps That Never Happened

You are probably pretty familiar with maps of the world, especially maps of the English-speaking world. But if history had been a little different, …

An Evolution Outreach: How Species Evolve Like Languages

Understanding how languages change provides a lot of insight into biological evolution, writes Dennis Venema in a new series of posts for BioLogos.<p>I’ve written before about Venema, a young professor of biology at Trinity Western University in British Columbia, who devotes a lot of energy to the …

Mankind's Forbidden History Holds the Answer for the "Missing Link"

It is perhaps the most convoluted puzzle to ever exist, a timeline which pits some of today’s most dominant dogmas, whether scientific or …

Scientific Study: Ancient Humans Bred with Completely Unknown Species

A new study presented to the Royal Society meeting on ancient DNA in London last week has revealed a dramatic finding – the genome of one …

BYU's Leslie was decoy on game-winning touchdown pass from Stewart

BERKELEY, Calif. — BYU wide receiver Jordan Leslie spent Thanksgiving last Thursday at the home of Christian Stewart in Orem, where Stewart passed …

College Sports

10 Famous Historical Events That Didn't Really Happen

A White-Tailed Eagle Wearing a Camera Records a Breathtaking 111-MPH Flight Over Paris

Victor, a trained white-tailed eagle, soars from the top of the Eiffel Tower to Paris below in a breathtaking bird’s-eye view video captured by a …

Human Origins from Sumerians, Annunaki, and Nibiru ( Full Documentary)

<b>2013 This video documentary and the other documentaries that you can see on this channel are very informative, interesting, and even fun. You will</b> …

5 Weird Directions Human Evolution Could Have Taken

Evolution is a gamble where you lay not only your life, but the existence of your entire species on the table. What's more, it's an absolute …

An Alternative History of Mankind

<i>An Alternative History of Mankind</i> is the new book from John Ventre, who also penned <i>UFOs Over Pennsylvania; Apophis 2029</i>;<i> The Day After 2012</i>; and …

10 Insane Ancient Achievements that Science Can’t Explain

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by World Mysteries<p>Out-of-place artifact (OOPArt) is a term coined by American naturalist and cryptozoologist Ivan T. Sanderson for an …

Former Playboy Models Photographed 60 Years Later

Even the most lustworthy and desirable individuals in the world cannot escape the passage of time. As the years tick by, looks slowly fade, what was …

Inside Action Park, The World’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park

<i>Action Park’s short-lived loop water slide.</i><p>Seth Porges of Mashable examines Action Park, a notoriously dangerous New Jersey amusement park, in the …