Long story short: Homology (8 minutes)
One of the main arguments Darwin used for his theory was homology – that very different animals have some odd similarities, like how a whale, human, and bat have similar “arm” bone structures. Darwin asked, how could these similarities exist other than that we’re all related?
But it turns out, homology is no proof of evolution!
Time to hit pause on gene-editing
When it comes to human gene-editing, China is acting more responsible than the West, where “we insist on charging ahead despite our imperfect knowledge with an unbounded confidence in our abilities.”
Woodpeckers are freaky cool!
Football players get concussions at impacts of 80 g, but woodpeckers deal with impacts amounting to 1,200 g. How do they escape brain injuries? This article is not from a Christian perspective, but in laying out how wonderful these critters are, it points us to their amazing Designer. Watch the embedded video to see the impacts in slow motion! (h/t to Crev.info)
Your face was designed to show emotion
Did you know about half the muscles in your face are there to make facial expressions?
A license for your thoughts?
“You need to get a government license for many things in Canada; so far, publishing your thoughts is not one of them. But in recent weeks two warning shots have been fired…”
The Riot and the Dance: Water (3 minutes)
Riot and the Dance: Earth (reviewed here) was one of the most original nature documentaries made, exploring not just the beauty, but also the “riot” of what is going on in this created, marvelous, but also fallen, world. Now there is a sequel coming out, and the trailer looks good!