Posts tagged "evolution"

Mike Brown’s Family Will File A Civil Suit Against The City Of Ferguson

Ferguson shooting victim Mike Brown’s family will be filing a civil suit against the City of Ferguson and Officer Darren Wilson.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 5, 2015

57 Percent Of GOP Voters Would Make Christianity The National Religion

A survey of Republican Primary voters released this week and conducted by Public Policy Polling provides some interesting results and insight into the minds of GOP voters. The poll determined that Scott "Scabby" Walker is currently the lead potential 2016 candidate, followed, oddly, by Dr. Ben Carson. Scott Walker is at 25% to 18% for Be…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 25, 2015

Creationists Furious Over Carnival Cruise Lines’ Superbowl Ad

Ken Ham and his fellow Creationists are very upset about a Carnival Cruise Lines ad that aired during the Superbowl, featuring a particularly lovely part of a 1962 speech by John F. Kennedy. "I really don't know why it is that all of us are so committed to the sea, except I think it'…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 2, 2015

Bill Nye Explains Evolution With Emojis

Bill Nye has been on an evolution-education kick lately. First, last week, he went on Newsmax’s "MidPoint" to talk about his vehement opposition to creationism being taught in public schools, or at all, to young children. When asked if creationism is making kids less intelligent, he responded: “Absolutely. They’re holding the kids back. These…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 16, 2014

Creationist Darek Isaacs Asks: “If Evolution Is True, Is Rape Wrong?”

Where is Neil deGrasse Tyson when you need him? Because I'd love to see the astrophysicist and "Cosmos" host give Creationist Darek Isaacs a verbal beatdown for comments he made during an online broadcast on Monday positing that evolutionary theory excuses rape.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 11, 2014

16 Mind-Blowing Quotes From “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” (So Far)

"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of Carl Sagan's 1980s' television documentary series, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," is, so far, one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring shows I've ever watched. (Seriously, watching it I was more excited and moved than this little girl.) Jetting around…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2014

Be My Boyfriend: Bill Nye The Science Guy To Debate Founder Of The Creation Museum

One thing I always say about men: it is so hot when they believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old. That's why the rest of The Frisky staff and I want to have front row seats next month when Bill Nye The Science Guy debates Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum. …
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 4, 2014

How Humans Figured Out The Connection Between Sex And Babies

I'm a big fan of Slate's "Explainer" column, which enlists experts to answer those questions that boggle the mind. Oh, how this appeals to my inner science geek. Like when they explained why the rich and famous sunbathe topless. The answer: Because they can. Ha! OK, back to the question that caught my attention: How did…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 13, 2013

Men And Women Starting To Look More Alike

The androgynous look isn't just a thing that popped up in the 1970s and comes back in vogue every few years. Apparently, it's an evolutionary fact. Researchers at North Carolina State University (go Wolfpack!) studied Spanish and Portuguese skulls from now, as well as hundreds dating back all the way to 16th century. And…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 9, 2011

The Women Of The World Are Just Getting Prettier

Have you noticed that the world is getting prettier? At least the women in it? There is actually some science that suggests this is the case. A study from the University of Helsinki found that we're stuck in a female beauty cycle: beautiful women have more children than their less attractive counterparts, those beautiful wome…
By: Justine Fields / July 27, 2009

Men: The Weaker Sex?

According to a new study, men are fast becoming the weaker sex. In recent years, some 100,000 chemicals have entered the atmosphere and are wreaking havoc upon masculinity. Apparently, "gender bender" chemicals are messing with hormones, resulting in a "feminisation of the males." In male animals, symptoms include testicular dysfunction, smaller penises, and…
By: Susannah Breslin / December 8, 2008

It’s Evolution, Baby

Some may say that going from super stylish clothes to sweatpants is a downward progression. But maybe it's actually an upwards one. Coiffed city gal Laura, from Project Runway Season 3, may have feared being a sloppily dressed mom, but it turns out evolution has already put plenty of females in the animal…
By: Simcha / April 17, 2008

Vagenius: The Evolution Of Monkey Business

While a lot of celebrities like to walk around with their cooters out, it turns out that just means they’re less evolved females. Big surprise! But seriously, evolution is to blame for all the problems men have reading women’s sexual signals -- although it seems like the trade off was worth it. Back…
By: Simcha / March 25, 2008