This is the best news that I have heard in ages, from the Boston Globe Online: WASHINGTON -- A federal judge in Pennsylvania yesterday ruled that intelligent design is "nothing less than the progeny of creationism" and should not be taught in public … [Read more...] about Intelligent What? Not Science.
Archives for December 2005
It is great news that the 100 pilot whales stranded on a beach at the top of New Zealand's South Island have been refloated and are on their way back out to sea. But you have to wonder who gave these dolphins, that seem unable to orientate for … [Read more...] about Pilot Whales, Really Just Sheep?
John Quiggin comments at his blog today that a senior fellow at the CATO Institute in the US has resigned because he received cash for specific promotional articles. It reminded me of a newspaper article I was sent last week outlining the extent to … [Read more...] about Who Writes What for Whom?
According to today's NEWSMAIL@YOUR.ABC.NET.AU: Tasmania's main turkey producer is warning customers to expect more than they have ordered, after climatic conditions resulted in bigger-than-usual birds. Nichols Poultry owner Robert Nichols says the … [Read more...] about How Big is Your Christmas Turkey?
I mentioned that I would be away from Brisbane for a week surfing, click here for previous post. It was fun staying at Bluey's Beach near Wallis Lake in New South Wales. I also visited the hinterland, in particular my friend Jim Hoggett's goat farm … [Read more...] about Capparis Cheese
My 16 year old daughter told me some weeks ago that she had just heard on local FM radio that "the government" was going to fund an independent assessment into the safety of GM food. What she didn't know was that the WA government is going to … [Read more...] about WA Government Swallows Carmen’s Large Hook