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The Ancient Egyptians built their great Pyramids by pouring concrete into blocks high on the site rather than hauling up giant stones, according to a new Franco-American study.
All of those scenes of the slaves dragging those huge stone blocks … say it isn't so!
From today’s fascinating Pharyngula article, The eye as a contingent, diverse, complex product of evolutionary processes:
… the clumsy organization of the eye clearly indicates that it is the product of an evolutionary process rather than of any kind of intelligent design.
What we find in molecular biology is flexibility and modularity, attributes that lend themselves well to combinatorial changes that can easily increase complexity—a complexity that is a hallmark of unguided evolutionary change, not design.
December 22,2005 | BANGKOK, Thailand -- Talk about a working mother. A Christmas Island frigate bird named Lydia recently made a nonstop journey of just over 26 days and covering nearly 2,500 miles -- across Indonesian volcanoes and some of Asia's busiest shipping lanes -- in search of food for her baby.