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Chewie, Lucy’s Imaginary Big Brother, Left Footprints in Tanzania

The new footprints are a bit bigger than these. Image courtesy of Momotarou2012, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen “There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling...
by Joel Kontinen on Dec 15, 2016

Monkey Brains Were Not Built for Talking

A macaque can’t speak. Image courtesy of Shantanu Kuveskar, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0). Joel Kontinen Parrots and some other birds can utter sounds that resemble words, but monkeys and apes cannot. This is a big enigma for evolutionists...
by Joel Kontinen on Dec 11, 2016

Lucy Was a Tree Climber, New Research Suggests

Lucy’s bones. The leg bones are still missing, so theories of how our assumed grandmother walked are not based on facts. Joel Kontinen Lucy’s upper limbs resembled those of modern chimps. This suggests that our assumed grandmother Australopi...
by Joel Kontinen on Dec 5, 2016

Darwin’s Abominable Mystery Is Good for Us

Darwin didn’t understand their origin, but they’re good for us. Joel Kontinen Charles Darwin called the origin of flowering plants an abominable mystery that was difficult to account for by his theory. Flowers do appear suddenly and fully f...
by Joel Kontinen on Sep 2, 2016

Tiniest Grazing Mammal Defies Darwinian Explanations

Pig-footed bandicoot (Chaeropus ecaudatus). Image courtesy of John Gould, public domain. Joel Kontinen The pig-footed bandicoot (Chaeropus ecaudatus) was last seen alive in the 1950s, but it still causes problems for orthodox Darwinian thinking.
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 31, 2016

Nanotyrannus: The Dino That Never Existed – And What It Implies for Noah’s Ark

Image courtesy of Conty, Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0). Joel Kontinen In 2003, palaeontologists from the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Illinois unearthed a dinosaur they thought looked like a tiny cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex. Half the size...
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 19, 2016

Darwinian Story: Thank Ancient Moss for the Oxygen You Breathe

Evolutionists tend to believe that these moss-covered rocks are hundreds of millions years old. Joel Kontinen Evolutionists have repeatedly claimed that oxygen made complex life possible. Usually, they mean the Cambrian Explosion, often called b...
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 17, 2016

Preservation of ”1.4-Million-Year-Old” Plankton DNA Is a Darwinian Mystery

An electron scanning microscope image of the diatom Surirella Spiralis reveals created beauty. Image courtesy of Nicola Angeli/MUSE, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen Plankton DNA in marine sediments should obviously decay with tim...
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 7, 2016

“70-Million-Year-Old” Hadrosaur Suffered from the Consequences of Adam’s Sin

Image courtesy of Nobu Tamura, Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0). Joel Kontinen According to the biblical worldview, the Earth was once a perfect place until the first humans rebelled against God’s explicit commandment. The dire consequences of...
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 3, 2016

Did Noah’s Flood Leave Rivers Beneath Greenland’s Glaciers?

Nuuk. Nowadays Greenland looks like this. Image courtesy of Oliver Schauf, public domain. Joel Kontinen Many geological discoveries suggest that our planet was once much warmer than it now is. We have read of Arctic dinosaur fossils, camel fo...
by Joel Kontinen on Jul 20, 2016

Ostriches’ “50-Million-Year-Old” American Cousin Is a Darwinian Dilemma

Ostriches have an American cousin that they hadn’t heard from. Joel Kontinen It seems that each new fossil discovery presents a fresh dilemma for Darwinian evolution. Two exceedingly well-preserved bird fossils found in an ancient lake-bed in W...
by Joel Kontinen on Jul 12, 2016

Homo Naledi Might Be Too Young for Human Evolution

H. Naledi was put together from tiny bit and pieces. Image courtesy of Lee Roger Berger research team, Creative Commons (CC BY 4.0). Joel Kontinen While the entire idea of human evolution has always been more or less fuzzy, it has now turned ou...
by Joel Kontinen on Jul 4, 2016

Bird Feathers Haven’t Evolved in ”100 Million Years,” Wings Trapped in Amber Suggest

The ancient feathers look at lot like this one. Joel Kontinen The little feathers trapped in amber are assumed to be almost 100 years old. Whereas New Scientist reports that they belonged to tiny flying dinosaurs, National Geographic is more fo...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 30, 2016

Clever Ants “Created An Elaborate Farming System 25 Million Years Ago”

A termite mound in Queensland, Australia. Image courtesy of Dale Eaton, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen The Bible describes ant as very industrious creatures. ”Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!” P...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 26, 2016

Mudskippers Defy Darwinian Dogma of Transition from Water to Land

by Joel Kontinen on Jun 24, 2016

Protein Compounds in Exceptionally Well Preserved “1.88-Billion-Year-Old” Microfossils

Modern cyanobacteria are anything but simple. Image courtesy of Kelvin Song, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen ‘Exceptionally’ is the key word in a paper recently published in Nature Communications on microfossils discovered the...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 22, 2016

Protein Compounds in Exceptionally Well Preserved “1.88-Million Year Old” Microfossils

Modern cyanobacteria are anything but simple. Image courtesy of Kelvin Song, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen ‘Exceptionally’ is the key word in a paper recently published in Nature Communications on microfossils discovered the...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 22, 2016

Zion Canyon: Massive Landslide Challenges Millions of Years Dogma

Zion Canyon. Image courtesy of Diliff, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen Geological features can be formed – and destroyed – in almost an instant. Recently, the BBC reported on a massive landslide in the Zion Canyon that bro...
by Joel Kontinen on May 29, 2016

Zion Canyon: Rapid Massive Landslide Challenges Millions of Years Dogma

Zion Canyon. Image courtesy of Diliff, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen Geological features can be formed – and destroyed – in almost an instant. Recently, the BBC reported on a massive landslide in the Zion Canyon that bro...
by Joel Kontinen on May 29, 2016

“Sun Kickstarted Life on Earth”: New Attempt to Solve the Faint Young Sun Paradox

A new hypothesis tries to get past Earth’s magnetic field. Image courtesy of NASA. Joel Kontinen Popular science journalism tends to produce eye-catching headlines. Reporting on a recent attempt by Vladimir Airapetian at NASA’s Goddard Space...
by Joel Kontinen on May 25, 2016


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