New candidate for the Darwin Awards

Special nominee for the Darwin Awards, handed out each year to exceptionally...bonus stupidity points in his bid for a Darwin.There's nothing funny about the...others to come.Traditionally, the Darwin Awards are won posthumously by knuckleheads...
On Writing: Commas, history and William Strunk

...restrain him from looking anew at the elements of style.And neither should we. Just as we understand biology better after Darwin and physics better after Einstein, we understand writing better after Strunk. But maybe now we can see the elements of style...
Darwin's Tribe leads locals in Klondike

...Relay evolved Saturday morning, Team Darwin's Tribe eliminated two Appendages to...Juneau finishers and top mixed team. Darwin's Tribe, captained by Don Eagle, finished...finishing in Whitehorse at midday Saturday. Darwin's Tribe finished nearly eighteen minutes...
Darwin's theories often misrepresented

...insisted on putting words into Charles Darwin's mouth. The truth is, he never...words of his stubborn detractors. What Darwin actually believed was that humans and...totally new species (speciation). That Darwin himself understood that this is the crux...
Darwin was an "evocreationist"

...word, beginning to end. In reference to Charles Darwin's beliefs: Darwin states in the last chapter his recognition of the...created first "few forms." By his own words Charles Darwin was an evocreationist. Recognizing a creator is...
Looking back to Chiloe, where Darwin roamed

Charles Darwin visited Chiloé Island in 1834 and 1835...plantations of exotic trees, so presumably Darwin would be pleased. The south-temperate...favorite one is the chucao tapaculo. When Darwin visited Chiloé, he noticed "an odd...
Darwin Mears

Lifelong Alaska resident Darwin H. "Bim" Mears, 45, died Dec...born Dec. 18, 1958, to Audrey and Darwin Mears Sr., in Ketchikan. He graduated...member of the Assembly of God Church. "Darwin loved his family and many friends...
Why try?

...Woods (F, 55-59) 1:38:3441. Darwin Macdonel (M, 35-39) 1:39:3942...3856. Rebecca Farrell 0:23:5857. Darwin Macdonel 0:24:1058. Erik Anderson...1720. Meghan DeSloover 0:35:0821. Darwin Macdonel 0:35:4622. Maren Haavig...
On the Trails: Ralston Island

...intricate flowers, rather than the showy ones most folks notice. There were twayblades, named for the paired leaves on the stem. Darwin, long ago, figured out just how the little twayblade flowers contrive to be pollinated by visiting insects: When an insect...
Today in history "Monkey Trial" ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. (The conviction was later overturned on a technicality.)In 1930, President Herbert Hoover signed...


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