Pleistocene Park

From Yahoo! News/AP -- One scientist's hobby: recreating the ice age CHERSKY, Russia – Wild horses have returned to northern Siberia. So have musk oxen, hairy beasts that once shared this icy land with woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Moose and reindeer are here, and may one day be joined by Canadian bison and deer. …

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Earth Observatory images

A few NASA Earth Observatory images from the past few months: Mataiva Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago, South Pacific Ocean, August 30, 2010 This image makes a great desktop background. The full-resolution image doesn't have labels. The Water Planet, October 2, 2010 Arthur C. Clarke once remarked, "How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is …

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Did Ann Coulter really say “Earth is yours. Take it. Rape it. It’s yours”?

4/22/2013 -- For a much more Biblical view of nature than what you will hear from Ann Coulter, see my Earth Day 2013 entry: The goodness and fruitfulness of creation. See also the environmental quotes from Christian authors Francis Schaeffer and Steven Bouma-Prediger. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- I've seen this quote from conservative commentator Ann Coulter in several places, and I'm curious about …

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Consider atheism? I don’t think so

The American Humanist Association is launching an ad campaign, urging us all to "Consider Humanism." This campaign uses a familiar atheist technique: Focus on the evils done in the name of religion; ignore the evils done by atheists. The graphics I've seen have this format: What some believe -- a verse from the Bible or …

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John Piper and the age of the Earth — part 2

The Bible does not teach that the Earth is only 6000 years old. It isn't just me and others who have a science background who are saying this. It isn't just theological liberals who deny the inspiration and authority of the Bible who are saying this. A number of Bible believing Christian scholars and pastors …

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