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Ant Brains and Human Evolution

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Except for entomologists, I reckon that most people dislike ants. Especially carpenter ants, hammering and running power tools in the walls at all hours of the night. You certainly do not want to pitch your tent over an anthill. But God did not consult anyone when he made them an important part of the ecosystem. They aerate soil, clean up dead things, disperse seeds, are predatory to pests, and are mighty tasty to other critters.  We cannot live without them . Darwinists decided to study their brains to determine human brain evolution. Freeimages /  Dimitar Tzankov Ants have about 250,000 neurons in their 600 μm (micrometer) brains, and humans have somewhere around 100 billion neurons in our brains. Sure, the comparison is just screaming to be made. Makes perfect sense. Actually, it does  make sense to fundamentalist evolutionists in some strange way because we all supposedly evolved from a common ancestor. These jaspers presuppose evolution (no matter how ludicrous they sound) to prov

Evolutionary Fantasies and Circadian Rhythms

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The other day, I was surprised that Russel Watchtower, the manager of the Ministry of Truth at the Darwin Ranch, was feeling a mite conversational. We were both in town for supplies, but he kept on yawning. That caused a few of my own. I remarked that our circadian rhythms were out of whack from the recent time change thing. We all have these inner clocks that do not like to be adjusted. Seriously disrupting our time can cause physical and mental problems. Pixabay / Gerd Altmann In addition, we have numerous inner clocks...when I say "we", I mean living things. Mammals have them regulating physiology in many different ways, with a master clock and subordinate clocks, all the way down to the cellular level. Less complex life forms have them, too. If one were to undertake describing the evolution of the alarm clock, it would be rather straightforward. With biological timepieces, not so much. Believers in universal common descent cannot give plausible explanations for the origin

The Yellowstone Supervolcano and the Genesis Flood

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In these here formerly United States, we have us some mighty impressive national parks. Parts of  Yellowstone National Park  reach into three states, and it appeals to people for activities year round. It is famous for scenery, nature — and geology. Many people know of the Old Faithful geyser and others there, but it may not be as well known that geysers and thermal activity are because there is an extremely large supervolcano underneath a large portion of the park. It is dormant. Flickr /  AleGranholm  ( CC BY 2.0 ) Some folks get sensationalistic about volcanoes and supervolcanoes, but fears are exaggerated. The big one at Yellowstone is not even in the top twenty most dangerous in America . Geologists point out that dormant volcanoes can act up again, but if they do, they are not as likely to be as violent as they were in the past . Researchers find that hotspot activity at Yellowstone is on the down side . The facts support the cataclysmic Genesis Flood models by creation scientist

DNA is a Many-Layered Thing

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A spell back, we looked at the enigmatic cipher of DNA , which clearly demonstrates the genius of the Master Engineer. The best that Darwin's disciples can do is give the weak  non-explanation of "it evolved"  — as if that was supposed to satisfy minds that desire rational information. Although mobile devices dominate teh interwebs these days and help shorten attention spans, I am going to make a reference to a Windows PC. When the user does a right-click in a browser, program, or whatever, it brings up a context menu. DNA actually does something similar! Credits: Flickr / quapan  ( CC BY 2.0 ), modified at PhotoFunia Even further, DNA modifies and makes proteins. It can be read for a code one way, a different one in reverse, and other ways of reading provide additional instructions. It even works in four dimensions ! This complex code and cipher testifies very clearly about our Creator and against evolution. The article linked below has a very interesting analogy that he

Symbiosis at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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If folks saddle up and ride to Florida, head way south into the Florida Keys. The Spanish word cayo  means "little island". The Keys are an archipelago, and U.S. Highway 1 takes you to Key Largo ( Cayo Largo , long little island). Then head out to  John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park . There are plenty of activities year round. Boating, walking, hiking, and so on. But the good stuff for our purposes happens underwater. People who do snorkeling and diving can get a good look. Flickr / Matt Kieffer  ( CC BY-SA 2.0 ) Symbiosis  happens with mutually beneficial relationships, but things that happen in coral reefs are a mite surprising. Corals tend to be on the tiny side for the most part, and the living parts (polyps) generally eat zooplankton. Meanwhile, single-celled algae called zooxanthellae have a symbiosis with corals. Another fascinating bit of symbiosis is what are called cleaning stations. Big fish queue up and let little fish swim into their mouths and clean their teet

Snails, Slugs, and Evolutionary Absurdities

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It seems like a good life to travel with your home. Some folks do that with recreational vehicles and call it RVing , whether for vacations, after retirement, or as a lifestyle because it seemed like a good idea. Critters like snails do it out of necessity because they were designed that way. Propagandists for minerals-to-malacologist evolution tend to oversimplify things so the public will be more accepting of their stories. Such is the case with snails, semi-snails, and slugs. Freeimages / Natalia Z Evolutionists put a dizzying spin on practically anything, and they claim that a loss of traits  demonstrates Darwinism . Somehow, the snail evolved away from a shell, leaving semi-snails (gear-jammin' diesel burnin' big rig drivers) as a transitional form into slugs. Looking at the story that is presented, it can make sense to people who are not bothering to use the minds God gave them. In reality, our Creator designed genetic diversity in creatures. Storytelling does not vindic

An Extragalactic Extrasolar Planet?

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In " Extrasolar Planets Thwart Cosmic Evolution ", we looked at three articles by astrophysicist Dr. Jason Lisle. He discussed the history of exoplanets, the methods used for detection, how astronomers know their composition, and more. Those planets are within our own galaxy. Detecting them is fascinating enough, but prepare to be impressed again because there is a strong possibility that an exoplanet outside our galaxy has been found. Those fun-loving astronomers have given it the whimsical name of M51-ULS-1b. This discovery is quite interesting. X-ray: NASA /CXC/SAO/R. DiStefano, et al.; Optical: NASA/ESA/STScI/Grendler; Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss (Usage does not imply endorsement of site contents) This is a bigly-huge distance away, and the detection is reminiscent of that used for discovering the first exoplanets (this method may lead to further discoveries out there, thataway). In both cases, planets are around massive objects, but the latest one has quite a bit happ