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  • Naturalism
    Portland-area atheists and agnostics gather for a social dinner on Tue. 1-6-15
    The Center for Philosophical Naturalism is hosting a dinner social in Beaverton on the night of Tue. 1-6-15. This is a time for atheists and agnostics in the community to get to know each other and share company without having to deal with people...
  • Advent of farming caused weaker human skeletons
    Advent of farming caused weaker human skeletons
    New research has shown that human beings developed lighter and more easily broken skeletal systems shortly after man became a farmer. Anthropologists and biologists from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History and...
  • New study proves recent evolution in coelacanths
    New study proves recent evolution in coelacanths
    Coelacanths have been called a “living fossil” because the fish have been around for at least 300 million years and the most exacting genetic information shows the fish evolve very slowly. Magali Naville, Domitille Chalopin, and Jean...
  • Ancient mollusk shells found in Java
    Shell engraving could be oldest human art at half a million years old
    Neanderthals and other early humans get a pretty bad rap in the modern day. Often depicted grunting and shaking a stone club with a heavy browed and vacant expression on their face, our ancient ancestors have come to be synonymous with a lack of...
  • World in the hands of God
    Looking for our beginnings in all the wrong places
    Ten years ago, the European Space Agency launched a satellite calledthe Rosetta to look for our ancestors beginnings. It bummed aroundspace, not doing much of anything, just taking a tour of the universeto see what it can see. At least that as all...
  • Men with best navigational skills have more children
    Men with superior navigational skills father more children
    It’s no secret that many men take pride in their superior spatial and navigational skills; so much so, in fact, that they have become the brunt of many a joke about failing to stop and ask for directions. Women have long thought it was tied...
  • Christian/atheist debates in the Portland area
    Christian/atheist debate: Is faith in God reasonable?
    On Tue. 11-18-14, you are invited to a free atheist/Christian debate in Beaverton. The topic is "Is faith in God warranted?" All details for the event can be found here:http://tinyurl.com/kd9dkmp . Representing a Christian viewpoint is...
  • Do Species Really Evolve From Other Species?
    Op-Ed: Do species really evolve from other species?
    One of the most blindly accepted and rarely thought through very carefully claims of modern science is, that species “evolve” from other species. This concept is indoctrinated into the impressionable minds of modern students from...
  • House Centipede
    Landmark study reveals what first bugs looked like
    From the bees that pollinate fruit trees to the termites that devour them after they’ve fallen, insects are an integral part of world’s ecosystem. Of the 1,659,420 species of animals that have been catalogued by scientists, 80 percent...
  • Questions for evolutionists to answer
    Questions for evolutionists to answer
    As a creationist I have the right to ask questions for evolutionists to answer. Evolution is a theory, and the test of any theory is whether or not it provides answers to basic questions. Please answer these questions if you can :Where did the...
  • AlfredRusselWallace6
    The Scopes Monkey Trial aftershocks
    The John T. Scopes “Monkey” Trial reflected a great clash in American society between religious tradition and scientific progress. The debate continues today, especially in the continuing conflict over the teaching of evolution and the...
  • Planet Earth's water existed 135M years sooner than thought
    Earth's 'life force' present millions of years sooner than believed [Report]
    Earth's evolution of life largely depended on the formation of water, and the general consensus is that it appeared in liquid form about 4.6 billion years ago. However, a new study shows evidence of water molecules being in the Solar System...
  • Pope Francis in his regalia
    Answering Pope Francis
    Pope Francis kept alive the main tradition of the Roman Catholic Church: compromise. Specifically he offered the familiar compromise between creation and evolution. But what he said will likely please no one. It certainly does not contribute...
  • Pope Francis and the Big Bang Theory
    Pope Francis and the Big Bang Theory
    Pope Francis’s view of the origins of the universe are more in line with those of Pope Pius XII, who described evolution as a “valid scientific approach to the development of humans in 1950 and Pope John Paul who reiterated that view...
  • Pope Francis Declares that "God is not a magician"
    Pope Francis declares evolution essential to understanding God
    Pope Francis has just come out with a declaration that the Big Bang and evolution are not only consistent with biblical teachings, they are essential to understanding God,the pope told an plenary assembly of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences....