Members of the reality-based community, please sit down before you click this link. BoingBoing reader Jim Hanas
Folks are building a Creation Museaum near my hometown in Kentucky as "a wonderful alternative to the evolutionary natural history museums that are turning countless minds against the gospel of Christ and the authority of the Scripture." I encourage you to take the virtual tour of this $25 million attraction. You will think George Saunders made it up.
to Creation Museum virtual tour. Note the inexplicably illogical illustration of dinosaurs entering Noah's ark, thumbnail above (Link
to original image).
BB reader Josh adds, "I found this on the website of the creationist museum you guys linked to today. In there wonderful question and answers section they offer this gem of an explanation of the Columbine killings. Along with a great cartoon they explain that the killers really did what they did because of...teaching natural selection! Wow." Link
It’s the end of an era, sort of: Fraunhofer IIS, the developers of the MP3 audio compression format, announced that they are ceasing their licensing program. In a blog post, spokesman Matthias Rose says that it’s had a good 20-year run and is obsolete. But it’s also true that the decoding patents expired last year, […]
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Yes, yes there is. The ultraportable Twisty Glass Mini boasts all of the simplicity of its forebear, while fitting just a little bit better in your pocket.The Mini is perfect for casual smokers, and anyone who doesn’t have the patience or fine motor skill for rolling papers. This piece keeps the convenient design of its older […]
Learning to code is a perfect way to grow your technical sophistication, and open up a host of new career options. But since most “learn to code” initiatives focus heavily on web development, it can be tough to find good resources for general-purpose computer science outside of a 4-year degree program. To get a broad […]