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Difference Between Humans And Chimps

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

I often look into the eyes of animals and think, “This animal is conscious and alive, just like I am.  It feels emotions, it has an awareness of its surroundings and where it is, and it knows hunger and pain.”  This is definitely true of higher order primates, like chimpanzees.  The question is, how different […]

Gospel Tracts On My Car

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

After playing basketball in the gym for several hours today, I found that someone had left a Christian tract on my car window.  We’ve all seen them.  It basically said that I needed to repent, and asked me what I’d do if I died and had to stand before God. I haven’t worried about that […]

Radioactive Wildlife

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

In 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor in Ukraine went into meltdown, causing a massive ecological disaster.  Radiation flooded the environment and all humans had to evacuate.  The trees wilted and all the animals were dying of cancer and other forms of sickness.  But what about today? The BBC released a really fascinating story.  A group […]

The Music Of Biological Xerox Machines

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

When I was a teenager, I used to watch a lot of MTV and listen to the radio.  I’d go play basketball in the recreation center and inside, the radio would be playing music from Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, and Third Eye Blind.   Good memories and good times!  I’d spend hours in the […]

Artificial Evolution

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Tonight I want to briefly discuss artificial evolution using computer simulations.  This is one of the coolest things ever.  I wish I had time to actually write programs which do these things. This first video is rather ancient but I chose to include it because of how well it communicates the ideas.  A computer programmer […]

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