No doubt both sides of the Evolution Vs Intelligent Design debate will point at Macropinna macrostoma and its transparent head and claim proof of their positions. Personally, having watched this incredible video from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, I am simply awestruck. What a glorious looking fish!
The ubiquitous nature of Bill O’Reilly across the internet is testament to his ability to play to his audience. And he is, presumably, experienced enough and smart enough to know that a fair portion of his audience actively dislike him but watch because Continue reading
A few days ago I posted on the recent, unsuccessful attempt by stuntman Louis “Rocket” Re to leap over the world’s largest horseshoe crab on a motorcycle. It appears Mr Re actually managed to clear the crab in question on a previous occasion. At last years Crabfest 2008, he leapt the giant crustacean in order to demonstrate, somehow, that horseshoe crabs are either unable, or too lazy, to evolve. Maybe God has changed her mind.
The crab is located at the Freedom Worship Baptist Church, 664 West Main St, Blanchester, Ohio. It is currently rated as #17 out of the top 200 things to do in Ohio.
Which either says something about enormous crabs or something about Ohio.
A number of rather silly things are done in the name of religion.
Explaining to a doctor that you sustained your injuries whilst attempting to jump a giant crab in order to prove evolution is a myth would appear to be top of the list.