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  • Scientists hold out hope that Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George will reproduce

     
    Will Lonesome George ever become a dad? Scientists are still hoping to mate the near century-old giant tortoise from the Galapagos -- even though efforts over the last two decades have failed. The Galapagos National Park said in a statement......
  • Churches celebrate Darwin’s birth on “Evolution Weekend”

     
    Hundreds of churches celebrate the birth of Charles Darwin on “Evolution Weekend” Feb. 11-13. While opinion polls show Americans evenly divided over Darwin's theory of evolution, a number of religious scholars contend there is no real conflict...
  • Coming to the Festival of Books: Mark Kurlansky

     
    Coming to the Festival of Books: Mark Kurlansky, author of "Cod," has written a children's book about fish and the oceans -- he talks about what draws him back to the sea....
  • Orlando Fringe 20: 2008, the 17th Fringe Festival

     
    We're counting down to the 20th annual Orlando Fringe Festival by looking back at years gone by… can you believe it? We're already up to 2008! 2008 was a momentous year for the Orlando Sentinel's coverage of the Orlando Fringe Festival, if you'll...
  • LAUSD prepares to ax school librarians' jobs. What would August Wilson say?

     
    With school librarians' jobs endangered in L.A., what would August Wilson say?...
  • Aardman’s next project? Pirates!

     
    Those Wallace & Gromit animators at Aardman have “Arthur Christmas” due out this November. But their next announced work is“The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” It's the first of a planned series of Aardman films based...
  • Biology test omits creation theory, complains Kentucky educator

     
    Kentucky evolution challenge: A county schools superintendent in Kentucky is upset that a statewide biology test puts too much emphasis on evolution....
  • DarwinTunes finds the natural selection in music styles

     
    In a project called DarwinTunes, two Imperial College London gathered a series of 100 randomly generated noise loops and allowed them to recombine in a process of natural selection, during which time they began to approximate music. August Brown...
  • Jane Austen ring goes up for auction

     
    A ring once owned by Jane Austen, which has been in her family for centuries, will be offered for sale for the first time....
  • National Day of Prayer v. National Day of Reason

     
    Religion News Service writer Kimberly Winston has this story about atheists countering the National Day of Prayer on Wednesday with their own National Day of Reason: As millions of Americans bow their headsThursday, May 3,for the annual National Day...
  • Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are

    Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are
    The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...