Archive for the tag 'Evolution'

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Kahlil Gibran

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 25th 2013

…100 species that changed the world…
Synopsis (from book cover):
Why have creatures evolved as they are? which species have had the biggest impact on the world we live in? Where does humanity fit in?
Christopher Lloyd leads us on an exhilarating journey, from the birth of life on the early Earth to the present day, as [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 18th 2010

Photo from from VPRO Beagle on Flickr – click on picture for more photos.

The Clipper Stad Amsterdam set sail from Plymouth harbor today following the steps of Darwin’s famous voyage of discovery.  The people involved in the project hope to retrace the route of Darwin’s 5 year voyage on HMS Beagle in a single year.
During [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2009

…The planet, life & people from the big bang to the present day…

Synopsys (from book cover):
How old is the universe? When did life on earth begin? What happened to dinosaurs? How was the moon created? How did ancient Chinese science shape the modern world? How did Islam trigger globalisation? Are humans really superior to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 3rd 2009