The Australian media is portraying Richard Dawkins during his visit ‘down under’ as taking on the creationists.
Journalist Danika Armytage described it in her video report of 5 March 2010 like this:
“Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins is in Sydney this weekend to promote his new book ‘The Greatest Show on Earth‘. It’s an uncompromising [...]
When Climategate broke in November 2009 a catchy song appeared on Youtube called Hide the Decline. It mocked those scientists involved in the climate research who were exposed for manipulating scientific data. The song starts off:
Makin’ up data the old hard way
Fudgin’ the numbers day by day
Ignoring the snow and the cold and a downward [...]
I wondered here how long it would take for Wikipedia to to be edited to incorporate the latest find of tetrapod footprints in Poland, which have consigned fossils like Tiktaalik to an evolutionary dead end—fossils that have been paraded as evidence for the evolutionary fish-to-tetrapod transion.
Well, on 22 January 2010: I edited the Wikipedia entry [...]
Wikipedia usually responds quickly to new information. When one of the Apostles, the limestone stacks in the ocean off southern Australia, collapsed a few years ago someone updated the Wiki entry within hours. However, there seems to be an eerie silence on Tiktaalik.
Richard Dawkins describes Tik-tik in his his latest book, The Greatest [...]