• Creationism Vs Evolution Billion Years
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    Where we come from is a question as old as mankind itself. There are countless numbers of religions, each with their own twist on the origins of earth and mankind, but one of the most highly visible debates would be creationism vs. evolution. Depending on where your beliefs lie, the Earth has been around somewhere in the neighborhood of 6, 000 years to 4. 5 billion years. One would tend to believe that this vast difference in time would make it impossible to have 2 "theories" that are so widely ...
  • Precambrian Extinction Years Ago
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    Mass Extinction in the Precambrian As the decades pass, technological advances have enabled researchers, entrepenures and pondering minds the ability to discover more and more about every aspect of our very existence. Over the past three decades the evolutionary tree of life has been expanded at least seven times over. Major advances have been made in the area of evolution to open the eyes of many to the extensive history of the earth. For the very first time, we have tangible knowledge that lif...
  • Mars Years Ago
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    Mars: Is There Life Out There? Since 1976, when the Viking Landers took off toward the red planet, people have been wondering if there is life on Mars. There have been questions of pictures taken from Mars and skepticism about why some of the recent landings have failed. Scientists, up till now, have been doubtful about life on Mars. Everything changed on August 7, 1996, when NASA and President Clinton told the world that a very primitive life form had been found in a meteorite, from 1984. Pres...
  • Years Ago Brady Hornbeck Monkey
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    Humour - E. K. Hornbeck (Hornbeck is the king of comedy in this story, we see this early on in his witty remarks to Mrs. Krebs and when he starts to converse with the monkey). MRS. KREBS: (Unctuously, to Hornbeck) "You " re a stranger, aren't you, mister? Want a nice clean place to stay?" HORNBECK: "I had a nice clean place to stay, madame, and I left it to come here." (pp. 13) - As well, throughout the book, Hornbeck makes several jokes about Brady, which of course are not directed at him, but...