29 May 2013

AronRa: The Evolution of Genesis and Religion Reverses Everything

^^recorded at: Imagine No Religion 3, Kamloops BC, on May 19, 2013

^^recorded at: Secular Student Alliance, University of North Texas, Denton Tx on April 11 2013

12 May 2013

awesome Canadians: Commander Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield is coming home in two days via a Soyuz spacecraft.  He became the first Canadian to command the ISS when he arrived back on 21 December. Commander Hadfield has proven to be a great populariser of space exploration - he rocks at engaging audiences with science: 16,000+ You Tube subscribers with 860,000+ video views; and 773,000+ Twitter followers.

4 May 2013

guest shots: vultures by borneodaya@gmail .com

turkey vultures photographed in the Greater Vancouver Regional District

Classification of 'new world' vultures, including these turkey vultures, has vexed taxonomists for decades. Current thinking is that they belong in the order Accipitriformes along with hawks and eagles as diurnal birds of prey.

Photos by borneodaya@gmail.com. Used with permission. Contact the artist for high resolution copies.