Evolutionist Quote of the Day

Over the weekend I ordered a copy of the 2nd edition of Ankel-Simons’ An Introduction to Primate Anatomy. At this point I have only glanced through it, but two things stand out. First the preface is ended with a wonderful line drawing of an Aye-Aye – which shows impeccably good taste. Second, this quote by Thomas Huxley:

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Record Setting Mastadon Tusks Found in Greece

Via National Geographic. The tusks are 16.4 and 15 feet long.

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Let Them Eat Aricept

Seems like the Bush administration is riddled with people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. First, it was Scooter Libby suffering from massive memory problems, then Albert Gonzales revealed massive memory deficits. Now, via Firedoglake we learn:

The three-star general who kept the truth about Tillman’s death from his family and the public told investigators some 70 times that he had a bad memory and couldn’t recall details of his actions.

Seems like bad memories have become the favorite excuse of the Bushies…

…Then Why Are There Still Monkeys

A commonly encountered creationist argument asks why there are still monkeys if they evolved into apes and humans. This is the stripped down version of an argument by Casey Luskin. Casey has discovered the MSNBC article concerning the recent study of quadrupedalism and bipedalism in chimpanzees and bipedalism in humans. Jason over at EvolutionBlog discussed the first part of Casey’s whine and Chris at NorthState Science has taken Casey to task for the second part (drawing my attention to it in the process) which specifically focuses on anthropology.
Here is Luskin:

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Happy Birthday to Me


If memory serves it is also Joshua Rosenau’s birthday (but I could be wrong – in which case oops!), so go on over to Name to be determined later and wish him a happy birthday.

Begging for an Article

Update: Thanks! I have the article now!
Can someone send me a copy of the article linked to below:
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/104/30/12265
Thanks!

Hadzabe Discussion

Chris has some thoughts on the Hadzabe issue. Those of you who are interested in the issue should follow the link an make your opinion known…
Added a few minutes later: An interesting point of view on the Hadzabe