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The origin of complex life on Earth just got a little less mysterious | Ars Technica
Life on Earth goes back at least two billion years, but it was only in the last half-billion that it would have been visible to the naked eye. One of the enduring questions among biologists is how life made the jump from microbes to the multicellular plants and animals who rule the planet today.
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7 hours ago by brokenrhino
Radiometric Dating: Methods, Uses & the Significance of Half-Life - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com
The aging process in human beings is easy to see. As we age, our hair turns gray, our skin wrinkles and our gait slows. However, rocks and other objects in nature do not give off such obvious clues about how long they have been around. So we rely on radiometric dating to calculate their ages.
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9 hours ago by kenyob
Geologic Column | Answers in Genesis
Now the flood was on the earth forty days. The waters increased and lifted up the ark, and it rose high above the earth. The waters prevailed and greatly increased on the earth, and the ark moved about on the surface of the waters.
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9 hours ago by kenyob
Geologic time scale - Wikipedia
The geological time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological dating that relates geological strata (stratigraphy) to time, and is used by geologists, paleontologists, and other Earth scientists to describe the timing and relationships of events that have occurred during Earth’s history.
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Geological column - CreationWiki, the encyclopedia of creation science
The geological column is the theoretical classification system for the layers of rocks and fossils that make up the Earth's crust (also known as the standard geologic column). Fossiliferous layers can often be traced across entire continents and correlated with rocks in other countries.
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9 hours ago by kenyob
| Creation Education Center
You’ve seen them in the magazines, on television, in the museums and maybe you’ve even held one in your hands. We’re talking about dinosaur bones.
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How do scientists determine the age of dinosaur bones? | HowStuffWorks
When paleontologist Mary Schweitzer found soft tissue in a Tyrannosaurus rex fossil, her discovery raised an obvious question -- how the tissue could have survived so long? The bone was 68 million years old, and conventional wisdom about fossilization is that all soft tissue, from blood to brains,
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Answers to Creationist Attacks on Carbon-14 Dating | NCSE
Radiocarbon dating can easily establish that humans have been on the earth for over twenty thousand years, at least twice as long as creationists are willing to allow.
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How Carbon-14 Dating Works | HowStuffWorks
­You probably have seen or read news stories about fascinating ancient artifacts. At an ar­chaeological dig, a piece of wooden tool is unearthed and the archaeologist finds it to be 5,000 years old.
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9 hours ago by kenyob
Radiocarbon Dating Key Concepts - Beta Analytic
Willard Libby developed radiocarbon dating as a method to measure radioactivity. Carbon-14 is a weakly radioactive isotope of Carbon; also known as radiocarbon, it is an isotopic chronometer. Radiocarbon dating is only applicable to organic and some inorganic materials (not applicable to metals).
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9 hours ago by kenyob
Man Stabbed By Antifa Mob Outside His Home For Not Condemning 'Nazis' Hard Enough - Big League Politics
A Vermont man says he was stabbed outside his home by a group of five masked men armed with box cutters on Tuesday, after being labeled a “Nazi sympathizer” for denouncing attempts to ruin the life of a Unite the Right rally attendee — even though he himself strongly disavows white supremacy.
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9 hours ago by pfhawkins
THE SCAPULAR
PRESENTING the Scapular to Saint Simon for the world, Our Lady makes but one condition to Her promise of Salvation: "Whosoever dies clothed in this Habit shall not suffer the fires of Hell." She promises that anyone who enters Her family of Carmel, and dies there, shall not be lost.
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10 hours ago by pfhawkins
Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name - The New York Times
Q. To activate Microsoft Word on my new laptop, I had to open a Microsoft account, but I didn’t use my real name. Now, when I edit a document in Word and add a comment, it lists the note under that made-up name. Any way I can get it to switch back to my real name? A.
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This all-in-one adapter is the easiest way to add Ethernet to the Amazon Fire TV Stick | AFTVnews
A little-known feature of the 2nd-generation Amazon Fire TV Stick, which Amazon has never advertised, is that it supports USB OTG by default.
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10 hours ago by brokenrhino
Biggest theater chain to $9.99-per-month MoviePass: 'Not welcome here'
If MoviePass sounded too good to be true when it offered unlimited movie tickets for $50 per month back in 2011, it really sounded dodgy when the service announced on Tuesday that it had lowered its price to $9.99. Ten bucks! For unlimited movies?
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10 hours ago by brokenrhino
“Alternative” medicine’s toll on cancer patients: Death rate up to 5X higher | Ars Technica
Unproven alternative treatments are clearly risky. Some carry the risk of direct harms, such as improperly diluted homeopathic tablets, blinding stem cell injections, contaminated supplements, or tainted placenta pills.
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11 hours ago by brokenrhino
Craft Your Python Like Poetry - Trey Hunner
Line length is a big deal… programmers argue about it quite a bit. PEP 8, the Python style guide, recommends a 79 character maximum line length but concedes that a line length up to 100 characters is acceptable for teams that agree to use a specific longer line length.
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