The heretic thinker rips into liberal and humanist delusions - but his pessimism needs a new focus
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Friday 25 June 2010
Aptly enough in environment questions, we had a sighting of a creature thought extinct. It was Gordon Brown. For those with eyes to see, it was clear that he had come to make a statement. And the statement was: I am not extinct.
Saturday 29 May 2010
The fossilised skull of a dinosaur with the longest horns yet discovered has been unearthed in Mexico by scientists.
Sunday 02 May 2010
Woolly mammoths were equipped with a type of biological anti-freeze which enabled them to survive in the Arctic, researchers have found.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Wednesday 24 March 2010
A new species of dinosaur emerged from the rocks in the western US state of Utah.
Saturday 13 March 2010
I'm kneeling in a hole carved out of brick-red rock, my face a few inches from the floor. The sun is hot on my back and the sweat keeps running into my eyes. In front of me are the delicate, creamy-white and exquisitely delicate bones of a small, plant-eating dinosaur.
Claud Wright: Senior civil servant who was also a leading expert in geology, palaeontology and archaeology
Monday 08 March 2010
In the War Office there were a lot of old fossils. But the one who was the real fossil was Claud William Wright. He was not only a senior administrative civil servant, and when transferred to the Ministry of Education the first Permanent Secretary, in effect, to Lord Eccles' Ministry of the Arts under Margaret Thatcher, but also from an early age, a leading geologist, palaeontologist and archaeologist.
Friday 05 March 2010
Thursday 28 January 2010
A meat-eating dinosaur that lived about 125 million years ago was adorned with orange and white rings running along the length of its tail, according to a study that has identified the colour of dinosaurs for the first time.
Friday 15 January 2010
Darwin was everywhere last year, with the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, but Jon Amiel's biopic offers little cause for celebration.
Thursday 07 January 2010
Friday 11 December 2009
Scientists have unearthed the fossilised bones of a meat-eating dinosaur the size of a large dog which they said could fill in the gaps about the early evolution and global migration of a group of animals that dominated the land for 170 million years.
Wednesday 25 November 2009
Friday 20 November 2009
Perhaps not quite as witty as the previous films, Ice Age 3 is great for post Sunday lunch viewing.
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