Dropping a bomb on creationists – The Bombardier Beetle

Originally posted on The Infinite Variety:
Creationists are always trying to catch scientists out. Whether it is supposed gaps in the fossil record or our present lack of understanding regarding the origins of the universe, the religious right are quick and eager to fill every unknown that scientists are working on with the words ‘God’…

Windows 10 Fingerprint Sensor Stopped Working.

Windows Hello Problem. This morning after a restart, I found I could not use my fingerprint to sign in to Windows 10. After signing in with my PIN I opened Settings => Accounts => Sign-in options and discovered Windows Hello Fingerprint had a message that it could not find a fingerprint sensor (or something similar toContinue reading “Windows 10 Fingerprint Sensor Stopped Working.”

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Ilhan Omar, lobbying, and hatred

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, like Ilhan Omar, is from Somalia.  Hirsi Ali underwent extensive Islamist brainwashing to make her hate Jews, which she describes in the article below from the Wall Street Journal. (It’s paywalled, but judicious inquiry might yield a copy.) Hirsi Ali’s description of the Jew-hatred endemic…

Bad idea of the year: Constitutional amendment to prohibit flag burning

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
According to his website, two days ago U.S. Senator Steve Danes of Montana (a Republican, of course) introduced not a law, but a proposal for a Constitutional amendment to allow congress to prohibit the burning of the U.S. Flag. It was co-sponsored by U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX),…