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The Evolution of Life in 60 Seconds

The Evolution of Life in 60 Seconds is an experiment in scale: by condensing 4.6 billion years of history into a minute, the video serves as a self-contained timepiece. Like a specialized clock, it gives a sense of perspective. Every event – from the formation of the Earth, to the Cambrian Explosion, to the evolution of mice…

Happy Birthday, Darwin!

In middle school, my friends and I secretly referred to athletic jocks as “creationists.” The joke was, of course, that they — with their neanderthal postures, fixation on brute strength and obsession with the less decorous emissions of the human body — were “less evolved.” Of course, this is before teaching evolution in schools was…