Tag Archives: hype

Ida: on second viewing

This morning, I decided to watch the Ida documentary again, trying to imagine my reaction had I known nothing about the hype.

No, no, no! I said, "Let's SEX up this Darwinius press release!"

Darwinius fossil plays the sax shock!

Waddya know? It's a tree!

Massive genetic study reconstructs tree of life. New Scientist was wrong shock!

STOP PRESS!

New Scientist increases its cover price to 30 pieces of silver!

Dead trees

Letter to New Scientist re. their 'Darwin was wrong' cover.

Hands off our tree!

Why Darwin's metaphor of an evolutionary tree is good enough.