Archive for April, 2015

Evolution

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

An oftenly used argument by proponents of creationism and intelligent design theories against evolution is why don’t monkeys continue to evolve today”. As a matter of fact, they do: chimpanzees living in the Fongoli savannah of South-East Senegal were observed crafting and using spears for hunting.

Update: Chimps in Uganda look both ways before crossing.

War reparations

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Athens has oficially announced the figure for the German war reparations: €279bn. Angela Merkel is not amused. Also, the Greek prime minister is travelling to Moscow  seeking a loan and gas discounts.