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Charlie's Rock Shop, Merton Abbey Mills

Charlie’s Rock Shop can be found at Merton Abbey Mills which is a former textile factory in south west London. Charlie’s is located in the 1929 Shop, which was the last of the print shops built by Liberty (the famous department store on Regent’s Street!). 428 more words


Does the fossil record disprove Biblical creation?

The fossil record is one of the most common objections raised against the belief in Biblical creation. The existence of countless creatures mineralized in the rock beneath our feet raises many questions. 679 more words


Fossil of lobster-like predator found at Burgess Shale site, near Marble Canyon

The first new Burgess Shale species identified at the Marble Canyon fossil site in Kootenay National Park is a predator that looks like a big shrimp with large claws. 473 more words

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The flamboyant cast

Another Bad Cast for your pleasure. Here we have a pretty small cast of a trilobite. You can just make out the outline of this specimen. 514 more words


Why I Believe In A Young Earth

A hundred years ago there was a stream in the Cascade Mountains in Washington State that had a high level of gold and other minerals in it. 686 more words


The Warm Fuzzies: Mammals and Climate Change in the Eocene of North America

Speaker Series 2015:  “The Warm Fuzzies: Mammals and Climate Change in the Eocene of North America”

The Eocene Epoch (~55.5 to 35 million years ago) encompasses a number of significant climatic events in addition to well-documented immigration and extinction events that played an integral part in determining the current distribution of mammals across North America. 107 more words

Royal Tyrrell Museum Of Palaeontology

Fossil Formation and Fossil Dating

Let’s talk fossils!!  Let’s begin by discussing how fossils are formed because many people don’t really know what it takes for fossils to form.  To begin with several processes have to take place in order for fossil formation to occur and no matter which of these processes causes the fossil to form it requires a bit of luck as most remains of plants and animals do NOT become fossils. 2,612 more words

C-14 Dating