Archive for August 25th, 2009

Darwin’s Appendix

What to do at 3am when you wake up from random thoughts of circumstancial panic?  Read.

For example, this article on the “newly discovered” purpose of the appendix cheered me up and I had to laugh at this quote.

“We’re not saying that Darwin’s idea of evolution is wrong – that would be absurd, as we’re using his ideas on evolution to do this work,” Parker told LiveScience. “It’s just that Darwin simply didn’t have the information we have now.”

Here is a link to read the article in full:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20090824/sc_livescience/theappendixusefulandinfactpromising

Of course, that’s absurd.  Question Darwin?!!  My conclusion?  Eat more dirt!!  Americans are way too clean.


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