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The Arctic Wooly-Bear Caterpillar

The Arctic Wooly-Bear Caterpillar

Did you know there is a caterpillar that lives for years?  The Arctic woolly-bear caterpillar is known as the longest-living caterpillar because it lives for 14 years as a caterpillar.  It goes through 13 seasons of being completely frozen in winter and thaws out each...

Earth: A Special Planet

Earth: A Special Planet

Is there any place on Earth which is not overflowing with life? The frozen polar caps have life as majestic as the lumbering polar bear, comical as the waddling penguin and persevering as the Arctic Tern. Arid deserts come alive at night with lizards, snakes,...

Evolution’s Missing Fossils

Evolution’s Missing Fossils

Where are the missing links? The biggest problem for evolution is still the sudden appearance of every basic body structure – suddenly and without transition. This fact of science clearly places the theory of evolution in the category of faith, rather than science. It...

Seeing “Backwards”

Seeing “Backwards”

Did you know that your eye is wired backwards? Yes, the wiring faces toward the incoming light, while the photoreceptors face the back of the retina. When light enters the eye and falls on the retina (back of the eye), it goes through 10 layers at the back of the...

Designing the Longest Neck

Designing the Longest Neck

What is the tallest living land animal? The giraffe towers over 18 feet tall! Being so tall, giraffes have one of the highest blood pressures of all animals.  They need two-foot long hearts to pump blood up those ten-foot long necks. Consider the giraffe taking a...

How Old Are Diamonds?

How Old Are Diamonds?

Do diamonds prove that the earth is billions of years old?  How old are they really? Diamonds require very high pressure to form, so they most likely formed some 200 miles below the Earth’s surface. Geologists believe they were transported to the surface...

Happy Heart, Healthy Bones

Happy Heart, Healthy Bones

Many people have experienced upset stomachs which accompany worry.  But did you know that unhappiness can even affect your bones? A recent medical show was looking at the risk factors for osteoporosis. Some of the risk factors include: being overly thin with a small...

Soft Dinosaur Tissue

Soft Dinosaur Tissue

Is there evidence that dinosaurs died off not so long ago?  In 2005, Dr. Mary Schweitzer found undecayed tissue, blood vessels, and cells within a fossilized T-Rex bone that she admitted should not have been there because it “violates everything we know about the laws...

Baby Bird Diapers

Baby Bird Diapers

Did you know God designed baby birds to have the original disposable diapers? Baby song birds are always hungry, and their mother is continually feeding them.  But what goes in one end must come out the other! The nest could easily become a big mess. Imagine the bird...

Preserved In Amber

Preserved In Amber

Have you considered that you might be wearing a souvenir from the Flood of Noah’s Day?  Amber is fossilized tree resin, and it is often used to make jewelry. Many pieces contain well-preserved land and aquatic life forms, such as insects, flowers, bird feathers,...

Dinosaurs in the Bible

Dinosaurs in the Bible

Did you realize that dinosaurs are mentioned in the Bible?  In Job 40, we find a description of a behemoth. It feeds on grass like an ox (v.15), its tail sways like a cedar tree (v.17), its bones are like tubes of bronze and rods of iron (v.18), the behemoth ranks...

The Millipede’s Defense

The Millipede’s Defense

Can you name a creature with a deadly defense?  A species of millipede called apheloria has an almost unbelievable defense mechanism. Many millipedes roll up or give off a foul smell when attacked, but not this one. Each segment of this millipede’s body contains...

The Body’s Transportation System

The Body’s Transportation System

Did you know that the most amazing product transportation system ever devised is located inside your own body? The fascinating properties of blood deliver oxygen and remove waste through arteries and veins, a flexible tube system that carries blood to and from our...

Biblical Disease Control

Biblical Disease Control

Did you know the Bible contains the origins of germ control? Ignaz Philipp Semmelweiss, a Hungarian medical doctor, supervised a hospital in the mid 1800s.  He had two maternity wards: one run by midwives, and the other run by doctors. In the midwives’ ward, 4 out of...

Cleansing Snow

Cleansing Snow

Have you ever gone outside on a sunny winter day, and nearly been blinded by the brightness of the snow? Snow reflects almost 90% of the sun’s rays that land on it, which keeps the snow cooler and results in a slower melting rate.  This is important because snow...

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