Can a Dinosaur Have Feathers?

Recently, we wrote about “Eva,” An alleged coelurasaur fossil trapped in amber. While we noted that the evidence seems more consistent with a bird than a dinosaur, it got me to thinking: Why can’t a dinosaur have feathers? Two objections generally come to mind. The first is an appeal to consequences and the other is a…

Why I Am A Creationist 2

This post has been long time in coming, but I simply haven’t had time to put it down. My plate is rather full. My intent last time was to give my reasons as to why I am a Creationist. My last post can be summarized thus: 1. I believe in God… a. …because of the…

Creation Cryptids: Emela-Ntouka, the “Killer of Elephants”

The cryptid known as Emela-Ntouka [a Ligala word meaning “Killer of Elephants” or “Water-Elephant” should excite a Creationist’s interests, specifically because of its similarity to a creature described in Job 40:15-24, more famously refered to as Behemoth. Hailing from the Likoula swamp region of the republic of the Congo, it also goes by the names, aseka-moke,…

Creation Cryptids

Coined by John E Wall of Manitoba in 1983, the word “cryptid” refers to an animal of interest to cryptozoology. Cryptozoology, according to Bernard Heuvelmann [the “Father of Cryptozoology”] is “The scientific study of hidden animals, i.e., of still unknown animal forms about which only testimonial and circumstanstial evidence is availbable, or material evidence considered…

Butchering Beowulf

Beowulf was a heroic Geat. Neil Gaiman is a bloody git. He actually ruined Beowulf. [Yes, I blame Roger Avery, too, but Gaiman should have known better than to tamper with the poem that has shaped nearly every piece of fantasy or action/adventure fiction since. Then again, since there are rumors he’d also like a…