I haven’t had much time on the computer in the last day or two, but here’s a collection of posts and articles to keep you busy reading on Darwin and natural history:
The Bend Weekly on Darwin and a moth with an astounding 12-inch proboscis.
Legal History Blog on Darwin’s correspondence; ThinkingShift also.
The Beagle Project Blog on the “In Linnaeus’ Wake” conference, Science in the age of sail, and how intelligent design pushes the need for a Beagle replica.
A score of videos on evolution/creation topics. Astronomy for Creationists at Dispatches from the Culture Wars.
Pharyngula on the Discovery Institute’s post on Haeckel’s embryos (part 2, here’s part 1).
A review of Michael Ruse‘s Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose? at Sandwalk. The Panda’s Thumb has a review of David Sloan Wilson’s Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think about Our Lives. Darwiniana discusses Edward J. Larson‘s The Creation-Evolution Debate: Historical Perspectives and Francisco J. Ayala‘s Darwin’s Gift: To Science and Religion.