Meet the crazy beast and the crazy things written about it

By Warren Nunn Meet the creature that paleontologists are calling the crazy beast. It’s a mammal from Madagsacar with such odd features that it has been assigned a new genus and species, Adalatherium hui. Its front teeth apparently continually grew and it also...

Evolutionary dogma designed to suppress

By Warren Nunn Each time the creation-evolution debate gets an airing, there is a clear, passionate divide in which strong opinions are voiced. In the United States there have been court cases in which school boards  have been sued over teaching students about...

The media and poor science journalism

By Warren Nunn The BBC has conducted a campaign which it claims will help people better understand evolution. It can be found at https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45564594 Unfortunately, the article is not an example of good journalism. Rather it fails to...

How a fist fight impacted this young boy

By Warren Nunn Growing up in a small railway settlement in Queensland gave me an intimate, gentle introduction to life. However, the first time I witnessed a violent act, it left me detached and incredulous that someone would want to hurt another person. Particularly...

Snuffling, snorting and scratching

By Warren Nunn He would grab his nose and snuffle; and then he’d snort. After that he would thrust a hand down the front of his trousers and scratch  … seemingly oblivious to his inappropriate behaviour. His hand would stay there for some time … which was...

Rich Parisian lived in poverty to provide for others

By Warren Nunn (updated 11 October 2019) A 19th century Parisian named Nicolas Simonin-Lalleman, who amassed a considerable fortune, lived in abject poverty so that he could help others. More than 160 years ago, a few lines in a newspaper article reveal an...