Thursday, May 31, 2007

Nursing Schools - A Nurse's Touch

Nursing is all about people. While nurses also need to know a little about medicine and diseases, it is more important for them to be involved with knowing how the disease affects the person, the person's life and the person's family.

While nurses are both male and female, there tends to be a smaller portion of male nurses in proportion with female doctors. Nursing is a very challenging job, and becoming one takes time and education.

The field of nursing has brought millions of people above average paying jobs, especially for those that graduate from top nursing schools. Most of these schools require applicants/students to acquire formal training and certification. Graduating with a degree from a top school will no doubt pave the way for a variety of nursing professions, such as nurse educator, nurse practitioner, forensic nursing and home health care nursing. However, among the given nursing professions, registered nursing is the most popular.

If you are sure that this is the profession you want to pursue, you have to scout for the top nursing school that can give you the best level of education. To become a nurse, you need to pass college algebra and several science courses. You also need to take psychology, social sciences and be skilled at written and oral communication.

Finding the right nursing school can be quite a task, and it is to your best interest if you ask questions when in doubt. Where possible, visit a few schools to check out their programs, talk to an administrator about pre-requisites for admission, and how many students they accept for the program. Some schools make it compulsory to pass a test before being considered for acceptance, so find out what score needs to be achieved.

In order to graduate from a nurses program, it takes about 2 years of college to complete an associate degree, and four years to finish a bachelor degree. A nursing diploma program usually takes about three years.

After graduation, nurses also need to pass a test to get a nursing license, and take classes every few years to update their skills.

Deciding on what kind of training to get is important. Nursing education includes taking classes and hands-on learning with experienced nurses in other hospitals, which is known as clinical nursing. Two important aspects of nursing schools is the clinical rotation experience you will gain. You should make sure that your clinical rotation includes all of the variety of experience you will need for your particular specialty.

Overall, it will pay in the long run to choose the right school for you. It is a major career move, very fulfilling and very noble…and once you set your heart on fulfilling your goal, nothing can stop you from achieving it.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Wordweb - A Resource For Teachers And Students That Has Become Truly International

Wordweb had it's origins back in 1993 when Antony Lewis was looking to find a module to help with a package he developed called Crossword Compiler. He developed Wordweb as a plugin module for the Crossword Compiler, but people began to ask him if it was possible for this module to be made stand-alone. He released the first version a couple of years later, and Wordweb has evolved on it's own since then.

Wordweb is a fully developed application that runs on all version of Windows from 98 onwards, although it is recommended to use Windows 2000 or later for the full feature set. The program runs as background process and is accessed by right-clicking on a word and pressing ctrl, or any other hotkey combination you wish. This brings up Wordweb's main dialog box with the word you highlighted selected and the dictionary definition as well as thesaurus links visible.

Wordweb contains more than 200,000 words in it's dictionary, and you can always add in more as you need to. It also allows for importing of dictionary module, or you can purchase extra dictionary modules from the site.

The thing that makes this package stand out from a lot of other packages that have sprung up in the years since Wordweb was released, is it's international english dictionary. No other dictionary has as much coverage of International English as Wordweb does. This package has specific words and definition for thousands of unique words in Irish, Australian, New Zealand, South African, and even Asian English.

It also gives those definitions in plain english, suitable for students or teachers for better explanation of what the words mean. Examples - The Australian term Cobber.

From Wordweb

Noun: cobber kóbu(r)

Usage: Austral, NZ

Australian term for a pal

Derived forms: cobbers

Type of: brother, buddy, chum, compadre, crony, paisano [US], pal, sidekick

Encyclopedia: Cobber

From AskOxford


• noun Austral./NZ informal a companion or friend.

— ORIGIN perhaps related to English dialect cob take a liking to.

As can be seen, Wordweb gives a lot more information than the Big dictionary, including thesaurus links, alternate terms, and plain english definitions.

For students needing to learn the different dialects of Australia or New Zealand, this package is well-suited due to it's inclusion of hundreds of region-specific words that simply are not properly referenced with the big online-only dictionaries. For a lot of Australia and New Zealand, broadband does not exist, so having a dictionary tool that sits on the desktop and does not need to access the internet is a big bonus for writing reports or doing research.

Plus, it does some beauty Crossword lookups and even anagrams too.

Saturday, May 26, 2007

Your Local Natural History Museum is an Educational and Fascinating Place to Take the Kids

The Natural History Museum is a whole world of wonder for both parents and kids. Most major cities have their own museum, such as the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, or the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh (two of my favorites.) When visiting, take your time and really study the various exhibits. From animals both modern and extinct to prehistoric life, and beyond; there are many fun learning opportunities.

Paleontology - The study of dinosaurs other prehistoric creatures

In this department you will find fossilized animals, big and small, along with prehistoric skeletons. The dinosaur room was an exciting place for my classmates and I to visit, as kids. We saw Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus and Triceratops, to name a few. Great fun for any child who loves prehistoric stuff. Seeing the massive bones and the overall size of each animal, seeing these exhibits will give kids the ability to imagine just how large these ancient creatures really were.

Archeology - Studying the ancient history of humans and their cultures

At the Carnegie Natural History Museum, you can actually watch the archeologists work on digging out artifacts out of a big, block of dirt. It is interesting to watch real scientists do their jobs in front of the public. When visiting the Cleveland Museum, scientists also dug out items from a large block of dirt, but at that time it was not public. A friend of mine used to work for the museum and he gave me a tour of the basement, and the archeology workroom. Even as an adult, it left an impression on me.

You can see exhibits of ancient cultures worldwide, such as the pyramid at Chichen Itza in Mexico or the Great Pyramids in Egypt. Learn through dioramas and narration how various groups lived their everyday lives by seeing pottery, tools and clothing.

Zoology- Plant and animal exhibits

Animal lovers will feel right at home here. From bugs to birds, mammals and more, see exhibits of various creatures. It is a good way to get up close and personal with nature, in detail. Dioramas and sometimes live animal exhibits are fun ways for kids to see what the world of animals is all about. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History rehabilitates injured wild animals, and sometimes it is possible to see an animal or two outside, in large pens, as they recuperate.

Geology, or the scientific study of how the world works

Here you will find everything you ever wanted to know about the earth's physical makeup such as tectonics (study of the earth's plates that cause earthquakes,) volcanoes, or the evolution of earth's general landscape, and atmosphere. In short, it is all about how the structure of the world works.

If you want to see gemstones in their original, uncut crystal formations, this is the place to see them. There are high quality specimens of different rocks and minerals, too. Often, there will be an explanation of how each type of element is used in our society today, such as coal, ore and others.

Give your family a fun-filled day at your local Natural History Museum. Browse their gift shops for nature and scientific gifts. By promoting your kids' interest in nature and science, you are giving them fuel to want to more know about these things later. Open childrens' eyes to our amazing natural world, so they will appreciate it for many years to come. In order for our future leaders to want to preserve and protect our world, it is a good for them to first have a basic understanding of what it is all about.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Education and Emotional Intelligence

How can we expect our youth to be good leaders if many of our educators and parents are not? Emotional intelligence helps us to form a strong foundation for making good life decisions. Studies show that at best, IQ only contributes about 20 percent to the factors that determine life success, leaving 80 percent to other forces.

We expect our youth to graduate from school with the tools necessary to be successful throughout life. Most of us can agree that these expectations are not being met. For example, South Carolina has a dropout rate somewhere between 35 % and 55 %. At a 50% dropout rate, the South Carolina economy is losing $273 million per year in revenue from lost wages, taxes and productivity for only one year of South Carolina high school dropouts. Multiply that by a 30-year lifetime and the costs to the South Carolina economy is $8.19 Billion for one lost class. We can multiply that cost by years of dropouts and then multiply it across the country.

Statistics also show that high school dropouts are 3.5 times more likely than high school graduates to be arrested and 8 times as likely to be in jail or prison. So when we add in the cost of jails, prisons, alcohol and drug abuse centers and mental institutions, we begin to get an understanding of the cost to society of this lost potential.

What is happening with our challenged youth? They feel they are not being heard and accepted. They are voting with their feet by not completing their education. We have been attempting to fit them into a small box of possibilities while they want to expand into the vastness of their potentiality. Instead of hearing the dreams and desires of these challenged yet talented kids, we have been telling them what they are to become. Many youth leave high school and college not knowing what they want. They may be discouraged from pursuing their dreams by those who have no dreams. They do not get engaged. They do not understand how the work they are doing in school applies to their lives.

In order to capture the passion of others, we must build emotional bonds. Brain research shows that all our decisions are made by routing sensory signals through the emotional part of the brain. If there is a compelling event, the brain can literally be hijacked by this most ancient part of our brain before the thinking brain has a chance to engage.

Almost 2/3 of our values and beliefs are formed before the age of five. Our emotional impressions and memories are based on emotions from our past. They create feelings and feelings create our thoughts. Research has shown that we are over 80% unconscious everyday. In most cases we do not realize that we are making decisions based on beliefs from the past that may or may not apply to the current situation. The way we think causes our behavior. Our behavior causes responses or reactions from others that either build up or tear down relationships. We then build successful or unsuccessful outcomes. The resulting cycle is the way we think becomes our habits of thought and these habits of thought become our attitudes.
Attitudes are a key component of emotional intelligence and play a major role in success. We can learn to be mindful and responsible for what we are thinking while making a choice for success thoughts. When we have negative thoughts that move us away from our goals, we can recognize them and choose differently. Developing a successful attitude becomes the preferred choice when we determine that we are responsible for choosing positive thoughts that move us closer to our goals.

Another key component of emotional intelligence is building relationships through compassion. We are not islands and we cannot reach our goals alone. For those children who are not taught how to build relationships, they may be ostracized from groups. Many are not taught to be compassionate and do not understand and value each other's differences. Children are taught to be competitive and may undermine each other as a matter of habit. All of this carries over into our adult life unless we learn how to overcome our relationship obstacles. However, when we are taught how to build relationships, we learn to recognize the value of each person. Even relationship-challenged youth can learn to engage with others to assist them to achieve their goals. It is a win – win for everyone involved.

A third key component is to build hope in us and in others by establishing goals. We want and need to have a vision and a purpose in our life. We want to understand what is important to us in the social, mental, physical, ethical, family and career areas of our life. These are the things that get us out of bed in the morning and that give us passion. These things will clarify for us what our values are. We can then establish what is important. By setting goals and moving toward them, we find hope. When we are hopeful, we find our joy. We can then play a part in helping others to be hopeful and to achieve their aspirations.

These concepts help to build strong leaders. There is a great need to educate our students about what it takes to make good life decisions. This can only be carried out by educators and parents who understand it themselves. So I repeat the question … can we really expect our children to be good leaders if our educators and parents are not? When we do not understand the underlying basis for deciding what is a good choice and what is a bad choice, we have no method in place to help ourselves and others to recognize what is moving ourselves and others closer to the kind of life we want and what is moving us further away from it.

The Education and Economic Development Act is a South Carolina law that has a great deal of insight. It requires, in addition to several other significant provisions that character education be taught. When we build our educators into emotionally intelligent leaders with an emphasis on attitude, interpersonal skills and goal achievement, they will engage with students in their dreams and educate them in leadership skills. Then, we will truly have a totally engaged student population who are mindful of their attitudes, compassionate for others and have hope for their future.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Splinter Cell's dynamic environments

Welcome to part four in our massive Splinter Cell: Conviction week, where the Ubisoft Montreal developers talk us through a different section of the game each day. Just in case you missed them, you can go back to the beginning and read part one here.

In part four we speak to associate producer Daniel Roy about how Sam Fisher will interact with the environment. And it sounds impressive. So we all know you're Sam Fisher, a fugitive hunted by the cops. At one point in the game you'll have to access a data server hidden in the middle of a park in Washington. "Walking towards your objective, you quickly join a small group of people moving alongside a war memorial, in order to avoid the attention of a cop strolling nearby," Roy explains. "Reaching an open area, you decide you need a quick distraction to progress further. You walk up to a protestor lecturing a small audience, and quickly snatch her laptop and throw it on the ground. The crowd is shocked by this, and call for the cops. The cop begins to walk towards the onlookers, but you avoid his gaze and briskly walk along before he can figure out who's responsible for the commotion."

This is the kind of interaction with the crowd Ubisoft has been trumpeting in the awesome-looking Assassin's Creed. "Having reached the building, you stand in front of a security guard. The guard notices you, and you know he's starting to put two and two together," continues Roy. "Very soon now he will identify you as that fugitive that's been all over the news. You turn around and walk towards the back of the building. He follows you to question you. As soon as you're out of sight of the crowd, you take him by surprise and knock him unconscious by throwing him violently into a dumpster. You quickly make your way inside the building and hack the data server, but now the cops have congregated outside."

There's a hot dog vendor is within sight and Fisher takes out a silenced pistol and fires, creating chaos and mayhem in the park. Joining the rampaging crowd, Sam runs out of the park, unnoticed by the cops who see you as just another panicked bystander fleeing for his life. Designers have been striving for this kind of dynamic environment for years, but what else is the fifth Splinter Cell doing that we haven't seen before?

"First of all, everything in Conviction - and I mean everything - is dynamic and bound to be pushed over, thrown or broken. This isn't just a dozen objects in the environment; it's everything, from the staplers on a desk, to the desks themselves. The dynamic environment is Sam's primary weapon. He can throw chairs in his enemy's face, throw them into a desk, block a doorway with a bookcase, flip a table to create cover. We want players to look at all the tidy environment of, say, a newspaper office, and think, 'I can use this desk as cover in a tight situation, and then this printer as a deadly weapon.'"

The AI itself will also use the dynamic environment to full advantage Roy tells us. "We not only improved the AI to account for the dynamic environment, we actually rebuilt their AI around it. Enter a firefight with them, and you'll see them improvise cover by flipping over tables, for instance. It's quite a rush to think you've got an enemy AI pinned down, only to see him rush behind a desk and flip it over, shooting you back from the safety of an improvised cover."

And how will all this super cool new tech change the experience? "In previous Splinter Cells, Sam was equipped by Third Echelon, and could rely on his gear in all situations," said Roy. "Now that he's a fugitive, he only has his immediate environment as a weapon. And Sam being Sam, you can expect him to be deadly with any weapon you put in his hands. He can use it to distract and confuse his enemies, for instance, by exploding a propane tank in order to create confusion with the cops; or he can use the environment as a weapon in hand-to-hand combat.

"Sam can throw his enemies on desks, tables, containers, etc., or slam their heads against nearby walls, or throw computer monitors, printers and chairs at them, or momentarily confound them by sweeping the contents of a desk at their face. Basically, we want the player to enter a rich environment filled with all sorts of elements, and feel they have an entire arsenal at their disposal."

Our exclusive screens of the game show various sequences that Roy was only to happy to explain to us. "Having a character pick up a chair in traditional videogames isn't too hard. But if you want your environment to be dynamic, you need that chair to be able to fall randomly - any way whatsoever. Suddenly, you can't just play a predetermined animation anymore. You need actual artificial intelligence in order for the character to determine where he's gonna put his hands to pick up the chair, and then do it.

"That's why every game you've seen so far using physics - even Half-Life 2 - shied away from showing you the character actually picking up the object with his hands. We used the chair as it is a very complicated object, with lots of physical constraints (in picking it, but also by moving it to be able to hold it properly). Once we managed to deal with the chair, almost every other object seemed easy to deal with."

The crack team of Montreal coders has blended procedural (or code-driven) animation with motion capture in order to create an animation system that will be able to figure out how to pick up a chair in any position. "Whenever you're going to pick up that chair, Sam is going to approach the object in a slightly different manner, and place his hands just at the right spots to pick up the chair in a believable way."

But what about objects with round surfaces? "Through figuring out how to pick up a chair, we created a general system that would allow picking up any object, whether it's a TV, a box, a metal plate, etc. We assign points to the object that represent likely places where Sam will want to put his hands - we call these 'handles'. Then, when the player decides to pick up this object, the animation system figures out which handles are most optimal for picking up that object, and through a process called inverse kinematics (IK), we create code-driven animations that will generate realistic movements for Sam's hands as he moves them to the handles.

"For a round table, the principle is the same. We put handles on the side of the table, and when Sam approaches the table to pick it up, we play a realistic animation for Sam to bend forward and pick up the table, while at the same time the code drives animations with the goal of placing Sam's hands in the right places. Use realistic motion capture animation elements in the blend, and you've got a system where an object can be picked up at any time, regardless of how it fell."

All in Montreal has combined rag doll physics with Sam's animations to create a more realistic punch and throw reaction. "Rag-doll physics is great when you want to have a character, shall we say, violently interact with the physics in the environment. Imagine that Sam picks up an enemy and wants to throw him in the environment; the grab, and the throw itself, will be driven by mo-cap or key-frame animations, for maximum drama and impact. Then, as soon as the enemy is in the air, we use rag-doll to control how he will interact with the environment.

"This leads to very spectacular moments when, for instance, Sam throws an armed guard into a stuffed bookcase. The throw itself is very cinematic, using non-rag-doll animation physics; but the impact is not scripted in any way, and the way the guard will hit his head, or the way the bookcase and all its contents will fall on him, is completely driven by physics. As you can imagine, there's a lot of fun to be had throwing people into things in Conviction," Roy concludes (Extracted from

Monday, May 21, 2007

Reducing Inappropriate Student Dehavior in the Classroom the Easy Way

Inappropriate student behavior in the classroom can ruin lessons, disrupt teaching and learning, and causes the teacher in charge huge amounts of stress and anguish. When all you want to do is teach, inappropriate student behavior on a consistent basis can almost be enough to make you question whether you still want to teach at all anymore.

So how do you go about developing the effective classroom management skills needed to reduce inappropriate student behavior in your classroom? There are dozens of different effective classroom management strategies that are being used by good classroom managers, each and every day. The quickest way to reduce inappropriate student behavior in the classroom is to learn how exactly they control the students in their class.

If you think about the school that you teach in, there's a good chance that some of your fellow teachers have the students that they teach right where they want them. And some of the same students who behave well for these teachers are likely to be running wild in classes taught by other teachers in your school.

One very effective way to reduce inappropriate student behavior in your classroom is to watch these teachers at work. Simply by observing the way they handle the problem students within your school, you will be able to pick up on the classroom management techniques and strategies that they use every day to produce a positive learning environment within the classroom. Speak to these teachers and pick their brain about their teaching style, and the methods they use to control inappropriate student behavior in the classroom.

The worst thing that you can do when suffering from classroom management problems is to retreat into your shell and hide in the classroom. In every school there are a lot of teachers who have the skills and techniques needed to reduce inappropriate behavior in the classroom. If you feel that your classroom management skills could do with a polish then go and observe these teachers today. You might just be surprised by how much you learn.

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Holistic Courses - Everything You Want to Know about Healing Arts

Find Holistic Courses in the United States and Canada. Curious and skeptics alike will find that holistic courses offer a variety of healing arts training and tools that can be applied in everyday life and in the professional world.

Teaching individuals about natural and alternative health practices, concepts and theories, holistic courses are based on age-old wisdom and ancient medicine principles that can be applied in the "here and now," and are quickly gaining leeway in traditional medicine mainstream.

Whether one opts to learn about emotional release techniques, natural healing modalities, life coaching, hypnotherapy or Reiki, individuals frequently have a wide assortment of holistic courses from which to choose. Holistic courses also encompass introductory lessons in various massage techniques, such as reflexology, sports massage, and Indian head massage. A matter of fact, there are specific holistic courses that cover natural healthcare topics in aromatherapy, essential oils, ear candling, and more.

More in-depth holistic courses can lead to diplomas and certifications. Depending on which subject of study you wish to pursue, there are a number of holistic courses that are primarily geared toward earning professional acknowledgment in the holistic healthcare sector.

For instance, if you are seriously contemplating a career in the healing arts, then comprehensive holistic courses in massage therapy, herbal medicine, acupressure, holistic health or nutrition might be ideal. In cases such as these, students are taught about basic anatomy and physiology, plant medicine (herbal medicine pharmacology), natural remedies, assorted bodywork methods (deep tissue massage, animal/equine massage, shiatsu, Swedish massage, etc.), energy healing (mind-body-spirit medicine), kinesiology, macrobiotic diet, aromatherapy and more. Students interested in becoming professional massage therapists will learn that holistic courses in this field are a minimum of 300 hours in some states, and can extend upwards over 1,000 training hours.

Other diploma-oriented holistic courses are provided in Alexander technique, Rolfing, breath work, homeopathy; and in Canada, students can earn a diploma in naturopathy. Healing arts schools and other alternative medicine colleges that offer holistic courses vary in curriculum, tuition and prerequisites so it is always important to review prospective institutions prior to enrollment.

If you (or someone you know) are interested in finding holistic courses, let career training within fast-growing industries like massage therapy, cosmetology, acupuncture, oriental medicine, Reiki, and others get you started! Explore career school programs near you.

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Friday, May 18, 2007

Why We Should Read

" A man is himself, plus the books he reads" a great quotation from S. Parkes Cadman. Through the medium of good books we are able to converse with the wise and the great of all ages. The inspired writers of the Bible, the historians, biographers and poets of past and present .They are the many voices telling us what multitudes of people that have lived before us, what they have said, done and thought. Through reading of good books we are passing through the vast seas of time, enabling the people of one age to participate in the wisdom and illuminations of another. They resurrect the past for us and makes us anticipate the future.

Many of the world's illustrious men reached intellectual heights despite of the fact that they were too poor to attend school or physically or intellectually challenged from the get go. But through the silent teachers who lived in books, which the habit of reading they nurtured, they achieved success in each field they pursued. Think of Abraham Lincoln who walked forty miles just so he could borrow a book he could not afford to buy. Napoleon Bonaparte was the last of his class. But later in life achieved outstanding military success mainly because he doggedly read and studied while his companions slept.

Consider this, what would have happen if the great inventor Thomas Edison didn't read and familiarized himself with other inventor's discoveries before him? You guess it right, he would have been an unknown second rate mechanic. Yet he saved time by reading what others have laid out before him and continue where the other inventors have left off. Thus he gave the world so many useful inventions. Without the record of other's past accomplishments preserved for us in books, we could not interpret the present or anticipate the future.

If and when confusion, doubts and ignorance plague you, don't hesitate to go to the library and pore over a good volume or with the click of the mouse open up a good e-book. Commune with the wisest souls who ever lived. Call any number of wise counselors to help you. They come willingly at your call. They in the kindest way, tell their convictions with no knowing looks, no prying questions, no snitching. If we interrogate them, they conceal nothing. If we misunderstand them, they never grumble, if we are ignorant they will not laugh at us.

So go grab one of the best volumes, read them, meditate upon them, hug them to your heart until they soak unto your soul and make you wise and rich and strong.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

What is Design?

If you peruse the Internet long enough you will discover that there are many who have come to the conclusion that evolution is a proven fact. These individuals required no further proof than to believe evolution is the mechanism for origin creation. What's more, most of these individuals will defy anyone who would say otherwise.

To consider the possibility that life as we know it was the product of design stirs anger against religion, a way of life or even parents.

Perhaps it makes sense to ask, "What is design?" Lehigh University Chemistry Professor, Michael J. Behe gives us the answer. "Design is simply the purposeful arrangement of parts. The scientific question is how we detect design. This can be done in various ways, but design can most easily be inferred for mechanical objects. While walking through a junkyard you might observe separated bolts and screws and bits of plastic and glass, most scattered, some piled on top of each other, some wedged together. Suppose you saw a pile that seemed particularly compact, and when you picked up a bar sticking out of the pile, the whole pile came along with it. When you pushed on the bar it slid smoothly to one side of the pile and pulled an attached chain along with it. The chain in turn yanked a gear which turned three other gears which turned a red-and-white striped rod, spinning it like a barber pole. You quickly conclude that the pile was not a chance accumulation of junk, but was designed, was put together in that order by an intelligent agent, because you see that the components of the system interact with great specificity to do something." [1]

Behe provides the description of a man who had been crushed to death. When authorities come to the scene to investigate they begin to compile physical evidence. What they missed in their investigation was an elephant standing n the middle of the scene. The elephant was obvious to those standing nearby, but the investigators were more concerned about the body placement and other issues to notice the elephant.

This is what we see in the exploration of origins. Too many scientists miss the designer because they are so firmly focused on the design itself.

In many ways this relentless pursuit of evolutionary theory is not unlike previous era's scientific elite who were challenged in their beliefs when new facts were discovered. In all of history there always seems to be a remnant of those who are willing to believe a disproven worldview.

This mentality may be no more apparent than the Flat Earth Society who continues to defend their belief that the earth is flat and any photos to the contrary are the work of a Hollywood film studio in concert with a government cover up.

The failing in evolutionary theory is a separation between scientific fact and evolutionary theory. Hypotheses are developed to account for errors while facts remain difficult at best, impossible at worst, to come by while a designer is standing in the midst of a marvelous creation waiting to be noticed.