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Stickers for Darwin fans

Come on, science fans, let’s stick together: all you need is a sheet of sticker paper, a printer, and a pair of scissors. Then stick these little Darwins on lunch boxes, laptops, and your friends’ backs. Or pass them out in science classes as geeky prizes for all the little barnacles. It’s his birthday. Show some love.

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Survival of the fittest

In honor of Darwin’s birthday (February 12th), photographs of the Darwinning team during the Reach the Beach relay last year. Plus photographs of their team vans, Nature and Nurture. The team included two physicists, a chemist, a biomechanical engineer, an astronomer, and two earth scientists. A truly evolved bunch. Photographs courtesy Kacie Kefgen and Meredith Danowski (danke!).

Darwinners team photoSurvival of the fittest

Darwinners team caron-bumber

Charles Darwin tattoo on woman's armYou can spot ’em in this YouTube video from the race organizers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VmD7wqj53A.

 

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Selfies with Darwin

If you’re organizing a Darwin Day event for February 12th (his birthday), you need a life-size Darwin so partiers can pose for photographs. Contact me and I’ll send you the file … all you have to do is print him, glue him to a thick board, and cut around the image. Ideally, you just tell somebody else to do all of that. When he’s ready, just stand him up in a central location at your event. If you can get somebody with a camera to snap pics, all the better. If not, direct people to take selfies with their phones. For details, see my Portable Charles Darwin page.

Colin Purrington Photography: Charles Darwin cut-out &emdash; Charlie's angelsIf you go to trouble of making a life-size Darwin, you should also go to the trouble of having Charles Darwin Has A Posse stickers as party favors.

If you’re posting party photographs to Twitter and would like me to see them, use #darwinposse as hashtag, or include @colinpurrington. Have fun!

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Happy Darwin Day, science fans of the world

I’ve tried to remake my “Charles Darwin Has A Posse” with other languages, but have probably made terrible mistakes in all of them. I’ll eventually get it right. Until then, if you want to share any of the below today, go crazy.  And if you’d like to print some stickers in the privacy of your own home, please go to my Charles Darwin Has A Posse page and download the PDF. Take photos of where you post them, then share on Twitter so we can all enjoy.  I especially like to see them in public schools, for the obvious reasons.

Colin Purrington Photography: charles darwin has a posse &emdash; Arabic

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One month until Darwin Day

Just a heads up, folks: Darwin Day is on February 12th. If you’d like to help spread the word by being a tattoo model, there’s enough time for me to send you a temporary tattoo like the one shown below. It’s based on Charles Darwin’s “tree of life” sketch.  Click here for details.

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Photograph by Floor Klinkhamer
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