Tag Archives: phylogeny

Tree of life tattoo for evolution fans

For giggles, I modified Charles Darwin’s tree of life sketch and sent it to a company that manufactures temporary tattoos. If you happen to be model quality and would like to help promote science, drop me a line and I can … Continue reading

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Evolution of religions

Nothing in religion makes sense except in the light of imagination. I posted this graphic on Flickr in 2006, but thought I’d re-post here since I’d long ago stopped using Flickr.  It shows how religions might have evolved from pre-existing … Continue reading

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Yams and sweet potatoes are not potatoes

If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving today, you’ll soon be having the annual argument about whether yams and sweet potatoes are different.  They are.  They really are.  Sweet potatoes are dicots and closely related to morning glories (the vine with pretty flowers … Continue reading

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