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How To Celebrate Darwin Day 2013
2013-02-10 05:46:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online February 12, 2013 will be celebrated for many reasons around the world. In America it is President Abraham Lincoln's birthday. For Catholics around the world it is Mardi Gras or Carnival. But for every country on Earth, Feb. 12 is Darwin's Day — a celebration of science, humanity, and Charles Darwin's birthday. Charles Darwin, father of the theory of evolution and the author of "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural...

2009-09-24 18:34:01

Newmarket Films said Thursday it has acquired the U.S. rights to director Jon Amiel's Creation, a film about Charles Darwin and his family. The movie focuses on the scientist and author's struggles to finish his book On the Origin of Species, which went on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology. The screenplay was written by John Collee, based on the biography Annie's Box, written by Darwin's great-great grandson Randal Keynes. The film stars real-life couple Paul Bettany and...

2009-09-12 14:37:30

British producer Jeremy Thomas claims his new movie Creation has not found a U.S. distributor because of its take on evolutionist Charles Darwin. The Oscar-winning producer contends that despite positive reviews, the movie about the British naturalist's struggles while writing On the Origin of Species has not landed a single distributor in the United States, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. It has got a deal everywhere else in the world but in the U.S., and it's because of what the film...

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2009-07-16 10:45:11

Jon Amiel's Charles Darwin bio-picture Creation has been selected to open the 34th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said. The Toronto Globe & Mail noted the decision breaks with the tradition of opening the festival with a Canadian film. Amiel is British. The world premiere of the movie, which co-stars real-life married couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles and Emma Darwin, coincides with the 200th anniversary of the birth of the noted...

2008-10-09 15:00:24

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Creation, the teen band whose mission is "to make a difference in the lives of children who are less fortunate while spreading the message of peace," will be performing on Columbus Day at B.B. King's Club in New York City, Monday Night, October 13. This is the band's second appearance at B.B. King's and they will be featuring new music with a big new sound. All gross proceeds from the concert will be going directly to the Mattie J.T Stepanek...

2008-10-03 15:00:20

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Creation, the teen band whose mission is "to make a difference in the lives of children who are less fortunate while spreading the message of peace," will be performing at the historic dedication ceremony of Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park in Rockville, Maryland. The park will be honoring the legacy of young peacemaker, Mattie J.T. Stepanek, a 13-year old poet who coined the phrase, "Peace is Possible." Mattie's inspirational writings - including the book Just...

2008-10-01 00:05:00

By Jenny Stocks Film stars will descend on a Cornish fishing village this week to shoot the story of Charles Darwin's life. Charlestown, on the south coast of Cornwall near St Austell, will provide one of the locations for the film Creation, which follows the life of the English naturalist. Shooting is due to take place tomorrow, Friday and Sunday. The film is based on Annie's Box, a book by Darwin's great-great- grandson Randal Keynes. It will be released next year to tie in with...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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