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Cream of the Cool

At the time of this writeup, the Aquatic Ape Hypothesis has been effectively dismantled by the scientific community: most of the 'facts' used to support it are either outright false or else removed from meaningful context in such a way that they appear to contribute to the AAH, even when they support the Savanna Theory more strongly and consistently. Here I shall clarify these falsehoods and failures in academic rigour.

The Mammalian Diving Reflex is present in all mammal

Ancient Aliens is a science fiction mockumentary television show currently airing on H2, an offshoot of the History Channel. It is currently in its seventh season, having been on the air since its original pilot episode in 2009. The premise is simple: that throughout recorded (and even unrecorded) history, extraterrestrial biological entities have been visiting the planet Earth and guiding its progress for unknown reasons. To add an air of authenticity, Ancient

Release: 2012-04-04 (Finland wide), 2012-05-23 (UK wide)
Director: Timo Vuorensola
Length: 93' (theatrical), 110' (director's cut)
Alternate title: Iron Sky: Wir kommen in Frieden
Production: Finland, Germany, Australia
Language: English, German (and one drunken line of Finnish)
MPAA rating: R, for reasons unknown (satirising the American Presidency?)

Cast: Christopher Kirby (James Washington), Julia Dietze (Renate Richter), Götz Otto (Klaus Adler), Udo Kier (W…

Little Brook Sanctuary is 100 acres of land purchased by The Somerset County Park Commission, my husband's former employer, with the mission statement of acquiring and conserving for future generations lands that have unique or special value due to the natural beauty and ecological features. This includes a brook that meanders through undeveloped land which serve as a habitat for mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, insects, flowers, trees, shrubs, vines,…