Scientific Ideas That Seemed Crazy at the Time

By its very nature, science seeks to challenge. It asks brave questions, and comes up with answers that may seem ridiculous. Sometimes, those answers are not ridiculous, but become part of common knowledge, accepted by all. Here are just some of those ideas: 1) The Earth being round The ancient Greeks were the first to […]

Peoples Archive: Genius for Posterity

Peoples Archive. ‘Peoples Archive is a company dedicated to filming for posterity the life stories of the great thinkers, creators, and achievers of our time. The people whose stories you watch on this site are leaders of their field, whose work has influenced and changed our world as we know it. We believe these stories […]

All About Charles Darwin – Online Archive Launched

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online. ‘This site currently contains more than 50,000 searchable text pages and 40,000 images of both publications and handwritten manuscripts. There is also the most comprehensive Darwin bibliography ever published and the largest manuscript catalogue ever assembled. More than 150 ancillary texts are also included, ranging from secondary reference […]

More on Darwin

The Writings of Charles Darwin on the Web. ‘The most complete collection of Darwin’s work ever published – with original page numbers, illustrations etc.’ The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, First Edition.

Saluting the Improvement of the Human Genome

Darwin Awards. ‘In the spirit of Charles Darwin, the Darwin Awards commemorate individuals who protect our gene pool by making the ultimate sacrifice of their own lives. Darwin Award winners eliminate themselves in an extraordinarily idiotic manner, thereby improving our species’ chances of long-term survival.’