Happy Anniversary to Origin of Species, Charles Darwin's amazing work, unquestionably the most important work of natural philosophy ever published. On the occasion of the work's 150th anniversary, New Scientist has a great survey by Steve Jones, Origin of Species Revisited:
It is amazing that after all this time, all the evidence in favor, and all the debate, there are *still* so many people who don't think this theory is true. Apparently about 40% of U.S. citizens. Clear evidence of the ongoing influence of 2,000-year-old religious teachings in our present day lives.