“Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped.”

The publication of Charles Darwin’s book On the Origin of Species in 1859 helped launch the modern science of evolution. It also created a firestorm of controversy, by suggesting that all species — including homo sapiens — evolved from “lower” life forms. However, Darwin did not explicitly state that humans evolved from ape and monkey-like … Read more

“Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”

Baseball Hall of Famer Satchel Paige (1906-1982) is considered one of the greatest pitchers in history — despite the fact that he only played for teams in the major leagues for about five years.  Paige actually had a very long career in baseball that started in 1926. But from the mid-1920s to the late 1940s … Read more