Darwin Day: Cambridge

Redline Crowd for Darwin Day

The Cambridge party was hopping, with plenty of evil-utionists, drinks, snacks, cake, awful poetry, monkeys, and pipe cleaner creations. I’ve uploaded a few photos to Flickr . . . and here’s a search for “Darwin Day” across all of Flickr.

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky

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  1. It's a shame that my pipe cleaner papal seal ring isn't visible in the picture you've got of me.

    Also: no mention of the prehensile penis? Tsk tsk. Don't high-hat the prehensile penis, Rebecca.

  2. Usually, it's uncontroversial to point out that evolution has no set "goal", that is just keeps on keeping on without heading in any one direction.

    However, I think we can all agree in this one case that evolution will have reached its absolute peak once all sexually-reproducing species have evolved the prehensile penis.

  3. Off topic: Captain Infinity doesn't look happy with having his picture taken, but I like the idea that he has more than nine lives.

    ~ Posted by Cat Squad :-)

  4. No, Joshua, I think evolution will have failed us all if all sexually-reproducing species have prehensile penises… such an adaptation can only serve to drive women away.

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