Noah’s Folly

Over in Kentucky Answers in Genesis have finally completed the construction of a life-sized replica of Noah’s Ark and opened it to the public, and so you can now, for a fee of $40 per adult, go and gap at this folly. It might sound like a fun based theme park, but this is not Disney, … Read more

Noah’s Ark Theme Park is Eligible for Up To $18 Million in Tax Incentives

Is this really true, has the State of Kentucky rolled over suddenly and now supports the idea giving $18 million to an anti-science religious nut who is building a life-sized replica of Noahs Ark? The previous democratic governor of Kentucky, Steve Besmear, is gone and has now been replaced by a Republican, Matt Bevin, a deeply religious guy, … Read more

State Funds to be used to Keep Noah’s ark afloat

You might, or perhaps might not be aware, that there exists a Museum in Kentucky that vigorously promotes the rather daft idea that the Earth is only 6,000 years old. Back in the 17th Century James Ussher, the Archbishop of Armagh in Ireland, sat down and calculated the age of the earth by using the genealogies contained … Read more

Bit of Fun – “Noah’s Ark Discovered” claims 1974 news story

The Guardian pulled out an old story from 1974 and popped it up for us all to laugh at today … Incredulity reigned among British archaeologists yesterday after Senator Frank Moss, chairman of the US Senate Space Committee, told a gathering of American mapmakers that a speck on a photograph of Mount Ararat taken from … Read more