There is an important distinction to be made between the terms “natural” and “material.”
Earlier this month, Nature looked ahead at “five experiments as hard as finding the Higgs.” Two of them have relevance to the debate between naturalistic evolution and intelligent design.
Pumice stone has other uses including the preparation of stonewashed denim. (You may find bits of it in the pockets of your newly purchased “distressed” jeans.)
Meyer tells the story of Einstein’s visit to the Palomar Observatory and his realization that he must abandon his famous fudge factor, the cosmological constant.
If you follow the top Darwin blogs you’ll notice how eagerly and often they go in for mocking extremely marginal and daffy creationists. PZ Myers specializes in this. So too, in his books, does Richard Dawkins.