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Science, Beware: Kentucky to Get Creationism-Touting "Noah's Ark" Theme-Park Extraveganza

Pack your bags, kids! We're going to Kentucky.

"Ark Encounter, LLC," the same enterprising, Darwin-doubting folks behind the Creation Museum in Kentucky are expanding their repertoire to include a new theme park in the same state. This time, the $150 million dollar adventureland for the religious set will focus on a giant replica of Noah's Ark as well as a bunch of other artifacts from biblical stories, including...wait for it.. a tower of Babel.

The deal, which will be funded privately but receive generous tax breaks from Uncle Sam, was struck by Kentucky's Democratic Governor, Steve Beshear 

Read more at Gawker

AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at December 2, 2010, 3:37am

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