I am going to file this one under "Dumb Things our government does". Via Jon Voisey of The Angry Astronomer - a trip down the rabbit hole of creationism.
Ever want to know how old the Grand Canyon is?
Well, don't ask the park services. They can't tell you.
Why not? As you might expect, it's due to pressure from Bush appointees, ignoring the protests of its own scientists as well as every scientific organization.
Read the whole thing...
This situation will last about as long as Bush remains in power - I hope.