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The American Museum of Natural History maintains a Darwin section on its website based on a popular exhibit that appeared at the New York City museum from 2005 to 2006. The exhibition has traveled to Boston, Toronto and Chicago before going to the Natural History Museum in London for the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth.
The Darwin Correspondence Project, which focuses on the naturalist’s personal letters, has a section on Darwin and religion based on what his correspondence reveals about his personal religious beliefs.
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is an online community of pro-evolutionists who scorn the intelligent design camp’s idea of a designer by ascribing the designer the personality of a giant ball of pasta. Adherents are known as “Pastafarians.” Bobby Henderson runs the site.