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Leading Causes of Death in the US In 1900 And 2010

While technological and scientific innovations have greatly reduced the incidence of preventable, accidental and sanitation-based deaths, heart disease and cancer-related deaths have increased. Many link both to changing lifestyle choices and diets.

There Was No First Human

We can’t exactly point a moment when one species becomes another. Evolution just happens like a movie. If you traced your family tree back 185 million generations, you wouldn’t be looking at a human, a primate, or even a mammal.

Monstrosities Illustrated

17th century was a golden age for any kinds of curiosities: pygmies, supposed mermaids, deformed fetuses, conjoined twins and other natural marvels were put on display and widely discussed, becoming the circus freak-shows of their time.