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SOURCES AND MORE INFO BELOW: Jared Diamond's "The World Until Yesterday": http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-World-Until-Yesterday-Traditional/dp/0141024488/ music by: youtube.com/jakechudnow Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce more on WEIRD: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/weird_psychology_social_science_researchers_rely_too_much_on_western_college.html incorrect predictions: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Incorrect_predictions More famous INCORRECT predictions: http://www.rense.com/general81/dw.htm http://web.mit.edu/randy/www/words.html history of miscegenation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miscegenation debunked scientific beliefs: http://listverse.com/2009/01/19/10-debunked-scientific-beliefs-of-the-past/ Hollow Earth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_Earth Hollow Concave Earth: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/koreshan-state-historic-site Concave Earth spying attempt: http://bit.ly/1gnDwRE Scathing reviews of masterpieces: http://mentalfloss.com/article/30497/11-early-scathing-reviews-works-now-considered-masterpieces http://flavorwire.com/335428/15-scathing-early-reviews-of-classic-novels/ Thomas Midgley, Jr.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Midgley,_Jr. QI clip about Midgley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZAnnvSOEmw Inventors killed by own inventions (AllTime10s): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9KXQmL2d8 50 worst inventions: http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1991915_1991909_1991817,00.html Nevin Lead and crime study: http://pic.plover.com/Nevin/Nevin2007.pdf

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