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Why do we feel as though we're rocking after getting off a boat?

... it turns out. The records go back to the 1700s. Erasmus Darwin, who was Charles Darwin's grandfather, actually recorded one of the first, if not the first, description of this condition. And what Darwin wrote was: "Those who have been upon the water in a ...

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Why do I get travel sick?

... - Have you ever had thing actually where you get, Erasmus Darwin who was Charles Darwin's uncle I think, first described it and said, he ...

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Why do we open our mouths when shocked?

... been some interesting research that goes back as far as Darwin and more recently, Paul Ekman who actually looked at ...

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Why don't women have beards?

... is to do with sex or selection. This is the second of Darwin's great mechanisms, that selection doesn't just work ...