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Published on Oct 8, 2013

SOURCES AND MORE INFO BELOW:
Jared Diamond's "The World Until Yesterday": http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-World-Unt...

music by: youtube.com/jakechudnow

Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

more on WEIRD: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_...

incorrect predictions: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Incorrec...

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/Miscegen...

debunked scientific beliefs: http://listverse.com/2009/01/19/10-de...

Hollow Earth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_E...

Hollow Concave Earth: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/ko...

Concave Earth spying attempt: http://bit.ly/1gnDwRE

Scathing reviews of masterpieces:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/30497/...
http://flavorwire.com/335428/15-scath...

Thomas Midgley, Jr.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_M....

QI clip about Midgley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZAnnv...

Inventors killed by own inventions (AllTime10s): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9KXQ...

50 worst inventions: http://content.time.com/time/specials...

Nevin Lead and crime study: http://pic.plover.com/Nevin/Nevin2007...

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