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C. Flower
30-11-2010, 01:11 AM
From the Smithsonian Magazine: the top ten fairly loopy consequences of us having evolved -

Mitrochondria

Hiccups

Backache

Unsupported intestines

Choking

Being cold in winter

Goosebumps that don't work

Our brains squeezing our teeth

Obesity

Male nipples.



Explanations here - :)


http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-Top-Ten-Daily-Consequences-of-Having-Evolved.html (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-Top-Ten-Daily-Consequences-of-Having-Evolved.html)


http://media.smithsonianmag.com/images/consequences-of-evolution-388.jpg

Munnkeyman
30-11-2010, 01:17 AM
Very good.

We should try to finish the list from 10-100

The Appendix?
The fact we can't synthesise Vitamin C like most other mammals?
Crappy sense of smell?