Dr. Kelsey, despite immense pressure from pharmaceutical…

Dr. Kelsey, despite immense pressure from pharmaceutical companies, decided not to approve thalidomide for morning sickness in the U.S., saving a whole generation of children from death and deformities.

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You’re completely blind for about 40 minutes a day. When…

You’re completely blind for about 40 minutes a day. When your eyes move, your brain purposely blocks your vision, which is why you can’t see the motion of your own eyes in a mirror. It’s called Saccadic masking, and without it your life would be like watching a constant movie that’s filmed with a shaky, handheld camera.

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