Here's a brief history of the human race, plus a glimpse into our near future. A few geological seconds ago, our ancestors discovered that cooking meat made it safer, more nutritious, and longer-lasting. Cooked food is an efficient fuel, and it enabled the human brain to grow. Brains are expensive in terms of energy: ours use 25% of all the energy we consume. If you're going to have a bigger brain, you need a more efficient source of energy. The human brain is not the biggest in the animal kingdom, but it is large proportionate to our size and weight....
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