Why can’t we stop thinking?
Try to stop thinking for five seconds.
Okay, now you’re just reading this and not-stopping-your-thoughts!!
So why can’t we stop thinking? Well, this is the handiwork of our old friend, evolution.
Besides highly publicized science stories of 2010 (Gulf oil spill, Chilean miner rescue, bedbugs, etc.), there were some intriguing and somewhat odd science stories:
1. You think like a worm – The human brain’s center of deep thought is curiously similar to a clump of neurons inside the head of the lowly ragworm. So similar, in fact, that ragworms, which evolved 600 million years ago, probably share a common ancestor with us humans. Hmmm…