In 1676, a Dutch cloth merchant and lens maker sent the Royal Society in London drawings of fantastical creatures he’d observed while peering into drops of water with his home-made microscope.
The Society promptly ridiculed and dismissed the amateur scientist.
It’s common knowledge that our skin is our largest organ.
The average adult carries about 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms) and 22 square feet (2 square meters) of it.
But that’s not even close to the whole story.
This post could easily have been titled “My Beef With Modern Science.”
You’ll see why in a minute.
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