Your Head Might Be On Sideways

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In your brain the right side controls the left half of your body and vice versa. We still aren’t sure why this is, but some scientists have come up with a pretty bizarre explanation: that some ancient vertebrate ancestor was born with its brain on backwards. Or, at least on sideways.

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