Origins: The Journey of Humankind

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Ancient Text Reveals New Clues to the Origin of Zero
New carbon dating provides insights on one of the most pivotal moments in the history of mathematics.
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Top 7 Strangest Cures Ever
Thank Goodness for Penicillin
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Origins of Fire According to the Greeks
Prometheus to Pandora, Greek Mythology explains our connection with fire.
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The Journey of Humankind: How Money Made Us Modern
Civilisation existed before money, but probably wouldn’t have gotten very far without it.
About the Show

Over 8 episodes, Jason Silva guides you on a full-sensory, time-travel adventure that delves deep into history to find the pivotal ‘origin’ moments such as the discoveries and applications of fire and medicine, that fundamentally and irrevocably created our modern lives.

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