On the Origin of Thing Explainer
Today we get a new book from xkcd creator Randall Munroe, a book which uses only the thousand most frequently used words in English to describe complicated things. In that spirit, we offer our intro: Today over a hundred and another half years ago, a man wrote a book about how humans and animals and all living things go from one state in the past to become what they are today through picking. It was a crazy new idea. We still talk about it today.