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How Humans Lost Our Chance at a Third Eye

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Lizards have a little dot at the top of their heads that is called a "parietal eye." This eye is not as complex or as useful as the two in the front of their heads, but it does react to light. Are they eventually going to have a third eye? No. It's just a vestigial trait.

In fact, it looks like most animals — including humans — had a chance at a third eye, and we blew it.

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thanks humanity :td:

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Supposedly the pineal gland is the third eye, yes? I've heard that a few times. Won't do us much good though since it's typically heavily flourided up with subsequent calcification.

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It would be very handy to have 360 degree vision in Supermarket car parks.

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A third eye at the back of your head would suit a better service.

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I have three eyes...

And I have three legs..

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All mothers have a third eye..and it is on the back of their heads! ^_^

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No thanks, Evolution. People say I already have four eyes.

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