Charles Darwin famously kept a journal that held his notes, sketches and details of his personal life. Much of the important work recorded in his journal would later form the iconic piece of scientific literature known as On the Origin of Species.

We are very excited to reveal that Mashable, on the 156th anniversary of the publication of Origin of Species, has obtained several pages of Darwin’s journal that were long thought to be lost.

These pages reveal a vastly different side of the scientist — someone who had crushes, loved movies and liked to ponder big questions like “what would be a cool bird?” Read more…

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10 completely legitimate lost pages from Charles Darwin’s seminal journals