Francis created a vented hat to keep a cool head, invented a new way to cut round cakes, and devised an algorithm for making the perfect cup of tea.  But the Victorian scientist was also the founding father of eugenics: the movement that aimed to eliminate supposedly undesirable human traits from the population.

How Francis Galton’s eugenics theory led to the murder of MILLIONS

He created a vented hat to keep his head cool, invented a new way to cut round cakes, and devised an algorithm for making the perfect cup of tea. But Francis Galton’s accomplishments as an inventor, meteorologist and statistician pale into insignificance by what is mostly remembered. The Victorian scientist was the founding father of …

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