They say eyes are the windows to the soul– but what about people with the same color eyes?
If you have blue eyes, you'll be interested to know that you have something in common with every other person who has blue eyes. No, we're not all related (though that would be something). Everyone who has blue eyes is descended from a single European who lived roughly 6,000 to 10,000 years ago. That European developed a mutation that led to all the blue eyes in the world.
Okay, so how is every blue-eyed person a descendant of a single European? That seems kind of bonkers, right? What's even more bonkers is that at one point, every human had brown eyes.
But let's talk about what blue-eyed folks have in common. It's about to get real scientific in here, y'all.