Somewhere out there, there's a picture of you in your high school years that you'd probably rather not show to anyone else. Maybe you had a gnarly set of braces, maybe you were way too into ska, or maybe it was just a painfully emo haircut. Well, you're not alone. The whole planet went through its own awkward phase once — and it lasted 55 million years.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas January 17, 2018
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