With Google’s new tool Ngram Viewer, you can visualise the rise and fall of particular keywords across 5 million books and 500 years!

See how big cocaine was in Victorian times.
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The spirit of inquiry over the ages. 
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The spirit of inquiry over the ages II (NGram is case-sensitive). 
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The Battle Of The Brains
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What happened around 1700??? (by Flipper01) 
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Age-old debates (by Andy, James Rooney, Nick, Bidzubido, Jacqui,Gary,Stefan Lasiewski,Mark)

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Google NGram Experiments - Information Is Beautiful

Google NGram Experiments - Information Is Beautiful

Google NGram Experiments - Information Is Beautiful

Google NGram Experiments - Information Is Beautiful

Google NGram Experiments - Information Is Beautiful

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