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Nobody made it out of Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition alive. But now we know just how far one sailor got.
Joseph Henry Loveless was last seen escaping from jail in 1916. More than a century later, DNA analysis has linked the missing murderer to a dismembered torso discovered in an Idaho cave in 1979.
It's taller than the Empire State Building.
The claim comes from Holmes’s great-great-grandson, American lawyer Jeff Mudgett, who recently discovered that he and Markle are eighth cousins.
5. A lot of us have mental illness.
Children whose parents are more closely related tend to be shorter and have lower educational attainment, according to a genetic study.