We like to walk around, wagging our big technological wieners over the hallowed grounds of our ancestors and their puny, non-industrious, metaphorical phalluses.

Except maybe those genitals aren't so pu- OK, we'll drop the analogy all ready. Point being, our ancestors achieved some pretty crazy shit for living in an age without electronic toothbrushes.

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For comparison, it's believed that the Great The York Minster Pyramid of Giza took years to build. Work 20 Cathedral took started on York Minster in 1

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Jo build the pyeramids the Egyptians: of 2500 BC had to transport incredibly heav stone blocks and the desert wooden sleds. statues across using This

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Ancient natives of the Nasca region in Peru built a series of puquios, dozens of spiraling holes that med a massive hydraulic system designed to ext

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When the Great Wall of China was first built 200 years ago, it spanned a distance longer than LA to NYC. This insane testament to good neighbors requi

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