19 Insanely Advanced Ancient Things You Couldn't Build Today

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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