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10-15-2011 @ 10:54AM
Don't forget the mechanical stuff ancient Romans were using. Everything from retractable roofs, to coin-operated dispensers to entire plays where everything was steam powered, the sets and the mechanical actors.Ancient Muslims, mean while, had fairly complex mechanics for irrigation.The Chinese have been piping in natural gas for cooking and heating for much longer than people realize.I think some forget that people from times past have roughly the same IQ and curiosity we have today.
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