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Tripalium

22 September, 2018

The word labor comes from the Latin "tripalium", which means punishment.

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Pyramids of Giza

21 September, 2018

The three pyramids of Giza (Menkaure, Khafre and Khufu) are aligned with the Orion constellation. Only with a 3mm error because the compass was only invented millennia later.

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Sonic

20 September, 2018

Sonic is inspired by a character invented in World War II.

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The croissants

19 September, 2018

The croissants were originally Austrian. In 1770, the Austrian princess, Maria Antonia married with Louis XVI and brought to France making a huge success.