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10 Historical Facts You Won’t Be Sorry You’ve Learned

There are never enough Twitter accounts – or social media accounts in general – that share interesting facts about history, archaeology, and the like. At least, not if you ask me.

And I must not be alone, because whenever an account pops up that shares great facts, it never takes long for them to amass the followers – and @archaehistories is no different.

If you’re thinking about giving them a follow, these 10 tweets are a good sample of what you can expect.

10. Worlds within worlds!

How do you do this for FORTY years?!

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9. Say what you will about the Romans…

But they sure knew how to build things to last.

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8. Things were bigger back then.

A LOT bigger, apparently.

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7. I bet those were pretty effective.

I wouldn’t like to be on the wrong end of it.

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6. Those are actually some sick shades.

Think these will catch on again?

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5. This shouldn’t be possible.

Whoever did this was an absolute genius.

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4. Can someone explain to me how this works?

Because I’m honestly dying to know.

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3. This is crazy big.

I’m glad those people are there for scale.

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2. I would definitely fall down those stairs.

Kudos to anyone who wouldn’t.

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1. I would tip that thing over so fast.

Those were some coordinated folks.

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I could honestly read these all day, so I know who I’m about to go follow!

If you have a favorite source of obscure and interesting historical facts, please share it with us in the comments!