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Medieval brewery found in England

Highway construction in England has led to the discovery of a medieval brewery. Among the more puzzling finds was a pair of rectangular structures (one shown in photo) with sloping sides of stepped-out limestones. But what were they used for? One clue is in the smoke-blackened floor and flue (gap in the

10 of the world’s oldest companies

Mental_Floss has compiled a list of 10 of the world's oldest companies. Kong? Gumi Co., Ltd, just saw the end of its long run a couple of years ago. Up until 2006, the Japanese construction company had been going strong since 578 A.D. Yep, you read that right – 578 A.D.