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King Tut’s chariots were supercars of their day

An investigation into the technical features of Tutankhamun's chariots show that they were marvels of ancient engineering. "These vehicles appear to be the first mechanical systems which combine the use of kinematics, dynamics and lubrication principles," Rovetta said. Further studies, in collaboration with Nasry Iskander at the conservation department of

Ancient Mayans likely had fountains and toilets

The ancient Mayans had enough engineering know-how to master running water, creating toilets and even fountains. Perhaps the earliest known example of the intentional creation of water pressure was found on the island of Crete in a Minoan palace dating back to roughly 1400 BC. In the New World, the ability