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Precariously Leaning Towers of the World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #772 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams The World’s Other Leaning Towers (apart from the one in Pisa) Many people are familiar with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the most famous buildings in the world. Construction began on the Tower in 1173 and took place in three [...]

The Origins of 10 Winter Olympic Sports

The Winter Olympics are still a week and a half away, but it’s never too early to start getting warmed up. Let’s take a look at the origins of some of the events you’ll be enjoying from Vancouver. 1. Figure Skating Skating has been around for centuries, but figure skating’s expressive movements are actually somewhat more recent [...]