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  •  actually, the most widely-accepted hypothesis (5+ / 0-)

    regarding the wheel is that it was only invented once, and rapidly spread.

    this is quite remarkable, in that it implies that there really was one person somewhere who worked it all out.

    i was surprised to learn that there are examples of small toys from the new world that have wheels. however, nobody in the new world was using them for "real" work.

    To put the torture behind us is, inevitably, to put it in front of us.

    by UntimelyRippd on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 09:33:34 PM PDT

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