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You Could Safely Walk Across That Awesome Roman Shield Formation

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The testsudo formation, AKA, the tortoise, is probably one of the most famous military manoeuvres in history right behind flying directly into the enemies death cannons to clog them with wreckage. Along with looking ridiculously cool, the formation was also so strong that it could double as a bridge.

Bruce Lee Was a Huge Troll

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We were asked once if we’d ever stop writing articles about Bruce Lee and in response we said, when he stops being awesome, since that hasn’t happened yet, here’s an article about how he’d troll people he met, with martial arts. 

Shigeru Miyamoto and His Habit of Measuring Things

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As one of the most well-known big-wigs of Nintendo, a company with enough money to run at a loss for 5 decades straight, Shigeru Miyamoto is a name synonymous with video games, fun and fat Italian plumbers. But did you know that Miyamoto reportedly really likes guessing the length of various objects.

That Time Al Capone Was Hustled With a Lemon

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Al Capone has singlehandedly served as the inspiration for some of the most terrifyingly badass crime lords in fiction, which is why we’re just so happy to tell you about the time he was scammed out of $500  by a lemon.

Sir Thomas Beecham Probably Had a the Most Awkward Conversation Ever

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Awkward conversations are an unavoidable part of life that can legitimately haunt you for years depending on how many times you accidentally hit the other person in the neck with your elbow, so imagine how the British conductor Thomas Beecham felt when he apparently failed to recognise the sister of royalty and tried to play it off by asking how their family was.