Everything You Need to Know About Modern Day Marvels – Mental Floss Scatterbrained

On today’s episode of Scatterbrained, we’re getting futuristic! We learn some surprising facts about skyscrapers located everywhere from New York City to Shanghai. Our extensive history of robots will take you all the way back to ancient Babylonia. Then we jump ahead in time again to learn about Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada. Misconceptions about transportation get corrected. Finally, the shockingly huge Three Gorges Dam and its construction troubles.

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