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10 Lost Technologies

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Published on Nov 16, 2010

Incredible artifacts from lost worlds.

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Most of these aren't "lost technologies" at all... 10. Okay this is quite possibly a "lost" technology, but we still have some specimens of the violin that can be reverse-engineered. 9. I don't know much about it, but it sounds more like a religious symbol rather than an actual flying chariot. 8. We have already reverse-engineered and created Roman concrete; it's impressive for its time, but it was hardly lost. 7. Just because we don't know how exactly pyramids were built back then doesn't mean we can't build a pyramid today with modern technology. 6. Atlantis is a mythical lost civilization, not a technology. The fabled metal alloy orichalcum that only Atlanteans supposedly knew the recipe to, however... 5. The recipe to Damascus steel was never lost, and can be made from-scratch today. 4. The first truly lost technology. Well done. 3. I'm fairly certain that it doesn't count as a "lost technology" if we have more advanced and efficient alternatives built off the concept. Besides, NASA has sufficient information to replicate the Apollo spacecrafts if they so chose to. 2. Ironically, we have the technology thought to have been used in the death ray: mirrors in a parabolic shape congregate solar radiation into one focal point. However, it's far too inefficient to weaponize. 1. Greek fire is thought to have been a napalm-like solution, and we have more readily-available alternatives. ...yeah, this Top 10 sucked.
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Amri Steve
the damscus steel death ray and greek fire is too important to lose
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Roman BV
Shouldn't the "Rust-Resistant Pillar" be on here? The iron pillar in India that hasn't rusted too much since it was built a few thousand years ago?
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SON1CRULEZ
Seems the only way to get this song is by youtube converter to mp3 unfortunate, I would of preferred a full version but what can ya do.
Norbit CleaverHook
I like this song
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FlasKamel
The SONG/MUSIC is "The Liquid Lounge" by David O'Brien!!!!!!
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thesoundofscience
What's the background track?
The Amazing Ace Meracruzer
i knew that greek fire would be #1
Tae Oh
pyramids were built by slaves -_- humans over-think things too much lol
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Will
Civilization*
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