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The Wonderful World of Completely Random Facts — Issue 19

The gondola is synonymous with Venice, and they’ve been used since the 11th century in the city. Gondolas are made of eight different types of wood which make up 280 different pieces, and all of them weigh around 1.7 tons.

These aren’t the only things that are similar between the flat-bottomed boats. The…

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Daniel Ganninger

The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com