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London’s Big Ben is Leaning (But the Tower of Pisa DID IT FIRST!!)

Hmmm, something doesn’t quite look right……….

Okay boys and girls, I got a short little history lesson for you:

The Leaning Tower of Pisa tilts due to a fundamental error made by its builders.  During the construction process, the tower’s foundation that was created wasn’t that much wider than the diameter of the tower itself.  The 12th century local engineers focused an excessive amount of weight in a fairly small area of soft soil, and in the past 700 years, that same soil has since settled unevenly under the tower’s weight, resulting in its current leaning state. Continue reading London’s Big Ben is Leaning (But the Tower of Pisa DID IT FIRST!!)