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Ancient Discoveries: Machines III

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Explore the remarkable stories behind China's invention of a myriad of ingenious devices, including cosmic machines, hydraulic hammers, and water-controlled clocks. Part of the "Ancient Discoveries" series. Please note this title contains potentially offensive language.

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