The reason we know this to be true is because of what's become known as the Stonehenge Laser Survey...because that's what it's called. Commissioned by the English Heritage, researchers used modern laser technology to scan the stones. The scan revealed that rather than being randomly plonked into the ground in the style of Asterix and Obelix, Stonehenge's creators carefully shaped and crafted each stone so it would look best when approaching from the north-east during the solstices. For example, to make them glisten in the sunlight, the stones on the outer circle had their crusts removed. And, as we all know, removing the crusts also means you won't get curly hair. Or something...
We like to think the scan also revealed a QR code left there by aliens when they built Stonehenge in 2400BC, in the hope that one day our technology would catch up with theirs, researchers would discover it, get in touch with said aliens and we'd come together as one joyous race with a higher understanding and evolved technology, which in turn would bring an end to war, bloodshed and drunken tweets. But that didn't happen.
The scan also uncovered 71 new Bronze Age axeheads which suggests, um, they were left there as gifts to Fred, the god of sunsets or, ah, maybe there used to be an axehead shop there? We really should have done more research before writing this story. Or maybe, just maybe they shot arrows at each other to keep themselves amused until the sun came up. Like we said, they didn't have TV back then.
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