The four minarets of the Taj Mahal are not absolutely straight. The have been found to tilt outwards slightly. The most accepted reason for such a design anomaly is that in case the minarets fall, they fall outwards without damaging the Mausoleum.
Matter-of-Fact of the week #3:
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