The first long-distance journey with an …

The first long-distance journey with an automobile was done by a woman in August 1888 without telling her husband. She had to buy gas at pharmacies and constantly refill cooling water from streams or ditches. At times she had to clean the blocked fuel line using a hat pin or insulating the worn-through ignition wire with the help of a garter. Also, she invented brake lining on the journey.

After Rasputin was murdered, a group of …

After Rasputin was murdered, a group of people dug up his remains & burned them. As the body was being burned, Rasputin appeared to sit up in the flames, terrifying onlookers. This effect can be attributed to the heat, which caused his tendons to shrink, forcing the body to bend at the waist. Heat contraction could not, however, explain the death threats and screaming.



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