The Cairn of Gavrinis, sometimes referred to as the “Sistine Chapel of the Neolithic”, located on the small island of Gavrinis in the Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany, France, is one of the most fascinating and enigmatic prehistoric monuments in Europe. It dates back to the Neolithic period, around 3500-3000 BCE, when the island was still connected to the mainland.
Cairn of Gavrinis: The 5000-year-Old Sistine Chapel of the Neolithic
The History of the Bidet: Possible 17th-Century Invention
A bidet is a low-mounted plumbing fixture used for washing external genitalia, perineum, and anus.
Since it was popularized in the early eighteenth century, the history of the bidet has not been a simple sanitary item but has been a hygienic practice that is at least suspect.
The Bizarre Case of Tarrare: The Man That Could Eat a Corpse (c. 1772–1798)
Tarrare was a mysterious French man who was known for his extreme appetite, bizarre eating habits, and an unknown medical condition that caused him to consume inedible objects.
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