Illustration of the cat piano from La Nature, Vol. 11 (1883) - Source.
Athanasius Kircher, a Man of Misconceptions - Exclusive excerpts
1892. Harvard Psychological Laboratory
Centralia PA burned town garbage in a pit. In 1962, the garbage burning got out of control and a massive underground coal fire began. For 46 years now, and despite all the attempts to extinguish it, the fire is still burning and some experts guess this might last for another 250 years. All inhabitants were of course evacuated, the last ones left the town in 1992, as the carbon monoxide emissions reached critical levels and deep holes began to appear all of a sudden.
An Adorably Informative Video Tour of the Kitsune Mura Fox Village in the Mountains of Miyagi, Japan