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Only around 2000 people attended Genghis Khan’s funeral. They were then killed by the army in order to never reveal the location of his tomb. That army was later killed as well by Khan’s funeral escort.

Tomb of Genghis Khan Not to be confused with the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, a tourist site in China. The Onon River, Mongolia in autumn, a site where Temüjin was born and grew up. The location of the tomb of Genghis Khan (died August 18, 1227) has been the object of much speculation and research. …

Only around 2000 people attended Genghis Khan’s funeral. They were then killed by the army in order to never reveal the location of his tomb. That army was later killed as well by Khan’s funeral escort. Read More »

Romans weaved asbestos fibers into a cloth-like material that was then sewn into tablecloths and napkins. These cloths were cleaned by throwing them into a blistering fire, from which they came out unharmed and whiter than when they went in.

History of Asbestos The fireproofing properties of asbestos made it essential to many industries such as the automobile, construction, manufacturing, power and chemical industries. The U.S. armed forces also used asbestos to prevent fires in every branch of the military. The primary intention of using asbestos was to protect workers, but many asbestos product manufacturers …

Romans weaved asbestos fibers into a cloth-like material that was then sewn into tablecloths and napkins. These cloths were cleaned by throwing them into a blistering fire, from which they came out unharmed and whiter than when they went in. Read More »