12 Facts That Surprise Better Than Any BBC Storylines

5 months ago · Julieta · 0 Comment

Did you know that on hot summer days, you can often see drunk bees? That one of the most popular fish dishes can cause terrible hallucinations? Or that the man who created Sherlock Holmes managed to solve a few difficult, real-life crime cases? If the answer to all these questions is “no,” then — read on, and prepare to be amazed!

Today, Bright Side presents a selection of incredible facts for you that will surprise even a hardened cynic.

2. In 1140, Following A difficult Siege, The German Emperor Conrad III Captured The Fortress City Of Weinsberg. Angered By the Residents’ Prolonged Resistance, He sentenced All The Men In the City To death.

As for the women — he allowed them to leave and to take all the valuable belongings they could carry on their shoulders. Without thinking twice, the women discarded their valuables, choosing to carry their husbands on their shoulders instead. On seeing this, the king praised the women of Weinsberg for their cunningness and devotion. Because of this the male population of the city was spared as well.

2. In 1140, following a difficult siege, the German Emperor Conrad III captured the fortress city of Weinsberg. Angered by the residents’ prolonged resistance, he sentenced all the men in the city to death.

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