In 1899 an automobile called the β€œHorsey Horseless” was designed by Seventh-day Adventist preacher with the purpose to make the new contraptions less frightening to horses. The car had a big wooden horse head stuck on the front of it which doubled as a fuel tank. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hor…
Today I learned of Horsey Horseless, an early car that was equiped with a fake horse head in front to help with the problem of many horses becoming frightened of the new automated horseless carriages. Frightened horses became such a problem that some owners threatened to shoot drivers on sight. weirdhistorian.com/horsey…
In the early days of the car, the "Horsey Horseless" was a car disguised with a fake horse head on the front to keep other horses from being spooked. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hor…
Considered by many to be the worst car ever imagined, the Horsey Horseless was a gas buggy with a fake horse head in front. Patented (but never manufactured) in 1899, the design was intended to calm the fears of a real horse by arranging the fake head in a "life-like attitude." clickondetroit.com/automo…
Dr. Bronner, of the "all-one" Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, fled to the United States in 1929 and urged his parents to come with him. The last he heard from them was "You were right," before they were killed in the Holocaust. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ema…
There were no ponies used in the Pony Express, just horses. nationalgeographic.org/ar…
The names of pieces in Chess have changed over time. Queens were viziers or advisors, bishops were elephants, and rooks were chariots. chesscentral.com/pages/ch…
If you don’t pay a hotel bill in Ontario, there is a law that says that hotel can sell your horse legalblogs.findlaw.ca/unc…
Paul Revere was a dentist. A silversmith by trade, he learned the trade to make ends meet when he was poor. He used to be able to identify fallen soldiers by their dental work he'd crafted. He's recognized as the first forensic dentist. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pau…
Today I learned of a herd of feril spanish horses thriving for over 400 years on an isolated island off the coast of North Carolina, which are believed to have survived from a spanish shipwreck possibly brought to the Americas in the 16th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
The fourth horseman of the apocalypse, Death, could be translated as riding a green horse instead of a pale horse. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fou…

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