Dead TIME Quotes

Just a couple of random quotes from one of the more interesting TIME pieces (article might be stretching it) I’ve read lately.

The theft of Santa’s bones is still celebrated in Bari with an annual parade and fireworks.

Forty-three years later, Mussolini’s granddaughter Alessandro tipped off police that someone was selling glass vials alleged to hold the remaining brains and blood of Mussolini on eBay for 15,000 Euros. eBay promptly removed the listing.

People have been fixated on Napoleon’s penis … [it] has been compared over the years to a piece of leather, a shriveled eel and to beef jerky.