Building a castle is a monumental undertaking any way you look at it. But constructing an entire castle pebble by pebble, stone by stone, using only materials found while making your mail route? That’s absolutely inconceivable. Yet that is exactly what Ferdinand Cheval did, and more than 100 years later his pebble castle still stands, drawing tourists from around the world to Hauterives, France.
Sixty years ago this month, Albert Einstein left this Earth. The prolific scientist’s impacts on how we perceive the universe are well known; Einstein’s funeral and cremation, however, are not.