Novels have words and films move. But some creators have resisted even these conventions, creating novels without writing and films without motion.
After Gautama Buddha died (around 500 years BCE) he was cremated and his ashes divided up and distributed to stupas across northern India. But some relics purportedly survived, including a surprising number of teeth.
The very first spaghetti junction; the borders where you must switch which side of the road you drive on; the countries that switched which side of the road everyone drove on; and the arterial road that crosses an airport runway.
More than a thousand English soldiers were killed by hailstones during the Siege of Chartres in 1360.
In 1959, the Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow was one of the most sophisticated aircraft prototypes in the world. When the project was cancelled, the Canadian government ordered all Arrows, parts, production equipment, and technical data destroyed.