A woman found in Berlin in 1920 claimed to be a Romanov princess






In 1920, a young woman was pulled from a canal in Berlin. When her identity couldn't be established, speculation started that she was a Russian princess who had escaped the execution of the imperial family. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe the strange life of Anna Anderson and her disputed identity as Grand Duchess Anastasia.





We'll also revisit French roosters and puzzle over not using headlights.





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