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Blood of French King Louis XVI Found in Gourd Container, Confirms Gourds Are Useful

As in turns out, gourds are apparently a great place to keep the blood of a deceased monarch. At least, that's what seems to be the case as a team of scientists have said that they believe blood from an old gourd is actually that of Louis XVI, the French king that was beheaded by revolutionaries on January 21st, 1793. How the gourd managed to get Louis XVI's blood in it is a long story, but it seems to pan out.

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