If he had lived a fuller life (and if the time/space continuum could accommodate such a scenario), would he have only flown coach and insisted on do-it-yourself pyramid-repair projects at Home Depot on the weekends?
This week we present another variation of the "King Tut motif." Entombing the king in chess studies is usually done at the edge of the chessboard and often leads to spectacular stalemates. It can save draws in tournament games.
Entombing the king became a popular theme among chess composers, until things got out of hand after some of them insisted on burying the king inside a sarcophagus of eight pawns. It invoked memories of King Tut and his tomb.
It was only a matter of time before women opted for something simpler and safer than heels. By the 1800s, everyone was wearing soft, simple slippers that would look right on trend with today's ballet flat.