To get into the storerooms of a museum is the dream of any art connoisseur. Some works of art don’t leave the depository for decades, while others never go on display from the moment they enter the walls of the museum. Below are several such examples from the main treasure house of Russian art*.
Ivan Kachalkin, an Altai peasant, was struck by a bout of serious lethargy - a very rare condition. The man sunk into a deep sleep - his heart rate dropping to only a couple of beats per minute. How did this happen, and what happened to Kachalkin after he finally woke up?