German archeologists say they have discovered the toilet on which Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses that launched the Protestant Reformation…. “This is a great find,” Stefan Rhein, director of the Luther Memorial Foundation, said. “Particularly because we’re talking about someone whose texts we have concentrated on for years, while little attention has been paid to anything three-dimensional and human behind them. —Kate Connolly —Germans say they’ve found Luther’s toilet (Sun Times)
The Onion would be hard pressed to fabricate a better quote than the one I excerpted above.