If the medieval legends are to be believed, the devil was a prolific architect. All around Europe are bridges known as the Devil's Bridge, each with a story of soul-selling deals and outwitting satan. [...]
Deal with the Devil: Story goes that the the ravine was too steep for mortal architecture, so the devil offered the traditional deal which was to take the soul of the first to cross. It ended up being an overly excited dog.
[ Spoiler alert: more dogs go to hell. ]
Come to the Atlas Obscura lecture series at DNA tomorrow!