First, Happy New Year to everyone from Kit & crew. I hope 2014 proves to be wonderful for all of us. Now, here is an odd fun fact I found while wandering around the internet during the holidays:
Rumsen city's tube system in the Disenchanted & Co. books was an idea conglomerated from several inspirations, including my own childhood fascination with tubes and tunnels. But did you know there once (briefly) existed a very similar pneumatic tube array in Victorian England?
(Link filched from Gerard over at The Presurfer)