Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919

Today’s podcast is about the 1915 Boston Molasses Disaster, where 2.5 million gallons of molasses burst out of a 50′ by 90′ tank, and engulfed a neighborhood in the North End of Boston.  And on hot days, they say you can still smell molasses! Special note: I just realized in my handwritten notes, I inverted and wrote […]

An Update on Air France Flight #447

The findings are out on the crash of Air France flight #447, and it’s not good. Basically, there’re a couple of things that stand out of the article (which you can read here) – one of which scares the hell out of me.  The French bureau in charge of investigating the crash (Bureau d’Enquetes et […]