Kansas City’s Subtropolis Is A Huge Business Complex That’s 100 Feet Underground (Cool Weird Awesome 1223)

There's a story you see online about how Ford stashed some surplus cars in an underground cave to preserve them until they could sell. We can't verify that entire story, but there is an underground business park in Kansas City that Ford has used for decades.

By |2024-04-17T08:02:50-04:00April 17, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

In Rural America, Some People Turned Their Wire Fences Into Phone Lines (Cool Weird Awesome 758)

Today in 1900 a newspaper in Ohio ran a story about how three towns in Indiana had used fence wire as makeshift telephone lines, at a time when phones were more often found in cities. Some of these ingenious systems ran for decades.

By |2024-04-19T07:13:24-04:00April 19, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |
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