Berlin’s Jazz Age Nightclubs Let People Message Each Other Through Pneumatic Tubes (Cool Weird Awesome 1167)

In our time there are lots of apps and other programs that help people who are looking to date. Back in the 1920s, some clubs in Berlin let singles flirt using pneumatic tubes and tableside telephones!

By |2024-01-10T18:33:33-05:00January 10, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

New York City Used To Deliver Mail Through Pneumatic Tubes (Cool Weird Awesome 798)

Today in 2006, Alaska Senator Ted Stevens famously told his colleagues that the Internet was not a dumptruck, it was a series of tubes, figuratively speaking. But here’s a story about some literal tubes that New York City once used to deliver mail.

By |2024-01-10T18:32:16-05:00June 28, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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