8 09, 2022

Harrison Dyar, Who Made Digging Tunnels In Washington, DC His Hobby (Cool Weird Awesome 845)

By |2022-09-08T11:42:39-04:00September 8, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

In September 1924, a truck accidentally discovered a series of tunnels underneath Washington DC. There were lots of rumors, but it turned out a local guy had just dug them himself, for "exercise." Here's his story.

6 05, 2019

Change The (English) Channel (Cool Weird Awesome 33)

By |2021-03-03T08:37:10-05:00May 6, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

The commemoration ceremony for the Channel Tunnel was a diplomatic coup but an engineer's nightmare: they had to run a train carrying Queen Elizabeth II and a train with French President Francois Mitterand toward each other... on the same track.

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