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January 27, 2021 47 min

We have two stories of weird historical events resulting human negligence. Brenton recounts the unhinged organization of the 1904 Olympic Marathon, which would sound exactly like a "Wacky Races" episode if it wasn't real. Then Emily recounts the Molasses Massacre & how 2.3 million gallons of molasses flooded Boston.

1904 Olympics: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-1904-olympic-marathon-may-have-been-the-strangest-ever-14910747/
https://www.avclub.com/the-1904-olympic-marathon-was-the-worst-race-ever-run-1842740808

Great Molasses Flood References: https://www.history.com/news/the-great-molasses-flood-of-1919 

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