In the 1850s and 60s, engineers and crews worked to raise many of Chicago's buildings to help keep water from Lake Michigan out of the city. This episode was recorded live in Chicago, safely above the water line.
We've all seen the vapor trails left behind by jets as they streak across the sky, but are these clouds good or bad?
From World War I to podcasts today, challenge coins makes those who hold them far cooler.
The Norfolk Southern–Gregson Street Overpass is Internet famous for destroying the trucks of oblivious drivers.
From its origins after The Civil War to its mysterious ingredient list, we tackle all the Coca-Cola questions that have bubbled up since our previous episode.
At the height of a marketing battle with Pepsi, the Coca-Cola Corporation did the unthinkable and changed an American icon.
This week, we pick some of our favorite misconceptions people believe.
Hans Island is a small uninhabited island between Canada and Greenland, and is the center of one of the oddest (and most adorable) land disputes in modern times.
Why we drive on the side of the road we do, and why others do the opposite.
In the 1980s, Glasgow-based drug cartels waged war on each other from ice cream vans.