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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

How the Boston Molasses Flood Worked

October 5th, 2009

Episode 138 of 963 episodes

Today, people associate molasses with cookies and other sweets. Yet in 1915 molasses was used in munitions as well as food -- and Boston had one of the biggest tanks around. Learn how molasses flooded Boston in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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