Well There’s Your Problem
Episode 23: Vajont Dam

Episode 23: Vajont Dam

April 15, 2020

Today we talk about a mysterious act of God's love.

The slides: https://youtu.be/QueMqRjW5Eo

The Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Some references:
fairmount dam image
By Yasmeen Elmelige - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51527273

grand coulee dam image
By U.S. Bureau of Reclamation - http://users.owt.com/chubbard/gcdam/html/photos/exteriors.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19544

hoover dam image
By Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz) - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63356878

mica dam image
By DAR56 at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Jonesy22., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11531284

sources:
https://web.archive.org/web/20160114061049/http://www.landslideblog.org/2008/12/vaiont-vajont-landslide-of-1963.html
http://www.sopravvissutivajont.org/images2/Secondovajont.htm
ftp://ftp.consrv.ca.gov/pub/dmg/pubs/cg/1965/18_07.pdf

Episode 22: Tenerife Airport Disaster

Episode 22: Tenerife Airport Disaster

April 8, 2020

"Why build an airport in the clouds?" "BECAUSE THAT'S WHERE THE PLANES LIVE ALICE"

our patreon where the bonus episodes are: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

the slides (up soon after this is published): https://youtu.be/vxv04lgJYVs

Episode 21: 1953 Federal Express Wreck

Episode 21: 1953 Federal Express Wreck

March 31, 2020

In this episode we talk about the northernmost Bojangles franchise

with Gareth Dennis (@GarethDennis)

whose youtube project can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/garethdennistv

slides are here when they finish uploading: https://youtu.be/38-MKEap0AQ

Bonus Episode 4 PREVIEW: Protestantism

Bonus Episode 4 PREVIEW: Protestantism

March 30, 2020

A Catholic, a Muslim, and a Jew walk into a podcast to rag on Protestantism.

 

Here is the link to the real thing: https://www.patreon.com/posts/35433585

Episode 20: 1918 Philadelphia War Bond Parade

Episode 20: 1918 Philadelphia War Bond Parade

March 21, 2020

Today @donoteat01, @aliceavizandum, and @oldmananders0n talk about the deadliest parade in US history. Dont spit.

Here are the slides: https://youtu.be/oifinZTKxKo

Here is the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Episode 19: Lake Peigneur

Episode 19: Lake Peigneur

March 7, 2020

Today we talk about fish.

Here is the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Here are the slides (still uploading at publishing time): https://youtu.be/dgKU0zu6KB8

Mostly sourced from the MSHA report: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31822029061140&view=1up&seq=13

 

 

 

 

Well There’s Your Problem | Bonus Episode 3 PREVIEW: The SA80

Well There’s Your Problem | Bonus Episode 3 PREVIEW: The SA80

February 29, 2020

This is the episode where we talk about gun

 

watch the whole episode about gun here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/34445532

Episode 18: Texas City Disaster

Episode 18: Texas City Disaster

February 26, 2020

Today @oldmananders0n, @aliceavizandum, and @donoteat01 test the limits of what we can say about fertilizer-derived explosives on the internet.

here are the slides: 

here is the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

vast majority of the info and images from the original report: http://www.local1259iaff.org/report.htm

other images:

john w. brown
By Project Liberty Ship, Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3264194

ammonium nitrate
By Teravolt at en.wikipedia - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14151598

wilson b. keene
By http://digital.lib.uh.edu/u?/p15195coll4,8, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11834216

burned-out cars
By University of Houston Digital Library - University of Houston Digital Library, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11834231

oil refinery on fire
By Chemical safety and hazards investigation board - http://www.csb.gov/assets/news/image/BP_PLANT_EXPLOSION-1_lowres2.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19192207

Episode 17: The Atmospheric Railway

Episode 17: The Atmospheric Railway

February 20, 2020

Today @oldmananders0n, @aliceavizandum, and  @donoteat01  talk about the succ, and various ways succ has been applied to railway traction in the past, present, and future, and also elon musk can suck it

here be the slides: https://youtu.be/JaRVy31lTlQ

here is the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod
here is @bigmoodenergy's youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlfGQZD9OW4

slide 1: pipe
By Rosser1954 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=80604884

slide 2: locomotive
By Victor H. Rawstron (1919-1997), photographer - The Cooper Collection of U.S. Railroad History (Uploader's private collection and the image's rightsholder); BMLRR.com (Uploader's domain & website)., GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17271331

slide 4: dalkey
By Illustrated London News - Illustrated London News, 6 January 1844, page 16, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60822048

slide 5: croydon
By not credited - Illustration in "The Pictorial Times", Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1892927

slide 6: south devon
By Geof Sheppard - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3693263

slide 7:
By Unknown - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Oxyman using CommonsHelper., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4543867

slide 8: beach pneumatic
By Unknown photographer - New York Historical Society, Bildnummer 70265, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39604103

slide 11:
By Gunawan Kartapranata - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11340341

Episode 16: The Iowa Caucuses

Episode 16: The Iowa Caucuses

February 8, 2020

In this episode which we put together in about 6 hours @aliceavizandum, @oldmananders0n, @donoteat01 (deceased on twitter) are joined by @zachsimonsonIA to talk about the catastrophe that is the ongoing Iowa Caucuses, and are also sabotaged by the pete buttchug campaign along the way

slides: https://youtu.be/MjSyYRyokPo

check out Zach in the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/02/04/my-chaotic-infuriating-night-running-an-iowa-caucus/

some sources:

https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/2/5/21123009/acronym-tara-mcgowan-shadow-app-iowa-caucus-results

https://www.politifact.com/article/2020/feb/04/what-we-know-about-shadow-acronym-and-iowa-caucuse/

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3a8ajj/an-off-the-shelf-skeleton-project-experts-analyze-the-app-that-broke-iowa

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/03/us/politics/iowa-caucus-app.html

 

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