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Pat Shingleton: "Springs Ice..."

Pat Shingleton: "Springs Ice..."

Posted 3:09 AM 1/23/2020 by Pat Shingleton:

In 1678, the towns of Fieschertal and Fiesch, located in the Swiss Alps, were flooded because of the Aletsch glacier.  The flooding (More)

Yesterday

Pat Shingleton: "Chapstick and Bees Wax..."

Pat Shingleton: "Chapstick and Bees Wax..."

Posted 10:01 PM 1/21/2020 by Pat Shingleton:


In the 1880s, Dr. Charles Fleet invented 
Chapstick. The tubular ointment contains camphor, bees (More)
1/21/2020

Pat Shingleton: Origin of "Under the Weather."

Pat Shingleton: Origin of "Under the Weather."

Posted 3:25 AM 1/21/2020 by Pat Shingleton:

Our weather shifts from warm and dry to wet and cold could be sending some to the Doc’s office. Hopefully, you're not "under the weather" today. Weather ranks as a determining factor in numerous categories. The yield of the harvest and the price of food are determined by the weather. In (More)

1/17/2020

Pat Shingleton: "Perfect for the Run..."

Pat Shingleton: "Perfect for the Run..."

Posted 1:57 AM 1/17/2020 by Pat Shingleton

My colleague Josh Eachus advanced an interesting column on ideal running conditions. French researchers (More)...

1/16/2020

Pat Shingleton: "Kicked By A Dead Horse..."

Pat Shingleton: "Kicked By A Dead Horse..."

Posted 1:59 AM 1/16/2020 by Pat Shingleton:

Senator Roscoe Conkling left his Wall Street office in route to the New York Club during the Great Blizzard of 1888.  When he reached Union Square he became stranded in a snowdrift and struggled to free himself from the surrounding snow. After arriving at the club, he had a drink and (More)

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