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Stay Frosty and Carry On and No-agra Falls

By wthpod June 5, 2017

In this icy episode Suzie explores the Frost Fairs and Trevor visits Niagara Falls, when they weren’t falling!

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Sources:

THE FROST FAIRS

BBC History n.d., ‘The Blitz’ – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/events/the_blitz
de Castella T 2014, ‘Frost fair: When an elephant walked on the frozen River Thames’, BBC News – http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25862141
Johnson B 2017, ‘The Thames Frost Fairs’, Historic UK – http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/The-Thames-Frost-Fairs/

NIAGARA FALLS RUNNING DRY

March 30, 1848: Niagara Falls Runs Dry – Wired

March 30, 1848: The day Niagara failed to fall – The Buffalo News

What happened the night Niagara Falls stopped flowing – io9 Gizmodo

When Niagara Falls Ran Dry – Niagara Falls Museums

Facts About Niagara Falls – Niagara Falls Live

The day Niagara Falls ran dry: Newly-discovered photos show the moment the iconic waterfall came to a standstill – The Daily Mail

Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

Fade out

Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice (1990)

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