Vaguely Interesting Weekly Podcast
About This Show
An audio selection from this week's Vaguely Interesting articles.
The website’s name, Vaguely Interesting, sums up the purpose of the site – it is intended to be the home of anything that the writers find, well, vaguely interesting!
With a focus on history, politics, geography, economics, psephology, statistics and etymology, you're sure to find something that you find vaguely interesting too!
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VIP 06 - An experience of Hades
What happened when steam engines were placed in the tunnels of the world’s first underground railway? The Metropolitan Railway opened in 1863 and, for the first 45 years, it ran steam trains.
What did the Victorians make of the new invention? In particular, what was it like for passengers on the platforms, in the stations and on the trains when a full timetable of steam belching locomotives was in action?
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The podcast theme song is Night Owl by Broke For Free from the Directionless EP (brokeforfree.com).
This episode also featured Enthusiast by Touurs from the Stay EP (tours.bandcamp.com) and Cylinder Nine by Chris Zabriskie from the album Cylinders (chriszabriskie.com).