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162. Courtroom Cockroaches


Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about how yellow fever once shaped city life in America, how a court case was delayed by cockroaches, and the unsettling search for Frida Sofia... and some bizarre facts about the ole US of A. Happy 4th of July!

Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

Articles and other sources:

https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/bizarre-facts-about-america-you-wont-believe-are-true.html/
https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2019/01/28/how-yellow-fever-shaped-19th-century-new-orleans-a-qa/
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/cockroaches-albany-courtroom_n_629fbe8fe4b0cf43c841f4fc
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/27/world/americas/mexico-earthquake-trapped-girl.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-41346787
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Puebla_earthquake


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 2022-07-04  30m