Host/bartender John Green discusses the origins of 26 famous alcoholic drinks. He even samples a few.... READ ON
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In 1837, the British cutter Lambton sailed from Sydney to Ngatik, a tiny island in Melanesia. On orders from captain Charles "Bloody" Hart, who hoped to take control of the valuable supply of tortoise shells there, the crew massacred all the men on the island. They left behind some European and Ponapean crew members, installing an Irishman named Paddy Gorman as a "chief." Today, the islanders speak a dialect of the Ponapean language of the region.... READ ON
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Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.