Curious City's search for the answer led us into the chilly depths of Chicago’s United Center to head ice technician Dan Ahearn - also known as “The God of Ice in the Midwest,” by a fellow Zamboni driver.
Our Geiger counter couldn’t detect any radiation footprint from the site of the first sustained nuclear chain reaction. (Whew!) But, was safety first and foremost when scientists ran their WWII nuclear experiment in Chicago?
One curious citizen noticed the seemingly random, old-school bus shelters still lingering around the city. She wanted to know why those still remain and if the company JCDecaux had anything to do with it.
Not one, but four of you curious citizens asked us for the story behind the signs on the highway that show the current number of traffic deaths in Illinois. We get into the history of these signs and the nuances behind how they work.