WYSO Curious http://wyso.org en What Is The Economic Impact Of Street Fairs? WYSO Curious Hits The Pavement http://wyso.org/post/what-economic-impact-street-fairs-wyso-curious-hits-pavement <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;">Strawberries, sauerkraut, asparagus, popcorn, beans, bacon and moonshine—aside from usually being edible, what do they all have in common?</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:13:56 +0000 Lewis Wallace 51593 at http://wyso.org What Is The Economic Impact Of Street Fairs? WYSO Curious Hits The Pavement Who Put The 'GON' in Oregon? WYSO Curious Pronounces The Answer http://wyso.org/post/who-put-gon-oregon-wyso-curious-pronounces-answer <p>Dayton’s Oregon Historic District has a controversial aspect to it: the sound of the word. Thu, 22 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 50213 at http://wyso.org Who Put The 'GON' in Oregon? WYSO Curious Pronounces The Answer How Did Indian Ripple Road Get Its Name? WYSO Curious Investigates http://wyso.org/post/how-did-indian-ripple-road-get-its-name-wyso-curious-investigates <p></p><p>When Converse Griffith’s question, <em>How did Indian Ripple road get its name? </em>won our April <a href="http://wyso.org/topic/wyso-curious" style="text-decoration:none;">WYSO Curious</a> vote, the investigation seemed simple enough. &nbsp;This question and subsequent questions about the difference between Indian Ripple and Indian Riffle, an older name for the road, turned out to be quite a mystery for the local and statewide experts we consulted. Not many clear records exist, but we’ve been able to draw several conclusions.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:45:03 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 49203 at http://wyso.org How Did Indian Ripple Road Get Its Name? WYSO Curious Investigates Why is that lake next to Route 4 in Dayton so blue? WYSO Curious takes a trip to Dayton's "Florida" http://wyso.org/post/why-lake-next-route-4-dayton-so-blue-wyso-curious-takes-trip-daytons-florida <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-32ab196e-bb7d-3166-7987-b77a287d1c01"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">In just a few months, </span><a href="http://wyso.org/topic/wyso-curious" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">WYSO Curious</span></a><span style="font-size: 16px; fon Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47014 at http://wyso.org Why is that lake next to Route 4 in Dayton so blue? WYSO Curious takes a trip to Dayton's "Florida" What's That Smell In Harrison Township? WYSO Curious Sniffs Out The Answer http://wyso.org/post/whats-smell-harrison-township-wyso-curious-sniffs-out-answer <p>When Jude Whelley walks her dog&nbsp;in her front yard in Harrison Township, she often detects a syrupy-sweet smell, particularly&nbsp;on moist, foggy nights.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jude has lived in this neighborhood s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ince 1985, &nbsp;and while the generally accepted wisdom is that the smell comes from the nearby Cargill factory, for years she's wondered "does [the smell] </span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Arial;">depend on what they’re making? Or does it depend on the weather? Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:43:29 +0000 Emily McCord 45084 at http://wyso.org What's That Smell In Harrison Township? WYSO Curious Sniffs Out The Answer