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Tom is planning on living for a while, unless he's swallowed by a molasses spill

On Jan. 15, 1919, an unseasonable warm-up caused carbon dioxide to accumulate inside a giant storage tank full of molasses in Boston's North End neighborhood. The tank exploded, sending a 15-foot-high wall of molasses roaring down the street at more than 35…

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