apparently it’s slower than we thought

molasses [click to embiggen]

I’d think that would be super-easy to outrun. Apparently not.


Mr and Mrs Bugg are floating away in a stream of molasses, pouring out of an apparent tower full of the stuff. Mr Bugg looks worried, but Mrs Bugg is wearing a bikini, so this is clearly a fun day at the beach for her.

The text reads: “Janubug 15, 1919: The Buggston Molasses Disaster. A large molasses tank explodes in Buggston creating a slow water slide.”