Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

How do landfills work? How do mosquitos work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the Stuff You Should Know about everything from genes to the Galapagos in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

How Foreign Accent Syndrome Works

March 28, 2017

00:50:58 Listen
How the Hyperloop Will Work

March 23, 2017

01:05:21 Listen
Solitary Confinement: Cruel and Unusual

March 21, 2017

00:50:34 Listen
Southerners Aren’t Lazy and Dumb, They Just Had Hookworm

March 16, 2017

00:51:35 Listen
Pain Scales: Yeeeow!

March 14, 2017

00:46:53 Listen
History of the Trail of Tears, Part II

March 9, 2017

00:46:14 Listen
History of the Trail of Tears, Part I

March 7, 2017

00:56:03 Listen
How Optical Illusions Work

March 2, 2017

00:44:23 Listen
How Free Speech Works

Feb. 28, 2017

01:07:42 Listen
How Famines Work

Feb. 23, 2017

00:54:03 Listen
The ins and outs of the DEATH TAX

Feb. 21, 2017

00:52:41 Listen
The Black Panther Party

Feb. 16, 2017

01:07:16 Listen
Tardigrades: Nature's Cuddly, Indestructible Microanimal

Feb. 14, 2017

00:37:08 Listen
Live from San Francisco: How Malls Work

Feb. 9, 2017

01:08:33 Listen
The Quinoa Revolution!

Feb. 7, 2017

00:47:19 Listen
What's the future of virtual sex?

Feb. 2, 2017

01:00:25 Listen
Elastics: Where God and Science Smooch

Jan. 31, 2017

00:54:59 Listen
How Pacifism Works (And Could It?)

Jan. 26, 2017

01:16:31 Listen
How Dictators Work

Jan. 24, 2017

00:48:53 Listen
How Soylent Works

Jan. 19, 2017

00:44:37 Listen
Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Bad For You?

Jan. 17, 2017

00:59:41 Listen
How Watersheds Work

Jan. 12, 2017

00:32:14 Listen
What's the deal with Baby Boomers?

Jan. 10, 2017

00:52:43 Listen
How Feeding Babies Works: The Bottle

Jan. 5, 2017

01:13:34 Listen
How Feeding Babies Works: The Breast

Jan. 3, 2017

01:12:10 Listen
Human Blockheads: A Real Thing

Dec. 29, 2016

00:49:30 Listen
Can you live without a bank account?

Dec. 27, 2016

00:53:55 Listen
The Stuff You Should Know 2016 Christmas Extravaganza in 3-D!

Dec. 22, 2016

00:57:49 Listen
The Golden Age of Grave Robbing: Stuff You Should Know Live in London

Dec. 20, 2016

01:19:04 Listen
How Porta-Potties Work

Dec. 15, 2016

00:47:05 Listen
Will We Find Evidence of Aliens by Their Engineering Projects?

Dec. 13, 2016

00:51:58 Listen
Is computer addiction a thing?

Dec. 8, 2016

00:53:39 Listen
Horoscopes: Written in the Stars?

Dec. 6, 2016

00:55:32 Listen
How a Flea Circus Works

Dec. 1, 2016

00:50:53 Listen
Frostbite: Yeeeow!

Nov. 29, 2016

00:42:10 Listen
Should Advertising to Kids Be Banned?

Nov. 24, 2016

01:11:53 Listen
The Kitty Genovese Story

Nov. 22, 2016

00:43:27 Listen
What's the Deal with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

Nov. 17, 2016

00:44:06 Listen
How Fireplaces Work

Nov. 15, 2016

01:02:17 Listen
How Monty Python Worked: SYSK Live from LA Podfest

Nov. 10, 2016

00:58:12 Listen
Do sin taxes work?

Nov. 8, 2016

00:57:11 Listen
A Partial History of Action Figures

Nov. 3, 2016

01:19:14 Listen
Ham Radio and the Hams Who Use Them

Nov. 1, 2016

00:51:52 Listen
SYSK The Podcast: Special Halloween Bonus Episode 2016, The Sequel – From Hell

Oct. 31, 2016

00:42:05 Listen
The Hinterkaifeck Axe Murders

Oct. 27, 2016

00:52:13 Listen
How Sleep Paralysis Works, or The Worst Thing That Can Happen While You're Sleeping

Oct. 25, 2016

00:47:07 Listen
Living Underground in Beijing

Oct. 20, 2016

00:36:23 Listen
What's the What with Fish Fraud?

Oct. 18, 2016

00:46:52 Listen
How the Census Works

Oct. 13, 2016

00:50:34 Listen
Hibernation: Not a Snooze

Oct. 11, 2016

00:50:36 Listen
Why Did Easter Island's Civilization Collapse?

Oct. 6, 2016

01:00:52 Listen
The Amazing History of Soda

Oct. 3, 2016

00:51:18 Listen
How Polar Bears Work

Sept. 29, 2016

00:52:18 Listen
How Ice Ages Work

Sept. 27, 2016

00:52:56 Listen
All we know about Zika so far...

Sept. 22, 2016

00:53:26 Listen
How Cerebral Palsy Works

Sept. 20, 2016

01:06:38 Listen
What's the deal with Stradivarius violins?

Sept. 15, 2016

00:45:03 Listen
Alexander Hamilton: Most Influential American?

Sept. 13, 2016

00:55:42 Listen
Do Animals Have Natural Rights?

Sept. 8, 2016

01:08:39 Listen
How Animal Testing Works

Sept. 6, 2016

00:54:40 Listen
How the Negro Leagues Worked

Sept. 1, 2016

01:02:39 Listen
How Food Tasters Work

Aug. 30, 2016

00:58:47 Listen
This Custom of Customs

Aug. 25, 2016

01:07:09 Listen
Jellyfish: Even Cooler than Octopi?

Aug. 23, 2016

00:57:54 Listen
The Delightful History of Steam Technology

Aug. 18, 2016

00:59:41 Listen
How Woolly Mammoths Worked

Aug. 16, 2016

00:56:45 Listen
Evel Knievel Part II

Aug. 11, 2016

00:51:00 Listen
Evel Knievel Part I

Aug. 9, 2016

00:44:48 Listen
Mermaids: Not a real thing

Aug. 4, 2016

00:48:26 Listen
How Night Terrors Work

Aug. 1, 2016

00:56:18 Listen
What is exploding head syndrome?

July 28, 2016

00:42:35 Listen
How Triage Works

July 26, 2016

00:50:53 Listen
How the Moonwalk Works

July 21, 2016

00:48:42 Listen
How Chaos Theory Changed the Universe

July 19, 2016

01:01:52 Listen
The Gettysburg Address: Short and Sweet

July 14, 2016

00:51:01 Listen
How Radiation Sickness Works

July 12, 2016

00:54:13 Listen
What's with this "Internet of Things"?

July 7, 2016

01:08:18 Listen
Research tips from SYSK

July 5, 2016

00:50:20 Listen
How Lighthouses Work

June 30, 2016

00:52:43 Listen
How Underground Mining Works

June 28, 2016

00:48:51 Listen
What's the misery index?

June 23, 2016

00:51:50 Listen
How Space Stations Work

June 21, 2016

00:55:00 Listen
How Steadicams Work

June 16, 2016

00:42:22 Listen
Why Are So Many Disembodied Feet Washing Ashore In British Columbia?

June 14, 2016

00:44:40 Listen
What's the deal with controlled burns?

June 9, 2016

00:49:22 Listen
How Motion Sickness Works

June 7, 2016

00:43:33 Listen
How Gene Editing Works

June 2, 2016

00:40:42 Listen
How SuperBalls Work

May 31, 2016

00:39:20 Listen
How Crumple Zones Work

May 25, 2016

00:38:50 Listen
Chiggers: The Phantom Menace

May 23, 2016

00:39:37 Listen
The Unsolved Mystery Disappearance of the Sodder Children

May 18, 2016

00:51:43 Listen
How Bonsai Works

May 16, 2016

01:02:23 Listen
True stories of survival cannibalism!

May 11, 2016

00:49:20 Listen
How Snake Handlers Work

May 9, 2016

01:00:25 Listen
How LSD Works

May 5, 2016

01:50:13 Listen
How Megalodon Worked

May 3, 2016

00:39:50 Listen
What was Operation Plowshare?

April 28, 2016

00:51:16 Listen
Myths and Truths About Tornadoes

April 25, 2016

00:49:36 Listen
Does Kin Selection Explain Altruism?

April 21, 2016

00:39:07 Listen
What Makes Lead So Poisonous?

April 19, 2016

00:56:05 Listen
How Big Bang Theory Works, with Neil deGrasse Tyson

April 14, 2016

01:13:21 Listen
How the Gender Pay Gap Works

April 12, 2016

00:46:40 Listen
How Labor Strikes Work

April 7, 2016

01:00:06 Listen
Our cats episode - right here, right meow

April 5, 2016

01:01:49 Listen
Nostalgia is not the most toxic impulse

March 31, 2016

00:45:08 Listen
What Was the Deal With the Hatfields and McCoys?

March 29, 2016

00:49:53 Listen
How TED Talks Work: Featuring Roman Mars

March 24, 2016

01:08:26 Listen
Who Gets to Name Continents?

March 22, 2016

00:47:26 Listen
How Makeup Works

March 17, 2016

00:57:58 Listen
Some Really Interesting Cases of Mass Hysteria

March 15, 2016

00:43:38 Listen
How Dark Money Works

March 10, 2016

00:54:41 Listen
How The Iditarod Works

March 8, 2016

01:03:19 Listen
How Freak Shows Worked

March 3, 2016

00:54:02 Listen
How El Nino Works

March 1, 2016

00:43:11 Listen
(Approximately) 10 Things That Vanished Mysteriously

Feb. 25, 2016

01:00:35 Listen
The Future of Renewable Energy, Featuring Bill Gates

Feb. 23, 2016

00:57:52 Listen
How Nitrous Oxide Works

Feb. 18, 2016

01:00:42 Listen
How Jackhammers Work

Feb. 16, 2016

00:37:37 Listen
What's the Deal With Poop?

Feb. 11, 2016

00:53:32 Listen
How Rabies Works

Feb. 9, 2016

00:46:53 Listen
How Land Diving Works

Feb. 4, 2016

00:44:21 Listen
Operation Mincemeat: How A Corpse Fooled the Nazis

Feb. 2, 2016

00:50:57 Listen
Does Whole-Body Cryotherapy Work?

Jan. 28, 2016

00:41:10 Listen
How Personalized Medicine Works

Jan. 26, 2016

00:44:43 Listen
Timber! How Timber Works

Jan. 21, 2016

01:11:14 Listen
Sir Isaac Newton: Greatest Scientist of All Time?

Jan. 19, 2016

00:58:48 Listen
The Duality of Caffeine

Jan. 14, 2016

00:53:23 Listen
How Futurology Works

Jan. 12, 2016

00:47:12 Listen
Body Language!

Jan. 7, 2016

00:44:23 Listen
The "Satanic Panic" of the 1980s

Jan. 5, 2016

01:03:29 Listen
How Lizzie Borden Worked

Dec. 31, 2015

00:49:07 Listen
The Great Wall of China Episode

Dec. 29, 2015

00:47:41 Listen
The Stuff You Should Know 2015 Jolly Christmas Extravaganza

Dec. 24, 2015

00:48:19 Listen
How Gossip Works

Dec. 22, 2015

00:43:14 Listen
The Star Wars Holiday Special of 1978

Dec. 17, 2015

01:00:43 Listen
How the Antikythera Mechanism Works

Dec. 15, 2015

00:38:39 Listen
How Reverse Psychology Works

Dec. 10, 2015

00:38:56 Listen
Carl Sagan: American Hero

Dec. 8, 2015

00:44:45 Listen
How HIV/AIDS Works, Part II

Dec. 3, 2015

00:47:58 Listen
How HIV/AIDS Works, Part I

Dec. 1, 2015

00:59:34 Listen
Live in Chicago: How Public Relations Works

Nov. 26, 2015

01:20:51 Listen
The Lowdown on Anonymous

Nov. 24, 2015

00:51:36 Listen
How Dementia Works

Nov. 19, 2015

00:53:48 Listen
How Rodney Dangerfield Worked, Live From LA

Nov. 18, 2015

01:02:16 Listen
What's the Deal With Staring?

Nov. 17, 2015

00:41:02 Listen
How The Voynich Manuscript Works

Nov. 12, 2015

00:46:33 Listen
Maggots: Good For Healing Wounds, Turns Out

Nov. 10, 2015

00:44:03 Listen
How Grimm's Fairy Tales Work

Nov. 5, 2015

00:58:15 Listen
The Dark Origins of Fairy Tales

Nov. 3, 2015

00:48:03 Listen
Josh N Chuck's Hallowe'en Spooky Scarefest

Oct. 29, 2015

00:56:40 Listen
How Passports Work

Oct. 27, 2015

00:43:07 Listen
Vocal Fry and Other Speech Trends

Oct. 22, 2015

00:42:29 Listen
Please Listen to How Plasma Waste Converters Work

Oct. 20, 2015

00:41:20 Listen
How Wine Fraud Works

Oct. 15, 2015

00:53:25 Listen
How Vestigial Organs Work

Oct. 13, 2015

00:49:43 Listen
What was the Philadelphia Experiment?

Oct. 8, 2015

00:53:57 Listen
How Lobbying Works

Oct. 6, 2015

01:00:17 Listen
How PEZ Works

Oct. 1, 2015

00:49:27 Listen
Chuck and Josh Make It Through Female Puberty

Sept. 29, 2015

01:01:50 Listen
Geothermal Energy: Earth's Gift to Mankind

Sept. 24, 2015

00:41:43 Listen
How Cult Deprogramming Worked

Sept. 22, 2015

00:44:20 Listen
The Great Nuclear Winter Debate of 1983

Sept. 17, 2015

01:02:10 Listen
How Publicists Work

Sept. 15, 2015

00:50:08 Listen
How Chili Peppers Work

Sept. 10, 2015

00:59:39 Listen
How Police Dogs Work

Sept. 8, 2015

00:43:04 Listen
How Alcoholism Works

Sept. 3, 2015

00:56:13 Listen
How to Donate Your Body to Science

Sept. 1, 2015

00:49:26 Listen
Nirvana: Not The Band

Aug. 27, 2015

00:38:48 Listen
How Hot Air Balloons Work

Aug. 25, 2015

00:53:49 Listen
How Umami Works!

Aug. 20, 2015

00:42:03 Listen
Pigeons: Homing, Passenger, Carrier and Otherwise

Aug. 18, 2015

00:57:28 Listen
Hula-Hoops: The Toy That's A Shape

Aug. 13, 2015

00:46:05 Listen
How Auto-Tune Works

Aug. 11, 2015

00:59:22 Listen
How Droughts Work

Aug. 6, 2015

00:57:10 Listen
How Earth-Like Planets Work

Aug. 4, 2015

00:37:26 Listen
How Bats Work

July 30, 2015

00:50:59 Listen
How Profiling Works

July 28, 2015

00:53:40 Listen
Road Rage: GRRRR!!!

July 23, 2015

00:58:53 Listen
How Citizen's Arrests Work

July 21, 2015

00:42:51 Listen
The Time Nazis Invaded Florida

July 16, 2015

01:02:55 Listen
How the Terracotta Army Works

July 14, 2015

00:38:26 Listen
How Brickfilm Works

July 9, 2015

00:37:54 Listen
How Egypt's Pyramids Work

July 7, 2015

00:54:43 Listen
How Circus Families Work

July 2, 2015

00:49:42 Listen
How Audience Testing Works

June 30, 2015

00:46:11 Listen
Mosquitoes: The Worst

June 25, 2015

00:47:41 Listen
How Landfills Work

June 23, 2015

00:47:48 Listen
Are You My Mother?: How Animal Imprinting Works

June 18, 2015

00:42:03 Listen
How BASE Jumping Works

June 16, 2015

00:59:59 Listen
Bridges: Nature Abhors Them

June 11, 2015

01:03:44 Listen
How the Wow! Signal Works

June 9, 2015

00:39:37 Listen
How Ocean Currents Work

June 4, 2015

00:45:06 Listen
How Street Gangs Work

June 2, 2015

00:53:07 Listen
How Tupperware Works

May 28, 2015

00:43:59 Listen
How Junk Food Works

May 26, 2015

00:53:07 Listen
How Color Works

May 21, 2015

00:49:08 Listen
How Internet Censorship Works

May 19, 2015

00:49:46 Listen
How Pinewood Derbies Work

May 14, 2015

00:50:55 Listen
Does the FDA Protect Americans?

May 12, 2015

01:04:09 Listen
Josh and Chuck Make It Through Male Puberty

May 7, 2015

00:56:41 Listen
How Therapeutic Hypothermia Works

May 5, 2015

00:56:20 Listen
How Spiders Work

April 30, 2015

01:04:35 Listen
How Water Slides Work

April 28, 2015

00:42:56 Listen
Oh No, Snakes!

April 23, 2015

00:55:06 Listen
How Clowns Work

April 21, 2015

00:52:47 Listen
How Zero Population Growth Works

April 16, 2015

00:55:38 Listen
How Slinky Works

April 14, 2015

00:57:13 Listen
What's the deal with blood types?

April 9, 2015

01:06:16 Listen
Polyamory: When two just won't do

April 7, 2015

00:49:51 Listen
Thanks, Easter Bunny! Bock Bock!

April 2, 2015

00:48:02 Listen
Does the body replace itself?

March 31, 2015

00:43:31 Listen
How Desalination Works

March 26, 2015

00:43:13 Listen
10 Bizarre Medical Treatments

March 24, 2015

00:49:49 Listen
Earwax: Live With It

March 19, 2015

00:42:01 Listen
How Anesthesia Works

March 17, 2015

00:58:22 Listen
How Tea Works

March 12, 2015

00:58:02 Listen
How Fleas Work

March 10, 2015

00:45:26 Listen
How Stonehenge Works

March 5, 2015

00:49:00 Listen
How ESP Works(?)

March 3, 2015

01:00:32 Listen
Some Movies That Changed Filmmaking

Feb. 26, 2015

01:03:25 Listen
Why Do Lefties Exist?

Feb. 24, 2015

00:46:07 Listen
How Perfume Works

Feb. 19, 2015

01:03:35 Listen
Is there treasure on Oak Island?

Feb. 17, 2015

00:43:29 Listen
What is folklore?

Feb. 12, 2015

00:49:20 Listen
How Feng Shui Works

Feb. 10, 2015

00:47:47 Listen
How Ice Cream Works

Feb. 5, 2015

00:48:56 Listen
Rainbows: Delighting humanity since forever

Feb. 3, 2015

00:35:49 Listen
How Hot Wheels Work

Jan. 29, 2015

00:48:02 Listen
How Poison Ivy Works

Jan. 27, 2015

00:41:55 Listen
Nostradamus: Predictor of the future? Not so much.

Jan. 22, 2015

00:44:09 Listen
How the March on Washington Worked

Jan. 20, 2015

00:48:47 Listen
Juggling: What the Heck

Jan. 15, 2015

00:54:05 Listen
How the Scientific Method Works

Jan. 13, 2015

01:07:16 Listen
How Online Gambling Works

Jan. 8, 2015

00:44:12 Listen
How Jim Henson Worked

Jan. 6, 2015

00:46:46 Listen
SYSK Live: How Bars Work

Jan. 1, 2015

00:54:24 Listen
How Sea Monsters Work

Dec. 30, 2014

00:42:53 Listen
Josh and Chuck's 2014 Christmas Extravaganza!

Dec. 25, 2014

00:41:57 Listen
How the GED Test Works

Dec. 23, 2014

00:36:53 Listen
How Cinnamon Works

Dec. 18, 2014

00:43:19 Listen
Boomerangs: Magic Sticks of Physics

Dec. 16, 2014

00:35:39 Listen
Homeschooling: Not Just For Hippies and Religious People Anymore

Dec. 11, 2014

00:56:09 Listen
How The Hum Works

Dec. 9, 2014

00:43:23 Listen
How X-Rays Work

Dec. 4, 2014

00:44:56 Listen
How Leper Colonies Worked

Dec. 2, 2014

00:33:22 Listen
How Terraforming Will Work

Nov. 27, 2014

00:45:57 Listen
How Kickstarter Works

Nov. 25, 2014

00:42:38 Listen
What is Collective Hysteria?

Nov. 20, 2014

00:47:50 Listen
How the Enlightenment Works

Nov. 18, 2014

00:45:35 Listen
What's the deal with crop circles?

Nov. 13, 2014

00:44:24 Listen
How Patents Work

Nov. 11, 2014

01:06:34 Listen
How Limousines Work

Nov. 6, 2014

00:42:01 Listen
Can Nuclear Fusion Reactors Save The World?

Nov. 4, 2014

00:48:38 Listen
SYSK's Halloween Scare Fest

Oct. 31, 2014

00:38:18 Listen
How Haunted House Attractions Work

Oct. 30, 2014

00:51:57 Listen
Is there a disease that kills by preventing sleep?

Oct. 28, 2014

00:39:21 Listen
How Animal Camouflage Works

Oct. 23, 2014

00:38:04 Listen
How Extinction Works

Oct. 21, 2014

00:53:18 Listen
How The Great Train Robbery Worked

Oct. 16, 2014

00:48:47 Listen
Virus Talk with Josh and Chuck

Oct. 14, 2014

00:38:30 Listen
How Skywriting Works

Oct. 9, 2014

00:40:21 Listen
How Karate Works

Oct. 7, 2014

00:48:45 Listen
How Panic Attacks Work

Oct. 2, 2014

00:39:45 Listen
How Rogue Waves Work

Sept. 30, 2014

00:38:17 Listen
How Animal Domestication Works

Sept. 25, 2014

00:56:03 Listen
How Police Interrogation Works

Sept. 23, 2014

01:10:43 Listen
How Currency Works

Sept. 18, 2014

00:53:15 Listen
How Socialism Works

Sept. 16, 2014

00:55:13 Listen
How Royalty Works

Sept. 11, 2014

00:53:21 Listen
How Stem Cells Work

Sept. 9, 2014

00:41:58 Listen
How TV Ratings Work

Sept. 4, 2014

00:47:05 Listen
How Pinball Works

Sept. 2, 2014

00:51:17 Listen
How Blimps Work

Aug. 28, 2014

00:53:17 Listen
What's the deal with headstones?

Aug. 26, 2014

00:54:27 Listen
How the Berlin Wall Worked

Aug. 21, 2014

00:51:41 Listen
Going Up: Elevators

Aug. 19, 2014

00:49:10 Listen
How Ebola Works

Aug. 14, 2014

00:43:57 Listen
How the NSA Works

Aug. 12, 2014

00:50:14 Listen
What is a Numbers Station?

Aug. 7, 2014

00:43:54 Listen
How Play-Doh Works

Aug. 5, 2014

00:47:28 Listen
How Morgellons Disease Works

July 31, 2014

00:38:36 Listen
Is there a dark side of the moon?

July 29, 2014

00:34:16 Listen
The Skinny on Probiotics

July 24, 2014

00:41:46 Listen
How Trickle-Down Economics Works

July 22, 2014

00:49:01 Listen
How In Vitro Fertlization Works

July 17, 2014

00:42:20 Listen
How Sushi Works

July 15, 2014

00:57:47 Listen
How Grass Works? Yes, How Grass Works

July 10, 2014

00:55:07 Listen
Is brain size related to intelligence?

July 8, 2014

00:37:31 Listen
How Monopoly Works

July 3, 2014

01:09:02 Listen
How The Louvre Works

July 1, 2014

00:47:27 Listen
How the MPAA Works

June 26, 2014

00:47:05 Listen
How the La Brea Tar Pits Work

June 24, 2014

00:37:12 Listen
How Soccer Works

June 19, 2014

01:04:18 Listen
Is your employer spying on you?

June 17, 2014

00:48:01 Listen
Sugar: It Powers the Earth

June 12, 2014

00:48:18 Listen
How the Placebo Effect Works

June 10, 2014

00:45:08 Listen
How the Space Race Worked

June 5, 2014

01:01:52 Listen
Why is Venice so wet?

June 3, 2014

00:38:35 Listen
Archaeology in a Nutshell

May 29, 2014

00:54:03 Listen
How Temper Tantrums Work

May 27, 2014

00:42:23 Listen
How Avalanches Work

May 22, 2014

00:46:46 Listen
8 Reasons Why Your Body Is So Gross

May 20, 2014

00:52:52 Listen
How the Paleo Diet Works

May 15, 2014

00:48:16 Listen
How the Human Microbiome Project Works

May 13, 2014

00:41:27 Listen
How Bipolar Disorder Works

May 8, 2014

00:42:13 Listen
How Gypsies Work

May 6, 2014

00:50:04 Listen
How Marijuana Works

May 1, 2014

01:08:03 Listen
How the ACLU Works

April 29, 2014

00:50:05 Listen
Halitosis: Worst Smell Ever?

April 24, 2014

00:39:27 Listen
How Mars Works

April 22, 2014

00:58:51 Listen
How Burlesque Works

April 17, 2014

00:54:55 Listen
How Dissociative Identity Disorder Works

April 15, 2014

00:49:14 Listen
How Natural Selection Works

April 10, 2014

01:01:09 Listen
How Charles Darwin Worked

April 8, 2014

00:54:25 Listen
How Income Taxes Work

April 3, 2014

00:47:30 Listen
How 3D Printing Works

April 1, 2014

00:52:11 Listen
How Landslides Work

March 27, 2014

00:37:41 Listen
How Amnesia Works

March 25, 2014

01:03:29 Listen
How Electricity Works

March 20, 2014

00:48:38 Listen
Tattoos: Not Just For Dirtbags Anymore

March 18, 2014

01:10:23 Listen
How Black Boxes Work

March 13, 2014

00:40:54 Listen
How Skateboarding Works

March 11, 2014

00:50:18 Listen
How Online Dating Works

March 6, 2014

00:53:21 Listen
How the Spanish Inquisition Worked

March 4, 2014

00:48:02 Listen
What happened at Kent State?

Feb. 27, 2014

00:43:29 Listen
Termites: They Bore But They Aren't Boring

Feb. 25, 2014

00:46:48 Listen
How Amputation Works

Feb. 20, 2014

00:59:31 Listen
How Salt Works

Feb. 18, 2014

00:47:27 Listen
How Cave Dwellers Work

Feb. 13, 2014

00:42:39 Listen
Do objects or experiences make us happier?

Feb. 11, 2014

00:38:22 Listen
How Sign Language Works

Feb. 6, 2014

00:51:02 Listen
Will computers replace doctors?

Feb. 4, 2014

00:41:33 Listen
What are crystal skulls?

Jan. 30, 2014

00:37:34 Listen
What's the deal with the debt ceiling?

Jan. 28, 2014

00:39:02 Listen
How the Deep Web Works

Jan. 23, 2014

00:36:23 Listen
Chuck and Josh Bust a Few Everyday Myths

Jan. 21, 2014

00:40:12 Listen
How Pet Psychics Work

Jan. 16, 2014

00:41:11 Listen
Was there a real King Arthur?

Jan. 14, 2014

00:50:28 Listen
How Filibusters Work

Jan. 9, 2014

00:40:59 Listen
Your limb is torn off - now what?

Jan. 7, 2014

00:40:03 Listen
Could you live without a refrigerator?

Jan. 2, 2014

00:41:23 Listen
Will solar sails take us to the stars?

Dec. 31, 2013

00:29:28 Listen
How Fire Breathing Works

Dec. 26, 2013

00:36:09 Listen
Josh and Chuck's Warm and Cozy Christmas Extravaganza 2013

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Dec. 3, 2013

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Nov. 28, 2013

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Nov. 26, 2013

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Nov. 21, 2013

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Nov. 19, 2013

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Nov. 14, 2013

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Some Interesting Things You Didn't Know About Stephen Hawking

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How Lewis and Clark Worked

Nov. 7, 2013

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How Chess Works

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Oct. 31, 2013

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Oct. 30, 2013

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How Ouija Boards Work

Oct. 29, 2013

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Oct. 24, 2013

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Oct. 22, 2013

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money

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How the Maori Work

Oct. 15, 2013

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How Handwriting Analysis Works

Oct. 10, 2013

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Oct. 8, 2013

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Can NASA predict natural disasters?

Oct. 3, 2013

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What's the deal with diplomatic immunity?

Oct. 1, 2013

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Sept. 26, 2013

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How Crack Works

Sept. 24, 2013

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How Dying Works

Sept. 19, 2013

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How IEDs Work

Sept. 17, 2013

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Can you die of a broken heart?

Sept. 12, 2013

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How Breast Implants Work

Sept. 10, 2013

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Sept. 5, 2013

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How the Rosetta Stone Works

Sept. 3, 2013

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How did 168 conquistadors take down the Inca empire?

Aug. 29, 2013

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How Broken Bones Work

Aug. 27, 2013

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History's Greatest Traitors

Aug. 22, 2013

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How Ejection Seats Work

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Aug. 8, 2013

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The Shark Diaries

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How Horseshoes Work

Aug. 6, 2013

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How Fingerprinting Works

Aug. 1, 2013

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How LARP Works

July 30, 2013

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How Maps Work

July 25, 2013

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Why should you never scare a vulture?

July 23, 2013

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Who owns an abandoned house?

July 18, 2013

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How Building Implosions Work

July 16, 2013

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How Hip-hop Works

July 11, 2013

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10 Medieval Torture Devices

July 9, 2013

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How Miranda Rights Work

July 4, 2013

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How Pollen Works

July 2, 2013

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How Burning Man Works

June 27, 2013

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June 25, 2013

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How Ghosts Work

June 20, 2013

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How Bitcoin Works

June 17, 2013

00:41:06 Listen
How Drag Queens Work

June 11, 2013

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Capgras Syndrome: You Are Not Who You Think You Are

June 11, 2013

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How do trees affect the weather?

June 6, 2013

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What happened to the lost colony at Roanoke?

June 4, 2013

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How Coffins Work

May 28, 2013

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How Police Chases Work

May 28, 2013

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How PTSD Works

May 23, 2013

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How Cicadas Work

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May 16, 2013

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How Electroconvulsive Therapy Works

May 14, 2013

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May 9, 2013

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May 7, 2013

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How Dungeons and Dragons Works

May 2, 2013

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April 30, 2013

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April 25, 2013

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How Magnets Work

April 23, 2013

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April 18, 2013

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How Marriage Works

April 16, 2013

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Do men and women have different brains?

April 11, 2013

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What's the deal with duckbill platypuses?

April 9, 2013

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How Grief Works

April 4, 2013

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How the Panama Canal Works

April 2, 2013

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How No-fly Zones Work

March 28, 2013

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What was the most peaceful time in history?

March 26, 2013

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Gesundheit! How Allergies Work

March 21, 2013

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How Apartheid Worked

March 19, 2013

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How the U.S. Postal Service Works

March 14, 2013

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How Police Sketches Work

March 12, 2013

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Can We Build an Elevator to Space?

March 9, 2013

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Do People Really Run Off to Join the French Foreign Legion?

March 7, 2013

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What Makes a One-hit Wonder?

March 5, 2013

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How the Papacy Works

Feb. 28, 2013

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How CPR Works

Feb. 26, 2013

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How Spies Work

Feb. 23, 2013

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What Would Happen If the World Stopped Spinning?

Feb. 21, 2013

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How Surfing Works

Feb. 19, 2013

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Myths About the Brain

Feb. 14, 2013

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How Jet Lag Works

Feb. 12, 2013

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How Weather Modification Works

Feb. 9, 2013

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How Willpower Works

Feb. 7, 2013

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How Garbage-powered Cars Could Work

Feb. 5, 2013

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How Gold Works

Jan. 31, 2013

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How Stuntmen (and -women) Work

Jan. 29, 2013

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How Bees Work

Jan. 26, 2013

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Fecal Transplants: You Gonna Drink That Poop?

Jan. 24, 2013

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How the Frick Fracking Works

Jan. 22, 2013

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Does the five-second rule work?

Jan. 17, 2013

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How Death Masks Work

Jan. 15, 2013

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Why do men have nipples?

Jan. 10, 2013

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Jan. 8, 2013

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What was America's first terrorist threat?

Jan. 3, 2013

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How Bigfoot Works

Jan. 1, 2013

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How Dog Shows Work

Dec. 27, 2012

00:45:24 Listen
Josh and Chuck's Christmas Extravaganza 2012

Dec. 21, 2012

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How Barbie® Doll Works

Dec. 20, 2012

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Lab-grown meat: Order up!

Dec. 18, 2012

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How Condoms Work

Dec. 13, 2012

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Dec. 11, 2012

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Will we reach peak oil?

Dec. 6, 2012

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How Vampires Work

Dec. 4, 2012

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How Caving Works

Nov. 29, 2012

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Why do leaves change colors in the fall?

Nov. 27, 2012

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Philanthropy: Humankind and Loving It

Nov. 22, 2012

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Should we be designing our children?

Nov. 20, 2012

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How Meth Works

Nov. 15, 2012

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How close are we to holographic environments?

Nov. 13, 2012

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What will happen when we reach the Singularity?

Nov. 8, 2012

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Yakuza: From Samurai to Slot Machines

Nov. 6, 2012

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Is Stockholm Syndrome real?

Nov. 1, 2012

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SYSK's Halloween Horror Fiction Winner!

Oct. 30, 2012

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Exoskeletons: How's it coming?

Oct. 25, 2012

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How Commercial Jingles Work

Oct. 23, 2012

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How Lion Taming Works

Oct. 18, 2012

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How Black Holes Work

Oct. 16, 2012

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How Pizza Works!

Oct. 11, 2012

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How Rainforests Work

Oct. 9, 2012

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How Fire Works

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How Whiskey Runners Worked

Oct. 2, 2012

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Subways: HUH! What are they good for?

Sept. 27, 2012

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Q: Are we in the midst of cyberwar? A: Yes

Sept. 25, 2012

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Why does music provoke emotion?

Sept. 20, 2012

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Are we all Martians?

Sept. 18, 2012

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How Book Banning Works

Sept. 13, 2012

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How Asexuality Works

Sept. 11, 2012

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Bioluminescence: A Bright and Shiny Fish

Sept. 6, 2012

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Can you test a nuclear weapon without a fallout?

Sept. 4, 2012

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How Flesh-eating Bacteria Work

Aug. 30, 2012

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How the Electoral College Works

Aug. 28, 2012

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What happens to abandoned mines?

Aug. 23, 2012

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Why You Probably Have a Criminal Record

Aug. 21, 2012

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Did Reagan's Star Wars program win the Cold War?

Aug. 16, 2012

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The Shark Diaries

Aug. 14, 2012

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How Shark Attacks Work

Aug. 9, 2012

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How Ramadan Works

Aug. 7, 2012

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Can we build an elevator to space?

Aug. 2, 2012

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How the Musketeers Worked

July 31, 2012

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How Time Travel Works (Live at SD Comic-Con)

July 26, 2012

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How White-collar Crime Works

July 24, 2012

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Did a cow start the Great Chicago Fire?

July 19, 2012

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How Disco Works

July 17, 2012

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How Lightning Works

July 12, 2012

00:43:27 Listen
Geysers: Nature's Innuendo

July 10, 2012

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How Tabloids Work

July 5, 2012

00:54:28 Listen
Is the Dead Sea dead?

July 3, 2012

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What's the deal with Executive Orders?

June 28, 2012

00:37:39 Listen
Lying Liars: How Lying Works, Liar

June 26, 2012

00:54:07 Listen
10 Accidental Inventions: By the Numbers

June 21, 2012

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How Icebergs Work (Very Cool)

June 19, 2012

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Whatever happened to acid rain?

June 14, 2012

00:34:00 Listen
Should we have a fat tax?

June 12, 2012

00:41:29 Listen
Fractals: Whoa

June 7, 2012

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How Moss Works

June 5, 2012

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Can it rain frogs?

May 31, 2012

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Do video games produce real-life violence?

May 29, 2012

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Are we obsessed with goals?

May 24, 2012

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How Labor Unions Work

May 22, 2012

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What is the future of Earth?

May 17, 2012

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Interpol: World Police

May 15, 2012

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What is a shotgun house?

May 10, 2012

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Did the Dutch trade Manhattan for nutmeg?

May 8, 2012

00:38:22 Listen
How Bullfighting Works

May 3, 2012

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How did language evolve?

May 1, 2012

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How Medical Marijuana Works

April 26, 2012

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How Air Traffic Control Works

April 24, 2012

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Social Security Numbers: Less Boring Than You'd Think

April 19, 2012

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How Whaling Works

April 17, 2012

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Body Odor: You Stink

April 11, 2012

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Was Atlantis a real place?

April 10, 2012

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How Beer Works

April 5, 2012

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How Diamonds Work

April 3, 2012

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How Music Sampling Works

March 29, 2012

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10 Big Cases of Revenge

March 27, 2012

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How Tipping Works

March 22, 2012

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How Comic Books: Live from SXSW

March 20, 2012

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How the Donner Party Worked

March 15, 2012

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Should chimps be used for medical testing?

March 13, 2012

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How Noah's Ark Worked

March 8, 2012

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Duels: A guide to throwing down the gauntlet

March 6, 2012

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How SETI Works

March 1, 2012

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How Crying Works

Feb. 28, 2012

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Fasting: deadly or what?

Feb. 23, 2012

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How Autopsies Work

Feb. 16, 2012

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How Zero Works

Feb. 14, 2012

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How Coral Reefs Work

Feb. 9, 2012

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Pickpockets: Artists or Crooks?

Feb. 7, 2012

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What's the 10,000 Year Clock?

Feb. 2, 2012

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How Magic Mushrooms Work

Jan. 31, 2012

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How Floods Work

Jan. 26, 2012

00:36:11 Listen
How Human Trafficking Works

Jan. 24, 2012

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How Mexican Wrestling Works

Jan. 19, 2012

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Are contrails actually chemtrails?

Jan. 17, 2012

00:35:33 Listen
What's the deal with the Bermuda Triangle?

Jan. 12, 2012

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Can you vacation in Antarctica?

Jan. 10, 2012

00:39:54 Listen
Was there a curse on King Tut's tomb?

Jan. 5, 2012

00:41:31 Listen
How Yo-Yos Work

Jan. 3, 2012

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Coffee: The World's Drug of Choice

Dec. 29, 2011

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Dec. 27, 2011

00:41:41 Listen
Josh and Chuck's Christmas Extravaganza

Dec. 22, 2011

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How Pepper Spray Works

Dec. 20, 2011

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How Earthworms Work

Dec. 15, 2011

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How McCarthyism Works

Dec. 13, 2011

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How the Digestive System Works

Dec. 8, 2011

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Dec. 6, 2011

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Dec. 1, 2011

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Cash Debit or Credit: Which is best?

Nov. 29, 2011

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How Thoroughbred Horses Work

Nov. 24, 2011

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Crossbows: They Look Cool

Nov. 22, 2011

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How Air Force One Works

Nov. 17, 2011

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How Alcatraz Works

Nov. 15, 2011

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How Presidential Debates Work

Nov. 10, 2011

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How Gene Patents Work

Nov. 8, 2011

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What Saved the American Bison

Nov. 3, 2011

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How the Autobahn Works

Nov. 1, 2011

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Berenice

Oct. 27, 2011

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How Anti-matter Spacecraft Will Work

Oct. 25, 2011

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Do you lose the right to privacy when you die?

Oct. 20, 2011

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The Nile IS Just a River in Egypt

Oct. 18, 2011

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The Wind Cries Typhoid Mary

Oct. 13, 2011

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A Podcast on Zoot Suits? Yes

Oct. 11, 2011

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Oct. 6, 2011

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How Silly Putty Works

Oct. 4, 2011

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How U.S. Marshals Work

Sept. 29, 2011

00:33:48 Listen
How Sword Swallowing Works

Sept. 27, 2011

00:37:02 Listen
How Family Crests Work

Sept. 22, 2011

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How Acne Works

Sept. 20, 2011

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How the Moon Works

Sept. 15, 2011

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How Casinos Work

Sept. 13, 2011

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How the World Trade Center Memorial Works

Sept. 8, 2011

00:46:33 Listen
10 Scientists Who Were Their Own Guinea Pigs

Sept. 6, 2011

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How Lie Detectors Work

Sept. 1, 2011

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Cryonics: Hi, Frozen Body!

Aug. 30, 2011

00:46:20 Listen
The Cheesiest SYSK Episode Ever

Aug. 25, 2011

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How Schizophrenia Works

Aug. 23, 2011

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How to Land on a Government Watch List

Aug. 18, 2011

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How Murphy's Law Works, the Redux

Aug. 16, 2011

00:34:15 Listen
Laughter: What's so funny about that?

Aug. 11, 2011

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What's the future of the internet?

Aug. 9, 2011

00:42:41 Listen
Ethnobotany: How to Get Drugs from Plants

Aug. 4, 2011

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Can you sweat colors?

Aug. 2, 2011

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How SPAM Works

July 28, 2011

00:42:07 Listen
How Wildfires Work

July 26, 2011

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How Karma Works

July 21, 2011

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Does smiling make you happy?

July 19, 2011

00:31:47 Listen
Stuff You Should Know July 4th Extravaganza, Part 2: Baseball and Apple Pie

July 14, 2011

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Stuff You Should Know July 4th Extravaganza, Part 1: Mom

July 12, 2011

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How Human Cannonballs Work

July 7, 2011

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How Hate Works

July 5, 2011

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Who was America's first murderer?

June 30, 2011

00:33:17 Listen
How Asteroid Mining Could Work

June 28, 2011

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How Shrunken Heads Work

June 23, 2011

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How Suicide Bombers Work

June 21, 2011

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How Curiosity Works

June 16, 2011

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How Military Snipers Work

June 14, 2011

00:40:33 Listen
Was Malthus right about carrying capacity?

June 9, 2011

00:27:32 Listen
How the Underground Railroad Worked

June 7, 2011

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How Fear Works

June 2, 2011

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How Nicotine Works

May 31, 2011

00:36:33 Listen
How do I start my own country?

May 26, 2011

00:38:15 Listen
What is terror management theory?

May 24, 2011

00:29:38 Listen
What is parallel evolution?

May 19, 2011

00:31:18 Listen
Can the sun kill you?

May 17, 2011

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How Con Artists Work

May 12, 2011

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What is mountaintop removal mining?

May 10, 2011

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A Podcast to Remember (How Memory Works)

May 5, 2011

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How Parkour Works

May 3, 2011

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How Rollercoasters Work, Minus the Fun

April 28, 2011

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Do you stay conscious after being decapitated?

April 26, 2011

00:32:57 Listen
How Wills Work

April 21, 2011

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Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me

April 19, 2011

00:38:42 Listen
How Exploitation Films Work

April 14, 2011

00:52:40 Listen
How Molecular Gastronomy Works

April 12, 2011

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Does oil speculation increase gas prices?

April 7, 2011

00:37:16 Listen
Sherpas: Warm, Friendly Living

April 5, 2011

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SYSK Live from SXSW: How UFOs Work

March 31, 2011

00:41:18 Listen
How Igloos Work

March 29, 2011

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That Dang-old Goat Fell Over

March 24, 2011

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How a Nuclear Meltdown Works

March 22, 2011

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Why's that dude in that dumpster?

March 17, 2011

00:35:32 Listen
How Mummies Work

March 15, 2011

00:42:36 Listen
Is it legal to sterilize addicts?

March 10, 2011

00:41:20 Listen
Cults: Who is this "The Leader?"

March 8, 2011

00:57:17 Listen
How Fossils Work

March 3, 2011

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Were U.S. citizens in Japanese internment camps?

March 1, 2011

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What is stagflation?

Feb. 24, 2011

00:28:14 Listen
How Tickling Works

Feb. 22, 2011

00:25:19 Listen
How Crime Scene Photography Works

Feb. 17, 2011

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How Blood Pattern Analysis Works

Feb. 15, 2011

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How the Black Death Worked

Feb. 10, 2011

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How Bartering Works

Feb. 8, 2011

00:30:44 Listen
Scooby Dooby Doo, Where Are You?

Feb. 3, 2011

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How Munchausen Syndrome Works

Feb. 1, 2011

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How to Control a Riot

Jan. 27, 2011

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What has the world's deadliest venom?

Jan. 25, 2011

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Can oceans power the world?

Jan. 20, 2011

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How the Mafia Works

Jan. 18, 2011

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Does acupuncture work?

Jan. 13, 2011

00:38:17 Listen
Little, Fluffy Clouds

Jan. 11, 2011

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How Antiques Work

Jan. 6, 2011

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Should you not eat gluten?

Jan. 4, 2011

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How Volcanoes Work

Dec. 30, 2010

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How Immigration Works

Dec. 28, 2010

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How Homelessness Works

Dec. 23, 2010

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Why can't we find Amelia Earhart?

Dec. 21, 2010

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How Migraines Work

Dec. 16, 2010

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How Agritourism Works

Dec. 14, 2010

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How Hanukkah Works

Dec. 9, 2010

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Green Renovation and Construction

Dec. 7, 2010

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How the Rules of War Work

Dec. 2, 2010

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How Circumcision Works

Nov. 30, 2010

00:44:37 Listen
How Dreadlocks Work

Nov. 25, 2010

00:35:21 Listen
A Rigid, Sterile Look at Kissing

Nov. 23, 2010

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Can Lifestraw save the world?

Nov. 18, 2010

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Have all the good ideas already been discovered?

Nov. 16, 2010

00:36:21 Listen
How Rehab Works

Nov. 11, 2010

00:49:27 Listen
Prohibition: Turns Out That America Loves to Drink

Nov. 9, 2010

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Addiction: Why you can't kick SYSK

Nov. 4, 2010

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Animal Migration: Where's that gnu gnoing?

Nov. 2, 2010

00:30:51 Listen
The Tomb

Oct. 28, 2010

00:34:03 Listen
Jealous much?

Oct. 26, 2010

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Can you treat mental illness with psychedelics?

Oct. 21, 2010

00:45:37 Listen
How Gender Reassignment Works

Oct. 19, 2010

00:53:32 Listen
How House Swapping Works

Oct. 14, 2010

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Is science phasing out sleep?

Oct. 12, 2010

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How Knights Work

Oct. 7, 2010

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Why would anyone want multiple spouses?

Oct. 5, 2010

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Is tone deafness hereditary?

Sept. 30, 2010

00:24:32 Listen
How Roller Derby Works

Sept. 28, 2010

00:42:02 Listen
Hypnosis: You're Getting Sleepy

Sept. 23, 2010

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Octopus, Octopi, Octopod, Octopuses

Sept. 21, 2010

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What is biospeleology?

Sept. 16, 2010

00:32:56 Listen
How Mirrors Work

Sept. 14, 2010

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How Customs Works

Sept. 9, 2010

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How Crime-Scene Clean-up Works

Sept. 7, 2010

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How are college football rankings determined?

Sept. 2, 2010

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How Cremation Works

Aug. 31, 2010

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How Freemasons Work

Aug. 26, 2010

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Aug. 24, 2010

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How the MARS Turbine Works

Aug. 19, 2010

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Aug. 17, 2010

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Prisons: Not as Fun as You'd Think

Aug. 12, 2010

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How Grow Houses Work

Aug. 10, 2010

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Aug. 5, 2010

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How Quantum Suicide Works

Aug. 3, 2010

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How Presidential Pardons Work

July 29, 2010

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Why Ticks Suck

July 27, 2010

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Saunas: More Interesting Than You Think!

July 22, 2010

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Taste and How it Works

July 20, 2010

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What's the deal with Bond, James Bond?

July 15, 2010

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How Reincarnation Works

July 13, 2010

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July 8, 2010

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What's the deal with Voodoo?

July 6, 2010

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Did Thomas Jefferson rewrite the Bible?

July 1, 2010

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How Traffic Works

June 29, 2010

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Can quicksand kill you?

June 24, 2010

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How Ghost Prisons Work

June 22, 2010

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How Samurai Work

June 17, 2010

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How the Innocence Project Works

June 15, 2010

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Can your grandfather's diet shorten your life?

June 10, 2010

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What's the deal with sinkholes?

June 8, 2010

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How Flamethrowers Work

June 3, 2010

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How do you clean up an oil spill?

June 1, 2010

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Can humans start an earthquake?

May 27, 2010

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What makes a serial killer?

May 25, 2010

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SYSK's Guatemalan Adventure, Part Two

May 20, 2010

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SYSK's Guatemalan Adventure, Part One

May 18, 2010

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5 Successful Counterfeiters

May 13, 2010

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How Twins Work How Twins Work

May 11, 2010

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May 6, 2010

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How LEGOs Work

May 4, 2010

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How Cliff Diving Works

April 29, 2010

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What makes a genius?

April 27, 2010

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Mirror Neurons: Are there people who feel others' pain?

April 22, 2010

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Are there people who can't feel pain?

April 20, 2010

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How Castles Work

April 16, 2010

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How Tourette Syndrome Works

April 13, 2010

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Are zoos good or bad for animals?

April 8, 2010

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How Desertification Works

April 6, 2010

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How McDonald's Works

April 1, 2010

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What the heck is a hiccup?

March 30, 2010

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How Taxidermy Works

March 25, 2010

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How Urban Planning Works

March 23, 2010

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Who were the Vikings?

March 18, 2010

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How Lotteries Work

March 16, 2010

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What exactly is Fascism?

March 11, 2010

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What's the deal with carbon trading?

March 9, 2010

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How Scabies Work

March 4, 2010

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Was Mesopotamia the Cradle of Civilization?

March 2, 2010

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How Bounty Hunters Work

Feb. 25, 2010

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How Bail Works

Feb. 23, 2010

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Five Crazy Government Experiments

Feb. 18, 2010

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Who are the Amish?

Feb. 16, 2010

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How Braille Works

Feb. 11, 2010

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How Witchcraft Works

Feb. 9, 2010

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Why do we believe in urban legends?

Feb. 4, 2010

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How Swat Teams Work

Feb. 2, 2010

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Are there undiscovered people?

Jan. 28, 2010

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What are ninja?

Jan. 26, 2010

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Will the moon save humanity?

Jan. 21, 2010

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Why are honeybees disappearing?

Jan. 19, 2010

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How the Sun Works

Jan. 14, 2010

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How Organ Donation Works

Jan. 12, 2010

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How Mercenaries Work

Jan. 7, 2010

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How Noodling Works

Jan. 5, 2010

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How Human Experimentation Works

Dec. 31, 2009

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How Pirates Work

Dec. 29, 2009

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How Christmas Worked

Dec. 24, 2009

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Do concussions cause early death?

Dec. 22, 2009

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How Kleptomania Works

Dec. 17, 2009

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How Narco States Work

Dec. 15, 2009

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How the Hells Angels Work

Dec. 10, 2009

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Will the Large Hadron Collider destroy the Earth?

Dec. 8, 2009

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How Near-Death Experiences Work

Dec. 3, 2009

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How Food Cravings Work

Dec. 1, 2009

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How Hostage Negotiation Works

Nov. 26, 2009

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What is Mutual Assured Destruction?

Nov. 24, 2009

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10 Odd Town Festivals

Nov. 19, 2009

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Nov. 17, 2009

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How Population Works

Nov. 12, 2009

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Nov. 10, 2009

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How Product Placement Works

Nov. 5, 2009

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Can you remember being born?

Nov. 3, 2009

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The Real How Jack the Ripper Worked

Oct. 29, 2009

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How Witness Protection Works

Oct. 27, 2009

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How the Cannonball Run Worked

Oct. 22, 2009

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What is China's one-child policy?

Oct. 20, 2009

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What is a hangover, really?

Oct. 15, 2009

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How to Find the History of Your House

Oct. 13, 2009

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Who were the first Americans?

Oct. 8, 2009

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Health Care Systems Around the World

Oct. 6, 2009

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Is Bhutan on to something with Gross National Happiness?

Oct. 1, 2009

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Rumors, Myths and Truths Behind Obama's Health Care Plan

Sept. 29, 2009

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Sept. 24, 2009

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President Obama's Health Care Plan: Soup to Nuts

Sept. 22, 2009

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How do dogs perceive time?

Sept. 17, 2009

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How Health Care in the United States Works Right Now

Sept. 15, 2009

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Could microlending develop the world?

Sept. 10, 2009

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What is geocaching?

Sept. 8, 2009

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What is an Ig Nobel Prize?

Sept. 3, 2009

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Sept. 1, 2009

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How Muppets Work

Aug. 27, 2009

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Aug. 25, 2009

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Is the Necronomicon real?

Aug. 20, 2009

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Aug. 18, 2009

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Is fluoride making us stupid?

Aug. 13, 2009

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What are Japanese stragglers?

Aug. 11, 2009

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What's up with competitive eating?

Aug. 6, 2009

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How Agent Orange Worked

Aug. 4, 2009

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How Whale Sharks Work

July 30, 2009

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What are tinnovators?

July 28, 2009

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Three Gross Parasites

July 23, 2009

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July 21, 2009

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What is a body farm?

July 16, 2009

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July 14, 2009

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How Twinkies Work

July 9, 2009

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Is it possible to brainwash someone?

July 7, 2009

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July 2, 2009

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How Earthquakes Work

June 30, 2009

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How Body Dysmorphic Disorder Works

June 25, 2009

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Can you control your dreams?

June 23, 2009

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What exactly is the Peter Principle?

June 18, 2009

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Three Innovations We Need Right Now

June 16, 2009

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How Carbon Capture and Storage Works

June 11, 2009

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How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy?

June 9, 2009

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How Biohydrocarbons Work

June 4, 2009

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What's a brownfield remediation project?

June 2, 2009

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Is spontaneous human combustion real?

May 28, 2009

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How Propaganda Works

May 26, 2009

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Do animals have a sixth sense?

May 21, 2009

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How Lobotomies Work

May 19, 2009

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Is it better to buy local or organic food?

May 14, 2009

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What causes rigor mortis?

May 12, 2009

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How can a lake explode?

May 7, 2009

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Why do humans have body hair?

May 5, 2009

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How do credit default swaps work?

April 30, 2009

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Is high fructose corn syrup bad for you?

April 28, 2009

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How Face Transplants Work

April 23, 2009

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April 21, 2009

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Do toads cause warts?

April 16, 2009

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How Money Laundering Works

April 14, 2009

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How Ponzi Schemes Work

April 9, 2009

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April 7, 2009

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Bizarre Ways to Die

April 2, 2009

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Is the world going to end in 2012?

March 31, 2009

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Are there dead bodies on Mount Everest?

March 26, 2009

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How Déjà Vu Works

March 24, 2009

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Can anger be a good thing?

March 19, 2009

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What are microexpressions?

March 17, 2009

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How Aphrodisiacs Work

March 12, 2009

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Who owns the oceans?

March 10, 2009

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March 5, 2009

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March 3, 2009

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How Junk Mail Works

Feb. 26, 2009

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Can people really die of fright?

Feb. 24, 2009

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How Going Over Niagara Works

Feb. 19, 2009

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Feb. 17, 2009

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Feb. 12, 2009

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How long can you go without food and water?

Feb. 10, 2009

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Feb. 5, 2009

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Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?

Feb. 3, 2009

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How Hypoallergenic Cats Work

Jan. 29, 2009

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How Comas Work

Jan. 27, 2009

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How Moonshine Works

Jan. 22, 2009

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Recycling and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Jan. 20, 2009

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Jan. 15, 2009

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What are urban explorers?

Jan. 13, 2009

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How Body Armor Works: A Special Request

Jan. 8, 2009

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How Exorcism Works

Jan. 6, 2009

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Jan. 1, 2009

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How Habeas Corpus Works

Dec. 30, 2008

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How to Survive a Plane Crash

Dec. 25, 2008

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How Flirting Works

Dec. 23, 2008

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What can be done with a dead body?

Dec. 18, 2008

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Where's the best place on your body to get shot?

Dec. 16, 2008

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Extended Product Warranties: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Dec. 11, 2008

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How the Five Day Weekend Works

Dec. 9, 2008

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How Guerrilla Gardening Works

Dec. 4, 2008

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How OCD Works

Dec. 2, 2008

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How Thanksgiving Works

Nov. 27, 2008

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How Albert Einstein's Brain Worked

Nov. 25, 2008

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