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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 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.
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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.

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Episodes

How Project Blue Book Worked, Pt II

10/17/2019
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A rash of UFO sightings kicks off a new spike in America’s UFO fever and new headaches for the Air Force, which continues to reluctantly investigate. After becoming a laughingstock for its limp explanations, the Air Force looks for an exit from the UFO biz. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:46:53

Short Stuff: The Disappearance of Ambrose Bierce

10/16/2019
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Ambrose Bierce was a journalist and writer of short stories. He also disappeared rather mysteriously. Listen in and learn of the various theories on what happened to him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:13:41

How Project Blue Book Worked, Pt I

10/15/2019
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Duration:00:43:21

SYSK Selects: How Black Boxes Work

10/12/2019
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Black boxes are designed to be the only survivor of plane crashes so they can live to tell the tale of what went wrong to prevent future accidents. Sit in with Josh and Chuck and learn about how these grim devices are made, how they're tested and the tales they've told, in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:39:39

The Ins and Outs of Beekeeping

10/10/2019
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Who wants fresh honey? We do! Learn all about the ancient art of beekeeping today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:07:16

Short Stuff: The Devil's Den

10/9/2019
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The Devil's Den is the sight of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Is it haunted? Nope. But still creepy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:30

How Environmental Psychology Works

10/8/2019
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In the 60s, psychology expanded from exploring inside the mind to exploring the inside of buildings. Environmental psychology looks at how our spaces affect us – from how a busy mall can create a panic attack to how looking at nature can speed recovery from surgery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:36

SYSK Selects: How Pez Works

10/5/2019
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PEZ began in Vienna as a mint meant to help people quit smoking. But once American kids got ahold of it, the candy took off and a symbol of childhood - and healthy secondary market among collectors - was born. Explore Pez history and culture with Josh and Chuck in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:33

Introducing Bear and a Banjo

10/4/2019
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Bear and a Banjo is a new musical podcast that tells the incredibly tall tale of a band that time forgot. Although history may have left them behind, Bear and Banjo rubbed shoulders with some of the greatest musical icons in history — from Leadbelly and Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Little Richard and Bob Dylan — unwittingly influencing the course of 20th century Americana. Featuring Dennis Quaid, T-Bone Burnett, and Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd. Written and performed by series creator Jingle Jared,...

Duration:00:03:25

What were the Freedom Schools?

10/3/2019
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Freedom Schools were set up in Mississippi in the heart of the Civil Rights Movement, with the aim of giving young black school children agency and a future. They remain one of the more inspiring and progressive programs in American History, yet so few know about them. We're hoping to change that. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:32

Short Stuff: Fish n' Chips

10/2/2019
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How did these two wonderful strangers meet up and become best friends? The answers lie within today's short stuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:22

Guardian Angels: Behind the Red Beret

10/1/2019
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If you grew up in the 1980s, then you know who the Guardian Angels are. If you don't then you're in for quite a story. Listen in! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:42:54

SYSK Selects: What Happened at Kent State?

9/28/2019
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On May 4, 1970, four days of anti-war protests at Kent State University in Ohio culminated in the unthinkable when Ohio guardsmen opened fire on protesters, killing four students. How could this tragedy take place? Learn more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:41:12

What are paraphilias?

9/26/2019
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Josh and Chuck dive into the world of paraphilias so you can get the skinny in 45 minutes or less. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:29

Short Stuff: Dare Stones

9/25/2019
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What happened to the Lost Colonists who disappeared from Roanoke Island in the 1580s remains a mystery to this day. But it’s possible a carved stone a man vacationing in North Carolina found in the 1930s may have solved it – if the stone isn’t a hoax. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:16:03

We Are Running Out of Sand and That Actually Matters

9/24/2019
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Sand, we’re beginning to realize, is a non-renewable resource - and we are consuming it at a voracious pace. We use it in every construction project around the world and to create new land. And we’re wrecking the ecosystems we mine sand from. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:04

SYSK Selects: Could You Live Without a Refrigerator?

9/21/2019
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Do you know that hulking refrigerator in your kitchen emits CO2 thanks to the electricity it uses each year? It's a comparatively small amount, in truth, but enough that some people have foresworn their fridge and adopted a life without one. See how they do it in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:39:40

How the US Interstate System Works

9/19/2019
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Wait! This is actually a good episode! It turns out that America’s 48,000 miles of superhighways – possibly the largest civil works project in the history of humanity – may have also ruined what made America a cool place. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:03:59

Short Stuff: Scurvy

9/18/2019
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Scurvy seems like a terrible way to go: Your gums swell so you can’t eat, your teeth fall out and your brain and/or heart hemorrhages. Fortunately, all you need is an orange to cure you. Or some – blech – broccoli. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:13:30

The Skinny on Lyme Disease

9/17/2019
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If you live in the Northeastern U.S. then you may know someone who has had Lyme disease. But it's spreading all over the country and parts of the world. Learn all about this tick-borne disease today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:45