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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

SYSK Selects: How Cult Deprogramming Works

2/22/2020
The fear of cults in the 1970s drove Americans to look the other way on kidnappings, abuse and torture of cult members by deprogrammers – but did it even work? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:21

Birthmarks: Probably Not the Mark of the Devil

2/20/2020
It’s a pretty safe assumption that people have been born with birthmarks since humanity began, and between then and now we’ve come up with some wacky, even dangerous, explanations for them – even a few that survive still today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:56:06

Short Stuff: Mexican Jumping Beans

2/19/2020
Mexican jumping beans are a real thing and they really do move around. It’s not magic, it’s nature! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:21

The Unsolved Indiana Dunes Disappearances

2/18/2020
In July 1966, three women out for a day at the beach waded into the water of Lake Michigan, got onto a boat and were never heard from again. To this day, not a trace of them has ever turned up and theories of what became of them abound. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:05

SYSK Selects: A Podcast on Zoot Suits? Yes

2/15/2020
Few riots can be attributed to passing fashions, but zoot suits are top among them. After originating among the Harlem Renaissance crowd, the zoot suit came to symbolize political defiance. Find out why it's still illegal to wear a zoot suit in L.A. in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:41:18

911 Is Not a Joke

2/13/2020
Josh and Chuck delve into the world of 911 in today's episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:00:43

Short Stuff: Body Under The Bed

2/12/2020
A couple unknowingly spending the night above a dead body stuffed under their bed is a longstanding urban legend. And a true one. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:12:42

Optogenetics: Controlling Your Genes with Light

2/11/2020
What if a genetic brain disease could be turned off simply by flashing a light in your eyes? What if your depression could be cured that way? Sounds amazingly wonderful, true, but what if your behavior could be controlled that way too? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:28

SYSK Selects: How Bonsai Works

2/8/2020
For thousands of years people have been taking normal trees and forcing them into miniature. Learn all about the history and art of this strangely engrossing pastime in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:59:22

Why are Pentecostals growing so rapidly?

2/6/2020
Pentecostals are seemingly taking over the world. Or at least they're making up a larger section of Christianity than every before. Why? We'll dig in on that in today's episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:27

Short Stuff: The Iowa Caucus

2/5/2020
The Iowa Caucus is super important. But not really. Find out why. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:15:50

How AI Facial Recognition Works

2/4/2020
With the development of increasingly smart artificial intelligence and lots more cameras spread around than ever before, we have reached a critical point in the US and other countries where governments can easily track everyone, everywhere, all the time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:58:06

SYSK Selects: How Maglev Trains Work

2/1/2020
Thanks to the amazing properties of magnets, clever engineers have figured out how to make entire trains levitate above their tracks, letting them move frictionlessly and allowing them to reach incredible speeds. Learn about how maglev trains work and what's taking so long for us to get aboard in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:33:45

Who were the Buffalo Soldiers?

1/30/2020
Josh and Chuck dive into history today to tell the story of the Buffalo Soldiers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:29

Short Stuff: The O.K. Corral

1/29/2020
Listen in as we detail, in short, the legendary shootout at the O.K. Corral. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:13:41

Amazing Animal Stories!

1/28/2020
Regular animal stories are wonderful enough, but when animals lead amazing lives the stories become almost unbearably wonderful. You’ve been warned! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:40:27

SYSK Selects: How the Scientific Method Works

1/25/2020
It evolved over centuries to become the gold standard for conducting scientific inquiry. Yet many people - including some scientists - don't fully understand it. Learn about the basis of how we explore our world in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:03:35

Barefoot Running: The Best Podcast Episode in History

1/23/2020
What is barefoot running? I think you know. But we'll detail all of the ins and outs. Listen and learn! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:27

Short Stuff: Byford Dolphin Incident

1/22/2020
In 1983, what may be the worst diving catastrophe in the history of deep sea oil exploration took place when a pressurized chamber was opened, instantly killing four divers inside. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:14

Why Postal Employees Go Postal

1/21/2020
1993 was known as the peak of a disturbing trend in America: post office shootings, carried out by postal workers. A stunned country looked for answers and turned up a toxic workplace that seemed to be driving some workers past their breaking point. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:51:42