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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

What Makes A Must-Have Christmas Toy?

11/21/2019
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Ever since Cabbage Patch Kids came along in 1983, there’s been an annual holiday frenzy around one particular toy – the must-have Christmas toy of the year. But what makes a toy a must-have toy? Josh and Chuck investigate (and kick off the holidays). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:51:32

Short Stuff: Backyard Burials

11/20/2019
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Time was that you’d bury a deceased relative in your yard; now it’s just weird. But it’s still legal – and if you want to do it, here’s how! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:13:33

The Murder Mystery of Ötzi the Iceman

11/19/2019
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About 5,300 years ago a Copper Age shepherd was murdered. He just happened to die in a place where his body was so well preserved that gave researchers an actual shot at determining the course of his final day on Earth. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:56:56

SYSK Selects: How Salt Works

11/16/2019
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A Roman senator once said, "Mankind can live without gold, but not without salt." Right he was. The human body needs salt so much we have developed a taste for it specifically. But too much salt can be toxic. Learn about salt's role in human history and how we get it from the Earth in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:43:25

Listen to BrainStuff

11/15/2019
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us. Listen here: https://megaphone.link/brainstuff Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:02:19

NYC Water: An Engineering Marvel

11/14/2019
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Getting the rain and melted snow from upstate NY into the taps of every NYC resident and business is one of the great feats of engineering. Does it taste great and make perfect bagels and pizza crust? Sources say yes! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:36

Short Stuff: The Conch Republic

11/13/2019
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Back in 1982, Key West seceded from the United States. Don’t believe us? It’s true! Just listen to the episode, will you? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:32

Augmented Reality: Coming Soon?

11/12/2019
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Augmented reality adds a digital layer over the real world and soon it will revolutionize how we live. Ultra-tailored information will be everywhere we look, creating a richer, more personalized experience in everything from surgery to walking down the street. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:00:52

SYSK Selects: Can you Treat Mental Illness with Psychedelics?

11/9/2019
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Hallucinogenic drugs are currently illegal, but they were once commonly used in psychological treatment. In this classic episode, Josh and Chuck discuss the rise and fall of psychedelics in treating mood disorders -- and why they're starting to gain favor again. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:42:41

Cockney Rhyming Slang: Beautiful Gibberish

11/7/2019
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What is Cockney Rhyming Slang? It's complicated and its origins are unclear. Learn everything we know about it today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:46:07

How Ironman Triathlons Work

11/6/2019
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Sure, you could train for months to finish a marathon, but why not make things interesting? Ironman triathlons add a 2.4-mile swim and a 112-mile bike race before the marathon leg. It’s as grueling as it sounds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:55:10

Short Stuff: The History of Paternity Testing

11/6/2019
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Paternity testing. It wasn't science for many years, yet they still tried to do it. Learn all about it in 12 minutes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:12:30

SYSK Selects: Halitosis - Worst Smell Ever?

11/2/2019
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Occasional bad breath is one thing, halitosis is another. Or is it? From its odd origins as a marketing ploy to modern weight loss diets that can induce this embarrassing condition, you can learn all about bad breath in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:29

Introducing The Second Oil Age

11/1/2019
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When an oil executive goes missing aboard the deep-sea Atlas Station, the company sends agent Synøve Pan down for answers — and she’s just the woman to get them. Welcome to the Second Oil Age: a sci-fi podcast that transports listeners to a post–energy-crisis world in which humanity’s thirst for oil is satisfied through a bargain with a mysterious deep-sea species. Listen now everywhere podcasts are found: megaphone.link/secondoilage Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Duration:00:02:10

SYSK’s Scare Your Socks Off Halloween Spooktacular 2019

10/31/2019
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Josh and Chuck chose a truly unsettling story by one of the greatest science fiction authors of all time – Philip K Dick. Join the boys as they read “The Hanging Stranger,” complete with scary sound effects by the Extraordinary Jeri! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:40:31

Short Stuff: Our Shortie Halloween Spooktacular

10/30/2019
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Join us today as we read three short horror selections from Ambrose Bierce. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:12:35

Where Did Trick-Or-Treating Come From?

10/29/2019
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We aren’t exactly sure who invented trick-or-treating – kids who realized they could extort adults for candy, or adults who bought off kids in exchange for laying off pranks? The bigger question is: Will trick-or-treating survive the 21st century? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:50

SYSK Selects: How Haunted House Attractions Work

10/26/2019
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Ever since the Egyptians, humans have been evolving toward haunted house attractions. The level of sophistication in the scares and gore effects continues to rise over time, but the purpose remains the same: to scare the pants off you. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:32

How Historic Districts Work

10/24/2019
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A fascinating thing about Americans is that we can disagree on anything. Such is the case with historic districts – areas of historic importance protected by local laws. Seems innocuous, but are they also to blame for the affordable housing crisis? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:54

Short Stuff: The Toxic Death of Gloria Ramirez

10/23/2019
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In 1994 the body of a woman who died in a California ER somehow became toxic and sickened 24 people. To this day, no one is sure what happened. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:13:20