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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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Episodes

Student Loans: UGH!

4/2/2020
Student loans can be pretty complicated. Luckily Chuck and Josh are here to wade through the financial muck for you. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:02:00

Short Stuff: 666

4/1/2020
Today, Chuck and Josh dive into that scary number...666. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:30

How Dog Training Works

3/31/2020
Chuck and Josh explore the age-old question: Should you train your dog by treating it like a living, feeling being or should you beat them up and break their spirit? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:43

SYSK Selects: Can Nuclear Fusion Reactors Save The World?

3/28/2020
The world’s energy consumption is ruining the planet but for decades physicists have been working on what could solve the world’s energy and climate change woes for centuries to come – nuclear fusion. Learn about building stars on Earth in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:52

How COVID-19 Works

3/26/2020
We’re in the middle of an odd, tense time and Josh and Chuck are here to explain what’s going on and how to stay safe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:12:12

Short Stuff: Dagen H

3/25/2020
One day in 1967, Sweden changed what side of the road its citizens drive on. It went surprisingly well, considering. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:14:00

Could A Robot Tax Win the War on Poverty?

3/24/2020
An old idea – giving every resident of a country a set amount of money every month with no strings attached – became a hot item in Silicon Valley and on the 2020 campaign trail. Could it alleviate the impending job loss coming from automation? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:00:22

SYSK Selects: Virus Talk with Josh and Chuck

3/21/2020
Viruses are big jerks that invade regular cells and hold them hostage, making you sick while they're doing it. Learn everything you ever needed to know about viruses, including how the common cold works, in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:46

SYSK Distraction Playlist: How Jim Henson Worked

3/20/2020
We’ve already recorded an episode on The Muppets, but Jim Henson was such a neat guy we delved into him even further. Learn all about the man behind the Muppets who was so much more than just a master puppeteer in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:07

SYSK Distraction Playlist: SYSK Live: How Bars Work

3/20/2020
Join Josh and Chuck live from Vancouver as they dive in to the ins and outs of one of the oldest businesses in the world – the bar! Learn about the history of bars, cocktails and the good people who put them together in new and amazing ways. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:55:46

SYSK Distraction Playlist: How Grass Works? Yes, How Grass Works

3/20/2020
There’s nothing more boring than watching grass grow, which is why Josh and Chuck aren’t asking you to do that. Instead, you can learn about all sorts of neat things about grass - like how American became obsessed with perfect lawns - in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:21

SYSK Distraction Playlist: How Terraforming Will Work

3/20/2020
A lot of great thinkers are warning that if humans are to survive as a species we are going to have to find another planet to live on. Terraforming, or engineering a planet to maintain all of the ingredients to sustain life, seems to be the answer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:39:37

SYSK Distraction Playlist: How Rogue Waves Work

3/20/2020
Rogue waves come out of nowhere and tower as much as 100 feet over hapless ships they encounter, breaking across the boat and frequently breaking the boat and its inhabitants. Investigate the mystery of rouge waves in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:32

SYSK Distraction Playlist: Was there a real King Arthur?

3/20/2020
The legend of King Arthur is very old and very established. By the time the king who saved Britain and united it was first written about, his story was already hundreds of years old. And while many of the details of his life and adventures, from the Lady of the Lake to Merlin the Magician, seem fictional some archaeologists believe that Arthur -- and much of his life -- was real. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:37

SYSK Distraction Playlist: The Amazing History of Soda

3/20/2020
The soda we get instantly mixed at a fast-food joint owes a lot to a rich history going back to the Roman baths, that features drugs, diseases and explosions. Learn all about soda and soda fountains in this surprisingly interesting episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:07

SYSK Distraction Playlist: How Rodney Dangerfield Worked, Live From LA

3/20/2020
Other comedians cry on the inside, but Rodney Dangerfield built his entire act around his sad life. Get to know this legendary comic who was nearing 50 when he got his break. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:01:59

SYSK Distraction Playlist: How Pinball Works

3/20/2020
Pinball was actually illegal until the 1970s in NY and other cities, hidden in the backs of pornography shops. The game was finally legalized, thanks to a Babe Ruth-style shot by the best player in the world. Learn all about it with Josh and Chuck. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:49

SYSK Distraction Playlist: Sugar: It Powers the Earth

3/20/2020
Since sugar spread from Polynesia a few thousand years ago, the world has been crazy for it. Insanely high prices, wars and even slavery couldn't undo world's need for a sugar fix. Today that fix is responsible for the obesity epidemic facing the West. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:36

What was the Falkland Islands War all about anyway?

3/19/2020
The battle between Britain and Argentina over the rocky, cold Falkland Islands is one of the weirder wars in history. Learn all about it today! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:57:47

Short Stuff: The Pledge of Allegiance

3/18/2020
The American Pledge of Allegiance is much more interesting than you might think. Give us 12 minutes and we'll fill you in. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:15:26