Stuff You Should Know

What's the future of virtual sex?

Dodany: 2 lutego 2017

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In the not too distant future, sex may not involve being in the same room as your partner. In fact, your partner may not even have to be a human. We're talking virtual sex here. Couple VR with high...

Elastics: Where God and Science Smooch

Dodany: 31 stycznia 2017

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You could be forgiven for thinking the story behind elastics was boring. You’d still be wrong, though. The story of what’s holding up your underwear is a global drama, replete with war, industrial...

How Pacifism Works (And Could It?)

Dodany: 26 stycznia 2017

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There is deep disagreement over whether humans are essentially peaceful or essentially warlike. Depending on your view you may see pacifism as either hopelessly naïve or the unsung response to...

How Pacifism Works (And Could It?)

Dodany: 26 stycznia 2017

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There is deep disagreement over whether humans are essentially peaceful or essentially warlike. Depending on your view you may see pacifism as either hopelessly naïve or the unsung response to...

How Pacifism Works (And Could It?)

Dodany: 26 stycznia 2017

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There is deep disagreement over whether humans are essentially peaceful or essentially warlike. Depending on your view you may see pacifism as either hopelessly naïve or the unsung response to...

How Dictators Work

Dodany: 24 stycznia 2017

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There are many types of dictators, from so called 'benevolent' ones to the kind who rule with an iron fist. There are also many ways they can come into power, and they don't all include violence....

How Dictators Work

Dodany: 24 stycznia 2017

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There are many types of dictators, from so called 'benevolent' ones to the kind who rule with an iron fist. There are also many ways they can come into power, and they don't all include violence....

How Soylent Works

Dodany: 19 stycznia 2017

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Soylent is a meal replacement drink, but not really. So what is it? Total sustenance in a glass? Some say so. Is it made from humans? No, that's just a movie. Learn all about this odd concoction in...

How Soylent Works

Dodany: 19 stycznia 2017

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Soylent is a meal replacement drink, but not really. So what is it? Total sustenance in a glass? Some say so. Is it made from humans? No, that's just a movie. Learn all about this odd concoction in...

Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Bad For You?

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2017

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Artificial sweeteners have gotten a bad rap in the press for as long as they’ve been in use. But is it just the result of a fear of science or do artificial sweeteners cause real harm? A mounting...

Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Bad For You?

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2017

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Artificial sweeteners have gotten a bad rap in the press for as long as they’ve been in use. But is it just the result of a fear of science or do artificial sweeteners cause real harm? A mounting...

How Watersheds Work

Dodany: 12 stycznia 2017

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Unless you happen to be standing on a hilltop or swimming in the ocean right now, you are on a watershed. These unsung wonders of topography and hydrology are an important contributor to the rain...

How Watersheds Work

Dodany: 12 stycznia 2017

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Unless you happen to be standing on a hilltop or swimming in the ocean right now, you are on a watershed. These unsung wonders of topography and hydrology are an important contributor to the rain...

What's the deal with Baby Boomers?

Dodany: 10 stycznia 2017

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Baby Boomers are probably the most talked about generation in American history. But who are these people and how did they help shape the country we know today? Find out all about the big boom in...

What's the deal with Baby Boomers?

Dodany: 10 stycznia 2017

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Baby Boomers are probably the most talked about generation in American history. But who are these people and how did they help shape the country we know today? Find out all about the big boom in...

How Feeding Babies Works: The Bottle

Dodany: 5 stycznia 2017

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The decision to bottle feed a baby instead of breast-feeding is a weighty one these days, fraught with supposed developmental pitfalls and very real social implications. But is bottle feeding a bad...

How Feeding Babies Works: The Bottle

Dodany: 5 stycznia 2017

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The decision to bottle feed a baby instead of breast-feeding is a weighty one these days, fraught with supposed developmental pitfalls and very real social implications. But is bottle feeding a bad...

How Feeding Babies Works: The Breast

Dodany: 3 stycznia 2017

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Breast milk is considered a perfect food for infants, so much so that for the first four to six months of life, a baby can subsist on mother’s milk alone. Learn all about the most fascinating milk...

How Feeding Babies Works: The Breast

Dodany: 3 stycznia 2017

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Breast milk is considered a perfect food for infants, so much so that for the first four to six months of life, a baby can subsist on mother’s milk alone. Learn all about the most fascinating milk...

Human Blockheads: A Real Thing

Dodany: 29 grudnia 2016

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Human blockheads are performers who hammer nails and things into their noses. Yup. That's a thing. And it isn't a trick either - anyone can do it. Just please don't try to.