Stuff You Should Know

Yeti: The Asian Bigfoot

Dodany: 19 lutego 2019

We've covered Nessie and Bigfoot, so why not tackle the Yeti? Listen in today and Josh and Chuck cover what used to be known as the Abominable Snowman. Learn more about advertising on the...

SYSK Selects: Interpol: World Police

Dodany: 16 lutego 2019

Interpol is an international police agency that helps other law-enforcement agencies track criminals who operate across national borders -- but how does it work, exactly? Join the guys as they...

Elephants: The Best Animals?

Dodany: 14 lutego 2019

Elephants are pretty much the best. Why? Josh and Chuck will let you know in great detail in today's episode. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...

Short Stuff: War of Jenkins' Ear

Dodany: 13 lutego 2019

In the 18th century, Spain and England fought each other in the colonies of Georgia and Florida, a war kicked off by an English sea captain who was mad his ear had been perhaps unfairly lopped off....

Could There Be A Loch Ness Monster?

Dodany: 12 lutego 2019

People have believed something strange lives in Loch Ness for at least 3500 years. Thousands of people have sighted the Loch Ness Monster and dozens of expeditions have been launched. But does the...

SYSK Selects: How Coral Reefs Work

Dodany: 9 lutego 2019

Coral reefs are the largest organic structures on Earth, yet they're created through a symbiotic relationship between creatures about 3 millimeters long. Learn more about the the world's coral...

The True Story of BlacKkKlansman

Dodany: 7 lutego 2019

In 2018, director Spike Lee brought the story of Ron Stallworth to the big screen to great effect. Today, Josh and Chuck discuss the true story behind the Oscar nominated film. Learn more about...

Short Stuff: Ellen Richards

Dodany: 6 lutego 2019

Who is Ellen Richards? One of the most unsung scientists of all time, that's who. Her contribution? Bringing real science into the household and forcing the world to take "home-ec" seriously. We...

The Insidious Abuse of Stalking

Dodany: 5 lutego 2019

Stalking has only recently been recognized for what it is – a profound form of psychological abuse where the victim’s life is “infected” by the stalker, as one survivor put it. Stalking can go on...

SYSK Selects: Saunas: More Interesting Than You Think!

Dodany: 2 lutego 2019

Although they seem pretty mundane, saunas are surprisingly fascinating inventions. Josh and Chuck break out all sorts of sweaty, sauna-related trivia, from the Finnish affinity for saunas to sauna...

SYSK Selects: Saunas: More Interesting Than You Think!

Dodany: 2 lutego 2019

Although they seem pretty mundane, saunas are surprisingly fascinating inventions. Josh and Chuck break out all sorts of sweaty, sauna-related trivia, from the Finnish affinity for saunas to sauna...

How Central Park Works

Dodany: 31 stycznia 2019

Central Park in Manhattan was America’s first landscaped public park, built at a time when New Yorkers’ only option for getting some fresh air was hanging around cemeteries. Get all the info about...

Short Stuff: Johnny Appleseed

Dodany: 30 stycznia 2019

Johnny Appleseed was real! And he was about as amazing as the legend paints him. He really did plant apple trees all over America and if the feds hadn’t chopped them down during Prohibition, they’d...

How Ping Pong Works

Dodany: 29 stycznia 2019

While Asia is well-known for being cuckoo for Ping Pong, the game was actually invented by bored British Victorian aristocrats. Go back and forth about Ping Pong’s place in the world with Chuck and...

Introducing Invention!

Dodany: 28 stycznia 2019

Human history is a story of invention, from primitive axes and wheels to saxophones and space shuttles. In their new podcast, the hosts of Stuff to Blow Your Mind explore the origins and legacies...

SYSK Selects: Bioluminescence: A Bright and Shiny Fish

Dodany: 26 stycznia 2019

Science has a handle on fireflies and glowworms, but most bioluminescent animals live in the ocean and are tough to study. Today, researchers are still figuring out why some animals produce light....

The Legend of Betsy Ross

Dodany: 24 stycznia 2019

Betsy Ross is an American icon to many, the seamstress who sewed the first U.S. flag because of a personal commission from George Washington. But is it true? Sort of. Learn all about this...

Short Stuff: Thread Count

Dodany: 23 stycznia 2019

Is thread count all it's cracked up to be? Listen in and find out in today's edition of Short Stuff!Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...

SYSK Live: The Kellogg Brothers’ Wacky World of Health

Dodany: 22 stycznia 2019

There’s no way you haven’t had one of their breakfast cereals, but we bet you don’t know the story behind the two brothers who brought the world corn flakes. Buckle in for a lot of talk about poop,...

SYSK Selects: How Lobotomies Work

Dodany: 19 stycznia 2019

Lobotomies -- brain surgeries to relieve psychiatric problems -- are rarely performed today, but they were once fairly common. Tune in to learn more about the controversial history and practice of...