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Stuff You Should Know

Short Stuff: Squarer Than Wombat Poop

Dodany: 5 maja 2021 - Średnia ocen: 5

One of the cutest animals on the planet is also the only one that squeezes out cube-shaped poop. Find out why today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Appendix: No Respect

Dodany: 4 maja 2021

The poor appendix. Despite findings that it serves a purpose, many people still cast it off as a second rate organ and the Rodney Dangerfield of organs. We aim to correct that notion. Learn more...

Selects: How Cave Dwellers Work

Dodany: 1 maja 2021

You know the cavemen, a race of human cousins who lived exclusively in caves? They didn’t exist. Sure prehistoric hominids used caves sometimes but they lived in other places too. Luckily the time...

How Corporate Taxes Work

Dodany: 29 kwietnia 2021

There are lots of reasons to tax corporations: as a check on their power, to help pay for infrastructure, as a wealth tax. But the biggest reason economists cite for why they've stuck around is...

Short Stuff: Ivar The Boneless

Dodany: 28 kwietnia 2021

Was Ivar the Boneless a real Viking warrior? Probably. Did he really have no bones? Probably not. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Truffles: Underground Treasures

Dodany: 27 kwietnia 2021

Truffles are rare, expensive and apparently delicious. Learn all about these earthy fungi today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Selects: How Profiling Works

Dodany: 24 kwietnia 2021

At its base, criminal profiling is a legitimate investigatory tool. The Supreme Court has drawn a clear line that bans profiling when it includes race. So why do we still do it? Take a closer look...

How Stamp Collecting Works

Dodany: 22 kwietnia 2021

Over the last two centuries philatelists – stamp collectors – have learned just about everything there is to know about every stamp ever printed. You won’t by the end of this episode, but you might...

Short Stuff: Madam C.J. Walker

Dodany: 21 kwietnia 2021

Join us today as we dive into the story of the first female self-made millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Mechanical Bulls!

Dodany: 20 kwietnia 2021

Mechanical bulls are kind of weird, but they have certainly made a place in American pop culture over the years. Largely due to one movie, Urban Cowboy. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Selects: How Tupperware Works

Dodany: 17 kwietnia 2021

Tupperware won immediate design acclaim when it was released in 1947, but it took a pioneering female executive to make a line of plastic food storage into an icon of the American postwar boom....

Hair Loss: The Pits

Dodany: 15 kwietnia 2021

Losing your hair is a situation that seems to be universally considered to absolutely stink. Unsurprisingly, humans have been trying all sorts of weird stuff to combat hair loss for millennia, but...

Short Stuff: Palindromes

Dodany: 14 kwietnia 2021

Chuck loves palindromes. So much that his very name is one. Oh wait... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

How the Electrical Grid Works

Dodany: 13 kwietnia 2021

The electrical grid that provides power to the US is one of those things you don’t give a second thought to until it stops working – then it’s tough to think about anything else. Learn why this...

SYSK Selects: The Unsolved Mystery Disappearance of the Sodder Children

Dodany: 10 kwietnia 2021

In 1945 a house fire took the lives of five children - except that their bodies were never found. In this classic episode, dive into the longstanding mystery of the odd circumstances surrounding...

Muzak: Easy Listening Goodness

Dodany: 8 kwietnia 2021

Muzak got a bad reputation as bland garbage music. We aim to set the record straight. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Short Stuff: Venus de Milo

Dodany: 7 kwietnia 2021

Step into today's short stuff to learn all about the armless wonder! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Havana Syndrome: ¿Qué Diablos?

Dodany: 6 kwietnia 2021

In 2016, diplomats at the American embassy in Cuba began suffering weird neurological symptoms after hearing strange noises. Some say it was a sonic attack using a secret weapon, but the Havana...

SYSK Selects: How Circus Families Work

Dodany: 3 kwietnia 2021

Don't be confused - this one is about actual circus acts made of family members, not the controversial comic strip. Step right up to this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

SYSK Selects: How Circus Families Work

Dodany: 3 kwietnia 2021

Don't be confused - this one is about actual circus acts made of family members, not the controversial comic strip. Step right up to this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at...