Stuff You Should Know

How Seed Banks Work

Dodany: 20 czerwca 2017

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Since the advent of agriculture, humans have been storing seeds. But as sea levels rise and climates change around the world, our reasons for banking seeds have become more desperate.

SYSK Selects: Do you stay conscious after being decapitated?

Dodany: 17 czerwca 2017

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In this week's SYSK Select episode, historically speaking, decapitation was a popular means of execution -- it's been used by everyone from ancient Romans to French revolutionaries. But is there...

What was Camp X?

Dodany: 15 czerwca 2017

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In the early days of World War II, there was a secret training program in Canada that taught Allied saboteurs everything from espionage and bridge blowing to karate chops to the neck of an enemy....

How the Beagle Brigade Works

Dodany: 13 czerwca 2017

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If you've ever been to an international airport, you've probably seen one of the keenest spotters of illegal contraband - The Beagle Brigade! These cute dogs aren't after drugs or bombs, they're...

How the Beagle Brigade Works

Dodany: 13 czerwca 2017

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If you've ever been to an international airport, you've probably seen one of the keenest spotters of illegal contraband - The Beagle Brigade! These cute dogs aren't after drugs or bombs, they're...

SYSK Selects: How Maps Work

Dodany: 10 czerwca 2017

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In this week's SYSK Select episode, yes, your brain may have just flash-dried from boredom at the thought of learning about maps, but it turns out they are a lot more than just tools for...

SYSK Selects: How Maps Work

Dodany: 10 czerwca 2017

Odtwórz

In this week's SYSK Select episode, yes, your brain may have just flash-dried from boredom at the thought of learning about maps, but it turns out they are a lot more than just tools for...

Why Are Whale Strandings Still a Mystery?

Dodany: 8 czerwca 2017

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For millennia, mass strandings of whales have confounded us. Why should dozens or more whales come onto shore only to die a terrible and lengthy death?

Why Are Whale Strandings Still a Mystery?

Dodany: 8 czerwca 2017

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For millennia, mass strandings of whales have confounded us. Why should dozens or more whales come onto shore only to die a terrible and lengthy death?

How Coelacanths Work

Dodany: 6 czerwca 2017

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Coelacanths are incredibly interesting as far as fish go. For one, they were thought to have gone the way of the dinosaur, along with the dinosaur. They also give birth to live fish and tend to...

How Coelacanths Work

Dodany: 6 czerwca 2017

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Coelacanths are incredibly interesting as far as fish go. For one, they were thought to have gone the way of the dinosaur, along with the dinosaur. They also give birth to live fish and tend to...

SYSK Selects: What's the deal with Rasputin's death?

Dodany: 3 czerwca 2017

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In this week's SYSK Select episode, Grigori Rasputin, the Russian charismatic cleric and political advisor to the ruling Romanovs, is said to have been poisoned, shot, shot again, bludgeoned and...

SYSK Selects: What's the deal with Rasputin's death?

Dodany: 3 czerwca 2017

Odtwórz

In this week's SYSK Select episode, Grigori Rasputin, the Russian charismatic cleric and political advisor to the ruling Romanovs, is said to have been poisoned, shot, shot again, bludgeoned and...

The Stories Behind A Few Food Fads

Dodany: 1 czerwca 2017

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America loves to go nuts over new food trends and it turns out that the 20th century was a boon time for them.

The Stories Behind A Few Food Fads

Dodany: 1 czerwca 2017

Odtwórz

America loves to go nuts over new food trends and it turns out that the 20th century was a boon time for them.

Are Election Laws Designed to Suppress Voting?

Dodany: 30 maja 2017

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Are laws that are meant to protect the sanctity of the polling place in reality designed to make it harder for groups that traditionally vote Democrat to cast their ballots?

Are Election Laws Designed to Suppress Voting?

Dodany: 30 maja 2017

Odtwórz

Are laws that are meant to protect the sanctity of the polling place in reality designed to make it harder for groups that traditionally vote Democrat to cast their ballots?

SYSK Selects: How Beer Works

Dodany: 27 maja 2017

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In this week's SYSK Select episode, at long last, Josh and Chuck take on perhaps their most important topic ever. Learn about the history of beer, how it’s made -- the whole shebang, basically --...

SYSK Selects: How Beer Works

Dodany: 27 maja 2017

Odtwórz

In this week's SYSK Select episode, at long last, Josh and Chuck take on perhaps their most important topic ever. Learn about the history of beer, how it’s made -- the whole shebang, basically --...

How Schoolhouse Rock Rocked: Featuring Bob Nastanovich of Pavement

Dodany: 25 maja 2017

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Schoolhouse Rock is possibly the best children's program of all time. Join Josh and Chuck as they tell the story of SR, featuring an interview with Pavement's Bob Nastanovich, contributor to the...