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Stuff You Should Know

All the Gold In Fort Knox: Meh

Dodany: 5 listopada 2020

When Fort Knox was built in the 1930s to house America’s gold supply, it was billed as an impenetrable, impregnable, don’t-even-think-of-trying vault. But as the world has moved further away from...

Short Stuff: Fruit Flies, Why?

Dodany: 4 listopada 2020

Have you ever wondered why we do so much scientific testing on fruit flies? Turns out they make better models for humans than you’d think. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

The Amazing Roberto Clemente

Dodany: 3 listopada 2020

Roberto Clemente was what’s called a “complete” baseball player – he could hit, run and, man could he throw, so it’s no surprise he was made a Hall of Famer. But he was also a humanitarian, a civil...

The Amazing Roberto Clemente

Dodany: 3 listopada 2020

Roberto Clemente was what’s called a “complete” baseball player – he could hit, run and, man could he throw, so it’s no surprise he was made a Hall of Famer. But he was also a humanitarian, a civil...

The Amazing Roberto Clemente

Dodany: 3 listopada 2020

Roberto Clemente was what’s called a “complete” baseball player – he could hit, run and, man could he throw, so it’s no surprise he was made a Hall of Famer. But he was also a humanitarian, a civil...

SYSK Selects: How Ghosts Work

Dodany: 31 października 2020

According to a 2009 poll, more Americans believe in ghosts than don't. But what are ghosts exactly? If they do exist, what are they made of and why are they hanging around? In this classic episode...

SYSK’s Scare Your Pants Off (and Back On) Halloween Spooktacular

Dodany: 29 października 2020

It’s that time of year again! So turn down the lights, pull the sheets over your eyes and prepare to be thrilled and frightened with two great Halloween stories from Philip K. Dick and M.R. James....

Short Stuff: Poe Toaster

Dodany: 28 października 2020 - Średnia ocen: 4

For at least sixty years a mysterious person (or persons) showed up at Edgar Allen Poe’s grave to toast the master on his birthday. No one ever found out who this legendary figure was. Learn more...

A History of Nursing Homes

Dodany: 27 października 2020

In America, we've treated our senior citizens in very different ways over the years. Tune in to hear about how we've tackled compassionate care. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Chuck Bryant On The Why I’m Voting Podcast

Dodany: 25 października 2020

Hey, SYSK listeners! We wanted to make sure you heard Chuck on iHeartRadio’s Why I’m Voting podcast. Check it out and don’t forget to vote on November 3rd!  If you want to change, preserve, or...

SYSK Selects: How Book Banning Works

Dodany: 24 października 2020

If you want to control the masses, control what they read. After all, books are seeds that germinate new points of view. As a result, the struggle against banning books is contentious and...

SYSK Selects: How Book Banning Works

Dodany: 24 października 2020

If you want to control the masses, control what they read. After all, books are seeds that germinate new points of view. As a result, the struggle against banning books is contentious and...

Beavers: Tail Slapping Fun

Dodany: 22 października 2020

Beavers are in fact, very busy. They're builders and solid family members, husbands and wives. Learn all about N America's largest rodent today. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Short Stuff: Haunted Real Estate

Dodany: 21 października 2020

Do you have to disclose the notion that your house may be haunted upon sale? Listen in to find out. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

10 Voter Suppression Methods

Dodany: 20 października 2020

Voter suppression in the USA is as old as voting itself. Listen in to hear about 10 ways we stifle the vote. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

SYSK Selects: How Sushi Works

Dodany: 17 października 2020

Sushi grew out of a way to ferment fish a couple thousand years ago and in the late 20th century began to take the world by storm. What began as traditional, rigid food has come to evolve with new...

Porcupines: Little Stabby Cutie Pies

Dodany: 15 października 2020

We love animals. A lot. Especially underrated ones like the darling porcupine. Listen in today to learn all about these stabby little boogers. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Short Stuff: What is Latinx anyway?

Dodany: 14 października 2020

We love to keep up with the current terminology for groups of people. Learn about the origin of Latinx today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Wind Tunnels: More Important Than You Realize

Dodany: 13 października 2020

Without wind tunnels we may not have airplanes right now. Early aviationists built them to puzzle out how to get and stay airborne. But wind tunnels are used for so much more than flight – from...

SYSK Selects: How Bigfoot Works

Dodany: 10 października 2020

For centuries North American tribes have told stories of a hairy wild giant in the wilderness, and once Europeans arrived they claimed to see it, too. Chuck and Josh examine the claims of believers...