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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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Stuff You Should Know

63 hours ago

Selects: Project Azorian: The CIA's Super 70s Mission To Steal A Sunken Soviet Sub

In 1974 the CIA undertook one of its most brazen operations – secretly raising a sunken Soviet submarine lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean right under the noses of the Russia

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Stuff You Should Know

4 days ago

What were the black codes?

The black codes were proposed laws that basically tried to keep a form of slavery alive and well after the end of the Civil War. It didn't last long but the shadow of those cod

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5 days ago

Short Stuff: Fortune Cookies

Everything you thought you knew about fortune cookies is wrong. Learn all the right stuff in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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6 days ago

The Circleville Poison Pen Letters Mystery

For 20 years, a tiny town in Ohio was held enrapt by the prolific author of a series of unhinged letters. By the time they abruptly stopped, the letters – which revealed terrible s

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9 days ago

Selects: Carl Sagan: American Hero

Carl Sagan was the world's first mainstream media super scientist, capapble of breaking down complex ideas for the common folk. But what made him tick? Billions and billions of

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Stuff You Should Know

11 days ago

Ants! Part 2!

The exciting conclusion of Ants Part 2! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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Stuff You Should Know

12 days ago

Short Stuff: The Casket Racket

And you thought we were done with talking about funeral homes. Well guess again! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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Stuff You Should Know

13 days ago

Ants! Part 1!

Ants are pretty much amazing. So we're gonna spend two episodes talking all about them. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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Stuff You Should Know

16 days ago

Selects: Horoscopes: Written in the Stars?

A lot of people read their daily horoscopes, but does anyone really take stock in them? Turns out the answer is yes, even though there is no evidence of their accuracy. Learn all a

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Stuff You Should Know

18 days ago

Cookies! Cookies! Cookies!

No, we didn’t find another international distress signal we forgot to mention in our Mayday! Short Stuff, we’re just that jazzed about our episode on cookies. Are they even better

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Stuff You Should Know

19 days ago

Short Stuff: Traffic Signals

The history of traffic signals is way more interesting than you might think. Trust us.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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Stuff You Should Know

20 days ago

Unsung Heroes of the Court

Attorneys and judges get all the press. What about bailiffs, court reporters and sketch artists? Yeah, let's give them their due.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://

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3 weeks ago

Selects: How Tipping Works

Tipping is commonly expected in some places, such as U.S. restaurants. Yet this practice varies across cultures. Join trivia gurus (and former waiters) Josh and Chuck in this class

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Stuff You Should Know

3 weeks ago

SYSK’s 2021 Glad Tidings Bonanza Holiday Special

Josh and Chuck’s holiday mojo has returned and they’re back in the saddle to rustle up some holiday cheer. So put on your comfiest sweater, ugly or otherwise, grab a mug of whateve

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Stuff You Should Know

3 weeks ago

Short Stuff: Christmas Cards

You ever thought about where those cards you send out during the holidays came from? Prepare to do just that! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.

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3 weeks ago

How Snowmen (And Snowwomen) Work

The details may vary but building snowmen is pretty much universal where there’s snow. Humans have probably been making them for tens of thousands of years. But it wasn’t until the

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4 weeks ago

Selects: Star Wars Holiday Spectacular

Long ago, in a galaxy not so far away, George Lucas allowed the Star Wars Holiday Special to be made. What happened on the night of November 17, 1978 can never be fully explained,

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4 weeks ago

Kidney Stones: No! Please, NO!

Kidney stones are widely considered the most painful affliction a person can endure, even worse than labor. And in rare cases they can even kill. Learn all about how these things y

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4 weeks ago

Short Stuff: Charity Tips

It's the end of the year so we thought we might give you some advice on how to better pick out a charity, Short Stuff style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ih

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Stuff You Should Know

4 weeks ago

Palm Trees: Technically, Giant Plants

Palm trees. You see them all over the world and for good reason. There are more than 2,500 varieties. Learn all about these giant plants today.  Learn more about your ad-choices a

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5 weeks ago

Selects: How the Terracotta Army Works

In 1974, Chinese farmers discovered the first of what would number 7,000 terracotta soldiers meant to protect China's first emperor in the afterlife. Learn all about them in th

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Stuff You Should Know

5 weeks ago

What's the deal with blue people?

The famous blue people of Kentucky are no longer blue. But why were they like that in the first place?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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5 weeks ago

Short Stuff: Funny Bone

Hitting your funny bone doesn’t just hurt, it feels really weird too. That’s because you’re not hitting a bone at all, but instead the most vulnerable nerve in your body. Learn mo

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Stuff You Should Know

5 weeks ago

Why Do Great Flood Myths Seem To Be Universal?

If look into the mythology of just about any culture in the world, you will find a myth about a great flood that destroyed humanity and submerged the Earth in the distant past. Doe

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Stuff You Should Know

6 weeks ago

Selects: What Is Collective Hysteria?

Throughout the history of the world, there have been many cases of what is known as collective hysteria - groups of people, usually young women, who all exhibit the same physical s

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Stuff You Should Know

6 weeks ago

Your Gut Is Also A Brain

Your gut – not your spare tire, but your digestive tract – is deceptively smart. Not only does it handle processing food and nutrients, but the hundreds of trillions of bacteria th

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Stuff You Should Know

6 weeks ago

Short Stuff: SINA

In the 1950s a group dedicated to clothing animals out of a sense or morality gained momentum. “A nude horse is a rude horse!” was their battle cry. Learn more about your ad-choic

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Stuff You Should Know

6 weeks ago

The Twisted History of Dentistry

If you think going to the dentist now is not fun, just wait until you hear about what they did in the Middle Ages.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastne

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Stuff You Should Know

7 weeks ago

Selects: Why Do Lefties Exist?

For at least the last 200,000 years, between 10-15% of the human population are left-handed and this fact has utterly left science baffled. In searching to explain handedness, all

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Stuff You Should Know

7 weeks ago

Python-a-palooza!

Pythons are big snakes. Really big. But there's more to them than their size. Learn all about these big daddies in today's episode.  Learn more about your ad-choices at ht

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