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BrainStuff

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BrainStuff
BrainStuff

BrainStuff

iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

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3.2K
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Latest Episodes

BrainStuff Classics: Why Do I Need a Passport to Travel?

The vast (vast!) majority of humans need a passport in order to travel internationally. Learn why -- and who doesn't -- in this classic episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 d ago
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BrainStuff Classics: Why Do I Need a Passport to Travel?

Can 'Hypoallergenic' Dogs Still Trigger Allergies?

Spoiler alert: Yes, breeds of dogs said to be hypoallergenic can still set off your allergies -- but they may be better for you than other breeds. Learn why in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 d ago
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Can 'Hypoallergenic' Dogs Still Trigger Allergies?

BrainStuff Classics: Are Less Experienced People More Confident?

You may have heard about the supposed inverse relationship between confidence and knowledge -- but is it true? Learn more about the Dunning-Kruger effect in this classic episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN2 d ago
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BrainStuff Classics: Are Less Experienced People More Confident?

Could We Recycle Excess Subway Heat?

Heating homes and other human hangouts requires a huge carbon footprint -- but meanwhile, we're wasting heat every day (and sweating) in systems like subways. Learn how one project hopes to use that excess heat for the greater good in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN2 d ago
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Could We Recycle Excess Subway Heat?

BrainStuff Classics: Why Is Bacon Considered a Breakfast Food?

Bacon and eggs are a traditional breakfast -- but that tradition only goes back about a century. Learn how Sigmund Freud's nephew invented public relations and changed the way we eat breakfast in this classic episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN3 d ago
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BrainStuff Classics: Why Is Bacon Considered a Breakfast Food?

Can We Win the War on Cockroaches?

Cockroaches are, if nothing else, admirably persistent -- they can spring back from a 90% population loss just a couple generations. Learn how hardy they are in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN3 d ago
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Can We Win the War on Cockroaches?

How Do Wolverines Work?

Wolverines may not have adamantium-reinforced skeletons, but this species of weasel boasts a few superpowers of its own. Learn more about wolverines in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN4 d ago
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How Do Wolverines Work?

Why Should You Stop Raking Fall Leaves?

Something has to be done with all those fall leaves, but the best option for the environment (and your lawn) isn't raking, it's mulching. Learn why, and how to get started, in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN5 d ago
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Why Should You Stop Raking Fall Leaves?

What's the Difference Between Hornets and Wasps?

We often use the terms 'wasp' and 'hornet' interchangeably, but that's not quite right, and knowing the difference can save you a sting. Learn about these insects in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
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What's the Difference Between Hornets and Wasps?

How Can a Hen Turn into a Rooster?

In cases of spontaneous sex reversal, an animal born male can become female, or vice versa, due to genetic or hormonal changes. Learn the story of how one hen became a rooster in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
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How Can a Hen Turn into a Rooster?

Latest Episodes

BrainStuff Classics: Why Do I Need a Passport to Travel?

The vast (vast!) majority of humans need a passport in order to travel internationally. Learn why -- and who doesn't -- in this classic episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 d ago
Comments
BrainStuff Classics: Why Do I Need a Passport to Travel?

Can 'Hypoallergenic' Dogs Still Trigger Allergies?

Spoiler alert: Yes, breeds of dogs said to be hypoallergenic can still set off your allergies -- but they may be better for you than other breeds. Learn why in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Can 'Hypoallergenic' Dogs Still Trigger Allergies?

BrainStuff Classics: Are Less Experienced People More Confident?

You may have heard about the supposed inverse relationship between confidence and knowledge -- but is it true? Learn more about the Dunning-Kruger effect in this classic episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN2 d ago
Comments
BrainStuff Classics: Are Less Experienced People More Confident?

Could We Recycle Excess Subway Heat?

Heating homes and other human hangouts requires a huge carbon footprint -- but meanwhile, we're wasting heat every day (and sweating) in systems like subways. Learn how one project hopes to use that excess heat for the greater good in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Could We Recycle Excess Subway Heat?

BrainStuff Classics: Why Is Bacon Considered a Breakfast Food?

Bacon and eggs are a traditional breakfast -- but that tradition only goes back about a century. Learn how Sigmund Freud's nephew invented public relations and changed the way we eat breakfast in this classic episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN3 d ago
Comments
BrainStuff Classics: Why Is Bacon Considered a Breakfast Food?

Can We Win the War on Cockroaches?

Cockroaches are, if nothing else, admirably persistent -- they can spring back from a 90% population loss just a couple generations. Learn how hardy they are in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Can We Win the War on Cockroaches?

How Do Wolverines Work?

Wolverines may not have adamantium-reinforced skeletons, but this species of weasel boasts a few superpowers of its own. Learn more about wolverines in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN4 d ago
Comments
How Do Wolverines Work?

Why Should You Stop Raking Fall Leaves?

Something has to be done with all those fall leaves, but the best option for the environment (and your lawn) isn't raking, it's mulching. Learn why, and how to get started, in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Why Should You Stop Raking Fall Leaves?

What's the Difference Between Hornets and Wasps?

We often use the terms 'wasp' and 'hornet' interchangeably, but that's not quite right, and knowing the difference can save you a sting. Learn about these insects in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
What's the Difference Between Hornets and Wasps?

How Can a Hen Turn into a Rooster?

In cases of spontaneous sex reversal, an animal born male can become female, or vice versa, due to genetic or hormonal changes. Learn the story of how one hen became a rooster in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How Can a Hen Turn into a Rooster?
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