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Stuff You Should Know

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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.

Latest Episodes

SYSK Selects: Are We in a Cyberwar?

There's a secret war going on around us, and it's happening on a daily basis. The Air Force has a unit specifically designed to carry out and defend against cyberwar. Go deep into this alarming type of war in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 days ago
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SYSK Selects: Are We in a Cyberwar?

How Peyote Works

Josh and Chuck have tackled a lot of drugs on the show, but peyote has loomed like a bad Jim Morrison poem. Learn all about this plant today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

43 MIN3 days ago
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How Peyote Works

Short Stuff: Petrichor

You know that amazing smell when it rains? Kind of clean, kind of earthy, one of a kind? It turns out that a miracle of nature produces it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN4 days ago
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Solar Power: The Future or What?

We’ve been promised solar energy for a while now – where is it? Turns out, it’s been quietly and steadily growing across the world. And with a few breakthroughs, we just may be able to say goodbye to fossil fuels. Learn about sun-based energy in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

64 MIN5 days ago
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Solar Power: The Future or What?

SYSK Selects: What Is a Shotgun House?

Shotgun houses are iconic pieces of American architecture: they're long, narrow, and filled with artistic flourishes. But where did they come from? Join Chuck and Josh and explore the mysterious origins of shotgun houses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN1 weeks ago
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SYSK Selects: What Is a Shotgun House?

Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 2

As the operation expands it also begins to unravel. Word starts to leak out of the illegal stuff the Reagan administration was up to, Congress and the press investigate and people start to point fingers. Spoiler alert – they all got off scot free. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

47 MIN1 weeks ago
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Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 2

Short Stuff: Time Zones

Time zones are a pain. Let's get rid of them! Can we? Sure! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

14 MIN1 weeks ago
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Short Stuff: Time Zones

Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 1

When Ronald Reagan was president, America got involved in some deeply shady stuff, not the least of which was the Iran-Contra scandal – a convoluted operation that managed to combine an illegal covert war in Nicaragua with secretly selling arms to Iran. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

49 MIN1 weeks ago
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Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 1

SYSK Selects: How the Black Death Worked

The Black Death was gruesome: Symptoms included tumors, purple splotches, fevers and vomiting. But how did this disease manage to spread from the Gobi desert and kill approximately one-third of the population of 14th-century Europe? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN2 weeks ago
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SYSK Selects: How the Black Death Worked

What Were the BONE WARS?

A pair of old timey fossil hunters had a rootin’ tootin’ rivalry that spilled from academic journals into the American Wild West - where fossils were dynamited and employees turned double agent. Learn about the two-fisted origins of American paleontology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

56 MIN2 weeks ago
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What Were the BONE WARS?

Latest Episodes

SYSK Selects: Are We in a Cyberwar?

There's a secret war going on around us, and it's happening on a daily basis. The Air Force has a unit specifically designed to carry out and defend against cyberwar. Go deep into this alarming type of war in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 days ago
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SYSK Selects: Are We in a Cyberwar?

How Peyote Works

Josh and Chuck have tackled a lot of drugs on the show, but peyote has loomed like a bad Jim Morrison poem. Learn all about this plant today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

43 MIN3 days ago
Comments
How Peyote Works

Short Stuff: Petrichor

You know that amazing smell when it rains? Kind of clean, kind of earthy, one of a kind? It turns out that a miracle of nature produces it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Short Stuff: Petrichor

Solar Power: The Future or What?

We’ve been promised solar energy for a while now – where is it? Turns out, it’s been quietly and steadily growing across the world. And with a few breakthroughs, we just may be able to say goodbye to fossil fuels. Learn about sun-based energy in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

64 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Solar Power: The Future or What?

SYSK Selects: What Is a Shotgun House?

Shotgun houses are iconic pieces of American architecture: they're long, narrow, and filled with artistic flourishes. But where did they come from? Join Chuck and Josh and explore the mysterious origins of shotgun houses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
SYSK Selects: What Is a Shotgun House?

Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 2

As the operation expands it also begins to unravel. Word starts to leak out of the illegal stuff the Reagan administration was up to, Congress and the press investigate and people start to point fingers. Spoiler alert – they all got off scot free. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

47 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 2

Short Stuff: Time Zones

Time zones are a pain. Let's get rid of them! Can we? Sure! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

14 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Short Stuff: Time Zones

Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 1

When Ronald Reagan was president, America got involved in some deeply shady stuff, not the least of which was the Iran-Contra scandal – a convoluted operation that managed to combine an illegal covert war in Nicaragua with secretly selling arms to Iran. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

49 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Iran-Contra Affair: Shady in the 80s, Part 1

SYSK Selects: How the Black Death Worked

The Black Death was gruesome: Symptoms included tumors, purple splotches, fevers and vomiting. But how did this disease manage to spread from the Gobi desert and kill approximately one-third of the population of 14th-century Europe? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
SYSK Selects: How the Black Death Worked

What Were the BONE WARS?

A pair of old timey fossil hunters had a rootin’ tootin’ rivalry that spilled from academic journals into the American Wild West - where fossils were dynamited and employees turned double agent. Learn about the two-fisted origins of American paleontology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

56 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
What Were the BONE WARS?

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