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BrainStuff

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BrainStuff

BrainStuff

iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

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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: What Is the Birthday Paradox?

The so-called Birthday Paradox isn't a true paradox -- it's a fascinating example of how bad humans are at off-the-cuff probability. Learn what the Birthday Paradox is and how it works in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN1 d ago
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BrainStuff Classics: What Is the Birthday Paradox?

BrainStuff Classics: Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

Our breath can smell bad for a number of reasons, but it tends to be worse first thing in the morning. Learn why 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: Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

Does Chocolate Give You a Happy High?

Many humans enjoy eating chocolate -- but is it because of the taste, or because of compounds in the candy that simulate happiness in our brains? Learn about how chocolate affects us in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN3 d ago
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Does Chocolate Give You a Happy High?

Why Do Cats Knead?

Cats seem to love kneading at soft things with their front paws -- but why do they do it? Learn about this (sometimes very pointy) behavior in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN4 d ago
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Why Do Cats Knead?

What Is Balut, and How Do You Eat It?

Balut is a street food delicacy found in Southeastern Asia -- and around the world. Learn about this eggy treat in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN5 d ago
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What Is Balut, and How Do You Eat It?

Are Single-Use Plastics Really That Bad?

Single-use plastics are plastics made to be thrown away after one use. Learn why they're so damaging and how we can do better in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

8 MIN6 d ago
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Are Single-Use Plastics Really That Bad?

How Did Georgia Tech's Most Famous Student Never Exist?

George P. Burdell has received several degrees, flown missions in several wars, hosted countless campus balls, and ordered countless pizzas -- but he's never technically existed. Learn about Georgia Tech's legendary student in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

9 MIN1 w ago
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How Did Georgia Tech's Most Famous Student Never Exist?

BrainStuff Classics: How Does Crooke's Radiometer Work?

Crooke's radiometer is a device containing vanes that appear to spin because they're pushed by light itself, but that's not quite right. Learn what's really happening 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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BrainStuff Classics: How Does Crooke's Radiometer Work?

BrainStuff Classics: What Is White Noise?

White noise generators are useful for masking all kinds of annoying sounds -- but what is white noise, and how does it work? Learn about white noise (and other 'colors') in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

5 MIN1 w ago
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BrainStuff Classics: What Is White Noise?

How Do Wine, Cars, and Clothes Defy Economics?

With most goods and services, as their price goes up, demand goes down -- but not so with luxury items from diamonds to college educations. Learn how Veblen goods work in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
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How Do Wine, Cars, and Clothes Defy Economics?

Latest Episodes

BrainStuff Classics: What Is the Birthday Paradox?

The so-called Birthday Paradox isn't a true paradox -- it's a fascinating example of how bad humans are at off-the-cuff probability. Learn what the Birthday Paradox is and how it works in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN1 d ago
Comments
BrainStuff Classics: What Is the Birthday Paradox?

BrainStuff Classics: Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

Our breath can smell bad for a number of reasons, but it tends to be worse first thing in the morning. Learn why 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: Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

Does Chocolate Give You a Happy High?

Many humans enjoy eating chocolate -- but is it because of the taste, or because of compounds in the candy that simulate happiness in our brains? Learn about how chocolate affects us in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Does Chocolate Give You a Happy High?

Why Do Cats Knead?

Cats seem to love kneading at soft things with their front paws -- but why do they do it? Learn about this (sometimes very pointy) behavior in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

4 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Why Do Cats Knead?

What Is Balut, and How Do You Eat It?

Balut is a street food delicacy found in Southeastern Asia -- and around the world. Learn about this eggy treat in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN5 d ago
Comments
What Is Balut, and How Do You Eat It?

Are Single-Use Plastics Really That Bad?

Single-use plastics are plastics made to be thrown away after one use. Learn why they're so damaging and how we can do better in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

8 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Are Single-Use Plastics Really That Bad?

How Did Georgia Tech's Most Famous Student Never Exist?

George P. Burdell has received several degrees, flown missions in several wars, hosted countless campus balls, and ordered countless pizzas -- but he's never technically existed. Learn about Georgia Tech's legendary student in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How Did Georgia Tech's Most Famous Student Never Exist?

BrainStuff Classics: How Does Crooke's Radiometer Work?

Crooke's radiometer is a device containing vanes that appear to spin because they're pushed by light itself, but that's not quite right. Learn what's really happening in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

6 MIN1 w ago
Comments
BrainStuff Classics: How Does Crooke's Radiometer Work?

BrainStuff Classics: What Is White Noise?

White noise generators are useful for masking all kinds of annoying sounds -- but what is white noise, and how does it work? Learn about white noise (and other 'colors') in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

5 MIN1 w ago
Comments
BrainStuff Classics: What Is White Noise?

How Do Wine, Cars, and Clothes Defy Economics?

With most goods and services, as their price goes up, demand goes down -- but not so with luxury items from diamonds to college educations. Learn how Veblen goods work in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

7 MIN1 w ago
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How Do Wine, Cars, and Clothes Defy Economics?
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