Stuff You Should Know

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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 43m. Bisher sind 2646 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 77 days 22 hours 22 minutes

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Introducing: Ephemeral Season 2


If you liked this trailer, listen to season 2 of Ephemeral on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!


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Selects: How Snake Handlers Work


Snake handling ranges from professional snake milkers for antivenin to religious handlers who tend to get bitten and sometimes die from it. Either way, it can be a dangerous business. Learn all about snake handling in this classic episode.


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How Uranium Mining Works


Mining uranium is dangerous work. Not only does it involve mining, which is dangerous itself, uranium is also found alongside some very radioactive stuff. Learn the ins and outs of this thrilling endeavor in this episode of SYSK.


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Short Stuff: Squarer Than Wombat Poop


One of the cutest animals on the planet is also the only one that squeezes out cube-shaped poop. Find out why today.


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The Appendix: No Respect


The poor appendix. Despite findings that it serves a purpose, many people still cast it off as a second rate organ and the Rodney Dangerfield of organs. We aim to correct that notion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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Selects: How Cave Dwellers Work


You know the cavemen, a race of human cousins who lived exclusively in caves? They didn’t exist. Sure prehistoric hominids used caves sometimes but they lived in other places too. Luckily the time they spent in caves has given us a glance at their culture thanks to the protective environments of caves. Learn all about it in this classic episode.


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How Corporate Taxes Work


There are lots of reasons to tax corporations: as a check on their power, to help pay for infrastructure, as a wealth tax. But the biggest reason economists cite for why they've stuck around is that everyday people think companies should have to pay them too. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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Short Stuff: Ivar The Boneless


Was Ivar the Boneless a real Viking warrior? Probably. Did he really have no bones? Probably not.


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Truffles: Underground Treasures


Truffles are rare, expensive and apparently delicious. Learn all about these earthy fungi today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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Selects: How Profiling Works


At its base, criminal profiling is a legitimate investigatory tool. The Supreme Court has drawn a clear line that bans profiling when it includes race. So why do we still do it? Take a closer look with Josh and Chuck in this classic episode.


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