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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Did the CIA test LSD on unsuspecting Americans?


As more and more time passes, the Freedom of Information Act provides increasingly disturbing stories of illegal CIA operations. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about MKULTRA and illegal CIA operations in the United States.


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 2008-11-11  30m
 
 

How Mortgage-backed Securities Work


The 2008 US financial crisis has been blamed on the excessive use of mortgage-backed securities. But what exactly is a mortgage-backed security? Learn more about these securities and how they contributed to the crisis in this HowStuffWorks podcast.


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 2008-11-06  24m
 
 

Why do grooms carry brides over the threshold?


Marriage is an ancient custom, and today's wedding practices come from age-old traditions. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the history behind marriage traditions.


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 2008-11-04  14m
 
 

How Prayer Healing Works


Studies have shown that prayer has a positive effect on individuals, but can your prayer heal someone else? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to find out how science weighs in on the power of intercessory prayer -- and if it should at all.


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 2008-10-30  20m
 
 

Is a free market "free" if it's regulated?


Prices in a free market are determined by the law of supply and demand, yet the US government has recently given billions of dollars to rescue large corporations. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn whether or not the US is still a free market.


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 2008-10-28  20m
 
 

How do Tibetans avoid altitude sickness?


Due to the region's elevation, the average traveler to Tibet often experiences altitude sickness -- a condition caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn how Tibetans have adapted to life in high altitudes.


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 2008-10-23  16m
 
 

How the Bailout Works


The economy imploded as US banks reaped the consequences of subprime mortgage trades. Controversially, Congress has provided emergency funding for the banks. Learn more about the agreement between Washington and Wall Street in this HowStuffWorks podcast.


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 2008-10-21  27m
 
 

How Living Off the Grid Works


If you're tired of paying utility bills or relying on fossil fuels, it might be time to consider living off the grid. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the techniques and strategies used by people living off the grid.


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 2008-10-16  17m
 
 

Will we soon be extinct?


Is Earth due for a mass extinction? Population ecologists think so. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more mass extinctions.


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 2008-10-14  14m
 
 

How Cannibalism Works


Cannibalism is one of humanity's near-universal taboos, but it has been practiced in widely varying circumstances throughout history. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn the difference between the three types of cannibalism.


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 2008-10-09  22m