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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How OCD Works


Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the effects of and treatments for OCD.


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 2008-12-02  17m
 
 

How Thanksgiving Works


Thanksgiving is an unusual holiday in America -- there's no religious connotation, and the only traditions are a good meal and a sense of appreciation for the good things in life. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about Thanksgiving.


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 2008-11-27  23m
 
 

How Albert Einstein's Brain Worked


Albert Einstein is one of the world's most recognizable geniuses. But was his brain any different from that of an average person? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about Thomas Harvey, the man who set out to decipher Einstein's brain.


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 2008-11-25  22m
 
 

How Corporate Personhood Works


Corporate personhood is an ancient legal custom tracing back to Roman law, whereby a corporation is legally considered a person.


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 2008-11-20  19m
 
 

How Eco-anxiety Works


Eco-anxiety -- a chronic fear of environmental doom -- is a recent, specialized type of anxiety disorder gripping an estimated 40 million people in the United States. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about eco-anxiety.


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 2008-11-18  17m
 
 

Why doesn't the FDA regulate herbal supplements?


For thousands of years, societies across the globe have used herbs as medicine. While this practice continues today, the FDA does not regulate these potent substances. Find out why the FDA can't regulate herbal supplements in this HowStuffWorks podcast.


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 2008-11-13  16m
 
 

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