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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.

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.

 

#1855

How Forgiveness Works

For most of history, forgiveness fell under the domain of religion. But in the 1980s science started investigating it and found that forgiving someone is really, really good for you. Learn how anybody can be the better person in this really great episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

27 Jan 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:27

27 Jan 2022


#1854

Short Stuff: Arctic Fox

The Arctic Fox is one of the cutest critters on the planet. It also has an amazing ability to survive the coldest temps on Earth. Dive into the snow and listen today! Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

26 Jan 2022

16 MINS

16:29

26 Jan 2022


#1853

Tug of War

Tug of War is a simple display of strength, but is there more to it than that? Listen in to find out.  Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

25 Jan 2022

58 MINS

58:39

25 Jan 2022


#1852

Selects: How SETI Works

SETI stands for 'search for extraterrestrial intelligence,' and the term is used to describe both the SETI institute and the search for alien life in general. In this classic spaced-out episode, Josh and Chuck explore the origin, aims and challenges facing SETI. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

22 Jan 2022

43 MINS

43:18

22 Jan 2022


#1851

How Classified Information Works

The government loves to mark just about any information as secret, which wouldn’t be a big deal if it wasn’t so contrary to running a healthy democracy. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

20 Jan 2022

56 MINS

56:53

20 Jan 2022


#1850

Short Stuff: Jaywalking

Jaywalking is a crime. Sort of. But why? Learn all about this weird law today. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

19 Jan 2022

17 MINS

17:28

19 Jan 2022


#1849

Rock Paper Scissors: Decider of Things

Rock Paper Scissors is a child's game. But it's more than that if you can believe it, and it has a pretty cool history as well.  Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

18 Jan 2022

56 MINS

56:27

18 Jan 2022


#1848

Selects: Project Azorian: The CIA's Super 70s Mission To Steal A Sunken Soviet Sub

In 1974 the CIA undertook one of its most brazen operations – secretly raising a sunken Soviet submarine lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean right under the noses of the Russian Navy. With the help of billionaire recluse Howard Hughes, obviously. Learn all about it in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

15 Jan 2022

58 MINS

58:47

15 Jan 2022


#1847

What were the black codes?

The black codes were proposed laws that basically tried to keep a form of slavery alive and well after the end of the Civil War. It didn't last long but the shadow of those codes still exist today. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

13 Jan 2022

55 MINS

55:34

13 Jan 2022


#1846

Short Stuff: Fortune Cookies

Everything you thought you knew about fortune cookies is wrong. Learn all the right stuff in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

12 Jan 2022

17 MINS

17:19

12 Jan 2022


#1845

The Circleville Poison Pen Letters Mystery

For 20 years, a tiny town in Ohio was held enrapt by the prolific author of a series of unhinged letters. By the time they abruptly stopped, the letters – which revealed terrible secrets – had claimed a life and sent a possibly innocent man to prison. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

11 Jan 2022

59 MINS

59:00

11 Jan 2022


#1844

Selects: Carl Sagan: American Hero

Carl Sagan was the world's first mainstream media super scientist, capapble of breaking down complex ideas for the common folk. But what made him tick? Billions and billions of great ideas. Explore his life and legacy with Josh and Chuck in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

08 Jan 2022

46 MINS

46:36

08 Jan 2022


#1843

Ants! Part 2!

The exciting conclusion of Ants Part 2! Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

06 Jan 2022

50 MINS

50:15

06 Jan 2022


#1842

Short Stuff: The Casket Racket

And you thought we were done with talking about funeral homes. Well guess again! Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

05 Jan 2022

14 MINS

14:04

05 Jan 2022


#1841

Ants! Part 1!

Ants are pretty much amazing. So we're gonna spend two episodes talking all about them. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad-choices at [https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) ... Read more

04 Jan 2022

51 MINS

51:45

04 Jan 2022