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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.

 

#1917

Selects: How Lizzie Borden Worked

Everybody knows how many whacks Lizzie Borden gave her mother and father with that axe, but there is plenty about the infamous double homicide that remains unresolved, like who actually did it. Travel into the mystery of Lizzie Borden in this classic episode. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 May 2022

42 MINS

42:34

14 May 2022


#1916

Rhinoplasty, aka Nose Jobs

Nose jobs have been around a lot longer than you think. And the process is pretty interesting. Tune in for all things rhinoplasty. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 May 2022

57 MINS

57:56

12 May 2022


#1915

Short Stuff: Fainting At The Sight Of Blood

As many as 15% of people faint when they see blood! And it’s not just blood that gets them. It can be an injury or even a needle. Learn about this fascinating phobia in this episode. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 May 2022

12 MINS

12:43

11 May 2022


#1914

What are land acknowledgments?

Land acknowledgements are all the rage in some parts of the world. But they also open a can of worms if not done properly. Learn all about this increasingly common practice today. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 May 2022

44 MINS

44:33

10 May 2022


#1913

Selects: How Champagne Works

Sure we can all agree that champagne is probably the greatest thing humans have or ever will invent, but how much do we understand how it's made? Learn all about it in this classic episode. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 May 2022

59 MINS

59:44

07 May 2022


#1912

Marcus Garvey: Black Moses

One of the more controversial black leaders, Marcus Garvey divided black and white Americans with his assertion of black pride, and sowed division in the black community as well. Yet, possibly no one has had more global impact on black lives than him. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 May 2022

54 MINS

54:49

05 May 2022


#1911

Short Stuff: Shar Pei

Today we dive into the lovable folds of the Shar Pei. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 May 2022

10 MINS

10:48

04 May 2022


#1910

The Mystery of Coal

There’s a mystery afoot! Almost all of the coal we use around the world was created in the same 60 million year period. Before or after that relatively short window of time, not so much. Just what exactly explains this geological mystery? See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 May 2022

40 MINS

40:13

03 May 2022


#1909

Selects: How Rodney Dangerfield Worked, Live From LA

Other comedians cry on the inside, but Rodney Dangerfield built his entire act around his sad life. Get to know this legendary comic who was nearing 50 when he got his break, in this classic episode recorded live in LA. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 Apr 2022

56 MINS

56:53

30 Apr 2022


#1908

Understudies: Hardest Workers on Broadway?

Being an understudy is far more challenging than simply learning the lines of a lead actor in case of emergency. Learn all about these unsung stage heroes today. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Apr 2022

46 MINS

46:46

28 Apr 2022


#1907

Short Stuff: Smelly Homes

Does your house smell? No? What if we told you it’s impossible for you to know whether it does or not? See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Apr 2022

15 MINS

15:07

27 Apr 2022


#1906

“Postmodernism:”

See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Apr 2022

57 MINS

57:02

26 Apr 2022


#1905

Selects: The Baffling Case of the Body On Somerton Beach

Since his corpse was found in 1948, wearing a nice suit in summer on an Australian beach, an unidentified man has refused to fade into obscurity, gripping the imagination of sleuths around the world. Learn all about the mystery in this classic episode. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 Apr 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:49

23 Apr 2022


#1904

Just Say No to... Bottled Water

Bottled water is huge business, and terrible for the environment. But where did this all start? Listen in and learn. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Apr 2022

52 MINS

52:57

21 Apr 2022


#1903

Short Stuff: Salute the Grilled Cheese

Today we pay tribute to the comfiest of comfort food, the grilled cheese sandwich. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Apr 2022

15 MINS

15:53

20 Apr 2022


#1902

The Christine Collins Story

When Christine Collins' son disappeared in 1928, she thought that was the worst that could happen. What followed was more upsetting than any parent could imagine. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

19 Apr 2022

48 MINS

48:24

19 Apr 2022


#1901

Selects: What happens to abandoned mines?

Did you know there are as many as 500,000 abandoned mines in the US, but the federal government knows where only 30,000 of them are? Learn about how these places go from money pit to death trap when mine companies simply walk away, in this classic episode. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

16 Apr 2022

27 MINS

27:53

16 Apr 2022