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Stuff You Should Know

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Rank #1 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
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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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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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45856 Ratings
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4149
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1417
2018

Outstanding

By 04Ry - Jan 21 2020
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I never tire of listening to SYSK. Every episode is fascinating. Thank you so much!

Love this podcast

By the snake dude - Jan 19 2020
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Listen to it all day and learn so much

iTunes Ratings

45856 Ratings
Average Ratings
36248
4149
2024
1417
2018

Outstanding

By 04Ry - Jan 21 2020
Read more
I never tire of listening to SYSK. Every episode is fascinating. Thank you so much!

Love this podcast

By the snake dude - Jan 19 2020
Read more
Listen to it all day and learn so much
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Stuff You Should Know

Latest release on Jan 25, 2020

All 1426 episodes from oldest to newest

SYSK Selects: How the Scientific Method Works

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It evolved over centuries to become the gold standard for conducting scientific inquiry. Yet many people - including some scientists - don't fully understand it. Learn about the basis of how we explore our world in this classic episode.

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Jan 25 2020

1hr 3mins

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Barefoot Running: The Best Podcast Episode in History

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What is barefoot running? I think you know. But we'll detail all of the ins and outs. Listen and learn!

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Jan 23 2020

44mins

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Short Stuff: Byford Dolphin Incident

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In 1983, what may be the worst diving catastrophe in the history of deep sea oil exploration took place when a pressurized chamber was opened, instantly killing four divers inside.

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Jan 22 2020

14mins

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Why Postal Employees Go Postal

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1993 was known as the peak of a disturbing trend in America: post office shootings, carried out by postal workers. A stunned country looked for answers and turned up a toxic workplace that seemed to be driving some workers past their breaking point.

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Jan 21 2020

51mins

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SYSK Selects: How the Placebo Effect Works

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For centuries, doctors have prescribed drugs they knew weren't real – but that still somehow worked. It wasn't until the 1980s that the placebo effect was studied. Learn all about how an inert substance can have a genuine impact on a patient's recovery, in this classic episode.

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Jan 18 2020

42mins

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The Tulsa 'Race Riots'

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In reality, the Tulsa "race riots" of 1921 was more like a massacre. Yet it was almost lost to history until 1997, and still not widely known outside of Oklahoma until HBO's The Watchmen put it on the cultural map. Learn all about this dark chapter in American history today. 

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Jan 16 2020

48mins

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Short Stuff: The Mona Lisa

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The Mona Lisa is a captivating work of art. But why? We'll try and figure it out in today's short stuff.

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Jan 15 2020

14mins

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Transdermal Implants: Body Art or Nightmare Fuel?

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Transdermal implants are just one in a number of procedures under the banner of extreme body modification. We don't like to yuk yums, so we'll offer a fairly straightforward look at this niche art form. 

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Jan 14 2020

55mins

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SYSK Selects: Jellyfish - Even Cooler Than Octopi?

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Jellyfish are among the most adaptable, competitive organisms on the planet. They can grow back into their juvenile stage when resources are scarce, reproduce in massive groups and kill an adult human, among lots of other neat stuff. Learn all about em in this classic episode!

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Jan 11 2020

55mins

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The Disappearance of Flight MH370, Part II

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In the absence of an official explanation of why flight MH 370 disappeared in 2014, conjecture and conspiracy theories have filled the vacuum.

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Jan 09 2020

48mins

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