Stuff You Should Know - How Drowning Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Drowning WorksHundreds of thousands of people drown around the world every year, and yet it can be easily prevented and is widely misunderstood – like how you can officially drown but live to tell the tale, or how you can......
Stuff You Should Know - How PEZ Works !?
Stuff You Should Know - How PEZ Works !?-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PEZ began in Vienna as a mint meant to help people quit smoking. But once Ameri......
Stuff You Should Know - How Monopoly Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Monopoly Works---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Since more than 1 billion people have played it, you're proba......
Stuff You Should Know - How Tea Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Tea Works------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Legend has it that tea was discovered by a curious Chinese emperor after leaves b......
Stuff You Should Know - How Bonsai Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Bonsai Works-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------For thousands of years people have been taking normal trees and forcing them into miniature. Lear......
Stuff You Should Know - How Bioarchaeology Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Bioarchaeology Works---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Thanks to advancements in fields like genetics, and molecular chemistry, archae......
Stuff You Should Know - How Umami Works!
Stuff You Should Know - How Umami Works!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------For millennia humans have recognized four tastes, but in the 1980s a fifth......
Stuff You Should Know - How Anesthesia Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Anesthesia Works-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The use of general anesthesia is less than 200 years old. Before doctors we......
Stuff You Should Know - How Karate Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Karate Works-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Karate, meaning "open" and "hand", was developed in Okinawa before......
Stuff You Should Know - How Cinnamon Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Cinnamon Works----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------In another commodities edition of SYSK, Josh and Chuck dive......
Stuff You Should Know - How ESP Works(?)
Stuff You Should Know - How ESP Works(?)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Even though almost half of Americans believe in it, ESP usually is treat......
Stuff You Should Know - How Perfume Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Perfume Works------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Women consistently rate scent as the most important factor in a man's attract......
Stuff You Should Know - How Royalty Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Royalty Works-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------In some nations royals are so ingrained in the national fabric the......
Stuff You Should Know - How Alcoholism Works ?!
Stuff You Should Know - How Alcoholism Works ?!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------In the US, 17 million people are alcoholics. Not merely ab......
Stuff You Should Know - How Stonehenge Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Stonehenge Works--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Even as far back as the Roman invaders, people have had absolutely no idea jus......
Stuff You Should Know - How Ketchup Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Ketchup Works------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Little-known fact: Ketchup, possibly the most all-American of condiment......
Stuff You Should Know - How Dementia Works ?!
Stuff You Should Know - How Dementia Works ?!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The number of people suffering from dementia is expected to exp......
Stuff You Should Know - How Poetry Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Poetry Works----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Poetry is a broad and expansive art form. From dramatic verse to haiku, rhyming poetry and spoken......
Stuff You Should Know - How Color Works ?!
Stuff You Should Know - How Color Works ?!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Science doesn't have a good explanation for why we sense color, ye......
Stuff You Should Know - How Desalination Works
Stuff You Should Know - How Desalination Works------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Why would people want to remove salt from water? To solve the world's wa......