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Stuff To Blow Your Mind

By HowStuffWorks

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert and Joe as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

  1. 1.
    From the Vault: The Cobra Effect18 August 2018
    1:00:54
  2. 2.
    Listener Mail: Tridents, Aliens, Microgravity16 August 2018
    1:07:40
  3. 3.
    2001: A Space Odyssey14 August 2018
    1:28:29
  4. 4.
    From the Vault: Post-Empirical Science11 August 2018
    1:12:46
  5. 5.
    Fear and the Autonomous Cyber Weapon9 August 2018
    57:31
  6. 6.
    Divine Weapon: The Trident7 August 2018
    1:09:22
  7. 7.
    The Gods Must Be Counterintuitive2 August 2018
    1:08:13
  8. 8.
    Astronauts in Spaceships Getting Coffee31 July 2018
    49:49
  1. 9.
    From the Vault: When We Think About Cyborgs28 July 2018
    1:03:23
  2. 10.
    Summer Reading 2018, Part 226 July 2018
    55:33
  3. 11.
    Summer Reading 2018, Part 124 July 2018
    59:54
  4. 12.
    From the Vault: Transhumanist Rapture War, Part 221 July 2018
    50:24
  5. 13.
    The Ashen Light19 July 2018
    1:08:49
  6. 14.
    Galactic Civilization’s End17 July 2018
    1:09:30
  7. 15.
    From the Vault: Transhumanist Rapture War, Part 1 14 July 2018
    53:49
  8. 16.
    Illusory Truth Effect, Part 2: Fight the Lies12 July 2018
    51:23
  9. 17.
    Illusory Truth Effect, Part 1: The Big Lie10 July 2018
    1:16:00
  10. 18.
    From the Vault: Sexbots7 July 2018
    1:01:45
  11. 19.
    The Dark Side of Neuroplasticity 5 July 2018
    52:35
  12. 20.
    Listener Mail: Dreams, Subs and Goddesses 3 July 2018
    1:19:28
  13. 21.
    From the Vault: The Inca Kingdom of Fibers30 June 2018
    1:04:57
  14. 22.
    Chariots of the Gods28 June 2018
    1:21:48
  15. 23.
    Black Holes, Part 3: The Future26 June 2018
    54:21
  16. 24.
    From the Vault: Humanzee23 June 2018
    1:07:12
  17. 25.
    Black Holes, Part 2: Detection21 June 2018
    46:08
  18. 26.
    Black Holes, Part 1: Phantom19 June 2018
    56:32
  19. 27.
    From the Vault: The Substance of Silence16 June 2018
    1:09:23
  20. 28.
    Interview: Carl Zimmer on Heredity's Power14 June 2018
    1:09:46
  21. 29.
    World Science Festival 2018 Field Report12 June 2018
    1:11:46
  22. 30.
    From the Vault: P vs. NP9 June 2018
    58:26
  23. 31.
    Sleep and Creativity7 June 2018
    1:08:25
  24. 32.
    Troubled Sleep in the Arks of Doom5 June 2018
    58:46
  25. 33.
    From the Vault: Early Days Electric, Part 22 June 2018
    1:10:50
  26. 34.
    Finite and Infinite Games31 May 2018
    54:58
  27. 35.
    Quantum Immortality29 May 2018
    1:07:44
  28. 36.
    From the Vault: Early Days Electric, Part 126 May 2018
    56:55
  29. 37.
    The Alphabet and the Goddess, Part 224 May 2018
    41:04
  30. 38.
    The Alphabet and the Goddess, Part 122 May 2018
    52:50
  31. 39.
    From the Vault: Techno-Religion, Part 219 May 2018
    56:28
  32. 40.
    Life on Venus17 May 2018
    57:58
  33. 41.
    Crazy Ants and Electricity15 May 2018
    50:28
  34. 42.
    From the Vault: Techno-Religion, Part 112 May 2018
    47:52
  35. 43.
    Listener Mail: Of AI Minds and Human Farts10 May 2018
    1:01:25
  36. 44.
    Boltzmann Brains Revisited8 May 2018
    1:05:39
  37. 45.
    From the Vault: Animal Sex Cannibals5 May 2018
    59:56
  38. 46.
    Unicorns of the Natural World3 May 2018
    58:20
  39. 47.
    Unicorns of the Mythic World1 May 2018
    1:06:02
  40. 48.
    From the Vault: Jumping Fish28 April 2018
    1:20:27
  41. 49.
    Evolution and the City: The Birds26 April 2018
    1:24:47
  42. 50.
    Evolution and the City: The Beasts24 April 2018
    1:08:15
  43. 51.
    From the Vault: Library of Babel21 April 2018
    1:12:28
  44. 52.
    Listener Mail: Kingdom of the Face Blind19 April 2018
    57:42
  45. 53.
    The Fartonomicon17 April 2018
    1:01:31
  46. 54.
    From the Vault: Hollywood Acid14 April 2018
    1:18:52
  47. 55.
    Machine Consciousness and P-Zombies 12 April 2018
    1:12:37
  48. 56.
    The Singing Colossus of Memnon10 April 2018
    1:05:07
  49. 57.
    From the Vault: Myth-Fleshed Fossil7 April 2018
    1:09:28
  50. 58.
    Face Blindness5 April 2018
    55:12
  51. 59.
    The Cambodian Stegosaurus3 April 2018
    1:04:01
  52. 60.
    From the Vault: Saturn's Brood31 March 2018
    1:12:31
  53. 61.
    The Bathysphere: William Beebe Descends 29 March 2018
    43:41
  54. 62.
    The Bathysphere: Life in the Deep 27 March 2018
    45:56
  55. 63.
    From the Vault: Jupiter’s Children24 March 2018
    1:10:28
  56. 64.
    Leviathan: The Wolf of Whale Street22 March 2018
    1:04:53
  57. 65.
    Life Beyond The Shield20 March 2018
    56:11
  58. 66.
    From the Vault: Bird Intelligence17 March 2018
    1:15:27
  59. 67.
    The Nuts and Bolts of Boltzmann Brains15 March 2018
    1:06:34
  60. 68.
    I Ching: The Book of Changes13 March 2018
    1:01:49
  61. 69.
    From the Vault: Tip of the Tongue10 March 2018
    57:02
  62. 70.
    Listener Mail: Crab Faces, Anus Myths and More8 March 2018
    1:11:02
  63. 71.
    War, Pain and the Super Soldier6 March 2018
    1:11:29
  64. 72.
    From the Vault: Hyper-Real Religion3 March 2018
    1:16:04
  65. 73.
    The Great Eyeball War, Part 21 March 2018
    1:07:11
  66. 74.
    The Great Eyeball War, Part 127 February 2018
    53:18
  67. 75.
    From the Vault: The Science of Whining24 February 2018
    38:52
  68. 76.
    The Proteus Effect22 February 2018
    1:01:46
  69. 77.
    Carl Sagan and the Samurai Crabs20 February 2018
    1:04:17
  70. 78.
    From the Vault: Dune Biology17 February 2018
    1:10:59
  71. 79.
    The Chinese Typewriter (with Tom Mullaney)15 February 2018
    1:06:25
  72. 80.
    Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor13 February 2018
    1:10:37
  73. 81.
    From the Vault: Dune Technology10 February 2018
    1:08:28
  74. 82.
    Animal Lies: Six Tales of Mimicry and Deception8 February 2018
    1:05:33
  75. 83.
    Anchor in the Mind6 February 2018
    56:47
  76. 84.
    From the Vault: Tears of Re3 February 2018
    1:19:16
  77. 85.
    Evolution of the Anus1 February 2018
    1:02:58
  78. 86.
    Miasma Theory and the Evil Air30 January 2018
    1:04:22
  79. 87.
    From the Vault: Techno-Telepathy27 January 2018
    1:02:29
  80. 88.
    Aquatic Humanoids, Part 225 January 2018
    1:03:11
  81. 89.
    Aquatic Humanoids, Part 123 January 2018
    1:01:18
  82. 90.
    From the Vault: Better Living Through Tetris20 January 2018
    50:32
  83. 91.
    Listener Mail: Talos, Homunculi, Winter and More18 January 2018
    1:02:25
  84. 92.
    Don't Drink the Salt Water16 January 2018
    51:05
  85. 93.
    From the Vault: Tetris Syndrome13 January 2018
    1:12:28
  86. 94.
    Meditation Lab: Empathy and Energy11 January 2018
    1:04:47
  87. 95.
    Where’s my eternal youth? Part 29 January 2018
    50:46
  88. 96.
    From the Vault: Aphantasia6 January 2018
    59:14
  89. 97.
    Where’s my eternal youth? Part 14 January 2018
    47:03
  90. 98.
    Talos: The Bronze Automaton2 January 2018
    1:01:32
  91. 99.
    From the Vault: The Forer Effect30 December 2017
    51:21
  92. 100.
    The Winter People, Part 228 December 2017
    48:11
  93. 101.
    The Winter People, Part 126 December 2017
    48:15
  94. 102.
    From the Vault: The Stone of Madness23 December 2017
    56:05
  95. 103.
    Baby Jesus and the Homunculus21 December 2017
    1:01:05
  96. 104.
    First Messenger From an Alien Star19 December 2017
    51:54
  97. 105.
    Machine God: Artificial Superintelligence14 December 2017
    1:08:25
  98. 106.
    Ophiocordyceps: Fungal Puppet Masters12 December 2017
    56:39
  99. 107.
    This Present Moment: Philosophy & Neuroscience7 December 2017
    56:53
  100. 108.
    This Present Moment: Experience and Physics5 December 2017
    59:55
  101. 109.
    Tree of Life30 November 2017
    59:43
  102. 110.
    Listener Mail: Leary, Bicameralism and Monsters28 November 2017
    1:19:43
  103. 111.
    Dangerous Foods III: A Festival of Pain23 November 2017
    1:10:04
  104. 112.
    When will the Earth become uninhabitable?21 November 2017
    1:06:14
  105. 113.
    An Attempt to Understand Zoophilia16 November 2017
    1:06:58
  106. 114.
    Ig Nobels 2017: Vampires, Vaginal Music & Cheese14 November 2017
    43:09
  107. 115.
    Ig Nobels 2017: Crocodile Slots, Twins & Old Ears9 November 2017
    47:00
  108. 116.
    Ig Nobels 2017: Liquid Cats, Didgeridoos & More7 November 2017
    59:32
  109. 117.
    From the Vault: Mind Flayers3 November 2017
    1:15:57
  110. 118.
    Creepypasta 4: More SCP, Polybius and Grifter2 November 2017
    1:27:47
  111. 119.
    The Monstrosity/Cuteness Spectrum31 October 2017
    1:25:47
  112. 120.
    The First Monster26 October 2017
    1:19:41
  113. 121.
    Optography: Image in a Dead Man's Eye24 October 2017
    47:33
  114. 122.
    Cambrian Monster Mash19 October 2017
    1:13:31
  115. 123.
    A Game of Werewolf17 October 2017
    1:18:31
  116. 124.
    Stuff to Blow Your Mind Live: Stranger Science12 October 2017
    1:26:32
  117. 125.
    Six Ghost Stories10 October 2017
    1:24:41
  118. 126.
    Science of It: Deadlights and Derry5 October 2017
    1:14:25
  119. 127.
    Laughing During Horror Movies3 October 2017
    49:43
  120. 128.
    Bonus: R. Scott Bakker, Consciousness & Consult29 September 2017
    1:20:07
  121. 129.
    Bicameralism, Part 2: The Silent Pantheon28 September 2017
    1:30:32
  122. 130.
    Bicameralism, Part 1: The Voice of God26 September 2017
    1:16:22
  123. 131.
    Timothy Leary, Part 2: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out21 September 2017
    52:24
  124. 132.
    Timothy Leary, Part 1: The Science of LSD19 September 2017
    54:41
  125. 133.
    Listener Mail: Media and Memory14 September 2017
    1:07:39
  126. 134.
    Poison and the Rhino Horn12 September 2017
    1:01:12
  127. 135.
    The Psychology of Tattoos7 September 2017
    1:13:05
  128. 136.
    Chakram: Spinning Death in Myth, War & Physics5 September 2017
    46:55
  129. 137.
    Green Beard Genes31 August 2017
    57:53
  130. 138.
    Shared False Memories and The Mandela Effect29 August 2017
    1:05:07
  131. 139.
    Are we condemned to repeat history?24 August 2017
    55:25
  132. 140.
    Greek Fire: The Byzantine Secret Weapon22 August 2017
    1:18:42
  133. 141.
    Six Deadly Poisons17 August 2017
    1:11:06
  134. 142.
    Path of Totality: See the Eclipse!15 August 2017
    1:06:18
  135. 143.
    Alien Abduction Experience, Part 210 August 2017
    54:09
  136. 144.
    Alien Abduction Experience, Part 18 August 2017
    1:07:50
  137. 145.
    The Science of Secrets3 August 2017
    1:42:42
  138. 146.
    The Buddha is a Mountain1 August 2017
    53:10
  139. 147.
    Sharks of Summer (with Marah Hardt of ‘Sex in the Sea’)27 July 2017
    1:12:01
  140. 148.
    Svalbard: Land of Snow and Apocalypse Arks25 July 2017
    1:09:22
  141. 149.
    Summer Reading: Aliens, Microbes, Cocktails and More20 July 2017
    1:17:14
  142. 150.
    The Biophilia Hypothesis18 July 2017
    1:08:41
  143. 151.
    Artificial Gravity: Cosmic Wheels and Hurtling Towers13 July 2017
    1:26:02
  144. 152.
    Order out of Chaos: How to Create a Universe11 July 2017
    1:09:39
  145. 153.
    Cultural Appropriation6 July 2017
    1:00:13
  146. 154.
    Sword of the Samurai4 July 2017
    1:02:41
  147. 155.
    Ticks, Mites and Mysterious Lone Star Illnesses29 June 2017
    1:12:19
  148. 156.
    CRISPR and the Genetic Astronaut27 June 2017
    1:10:36
  149. 157.
    Extended Cognition: Brain, Fingers, Web and Krang22 June 2017
    1:13:48
  150. 158.
    Name Thy Demons: The Roots of Human Violence20 June 2017
    1:23:44
  151. 159.
    AI, Machine Learning and Human Creativity15 June 2017
    1:21:04
  152. 160.
    Science Communication Breakdown14 June 2017
    57:11
  153. 161.
    There But For Science: Blood Navigation9 June 2017
    1:20:13
  154. 162.
    The Tower of Babel6 June 2017
    1:24:42
  155. 163.
    Neurosecurity: Dawn of the Brain Hackers1 June 2017
    1:20:13
  156. 164.
    Height, Health and Human Happiness30 May 2017
    1:00:16
  157. 165.
    Five Reasons to Never Take Your Space Helmet Off25 May 2017
    1:18:27
  158. 166.
    R. Scott Bakker: On Alien Philosophy and Fantasy23 May 2017
    1:14:34
  159. 167.
    Hook Suspension and the Complexity of Pain18 May 2017
    54:45
  160. 168.
    Escape Velocity: Jack Parsons and the New Magick16 May 2017
    53:39
  161. 169.
    Weird Wonders of House Gastropoda11 May 2017
    51:09
  162. 170.
    Jade Immortality: Burial Armor of the Han Dynasty9 May 2017
    44:13
  163. 171.
    Push the Frontier4 May 2017
    1:05:59
  164. 172.
    STBYM Live: Weird Science in the Windy City2 May 2017
    1:19:48
  165. 173.
    Listener Mail: In One Ear, Out the Third Eye27 April 2017
    1:15:28
  166. 174.
    H. R. Giger and the Biomechanical Soul25 April 2017
    1:35:46
  167. 175.
    Where is my mind?20 April 2017
    1:09:32
  168. 176.
    Fossil Action Scenes: Dino Birth and Prehistoric Combat18 April 2017
    1:27:27
  169. 177.
    Disease Takes Flight on Leathery Wings13 April 2017
    43:26
  170. 178.
    The Demon-Haunted Mind11 April 2017
    1:03:30
  171. 179.
    Beyond the Uncanny Valley6 April 2017
    56:00
  172. 180.
    Into the Uncanny Valley4 April 2017
    1:02:24
  173. 181.
    Sexbots: From Objectification to Therapeutic Surrogates30 March 2017
    58:25
  174. 182.
    Fertility, Ovulation and Consumer Decision Making28 March 2017
    1:08:44
  175. 183.
    Be a Better Guesser With Fermi Estimation23 March 2017
    1:22:59
  176. 184.
    Far Below: The London Underground Mosquito21 March 2017
    52:49
  177. 185.
    Two Minutes To Midnight: The Doomsday Clock16 March 2017
    59:37
  178. 186.
    The Necessity of Patient Zero14 March 2017
    58:16
  179. 187.
    Life After Radiation: Sickness, Death and Sustenance9 March 2017
    1:07:25
  180. 188.
    One-Armed Bandits: The Science of Slot Machines7 March 2017
    1:04:33
  181. 189.
    Mandala: Memory Palace and Simulated Worlds2 March 2017
    51:06
  182. 190.
    Books of Flesh: Anthropodermic Bibliopegy28 February 2017
    1:00:22
  183. 191.
    The Secret Intellect of Animals, Part 223 February 2017
    1:20:22
  184. 192.
    The Secret Intellect of Animals, Part 121 February 2017
    1:07:49
  185. 193.
    The Holy Black Stone of Mecca16 February 2017
    1:18:27
  186. 194.
    The Mystery of Crab Boxing14 February 2017
    38:06
  187. 195.
    Jump Into The Void9 February 2017
    45:58
  188. 196.
    Scientific Reductionism7 February 2017
    1:15:11
  189. 197.
    100 Days Later: Mathematics of a Zombie Apocalypse2 February 2017
    54:33
  190. 198.
    Chinese Immortality: Elixirs and Enlightened Beings31 January 2017
    1:13:13
  191. 199.
    Chinese Zodiac: Superstition, Economics & Destiny26 January 2017
    1:11:27
  192. 200.
    Interplanetary War24 January 2017
    1:53:06

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