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Stuff You Should Know

By HowStuffWorks

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.

  1. 1.
    How Ranked Choice Voting Works20 September 2018
    46:57
  2. 2.
    Roundabouts: The Problem Is You18 September 2018
    1:01:40
  3. 3.
    SYSK Selects: How Commercial Jingles Work15 September 2018
    38:14
  4. 4.
    What are think tanks all about?13 September 2018
    47:34
  5. 5.
    SYSK Live: How Game Shows Work11 September 2018
    1:10:43
  6. 6.
    SYSK Selects: How Circumcision Works8 September 2018
    44:33
  7. 7.
    The Lava Lamp: Goes Great With Acid6 September 2018
    48:04
  8. 8.
    How Police Lineups Work4 September 2018
    55:30
  1. 9.
    SYSK Selects: How Patents Work1 September 2018
    1:04:39
  2. 10.
    How Elimination Diets Work30 August 2018
    45:37
  3. 11.
    Why There Aren't So Many Hotel Fires Anymore28 August 2018
    46:57
  4. 12.
    SYSK Selects: What's the deal with Voodoo?25 August 2018
    36:45
  5. 13.
    Pterosaurs: Not Flying Dinosaurs23 August 2018
    41:48
  6. 14.
    Ballpoint pens? Heck yes, ballpoint pens!21 August 2018
    52:05
  7. 15.
    SYSK Selects: How Electroconvulsive Therapy Works18 August 2018
    29:49
  8. 16.
    Who is The Man of the Hole?16 August 2018
    41:08
  9. 17.
    How Board Breaking Works14 August 2018
    47:39
  10. 18.
    SYSK Selects: How Traffic Works11 August 2018
    37:25
  11. 19.
    How Attila the Hun Worked9 August 2018
    44:39
  12. 20.
    How Search and Rescue Works7 August 2018
    1:04:05
  13. 21.
    SYSK Selects: How Miranda Rights Work4 August 2018
    32:03
  14. 22.
    How the U.S. Military Draft Works2 August 2018
    58:31
  15. 23.
    How the Pony Express Worked31 July 2018
    48:02
  16. 24.
    SYSK Selects: How the Cannonball Run Worked28 July 2018
    36:25
  17. 25.
    The Dyatlov Pass Mystery26 July 2018
    39:56
  18. 26.
    Recycling Update: How’s It Going? 24 July 2018
    1:06:15
  19. 27.
    SYSK Selects: How Foot Binding Worked21 July 2018
    31:24
  20. 28.
    How Attorney-Client Privilege Works19 July 2018
    41:24
  21. 29.
    Jobs of Bygone Eras17 July 2018
    1:03:54
  22. 30.
    SYSK Selects: How Twinkies Work14 July 2018
    31:24
  23. 31.
    Gerrymandering: How to Stifle Democracy12 July 2018
    39:57
  24. 32.
    The Disappearance of the Yuba County Five10 July 2018
    55:36
  25. 33.
    SYSK Selects: Did Reagan's Star Wars program win the Cold War?7 July 2018
    38:41
  26. 34.
    How the Stanford Prison Experiment Worked5 July 2018
    49:40
  27. 35.
    How Diabetes Works3 July 2018
    58:50
  28. 36.
    SYSK Selects: How Ponzi Schemes Work30 June 2018
    31:17
  29. 37.
    Narwhals: Unicorns of the Sea28 June 2018
    38:58
  30. 38.
    Can Anarchism Work?26 June 2018
    1:03:43
  31. 39.
    SYSK Selects: How Condoms Work23 June 2018
    1:04:50
  32. 40.
    Genghis Khan: Madman or Genius?21 June 2018
    54:13
  33. 41.
    How The Pill Changed the World19 June 2018
    48:58
  34. 42.
    SYSK Selects: How Bullfighting Works16 June 2018
    49:26
  35. 43.
    Skyscrapers: 'Scuse me while I kiss the sky14 June 2018
    55:09
  36. 44.
    How Tsunamis Work12 June 2018
    49:36
  37. 45.
    SYSK Selects: How The Hum Works9 June 2018
    41:23
  38. 46.
    Frida Kahlo: Painter, Icon, Genius7 June 2018
    50:33
  39. 47.
    The Max Headroom Incident5 June 2018
    51:31
  40. 48.
    SYSK Selects: Was there a real King Arthur?2 June 2018
    46:54
  41. 49.
    Is the Pied Piper About a Real Historic Tragedy? 31 May 2018
    44:03
  42. 50.
    How Drug Courts Work29 May 2018
    54:09
  43. 51.
    SYSK Selects: How Pinball Works26 May 2018
    48:48
  44. 52.
    How Occam's Razor Works24 May 2018
    44:10
  45. 53.
    A List Of Games You Would Surely Lose to a Computer22 May 2018
    58:25
  46. 54.
    SYSK Selects: Is brain size related to intelligence?19 May 2018
    37:48
  47. 55.
    The Collar Bomb Heist18 May 2018
    45:00
  48. 56.
    What's a quinceañera anyway?15 May 2018
    41:49
  49. 57.
    SYSK Selects: How Cremation Works12 May 2018
    46:14
  50. 58.
    How Drowning Works10 May 2018
    54:24
  51. 59.
    PT Barnum: More Complicated Than You've Heard8 May 2018
    1:01:33
  52. 60.
    SYSK Selects: Are there undiscovered people?5 May 2018
    28:57
  53. 61.
    North Korea: What's the Deal? 3 May 2018
    1:09:50
  54. 62.
    Nepotism: When Hiring the Best Just Won't Do1 May 2018
    44:27
  55. 63.
    SYSK Selects: Who killed JFK?28 April 2018
    49:05
  56. 64.
    Does Pyromania Actually Exist?26 April 2018
    37:38
  57. 65.
    Emojis: A New Language? Nah. 24 April 2018
    50:58
  58. 66.
    SYSK Selects: How Mirrors Work21 April 2018
    31:19
  59. 67.
    Two Times In the 70s When People Buried Ferraris19 April 2018
    48:42
  60. 68.
    The Unabomber: Misguided to say the least17 April 2018
    50:04
  61. 69.
    SYSK Selects: What happens in the brain during an orgasm?14 April 2018
    40:50
  62. 70.
    How Paramedics Work12 April 2018
    50:47
  63. 71.
    Why Landmines Are The Deadliest Legacy Of War10 April 2018
    55:36
  64. 72.
    SYSK Selects: Sherpas: Warm, Friendly Living7 April 2018
    34:00
  65. 73.
    Project Azorian: The CIA's Super 70s Mission To Steal A Sunken Soviet Sub5 April 2018
    53:21
  66. 74.
    When Words Take on New Meanings3 April 2018
    1:00:28
  67. 75.
    SYSK Selects: How Guide Dogs Work31 March 2018
    43:38
  68. 76.
    What are false positives?29 March 2018
    47:43
  69. 77.
    How Meals on Wheels Works27 March 2018
    51:16
  70. 78.
    SYSK Selects: Subways: HUH! What are they good for?24 March 2018
    48:56
  71. 79.
    How the Framingham Heart Study Works22 March 2018
    55:11
  72. 80.
    How the New England Vampire Panics Worked20 March 2018
    50:23
  73. 81.
    SYSK Selects: How Trickle-Down Economics Works17 March 2018
    46:09
  74. 82.
    Is Vaping Really Bad For You?15 March 2018
    45:18
  75. 83.
    The Huggable, Lovable Walrus13 March 2018
    54:38
  76. 84.
    SYSK Selects: How Cockroaches Work10 March 2018
    48:17
  77. 85.
    Why Do People Believe In Faith Healing?8 March 2018
    57:04
  78. 86.
    The Strange Story of Sea Monkeys6 March 2018
    55:14
  79. 87.
    SYSK Selects: Is there treasure on Oak Island?3 March 2018
    40:33
  80. 88.
    SYSK Live: Back When Ford Pintos Were Flaming Deathtraps1 March 2018
    1:19:29
  81. 89.
    Knife Throwing: Super Cool27 February 2018
    46:56
  82. 90.
    SYSK Selects: How the MPAA Works24 February 2018
    46:58
  83. 91.
    Rosa Parks: Agent of Change22 February 2018
    54:26
  84. 92.
    Are Feral Children Real?20 February 2018
    45:30
  85. 93.
    SYSK Selects: How the Underground Railroad Worked17 February 2018
    39:46
  86. 94.
    The Harriet Tubman Story15 February 2018
    50:52
  87. 95.
    How Pompeii Worked13 February 2018
    54:17
  88. 96.
    SYSK Selects: How Narco States Work10 February 2018
    36:38
  89. 97.
    The Mystery of The Grand Canyon Newlyweds8 February 2018
    55:40
  90. 98.
    What is a Mold-A-Rama?6 February 2018
    42:57
  91. 99.
    SYSK Selects: How Lion Taming Works3 February 2018
    32:29
  92. 100.
    Marijuana Vs. Alcohol: Which Is Worse For You?1 February 2018
    55:12
  93. 101.
    The Manson Family Murders Part II30 January 2018
    44:29
  94. 102.
    SYSK Selects: Prisons - Not as Fun as You'd Think27 January 2018
    47:44
  95. 103.
    The Manson Family Murders Part I25 January 2018
    49:25
  96. 104.
    How Hoarding Works23 January 2018
    1:05:16
  97. 105.
    SYSK Selects: Lab-grown meat: Order up!20 January 2018
    29:08
  98. 106.
    How Hang Gliding Works18 January 2018
    45:06
  99. 107.
    How Removing Public Monuments Work16 January 2018
    50:59
  100. 108.
    SYSK Selects: The Wind Cries Typhoid Mary13 January 2018
    40:30
  101. 109.
    What is an invasive species?11 January 2018
    53:54
  102. 110.
    The Mystery of the Mary Celeste9 January 2018
    1:04:34
  103. 111.
    SYSK Selects: What Makes a One-hit Wonder?6 January 2018
    32:42
  104. 112.
    How Impeachment Works4 January 2018
    55:42
  105. 113.
    How Orchids Work2 January 2018
    53:28
  106. 114.
    SYSK Selects: How Willpower Works30 December 2017
    35:02
  107. 115.
    How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Works, Part II28 December 2017
    49:53
  108. 116.
    How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Works, Part I26 December 2017
    46:40
  109. 117.
    SYSK Selects: The Star Wars Holiday Special of 197823 December 2017
    58:46
  110. 118.
    The 2017 SYSK Christmas Extravaganza!21 December 2017
    55:07
  111. 119.
    Narcissism: But what about me?19 December 2017
    1:03:23
  112. 120.
    SYSK Selects: How Population Works16 December 2017
    33:35
  113. 121.
    How the Globe of Death Works14 December 2017
    46:49
  114. 122.
    The Deal With Doulas12 December 2017
    41:11
  115. 123.
    SYSK Selects: How much money is there in the world?​9 December 2017
    39:46
  116. 124.
    How Flight Attendants Work7 December 2017
    44:40
  117. 125.
    How Vomit Phobia Works5 December 2017
    33:17
  118. 126.
    SYSK Selects: How Crime Scene Cleanup Works2 December 2017
    36:23
  119. 127.
    Cake: So Great. So, So Great30 November 2017
    1:15:02
  120. 128.
    How Toy Testing Works28 November 2017
    51:04
  121. 129.
    SYSK Selects: How Organ Donation Works25 November 2017
    41:42
  122. 130.
    What is nuclear forensics?23 November 2017
    51:49
  123. 131.
    Bath Salts: Steer Clear21 November 2017
    44:27
  124. 132.
    SYSK Selects: How Daylight Saving Time Works18 November 2017
    39:24
  125. 133.
    Can movies be cursed?16 November 2017
    56:38
  126. 134.
    How the Flu Works14 November 2017
    53:52
  127. 135.
    SYSK Selects: How Silly Putty Works11 November 2017
    40:46
  128. 136.
    What's permaculture all about?9 November 2017
    55:06
  129. 137.
    How Restaurant Health Inspections Work7 November 2017
    58:11
  130. 138.
    SYSK Selects: How Exorcism Works4 November 2017
    24:32
  131. 139.
    Movie Crush: Tig Notaro on Mask3 November 2017
    1:12:43
  132. 140.
    Movie Crush: Janet Varney on Tron3 November 2017
    53:51
  133. 141.
    How Global Warming Works2 November 2017
    1:04:19
  134. 142.
    SYSK's 2017 Super Spooktacular!31 October 2017
    58:09
  135. 143.
    SYSK Selects: How SPAM Works28 October 2017
    44:41
  136. 144.
    Episode 1,000: The Simpsons Spectacular Part II26 October 2017
    1:04:49
  137. 145.
    Episode 999: The Simpsons Spectacular Part I24 October 2017
    54:40
  138. 146.
    SYSK Selects: The Cheesiest SYSK Episode Ever21 October 2017
    49:33
  139. 147.
    How Internships Work19 October 2017
    41:39
  140. 148.
    SYSK Live: The DB Cooper Heist17 October 2017
    1:35:22
  141. 149.
    SYSK Selects: Is there such a thing as a truth serum?14 October 2017
    41:14
  142. 150.
    How Buildering Works12 October 2017
    50:06
  143. 151.
    How the Rolling Jubilee Works10 October 2017
    49:59
  144. 152.
    SYSK Selects: Did a cow start the Great Chicago Fire?7 October 2017
    32:52
  145. 153.
    How Giraffes Work5 October 2017
    56:51
  146. 154.
    How Police Body Cameras Work3 October 2017
    48:19
  147. 155.
    SYSK Selects: What was the most peaceful time in history?30 September 2017
    32:02
  148. 156.
    How Nude Beaches Work28 September 2017
    48:50
  149. 157.
    How FOIA Works26 September 2017
    53:56
  150. 158.
    SYSK Selects: Fecal Transplants: You Gonna Drink That Poop?23 September 2017
    38:11
  151. 159.
    A Nostalgic Look at Crayons21 September 2017
    55:42
  152. 160.
    How Frogs Work19 September 2017
    54:55
  153. 161.
    SYSK Selects: How Handwriting Analysis Works16 September 2017
    43:40
  154. 162.
    How the Secret Service Works14 September 2017
    57:28
  155. 163.
    How Psychopaths Work12 September 2017
    50:14
  156. 164.
    SYSK Selects: How Hip-hop Works9 September 2017
    56:02
  157. 165.
    Are crickets the future of food?7 September 2017
    47:55
  158. 166.
    The Baffling Case of the Body On Somerton Beach5 September 2017
    1:07:36
  159. 167.
    SYSK Selects: How Shrunken Heads Work2 September 2017
    58:44
  160. 168.
    How Satanism Works31 August 2017
    56:49
  161. 169.
    A Lip-Smacking Look at Barbecue29 August 2017
    52:35
  162. 170.
    SYSK Selects: Is Stockholm Syndrome real?26 August 2017
    37:40
  163. 171.
    How Personality Tests Work24 August 2017
    1:01:41
  164. 172.
    Is the Uncanny Valley Real?22 August 2017
    1:11:56
  165. 173.
    SYSK Selects: How Exploitation Films Work19 August 2017
    51:53
  166. 174.
    What's the deal with accents?17 August 2017
    59:52
  167. 175.
    How Stuttering Works15 August 2017
    54:17
  168. 176.
    SYSK Selects: How McCarthyism Works12 August 2017
    45:58
  169. 177.
    How Bioarchaeology Works10 August 2017
    59:30
  170. 178.
    Do motivational speakers motivate people?8 August 2017
    54:35
  171. 179.
    SYSK Selects: Why do men have nipples?5 August 2017
    28:37
  172. 180.
    Who Committed the 1912 Villisca Ax Murders?3 August 2017
    50:14
  173. 181.
    How Public Broadcasting Works1 August 2017
    59:54
  174. 182.
    SYSK Selects: How Disco Works29 July 2017
    54:24
  175. 183.
    A Dry Look at Toilet Paper27 July 2017
    56:05
  176. 184.
    What is Ghost Fishing?25 July 2017
    49:01
  177. 185.
    SYSK Selects: How the Sun Works22 July 2017
    30:46
  178. 186.
    All We Know About Guessing20 July 2017
    1:00:48
  179. 187.
    Sunburn, Suntans and Sunscreen18 July 2017
    51:40
  180. 188.
    SYSK Selects: Why can't we find Amelia Earhart?15 July 2017
    32:05
  181. 189.
    How Fever Dreams Work13 July 2017
    40:01
  182. 190.
    Why is There a Battle Over Net Neutrality?11 July 2017
    1:05:11
  183. 191.
    SYSK Selects: How HeLa Cells Work8 July 2017
    31:07
  184. 192.
    Josh and Chuck's List of Horror Movies that Changed the Genre6 July 2017
    1:03:18
  185. 193.
    What exactly is stoicism?4 July 2017
    1:01:52
  186. 194.
    SYSK Selects: Why isn't the U.S. on the metric system?1 July 2017
    39:28
  187. 195.
    How Standardized Patients Work29 June 2017
    54:09
  188. 196.
    Remembering Stonewall27 June 2017
    58:59
  189. 197.
    SYSK Selects: Scooby Dooby Doo, Where Are You?24 June 2017
    44:33
  190. 198.
    How Ketchup Works22 June 2017
    56:11
  191. 199.
    How Seed Banks Work20 June 2017
    54:42
  192. 200.
    SYSK Selects: Do you stay conscious after being decapitated?17 June 2017
    33:37

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