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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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  • How Down Syndrome Works
    People with Down syndrome lead rich, complex lives like any other human, but it’s only been in the last few decades that everyone else stopped... Read more
    Published on: 2022-12-01
  • Short Stuff: Goosebumps
    Goosebumps are a pretty cool evolutionary holdover from our earlier days as furry beasts. Don't believe us? Listen in. See for privacy information.... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-30
  • Peripersonal Space: Humans’ Got Talent
    The space around you that you can reach with your arms is a very special place. It’s where we interact with reality. And although we... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-29
  • Selects: How Umami Works!
    For millennia humans have recognized four tastes, but in the 1980s a fifth taste first isolated in Japan gained worldwide acceptance - and took off... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-26
  • Roller Skating: Fun and Cool
    The Victorians were the first to go bonkers for roller skating and since then the pastime has had bursts of popularity every few decades. Over... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-24
  • Short Stuff: Liquid Paper
    Correction fluid goes by many names, but the OG was Liquid Paper. And it has a pretty cool origin story. See for privacy information.... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-23
  • Typewriters: Mechanical Brilliance
    Chuck loves typewriters because he loves mechanical brilliance. Dive into the cool history of these amazing machines today. See for privacy information.... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-22
  • Selects: How Dark Money Works
    Since the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 in the Citizens United case that political contributions are speech and should be protected, the floodgates of anonymous... Read more
    Published on: 2022-11-19

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