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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.

    Selects: Special Effects: A Short History

    Selects: Special Effects: A Short History

    Special effects have been around since the first movies. In fact, the techniques the earliest filmmakers created are still around today, we just use computers to do them faster and cheaper. Hit play on this classic episode and then put on your beret and get ready for SYSK film class.
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    • 55 min
    Hitchhiking: Two thumbs out!

    Hitchhiking: Two thumbs out!

    Today we go down the road a bit, thumbs out, to explore the rich history of hitchhiking. 
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    • 51 min
    Short Stuff: The Amazing Tale of Juliane Koepcke

    Short Stuff: The Amazing Tale of Juliane Koepcke

    Few people have been more qualified to survive a plane crash alone in the Amazon for almost two weeks than Juliane Koepcke. Let’s hear her story.
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    • 13 min
    The Dubious Science of Arson Investigation

    The Dubious Science of Arson Investigation

    Arson investigation has changed a lot over the years. There is actual science available now, but the word still hasn't totally gotten out. Listen in today, and don't play with matches!
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    • 46 min
    Selects: How Famines Work

    Selects: How Famines Work

    It's common knowledge that famines are usually caused by major droughts: Rain doesn't fall, crops don't grow, and people go hungry. But recent research suggests that while weather may trigger famines, they may actually be more of a human-made catastrophe. Find out more in this classic episode.
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    • 49 min
    Testosterone and Estrogen: Wondrous Hormones

    Testosterone and Estrogen: Wondrous Hormones

    We think of estrogen and testosterone as the female and male sex hormones and they may seem kind of gross (is that just Josh?), but that simple understanding is way off. A magical biochemical dance between the two creates everything from bones to moods.
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    • 48 min

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Wow

As a Portuguese speaker, and English learner I found this podcast.
And I’d say when we are looking for a good podcast to increase vocab and listening skills all we want is something organic, someone truly and a good place to spend our time. Here is one of those places

Dan Giacometti ,

The best ever

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Great podcast!

Informative and fun!

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