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    • 4.7 • 495 Ratings

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: How Droughts Work

    Selects: How Droughts Work

    Droughts can be an inevitable feature of a local climate or a catastrophic result of human meddling. In this classic episode, learn the ins and outs of droughts including the American mother of them all, the Dust Bowl.
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    • 51 min
    Thrill to the Stunning Bicameral Mind Hypothesis

    Thrill to the Stunning Bicameral Mind Hypothesis

    Psychologist Julian Jaynes came up with a stunning hypothesis in 1976, that human consciousness only developed in the last 3000 years. And he seemed to have proof in ancient texts. Scholars have been picking it apart ever since and today we join the club.
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    • 49 min
    Short Stuff: Divorcing Your Parents

    Short Stuff: Divorcing Your Parents

    It really happens! But most people call it emancipation of a minor. Either way, there's some interesting legal stuff in here.
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    • 12 min
    Silly String: Disaster in a Can

    Silly String: Disaster in a Can

    It's been a while since we tackled a classic toy, so here we go with all you ever wanted to know about Silly String.
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    • 39 min
    Selects: Some Movies That Changed Filmmaking

    Selects: Some Movies That Changed Filmmaking

    An estimated 50,000 films were made worldwide in 2009 alone. Many are surely clunkers, but in this episode Chuck and Josh talk about the ones that emerged throughout cinema history to change the course of all movies that followed. Get your popcorn and lean back while you enjoy this classic episode.
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    • 57 min
    How Menstruation Works

    How Menstruation Works

    Two dudes talking about menstruation? You bet! And there’s no way you could be any more nervous to listen than we were to record it. But give it a listen, we think you’ll find it enlightening – whether you menstruate or not.
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    • 57 min

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