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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

    How Did the Little Free Library Movement Start?

    How Did the Little Free Library Movement Start?

    What started as a simple remembrance of a mother and schoolteacher has become a worldwide movement dedicated to reading and sharing books. Learn how Todd Bol started LFL in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/literature/todd-bol-and-little-free-library-movement.htm
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    • 6 min
    Do Other Animals Practice Social Distancing?

    Do Other Animals Practice Social Distancing?

    Practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of disease isn't just solid science -- it's an instinct in other mammals, like bats. Learn more in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/social-distance-vampire-bats.htm
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    • 6 min
    Are Different Types of Salt Really That Different?

    Are Different Types of Salt Really That Different?

    Table salt, Kosher salt, sea salt, pink salt -- it may all be sodium chloride, but you can't always directly substitute one kind of salt for another in recipes. Learn why in this episode of BrainStuff, based on these articles: https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/food-facts/difference-between-kosher-salt-table-salt.htm, https://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/edible-innovations/all-salt-is-not-same.htm
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    • 8 min
    How Can You Get Paid to Break Into Stuff?

    How Can You Get Paid to Break Into Stuff?

    Crime doesn't pay -- but penetration testing does. Learn why companies pay hackers to break into their networks and offices in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://computer.howstuffworks.com/hack-networks-security-news.htm
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    • 9 min
    BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Hounds Have Floppy Ears?

    BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Hounds Have Floppy Ears?

    Sure, scent hounds' noses are powerful tools -- but their ears may be the secret to their success. Learn why in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://animals.howstuffworks.com/pets/why-do-scent-hounds-have-long-floppy-ears.htm
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    • 5 min
    BrainStuff Classics: Why Did Victorians Think Green Tea Causes Hallucinations?

    BrainStuff Classics: Why Did Victorians Think Green Tea Causes Hallucinations?

    We attribute lots of potential health effects to green tea, but the Victorians had a strange one: they thought it caused hallucinations. Learn why in this episode of BrainStuff, based on this article: https://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/natural-medicine/herbal-remedies/does-green-tea-cause-hallucinations.htm
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    • 6 min

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