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How do landfills work? How do mosquitos work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the Stuff You Should Know about everything from genes to the Galapagos in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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The Daily Boost: Best Daily Motivation | Life | Career | Goal Setting | Health | Law of Attraction | Network Marketing
 
Need Motivation? The best daily motivation is The Daily Boost! Find out what makes you happy! Reduce your stress! Get inspired! Master life skills like lifestyle design, balance, communication, career advancement and enjoy more success. The Daily Boost is the world's most popular daily motivation program. Scott Smith delivers a unique, straight talking, real, very funny, and extreamly effective strategies that will give you amazing results! The Daily Boost has been iTunes top ranked self-hel ...
 
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Beyond the To Do List | Personal Productivity Perspectives
 
Join your host, Erik Fisher, as he talks to successful friends and influencers about how they manage their time, prioritize their tasks, and take steps to avoid burnout.
 
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Mixing wax with pigment is something artists have been doing since DaVinci. These little implements would later go on to be called crayons and gained popularity among the elementary school set. Learn all about crayons in today's episode.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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They survived the extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs, but unfortunately frogs seem to be no match for humans and are losing species in droves. This is not good for anyone.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Peter Shankman on proactively setting up boundaries to limit the choices we have, and how that leads to freedom and to focus.
 
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Do you like destruction in your life? Most folks would say, "NO!" What if I were to tell you that you MUST disrupt to get what you want? I've always practiced "Creative Destruction" in my life - a business concept that means old products are always being replaced by new. Think iPhone 8. Creative Destruction accounts for 50% of all economic grow ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select episode, one of the fields of forensic investigation, handwriting analysis is based on the principle of uniqueness - that each person writes in their own peculiar way. Learn about this interesting area of crime fighting and how it's worked to advance itself as a real science.…
 
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The U.S. Secret Service began after a mandate from President Lincoln called for a service to combat counterfeiters. Since then, they have become more well known as the agency that guards and protects the president and the first family, along with that of former presidents. Learn all about the ins and outs of the this not so secret service in to ...…
 
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Michael Hyatt on time management vs. energy management, his digital/analog hybrid system, taking a personal productivity assessment and more.
 
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There are people who walk among us who seem normal, maybe even more charming or intelligent than average, yet they hide disturbing and at times dangerous personalities behind what one researcher called a 'mask of sanity.'By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, Better Than Before and Happiness at Home talks about setting and meeting inner and outer expectations and creating good habits to have greater happiness.
 
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Operation Reinvention took another when we moved out of our home into our motorhome. It happened only 36 hours before getting orders to evacuate for Hurricane Irma. We chose Panama City, Florida. Sunday morning we awoke with the campground buzzing. Irma had shifted. The was only one question. Will we hunker down and shelter in place or hit the ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select, what you hear is not a test, instead it's Chuck and Josh discussing the cultural history of the Hip-Hop movement. Born out of the South Bronx, by way of Jamaica, Hip-Hop culture grew up suddenly as DJs learned to use two turntables at once. Check out this episode of Stuff You Should Know to learn about the origins an ...…
 
Crickets are part of a larger insect-based diet enjoyed in most parts of the world. Loaded with vitamins, minerals and protein, and green to boot, crickets could help solve some of the world's food problems if Europe and America get on board. Learn all about cricket farming in today's episode.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Jeff Goins tells the story of how after years of creating his art and building his business, he had to decide which race was the right one to run.
 
Since his corpse was found in 1948, wearing a nice suit in summer on an Australian beach, an unidentified man has refused to fade into obscurity, gripping the imagination of sleuths around the world.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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It's a new week, and I'm sure you have a lot to get done. If you use a To-Do list, I'd like to give you a powerful new mindset that will make your days much more fun. First, it's time to lose your To-Do list and replace it with a "Did I Do It" list - and there is a BIG difference. With a To-Do List, most folks find themselves a slave to the che ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select episode, although U.S. museum collections are rife with counterfeits, shrunken heads are far from fiction. The Shuar tribe of Ecuador has shrunken heads for centuries. Learn the methodical process of shrinking a head and how they’re used in this episode.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Satanism may be the most misunderstood 'religion' in the world. Part of that is because there are, and have been, many offshoots of Satanism, from The Church of Satan to The Satanic Temple. One thing is sure though, none of them are filled with evil humans who perform ritual blood sacrifice and worship a cloven-hoofed devil. Learn all about Sat ...…
 
In this episode, Erik walks through things to consider in order to maintain or boost your productivity for the time before during and after a trip.
 
Barbecue, or for the lazy, BBQ, is a Southern cooking tradition, but also much more than that. It's a cultural touchstone of the South where people of all classes and races can sit and break bread with one another. In today's episode, you'll learn all about BBQ's interesting origins, along with the various regional varieties that make its meat- ...…
 
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Sean McCabe talks about how to choose the right passions to follow, making strategic career transitions, making more time to work on side projects and getting family on board with your ideas.
 
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Have you ever had a goal that you want but can't seem to network with the right people? You are not alone. How about a little hard earned advice about networking for success. 1) Most folks you meet will not result in the advancement you seek. They are most likely in the same place as you. It's the Law of Averages. 2) Even though they might not ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select episode, since a hostage standoff in Sweden took place in 1972 a peculiar and mysterious psychological phenomenon has had a name. But is Stockholm Syndrome real? And what conditions have to be present? Join Chuck and Josh as they look into this unusual condition.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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For millennia, we have tried to put human personalities into neat types, an effort psychology took up early in its history in an effort to legitimize itself. But is the idea of types – which all personality inventories are based on - flawed to begin with?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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In 1970, roboticist Masahiro Mori wrote an essay that said the closer robots come to lifelike, the more they unsettle humans. His theory became the Uncanny Valley, and science has been evaluating it – and what makes something creepy - in recent years.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Ian Morgan Cron talks about the Enneagram, self-awareness, and the connection between motivations and actions.
 
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Do you sometimes feel as if you are so close to achieving your goal that you can taste it? Are 3 feet from gold? A few year's back the book "3 Feet From Gold" hit the shelves. Since then many people have mistaken its meaning as, "If I keep digging I'll get there." Probably not. The book follows Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich principles. It ...…
 
In today's SYSK Select episode, we learn about exploitation films. During the 1930s-80s, the work of directors operating in the shadows of Hollywood led to explorations in sexuality and violence that mainstream cinema wouldn't touch. Join Chuck and Josh as they explore the seedy underbelly of grindhouse flicks.…
 
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Accents are truly fascinating. Put simply, they are how a person sounds when they talk. From England to America and all over the world, the way people speak in their native tongue can vary drastically. What are the influences? When do accents begin to take hold? Can you lose or gain an accent? Learn about all this and more in today's decidedly ...…
 
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Despite as much as one percent of the adult population having the condition, science doesn't actually know how stuttering works. The best it's come up with so far: there seems to be an issue between the physical process of speaking and the thought process that underlies it.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Adam Kirk Smith unpacks some of the greatest fears that hold us back from doing the best work we can do, and his 5 step bravery process the can be used repeatedly to break through and past our fears and into action.
 
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Brinksmanship. It's the art or practice of pursuing a policy to the limits of safety before stopping. Are you a Brinksman? If you want to get what you want in life, you will need to push the envelope to the limits. That requires brinksmanship. Brinksmanship applies in business and politics. It makes all parties uncomfortable. Only one party wil ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select episode, if you're accusing someone of disloyalty or subversion without decent evidence, then you may be guilty of McCarthyism. In this episode, Josh and Chuck explore the origin of the term, starting with the infamous Communist-hunting Senator Joseph McCarthy.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Thanks to advancements in fields like genetics, and molecular chemistry, archaeology is undergoing a renaissance and opening up new understanding of the past.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
There are all kinds of motivational speakers, from people who have overcome incredible hardships to those who hold pep-rally style events in stadiums. But do these speakers actually help anyone? Science can't prove it out, but people who take part swear by it. Learn all about the strange world of motivational speakers in today's episode.…
 
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Erik answers a listener question and talks about planning out goals according to the 12 Week Year plan, following through on those goals with discipline and the help of accountability and doing a daily and weekly review to stay on track.
 
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In your entire life, has anybody ever said to you, "it's good to be a quitter?" Consider today, the day you received some excellent advice. Being a good quitter isn't an excuse. It should never be an option for making things easier. It's a wise choice when your progress has you going around in circles or stopped. When your inner-voice begins to ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select episode, they’re always right there, taunting you: why do you have me, they ask? Why do men have nipples? It turns out there’s a good answer why and nipples on men aren’t entirely useless after all.Join Chuck and Josh for this heady investigation.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
In a small town in Iowa in 1912 eight people were murdered in the grisliest of ways while they slept. Local reputations were ruined when accusations flew, but could a drifting serial killer working across the Midwest have been behind it?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Public broadcasting works a bit differently depending on where you are in the world. American TV made the leap more toward commercial broadcasting in the early days, yet PBS and NPR still remain a vital part of our national fabric. In England and many other countries, public broadcasting is more the standard. Learn all about the interesting his ...…
 
NY Times Bestselling Author Jon Acuff talks about his new book Finish, fighting perfectionism, and completing goals.
 
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How would you like automatic motivation for the rest of your life? From the time you were very young, there have been events that you couldn't wait to arrive. Christmas, birthdays, weddings, vacations, job interviews among them. The anticipation is magical and very motivating. How would you like to harness that "Anticipation Engine?" How would ...…
 
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In today's SYSK Select episode, fly, robin, fly indeed. No musical genre has risen and burned out as quickly as disco, and historians are still trying to unravel the animosity aimed at it. Join Chuck and Josh as they dig into disco’s underground roots and its sashay into the mainstream.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Over or under? One ply or two? How about six? TP has not been around that long, but is has been embraced in a big way by the United States. Learn all about the interesting history behind this decidedly dry product.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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It sounds cool, but ghost fishing is actually a tragic byproduct of modern fishing practices, where abandoned nylon nets can trap and kill sealife for hundreds of years.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Carey and Demir Gjokaj of Lifehack Bootcamp talk about discipline, habits and accountability.
 
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I love to say, "Life Begins When You Move" and "Stand up, take a step, repeat." But how much energy do you need to get started? I bet it's less than you think. In chemical engineering, a catalyst makes a reaction happen more quickly. You need a Personal Development Catalyst - and excitement is the key ingredient. When you're excited about one t ...…
 
In this week's SYSK Select episode, amateur astrophysicists Josh and Chuck break out the stats and attempt to explain the complex, boiling ball of gas that we call the sun.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Guessing is a weird thing. For millennia, it could have meant the difference between life and death. Now it's not as vital, but we still do it every day, whether behind the wheel of a car, or judging what another person might be feeling. From wild guesses to the educated variety, learn everything we know about the brain and how it manages this ...…
 
It's pretty obvious something's gone wrong when you get a sunburn, but did you know a tan means you've damaged your DNA? Dive into the three Ss of summer and learn all about how to protect yourself from the sun.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Erik Fisher talks about the concept of taking a Sabbath, rhythms, routines, breaks and recharging.
 
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