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HowStuffWorks NOW
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Your weekly dose of some of the world’s latest and greatest science news, technological advancements, absurd curiosities, and groundbreaking research in everything from ancient history to the future of astrophysics. Join Lauren Vogelbaum and the HowStuffWorks team as they explore humanity’s newest discoveries in HowStuffWorks NOW.
 
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HowStuffWorks Daily Feed
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HowStuffWorks - Explore your world and learn how everything works. Informative and fun!
 
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Stuff To Blow Your Mind
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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff You Should Know
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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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TechStuff
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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
 
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff They Don't Want You To Know
 
From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. Join Ben, Matt and Noel as they explore the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know about everything from secret experiments to the inner depths of the human mind and the furthest reaches of outer space.
 
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BrainStuff
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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.
 
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Stuff They Don't Want You To Know Audio
 
From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know, an audio podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff You Should Know Video
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Why can't robots get married? Are exorcisms real? Watch as Stuff You Should Know takes a look at astonishing facts from across the globe in this podcast from Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant.
 
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CarStuff
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What's the history of stop lights? What are some common myths about car dealerships? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at all things automotive in CarStuff, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff Mom Never Told You
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Tune in to Stuff Mom Never Told You to hear co-hosts Emilie Aries and Bridget Todd keep it real with a research-driven rundown of the ever-evolving challenges facing women today and throughout history, paired with smart, strategic solutions to further women’s lives, careers, and activism. New episodes come out every Wednesday and Friday.
 
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The Stuff of Life
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Eavesdrop on experts and researchers as they ponder what makes our world so maddening, so strange and so achingly beautiful. Not to mention ridiculous. Join Julie Douglas for this week’s episode of The Stuff of Life, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff to Make You Smarter
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This week, Chris and Rob explore the psychology behind bullying, and how bullying itself has changed with the advent of social media. Tune in to hear more Stuff To Make You Smarter in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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The Coolest Stuff on the Planet
 
The world is full of awesome experiences and great places. Take a tour around the world from the palm of your hand as you see some of The Coolest Stuff on the Planet from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff To Blow Your Mind
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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff from the Future
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From religion in space to digital immortality, the future is full of profound challenges and astonishing opportunities. Join the staff of HowStuffWorks.com as we explore some of the most promising -- and perplexing -- global issues of the future.
 
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Stuff You Should Know
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Climb aboard with Josh and Chuck on their quest to explain everything interesting about the world, one topic at a time.
 
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Stuff for a Stylish Home
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Join Sarah and Kristy each week as they discuss home decor, diy and all things style in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff You Should Know
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Climb aboard with Josh and Chuck on their quest to explain everything interesting about the world, one topic at a time.
 
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Stuff You Should Know
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Climb aboard with Josh and Chuck on their quest to explain everything interesting about the world, one topic at a time.
 
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Stuff from the B-Side
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What is the story behind Stagger Lee? Why would astronauts need a DJ? Join Mark and John as they explore everything from the president's record collection to the future of digital music in Stuff From The B-Side, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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BrainStuff
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore-and explain-the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff.
 
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Popstuff
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Want to know more about the early days of the video game industry? Wondering how Hello Kitty became so popular? Join Tracy and Holly as they explore the science behind pop culture in PopStuff, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Stuff You Should Know
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Climb aboard with Josh and Chuck on their quest to explain everything interesting about the world, one topic at a time.
 
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BrainStuff
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore-and explain-the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff.
 
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BrainStuff
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore-and explain-the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff.
 
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Stuff You Should Know
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Climb aboard with Josh and Chuck on their quest to explain everything interesting about the world, one topic at a time.
 
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BrainStuff
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore-and explain-the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff.
 
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BrainStuff
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore-and explain-the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff.
 
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The Invisible Man Presents
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Want to learn how to tie a tie? How about the latest dance moves? Join the trusty Invisible Man as he teaches you how to do absolutely everything: from sewing and sign language to meditation and more.
 
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The Invisible Man Presents
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Want to learn how to tie a tie? How about the latest dance moves? Join the trusty Invisible Man as he teaches you how to do absolutely everything: from sewing and sign language to meditation and more.
 
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The Invisible Man Presents
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Want to learn how to tie a tie? How about the latest dance moves? Join the trusty Invisible Man as he teaches you how to do absolutely everything: from sewing and sign language to meditation and more.
 
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The Invisible Man Presents
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Want to learn how to tie a tie? How about the latest dance moves? Join the trusty Invisible Man as he teaches you how to do absolutely everything: from sewing and sign language to meditation and more.
 
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Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age as a professor, Newport also writes abou ...…
 
Since sexual contact can transmit disease, why don't any diseases increase our sex drive? Why is Wednesday pronounced differently than it's spelled? Why do British lawyers and judges still wear powdered wigs? The answers, plus a fond farewell.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
There's science behind why reheated coffee is terrible. In the incredible future, we may have better ways to mammogram. Plus, the woman who founded home economics was all kinds of amazing.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
During this episode, Steve talks about EVERY SINGLE extant non-human animal that drinks xylem or phloem sap. Join the guys as they explore the paradox of phloem sap, the barriers to eating it, how squirrels tap maple trees, hemipterans (true bugs), yellow-bellied sapsuckers, and much, much more. This episode stands alone, but we highly recommen ...…
 
Is Instagram copying Snapchat or is Snapchat copying Instagram? In either case, should this copying be legal? Today I dig into intellectual property and why I’m not a fan of intellectual property laws citing various examples that show how transparency of ideas and the freedom to use and share ideas leads to better results - both in and outside ...…
 
Research into missing limbs indicates that our brains control function differently than we thought. Underground mole rats can live without oxygen. Plus, the mysteries of Blood Falls have been solved.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Podcast News Flash | Podcasting News, Reviews, and Success Stories from the School of Podcasting
 
. Here are the winners in the “Podcasts & Digital Audio” group, across 15 categories. Though some are well-known, and most are from leading networks, the winners (official and People’s Voice) make a good discovery list. ARTS & CULTURE Webby winner: Still Processing (New York Times) People’s Choice: Stuff You Should Know (HowStuffWorks) BEST HOS ...…
 
Female Supreme Court justices get interrupted three times as often as male justices. Climbing stairs may be as effective as caffeine at perking you up. Plus, today's teens are doing pretty OK. Really.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Mr. Money Mustache shares what hypermiling is and how you can save 25% on gas doing it. This is Part 1 of 3. Episode 306: Hypermiling: Expert Driving to Save 25% on Gas - Part 1 by Mr. Money Mustache (Similar to CarStuff by HowStuffWorks). Mr. Money Mustache is a thirty-something retiree who now writes about how we can all live a frugal, yet aw ...…
 
Are humans nutritous enough to make cannibalism feasible? Could Trump's proposed border wall be improved with a Hyperloop?. Plus: Should the FBI be able to use everyone's photos in their crime-solving facial recognition program?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Humans are ill-suited to the rigors of space, but augmenting ourselves with technology may create opportunities to explore and colonize worlds beyond our own. In this episode, we experiment in such a future.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Is it time for the United States to have a military Space Force? Weather patterns are getting stuck in place - climate change is to blame. Plus, research shows that a substance in maple syrup has some incredible medicinal properties.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Is scattering ashes technically littering? Will circular runways be the future of airports? Can the TSA search the data in your electronic devices? In this episode, these questions are answered and only two bad puns are made.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Bird excrement was once so valuable to farmers that the U.S. government tried to claim all of it. It's possible to get pregnant a second time when you're already pregnant. Plus: When did we start calling citizens consumers?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Researchers are working to improve the lives of adult picky eaters. We break down who the Secret Service protects, and at what costs to taxpayers. Plus, there's a $700 kit that turns certain cars into self-driving cars -- and it works.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Man of Steel Answers Insight Commentary
 
Recorded March 13th and 20th. First contact, ship detection and landing, Zod’s ultimatum, The War of the Worlds, and The Wizard of Oz. Answers, insights, and commentary on: I. First Contact As an intended approach Guidelines for what counts Prior in-story contacts Detecting Kal’s vessel and landing Military response and suppression Ultimatum qu ...…
 
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Man of Steel Answers Insight Commentary
 
Recorded March 13th and 20th. First contact, ship detection and landing, Zod’s ultimatum, The War of the Worlds, and The Wizard of Oz. Answers, insights, and commentary on: I. First Contact As an intended approach Guidelines for what counts Prior in-story contacts Detecting Kal’s vessel and landing Military response and suppression Ultimatum qu ...…
 
Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and lessons learned every week. Episode 468: Treating Yourself Is Not the Answer by Cait Flanders (Like The Stuff of ...…
 
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Watch Out for Fireballs!
 
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross rise to talk about Tomb Raider (1996). For as important as Tomb Raider and Lara Croft are to the history of games, it's surprising it's taken us this long to cover her debut. So we extend our thanks to Allison Baker for getting us off of our asses to talk about this bizarre early evolution in 3D platforming and ci ...…
 
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Watch Out for Fireballs!
 
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross rise to talk about Tomb Raider (1996). For as important as Tomb Raider and Lara Croft are to the history of games, it's surprising it's taken us this long to cover her debut. So we extend our thanks to Allison Baker for getting us off of our asses to talk about this bizarre early evolution in 3D platforming and ci ...…
 
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Watch Out for Fireballs!
 
Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross rise to talk about Tomb Raider (1996). For as important as Tomb Raider and Lara Croft are to the history of games, it's surprising it's taken us this long to cover her debut. So we extend our thanks to Allison Baker for getting us off of our asses to talk about this bizarre early evolution in 3D platforming and ci ...…
 
Although cases are rare, a non-zero number of patients have gone to doctors with a leech stuck in their throat over the years. In this special episode, we explore this gross but fascinating circumstance.Music by Eric Matyaswww.soundimage.orgBy applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
and is in such high demand that tons of it are being stolen from beaches. White rhinos use middens as a complex communal message board. Plus, clinical trials need more volunteers -- we explain why.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Ancient armies sometimes used hallucinogenic honey as a bioweapon. New research shows how different squid brains are from human brains. Plus, we break down why hot food seems more satisfying than cold food.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Morality aside, is it ever legal to punch someone in the face? Unrelated: Researchers have identified the brain bits responsible for finding certain sounds incredibly annoying. Plus, highly profane people may be more honest.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Solar flares may be responsible for deadly whale beachings. New research clarifies cosmic radiation exposure for frequent fliers. Plus, purposefully complex terms of service let apps harvest our personal data.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
A zebra shark has given birth to viable babies without a mate. Weighted blankets may help people battle anxiety and insomnia. Plus: How much damage would a U.S. boarder wall do to local wildlife?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
In this episode of The JCast Journey, host Darone Ruskay takes a look at the growth of podcast networks. I guess people have finally learned what Darone knew from the start. Once again, we ask that you consider donating to help support our network. Please donate at http://JCastNetwork.org/donate.
 
A proposed anti-aging treatment transfuses young people's plasma into old people's blood. A species of boxer crab clones and carries sea anemones as weapons. Plus, the oldest known ancestor of all vertebrates was a wee sack of teeth.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Tornadoes' centers leave you cold and breathless; now we know how. Underuse and overuse of particular medical treatments is a global problem. Plus, the history and politics behind the importance of a president's first 100 days.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Wonder Woman's iconic themes of truth, matriarchy, and bondage reflect on her fascinating creator. Schools are suspending more students than ever, with lasting effects. Plus: Do smartphones really charge faster in airplane mode?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Research indicates that gun violence is contagious like a disease. Pregnancy causes measurable changes in the brain. Plus, science tells us how frequently we should wash our bath towels.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
This episode features Spreeder, Kelley Blue Book, www.Recalls.gov, HowStuffWorks, and Celestia.
 
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Exposure Ninja Digital Marketing Podcast | SEO, eCommerce, Digital PR, PPC, Web design and CRO
 
If you’ve ever wondered how giant websites (like eBay and skis.com) work on converting more of their visitors into buyers, then this episode will be a real treat for you. Khalid Saleh has been in conversion rate optimisation since before it was a recognised thing, and has worked with some of the World’s biggest brands. We’ll be discussing some ...…
 
Future moon settlers could live in caves carved by ancient lunar lava flows. Letting kids lose games can actually help them in the long run. Plus, your fellow airplane passengers are closer to you than ever.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
You have some specific genes to thank if you can smell asparagus in urine. Tardigrades were finally observed mating and it's suitably strange. Plus, a software glitch is sending innocent people to prison.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Tiny invertebrates pollinate underwater flowers like bees. Fun party trick: How to taste garlic through your feet. Plus, Stephen Hawking is helping send a probe the size of a cherry tomato to explore another solar system.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
christmas, puritans, history, culture, holidays, celebration, 2016, leap second, timekeeping, new years eve, timeBy applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
 
Jerry joins Holly in the studio to talk about the historical significance of the building where HowStuffWorks is headquartered.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
How can we better deal with waste in space? Should we rise up against the panopticonic Elf on the Shelf? Plus: Is the internet actually an effective way to contact our elected officials?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Researchers may have pinpointed why it's hard to maintain eye contact while we speak. If Trump declined to live in the White House, it would be unprecedented. Plus, a Samoan island is prepared to switch entirely to solar energy.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
A warm, salty area deep in the Gulf of Mexico kills everything it touches. Bats can fly faster than anyone thought, beating out even the fastest birds. Plus, young women in South Africa plan to launch a satellite as part of a STEM academic program.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Increasingly, Californians are considering a campaign to secede from the union. An error in Spotify's desktop app could damage your computer -- update it! Plus, thankfully, ambient music is a proven therapy, and we've got a bit for you to listen to.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Jason Hoch runs the ship at HowStuffWorks, one of the most successful podcast creation studios around. His wisdom is invaluable.
 
A new humanoid robot keeps its components cool by sweating, just like you and me. Drivers who wait until the last second to merge are scientifically correct - and safer. Plus, we bust a few myths about what will (and won't) damage your smartphone battery.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Demand for coffee during the American Civil War lead to a noxious innovation. Haptic feedback may let you learn certain skills without concentrating. Plus, the history behind Super Tuesday – and questions into whether weekdays work for modern voters.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Stuff Mom Never Told You
 
Cristen, Caroline and HowStuffWorks galpal Lauren Vogelbaum dive into the Hellmouth of Sunnydale to assess how Buffy slayed the patriarchy.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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