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bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of material and a lot of it is really good. Here’s the best of the bunch. Read more ›

bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of material and a lot of it is really good. Here’s the best of the bunch. Read more ›

bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of material and a lot of it is really good. Here’s the best of the bunch. Read more ›

bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch. Read more ›

SYSK Follow-Up: Japanese Stragglers

Hey, folks. It’s time for another SYSK follow-up. This is when fans send us updates on past shows. We think it’s neat and we think you should all be included. This time we got an email pointing us in the

Some Stuff I Found: Coelacanths, TripAdvisor, Evil and the Origin of the Japanese

You take the Yayoi, you take the Jomon, you take em both and there you have, the Japanese. That’s what linguists recently confirmed as they sought to examine dialects in use in modern Japan to find a single common ancestor.

The Latest News on Sand

Science can say with certainty what percentage of a tube must be filled with sand before friction the individual grains create enough friction with one another that they stop flowing like a liquid and act like a solid: 64 percent.Read

Quakebook Project Breaks the Publishing Mold

Hey there, folks. A good friend of mine who lives in Tokyo recently sent me an email about Quakebook — something I hadn’t heard of previously. Turns out it’s a really awesome project that has broken the publishing mold in

Three Mile Island Anniversary Relevant

It’s sad that the 32 year anniversary of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island is made more relevant because of the current situation in Japan. If it hadn’t been for the earthquake and tsunami-caused events recently then the passing

Podcast Goodness: Nuclear Meltdowns

Hey there, folks. On Tuesday’s show we got to the matter at hand in terms of Japan’s current nuclear reactor scenario that continues to unfold. We’re not a news show, we do try and explain things in simple terms when

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