THE PODCAST
Most Recent Episodes
land diving 600x350 How Land Diving Works

On Pentacost Island the ritual that preceded bungee jumping is alive and well. Just why do these tribesmen risk life and limb? To ensure a hearty yam harvest. Great reason.

Thinkstock/popovaphoto Sir Isaac Newton: Greatest Scientist of All Time?

There have been a lot of great scientist throughout history, but Sir Isaac Newton might just take the cake. But while he was a certified genius, he was also a little screwy. Dive into the life of this fascinating chap in today's episode.

Thinkstock/BartoszLuka The Duality of Caffeine

Caffeine is a heck of a drug - at the same time it's both good and bad for you. Learn the good, bad and ugly about this everyday stimulant in today's episode.

Thinkstock/Mike Manzano Body Language!

Body language is how you communicate without words. Some say it bears more impact in communication than speaking words. Learn about how you say what you say could mean more than you think.

satanic_panic_600x350 The “Satanic Panic” of the 1980s

In the late 1980s, the United States experienced a "Satanic Panic," leading parents to fear for the safety of their children. But were there any real examples of Satanic ritual abuse? Find out this and more in today's episode.

The Great Wall of China Episode

The Great Wall of China is one of the most visited tourist desinations in the world. How'd it get built? How old is it? What's the current condition? Learn this and more in today's episode.

Michele Piacquadio/Thinkstock How Gossip Works

You know what I heard? That Josh and Chuck hate each other and they're just faking being friends for the show. That's called gossip, folks and it can do serious damage. Learn all about it in today's episode.

Star Wars Holiday_600x350 The Star Wars Holiday Special of 1978

Long ago, in a galaxy not so far away, George Lucas allowed the Star Wars Holiday Special to be made. What happened on the night of November 17, 1978 can never be fully explained, but we make our best effort in a very special edition of SYSK. May the force be with us all.

Sagan_600x350 Carl Sagan: American Hero

Carl Sagan was the world's first mainstream media super scientist, capapble of breaking down complex ideas for the common folk. But what made him tick? Billions and billions of great ideas.

anonymous_600x350 The Lowdown on Anonymous

Anonymous is an amorphous group of hacktivists with no single leader or power structure. Some call them heroes, others call them criminals. Can they be both?

1 of 3
Videos
videos-280x150 Stuff You Should Know Videos

Watch the latest SYSK shorts on the official video page.

Blog
blog-280x150 Stuff You Should Read

Josh and Chuck blog about everything under the sun.

Store
store-280x150 Stuff You Should Know Merchandise

Buy Stuff You Should Know T-shirts and accessories.

MORE FROM THE STUFF NETWORK