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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on the Titanic wreck site, Barrett Brown, impossible spacecraft engines, true crime and more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on neoliberalism, Chernobyl, nuclear testing, the Heimlich maneuver and more interesting stuff

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Interesting articles on the moral brain, prepping a corpse in Appalachia and surviving the 1966 UT mass shooting.

Some Really Interesting Cases of Mass Hysteria

Around the world and across time, people have fallen victim to one of the strongest contagions of all - the power of suggestion. Here are just a few examples of these bizarre cases.

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.

Vocal Fry and Other Speech Trends

You've heard lots of complaints about vocal fry, mostly from older white men. But it's not exclusive to the Kardashians. Learn all about vocal fry, upspeak and other quirky speech trends in today's episode.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on mysterious laws, evil dummies, kids causing trainwrecks and much more.

How Street Gangs Work

The street gang problem in America peaked in the 1990s, but recent FBI reports find that gang membership doubled from 2006-2011. What's driving this increase, and gangs in general? Wander into gang territory with Josh and Chuck in this episode.

Polyamory: When two just won't do

In this episode of Stuff You Should Know, Josh and Chuck dive into the world of polyamory. Turns out polyamorists aren't weirdos and deviants, they're just regular folks looking for love from more than one person. Learn all you ever needed to know about this unique, but not so modern arrangement.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of great articles, some of them really good. Here are the best of the bunch for your enjoyment.