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How El Nino Works

El Nino may mean "the little boy" or "Christ Child" in Spanish, but this weather phenomenon really means crazy things for Planet Earth. We're talking rain where it's typically dry and drought where it's usually wet. Learn why today.

How the La Brea Tar Pits Work

It's surprising that a few 12-feet-deep pools of asphalt have proven to be one of the most significant troves of Pleistocene fossils, but the La Brea Tar Pits, located in the heart of Los Angeles, are giving science a clear picture of a puzzling time.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are the best of the bunch. Enjoy them with our compliments.

Josh and Chuck Go To Los Angeles!

Josh and Chuck recently ventured West to take part in the Los Angeles Podcast Festival and to host a SYSK Variety Show. They also went to a table reading of The Simpsons! Special thanks to Todd Kausen for the Variety Show pics...