We did a podcast some time ago about face transplants. Medical science is pretty remarkable these days and I think the episode really highlighted some of the breakthroughs in facial reconstruction, or in this case, full transplant. At the time, there had only been one such operation performed - for a French woman who lost her face due to a very unfortunate incident with her dog. It was pretty disturbing to say the least and we heard from a lot of you who had a hard time getting through the episode.

Have you ever seen someone rummaging through a dumpster in your large city and wondered, "hey, what in the world is that dude doing in that dumpster?" Well, this week on the Stuff You Should Know podcast program we got down to the bottom of that query. Sure, there could be lots of reasons why someone would dumpster dive, but the one we went with for the sake of the show was the notion that this person may be something called a "freegan."

Hello there, folks. Thanks for stopping by the blog for a little podcast goodness -- your chance to converse and fellowship with other listeners about all things SYSK. On Tuesday's show, we covered a topic I've been meaning to get to for a while now -- mummies. I'm a long time fan of the mummy, personally. From movies when I was a kid, to the shows where adventurers crack open the tombs to find real mummies, I've always been into it. So this episode was a great chance for me to learn things I never knew about the famous "wrapped-in-bandages" human beings.

Hey there, podcast fans. I hope everyone has had a stellar week so far. It's time for a little podcast recap -- a chance for you to discuss what you think about this week's shows. Tuesday we released the long awaited cults episode. This goes pretty well as a one two punch with the episode on brainwashing we did quite a while ago. We learned all about how cults operate, how they recruit and a bit on what would make a person want to join a cult in the first place. Turns out there are some desperate folks out there looking for answers. We also hit a bit on how to exit a cult, from the forced kidnappings and deprogramming that has happened to the no kidnapping, let's just get them out nicely and reprogram kind of thing.

Mr. Charlie Sheen has been sucking up all of the headlines these days with his multiple interviews addressing his behavior, his addictions and his show. He was first suspended from Two and a Half Men, and finally was fired late yesterday. Watching these interviews has been pretty distressing if you ask me. Sure, it's funny at first, but in the end what we're watching is the slow disintegration of a human being.

Hello, folks. Sorry for the absence, but the podcast goodness leg of the SYSK podcast program is back in full effect. Welcome to new readers, and hello to the old standbys. This week on the show we covered a couple of topics that are kind of weird when paired together -- tickling and stagflation.

Hey there, folks. Chuck here with a little podcast recap -- a chance for the SYSK Army to get together and chat about this week's episodes. Here at HQ things are feeling decidedly like Autumn. It's here in full swing and folks around these parts are pretty happy to see our lovely tree-filled city full of yellow, orange and brown. I hope it's as beautiful in your neck of the woods. So this week on the Stuff You Should Know podcast program Mr. Clark and I covered a couple of topics that we both found pretty interesting.

It's podcast goodness time! This week on the Stuff You Should Know podcast program, we covered a couple of topics dealing with women. They were pretty different, but about women all the same.Tuesday's show was on roller derby, a sport that was invented in the 1950s, died in the 1970s, 80s and 90s, and has been reborn in a big way here in the new millennium. Back in the day, it was more of an endurance competition. The inventor realized pretty quickly that people banging into one another was a little more exciting though, and roller derby evolved pretty quickly into more of a contact sport.

How about a little podcast goodness wrap-up? This week on the Stuff You Should Know podcast program, we covered something from nature and something from the mystical realms of the unknown. Well, sort of. Tuesday's show was all about one our favorite sea creatures, the octopus. We've gotten some good feedback from other folks who also claim that the octopus is their favorite sea creature. We had n idea these amazing eight legged bags of ink were so darn popular. My favorite thing about the octopus?

Hello there, folks. Chuck Bryant here reporting from HSW.com HQ in Atlanta, Georgia. I know I promised to not mention the weather until something changed and low and behold, that's happened. It's actually cooled down ever so slightly here over the past day or so. We're talking manageable heat though, it's not exactly fall sweeping through. But I'll take it. This week on the Stuff You Should Know podcast program, Dr. Clark and myself talked about a couple of things -- one that many people are well acquainted with and one that's a little more, shall we say, mysterious.