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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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Episodes

Short Stuff: Madam C.J. Walker

4/21/2021
Join us today as we dive into the story of the first female self-made millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:13:57

Mechanical Bulls!

4/20/2021
Mechanical bulls are kind of weird, but they have certainly made a place in American pop culture over the years. Largely due to one movie, Urban Cowboy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:51:44

Selects: How Tupperware Works

4/17/2021
Tupperware won immediate design acclaim when it was released in 1947, but it took a pioneering female executive to make a line of plastic food storage into an icon of the American postwar boom. Learn about the surprisingly intriguing history of Tupperware, in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:44:13

Hair Loss: The Pits

4/15/2021
Losing your hair is a situation that seems to be universally considered to absolutely stink. Unsurprisingly, humans have been trying all sorts of weird stuff to combat hair loss for millennia, but we’re only just now starting to get a handle on it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:01:19

Short Stuff: Palindromes

4/14/2021
Chuck loves palindromes. So much that his very name is one. Oh wait... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:14:10

How the Electrical Grid Works

4/13/2021
The electrical grid that provides power to the US is one of those things you don’t give a second thought to until it stops working – then it’s tough to think about anything else. Learn why this engineering marvel is past its prime and how to update it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:03:05

Selects: The Unsolved Mystery Disappearance of the Sodder Children

4/10/2021
In 1945 a house fire took the lives of five children - except that their bodies were never found. In this classic episode, dive into the longstanding mystery of the odd circumstances surrounding the disappearance of the Sodder children. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:50:10

Muzak: Easy Listening Goodness

4/8/2021
Muzak got a bad reputation as bland garbage music. We aim to set the record straight. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:59:54

Short Stuff: Venus de Milo

4/7/2021
Step into today's short stuff to learn all about the armless wonder! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:12:01

Havana Syndrome: ¿Qué Diablos?

4/6/2021
In 2016, diplomats at the American embassy in Cuba began suffering weird neurological symptoms after hearing strange noises. Some say it was a sonic attack using a secret weapon, but the Havana Syndrome remains a baffling scientific mystery to this day. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:46:56

Selects: How Circus Families Work

4/3/2021
Don't be confused - this one is about actual circus acts made of family members, not the controversial comic strip. Step right up to this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:50:15

How the Titanic Worked: Part Two

4/1/2021
After the Titanic sank recriminations and blame followed, sometimes ruining careers unjustifiably. As the decades wore on and she was found almost 2.5 miles down, history rehabilitated some people. The question still remains how to preserve the ship. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:53:50

Short Stuff: What's the oldest book?

3/31/2021
In order to figure out what the oldest book is, one has to define what a book actually is. Listen in as we discuss this debatable topic. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:13:01

How the Titanic Worked: Part One

3/30/2021
When the Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage in April 1912, the world was divided into two types of people: those who considered her unsinkable and those who weren’t so sure about that. Both types were aboard when she went down with 1500 souls. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:54:27

Selects: What was the Philadelphia Experiment?

3/27/2021
The Philadelphia Experiment is a bad movie from the 1980s, and also the conpiracy theory that refuses to die, despite virtually zero evidence of its occurance. Learn all about this strange non-event in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:54:09

Introducing: Minnie Questions

3/26/2021
Hi, SYSK fans! We know you love our podcast and we think you'll love this new show from iHeartMedia and actress Minnie Driver, Minnie Questions. The best part? Our very own Chuck Bryant is featured on episode 2 now available on the iHeartRadio app. Check out this trailer with a snippet into Minnie's conversation with Chuck! About Minnie Questions: Minnie Driver questions everything... and her acclaim as an actor and musician is undoubtedly rooted in her enraptured observations of the world...

Duration:00:03:34

Space Junk, Ahoy!

3/25/2021
The orbits hundreds to thousands of miles above Earth are littered with garbage. Space garbage, sure, but it’s still garbage. Littering in space is bad enough but it poses practical problems too – like space junk crashing into satellites or astronauts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:53:42

Short Stuff: Cellphones on Airplanes

3/24/2021
Are we finally at the place where we can make cell phone calls on airplanes? PLEASE NO! Listen in to find out. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:13:36

What is biophilic design?

3/23/2021
Biophilic design is all about bringing the outside in. But it's also much more than that. Open your windows and have a listen! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:54:42

Selects: How Lighthouses Work

3/20/2021
People have been burning fires on cliffs as long as other people have used boats, but after the Age of Exploration, lighthouses took their unmistakable form and the great stories of the people who kept the lights around the world began. Learn all about them in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:50:38