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  • 04:15 How Do GPS Coordinates Work?

    How Do GPS Coordinates Work?

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    So you’ve seen those location-tagging numbers on maps and GPS devices before, but do you actually know what they mean? Brainstuff is here to fill you in. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/travel/gps.htm Su

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  • 03:38 How Does Anxiety Work?

    How Does Anxiety Work?

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    Anxiety is a normal, healthy response for the human body. But when it interferes with daily life it can become a disorder. We investigate anxiety's symptoms and biochemistry to learn how it can become irrational... and how you treat it. Learn more at HowS

  • 03:27 What is 'New Car Smell?'

    What is 'New Car Smell?'

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    Ben explains just what it is you're smelling when you get inside a new car. Ecology Center Guide: http://www.ecocenter.org/sites/default/files/2012_Cars.pdf Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://auto.howstuffworks.com/under-the-hood/auto-manufacturing/w

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  • 05:58 What Is The Drake Equation?

    What Is The Drake Equation?

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    Josh explains Frank Drake's famous formula for determining whether intelligent alien life exists. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/space/aliens-ufos/extraterrestrial-life-odds1.htm Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our

  • 03:51 How Does Aspirin Work?

    How Does Aspirin Work?

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    How does aspirin target your pain? The plants that aspirin were derived from have been used as medicine for about 6000 years, we finally discovered how it works in 1971, and Lauren explains it to you now. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.how

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  • 03:47 Popular Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight Of Blood?

    Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight Of Blood?

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    Josh explains the science of why people faint at the sight of blood. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/circulatory/blood.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/RHuxR7 Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/YZQDqY

  • 03:32 Is It Possible To Erase Your Memories?

    Is It Possible To Erase Your Memories?

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    Science suggests it's possible to erase specific memories. But even if we can, should we? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/spotless-mind.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit o

  • 03:52 Here's Why Helicopter Blades Can Look Strange On Video

    Here's Why Helicopter Blades Can Look Strange On Video

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    Helicopter blades and other fast spinning objects often produce strange effects on camera. Lauren explains why. Video clips used in this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkmZIngSpEU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1g5QVljkkVA https://www.youtube.c

  • 05:17 How Much Does It Cost To Run For President?

    How Much Does It Cost To Run For President?

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    There’s a big difference between running for President and actually winning the election. So how much money will you need to have a decent shot at being Commander-in-Chief? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://people.howstuffworks.com/president.htm Sha

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  • 04:54 How Does Diplomatic Immunity Work?

    How Does Diplomatic Immunity Work?

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    Join Josh as he explains the intricacies of diplomatic immunity, a tradition dating back at least 4,000 years. Listen to the Stuff You Should Know podcast: http://www.stuffyoushouldknow.com/podcasts/deal-diplomatic-immunity/ Share on Facebook: Share on Tw

  • 03:35 Why Do You Stop Noticing Smells After A While?

    Why Do You Stop Noticing Smells After A While?

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    Our brains lie to us. Not maliciously – they think they’re helping. Which is why smells seem to disappear: It’s olfactory adaptation. How it happens is complicated, but Lauren breaks it down. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.co

  • 03:44 Why Do Movie Theaters Sell Popcorn?

    Why Do Movie Theaters Sell Popcorn?

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    For millions of moviegoers, the idea of visiting the local theater automatically conjures memories of popcorn. But this wasn’t always the case – so why, out of all snacks, did popcorn become the #1 snack for film? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://r

  • 03:49 Do Crosswalk And 'Close Door' Buttons Really Do Anything?

    Do Crosswalk And 'Close Door' Buttons Really Do Anything?

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    Are the buttons we push to cross streets, close elevator doors, and nudge the office thermostat really connected to anything? Some aren’t! Learn how these placebo buttons (don’t) work. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life

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  • 03:44 Why Are Some People Afraid Of Clowns?

    Why Are Some People Afraid Of Clowns?

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    Clowns are usually brightly-colored, goofy, raucous characters designed to be the life of any party. However, it’s no secret that they’re not universally adored. In fact, some people find clowns downright frightening. But why? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.

  • 02:54 Why Do We Itch?

    Why Do We Itch?

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    Virtually everyone has experienced an itch at one time or another – but what is an itch exactly? What causes it, and why can having one be such a maddening experience? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/information/

  • 03:43 How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

    How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

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    In case you ever get stranded in the wild without an obvious source of fresh water, here are a few things you can do to collect some. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/survival/wilderness/how-to-find-water.htm/printable S

  • 04:14 The Disease We Barely Know Anything About

    The Disease We Barely Know Anything About

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    We don’t know what causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, how to treat it or even what to call it. What’s up with this mysterious disease? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/diseases-conditions/chronic-fatigue/the-basics-of-chronic

  • 03:49 How Do We Grow Hard Bones From Soft Tissue?

    How Do We Grow Hard Bones From Soft Tissue?

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    The foods we eat and the cells that produce our bones are squishy, but our bones are hard. How does that work? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/musculoskeletal/bone.htm/printable Share on Facebook: https:

  • 05:21 Can Computers Read Your Mind?

    Can Computers Read Your Mind?

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    Nowadays it’s not unusual for a search engine to autofill search terms, for streaming music services to suggest new music based on your past preferences, and for advertisers to automatically target you for specific products. But how far can this practice

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  • 04:20 Should Animals Have Human Rights?

    Should Animals Have Human Rights?

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    In theory, all human beings have a certain set of inalienable rights simply by virtue of being self-aware, of having the ability to consider abstract concepts. Nowadays an increasing number of scientists, legislators and global institutions are asking whe

  • 04:34 How Does Agoraphobia Work?

    How Does Agoraphobia Work?

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    Agoraphobia is a complicated and difficult psychological condition that is easily misunderstood. Learn about life with agoraphobia in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/mental-health/anxiety/panic-

  • 03:24 Why Do So Many Price Tags End In .99?

    Why Do So Many Price Tags End In .99?

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    It’s very common to see the number 9 at the right end of a price tag. Why is this? Lauren explains the psychology of prices and nines in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com. Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subscribe: htt

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  • 05:54 Does Disease Have A Smell?

    Does Disease Have A Smell?

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    For thousands of years, medical professionals have diagnosed illness based on their patient’s scent. How do humans, dogs and machines smell disease today? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com. Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/6igAQs Share on Twitter: https://

  • 04:44 Does TV Resolution Matter?

    Does TV Resolution Matter?

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    You’ve heard all the hype about high-definition TV, ultra-high definition and more. But does this mad race to jame more pixels on a screen actually matter? Tune in to learn more about the human eye and digital resolution. VIEW CARLTON BALE'S TV RESOLUTION

  • 05:45 How Do The Academy Awards Work?

    How Do The Academy Awards Work?

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    Who is the mysterious ‘Academy’ and how do they pick which movies win at the Oscars? Join Ben to learn the occult science of Academy Awards. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.co... Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/ySpZ2R

  • 03:36 Popular Is A 'Dog Year' Really 7 Years?

    Is A 'Dog Year' Really 7 Years?

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    You may have heard that dogs age differently than humans. But is it true? Get the facts on your pooch without having that ever-awkward “so… how old are you really?” conversation. Calculate your dog's age: http://goo.gl/oTca Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com

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  • 02:20 What Are Eye Boogers?

    What Are Eye Boogers?

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    The gunk builds up at the inner corners of our eyes is residue of the stuff the coats and protects our eyeballs all the time. Learn what it’s made of and why it turns to sand overnight. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/huma

  • 03:25 Popular Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

    Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

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    Is this adorable behavior rooted in sensory necessity or purposeful gesticulation? We explore what may be the cutest research ever. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://animals.howstuffworks.com/pets... Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subscribe: h

  • 04:34 Popular Why Don't All Skeletons Become Fossils?

    Why Don't All Skeletons Become Fossils?

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    Skeletons of ancient animals sometimes become fossilized. But if this happened to every animal that ever lived, wouldn’t we be swimming in a sea of fossils right now? BrainStuff explains why only a fraction of animal bones turn into fossils. Learn more at

  • 03:12 How Old Is The Oldest Fairy Tale?

    How Old Is The Oldest Fairy Tale?

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    We know folklore goes back hundreds of years, but thanks to a new study using biological research methods, we now know it’s even older than that. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://people.howstuffworks.com/10-da... Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/K

  • 03:59 Why Do We 'See Stars'?

    Why Do We 'See Stars'?

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    When you bash your head and “see stars,” what’s going on? Why does your brain pick this moment to give you a laser light show? Josh explains the phenomenon of seeing stars in this Brainstuff video. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com Share on Facebook: https:

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  • 03:25 How Do Hiccups Work?

    How Do Hiccups Work?

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    Everyone gets hiccups, but no one is entirely sure why. Learn what’s going on when you hiccup, plus a couple theories about why hiccups happen. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/disea... Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/8Mt

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  • 02:50 Popular Why Is Bird Poop White?

    Why Is Bird Poop White?

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    Bird poop: It’s the bane of cars, statues, awnings and occasional hapless pedestrians across the world. But what is this stuff anyway? Why does it look so unnatural? Why is it white? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://animals.howstuffworks.com/birds/

  • 03:57 How Does Caffeine Wake You Up?

    How Does Caffeine Wake You Up?

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    When you get coffee jitters, caffeine has tricked your brain into anticipating danger. Lauren explains how it works. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/caffeine.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/adWdyH Share on Twitter:

  • 04:50 Do You Really Need To Wash Your Jeans?

    Do You Really Need To Wash Your Jeans?

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    You might have heard this odd advice from fashion gurus before – “don’t wash your jeans!” But why? Is it real advice, or just a prank pulled on unsuspecting, dim-witted denim rubes? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://lifestyle.howstuffworks.com/style

  • 03:35 What Is The Dwarf Planet Ceres?

    What Is The Dwarf Planet Ceres?

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    Don’t know what the dwarf planet Ceres is, and at this point you’re too afraid to ask? BrainStuff will give you the deets on this otherworldly object. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/dictionary/astronomy-terms/asteroid.ht

  • 04:12 What Is Synesthesia?

    What Is Synesthesia?

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    It’s true – some people hear colors, or taste words. But what produces synesthesia? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/emotions/synesthesia.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/jowIii Share on Twitter:

  • 03:46 How Long Can Fingernails Grow?

    How Long Can Fingernails Grow?

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    Josh gets to the bottom of a question we've all had at some point in our lives: how long would your fingernails grow if you stopped cutting them completely? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/nail-care/health/finger

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  • 03:23 Popular Do Juice Cleanses Actually Work?

    Do Juice Cleanses Actually Work?

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    Juice cleanses are all the rage. But do they actually provide any health benefits? Cristen explains. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/diet-fitness/diets/what-s-the-big-deal-about-juice-cleanses-.htm Share on Facebo

  • 04:20 What Is The Magician's Oath?

    What Is The Magician's Oath?

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    What keeps magicians from revealing the secrets to their illusions? It’s not a pact with The Devil… Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/d8pJsy Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/M9IocY Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our

  • 03:34 Why Does Milk Curdle When It Goes Bad?

    Why Does Milk Curdle When It Goes Bad?

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    Most foods fall apart when they go bad - so why does milk clump together? The answer is bacterial poop, and Lauren can explain. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/edible-innovations/yogurt2.htm Share on Facebook:

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  • 02:43 Why Do Men Have Nipples?

    Why Do Men Have Nipples?

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    Men don’t usually lactate – but they can! Cristen explores how breast tissue develops in human embryos of both sexes, and explains why mice are more advanced, evolution-wise. Check out Cristen's article at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.co

  • 03:04 Why Do We Twitch When We're Falling Asleep?

    Why Do We Twitch When We're Falling Asleep?

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    A majority of people feel like they're falling when first going to sleep, resulting in twitches. What is this jerking night spasm? This video was a collaboration with our friends at AllTime Numbers. Check out their video for 'Sleep in Numbers' here: https

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  • 03:31 How Does Colorblindness Work?

    How Does Colorblindness Work?

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    We see color thanks to complex coordination of signals from the eyes to the brain. Here's what happens when the signal gets scrambled. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/eye/colorblindness.htm Share on Face

  • 02:59 How Sibg Earworms Get Stuck In Your Head

    How Sibg Earworms Get Stuck In Your Head

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    Virtually everyone has been tortured by an earworm – one of those songs that sneaks into your head and stays there. But why? How? Most importantly – how can you get that #$&*^% song out of your head?! Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstu

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  • 04:58 How Long Would It Take To Walk Around The World?

    How Long Would It Take To Walk Around The World?

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    Ben explains what goes into calculating how long it would take to traverse the globe on foot, and tells us about some intrepid explorers who've tried to do it. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com. Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/CBwvRQ Share on Twitter: htt

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  • 03:05 Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?

    Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?

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    Cristen explains why male humans' voices generally get lower than female humans' during puberty. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/sexual-health/male-reproductive-system/male-puberty2.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/Hg

  • 04:46 How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

    How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

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    Science has proven that we can be aware of our dreams while we’re in them. But can we control our dreams? Josh breaks it to you gently. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/lucid-dreaming.htm S

  • 03:39 How Wiretapping Works

    How Wiretapping Works

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    It’s surprisingly easy to listen to private conversations if you know how to hack satellites, bug devices or tap a phone line. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://people.howstuffworks.com/wiretapping.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subscribe:

  • 02:23 Why Does Gasoline Smell So Good?

    Why Does Gasoline Smell So Good?

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    Some people sense a sweet, euphoric odor when pumping gas into their car. Why is that? And is it hazardous? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/gasoline.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/9BdfNI Share on Twitter: https://g

  • 03:40 Can You Really Name A Star?

    Can You Really Name A Star?

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    Since the dawn of recorded history humankind has tried to classify and study the stars. It’s a continuing mission, and astronomers are finding new stars all the time. But how do they get their names? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuf

  • 04:32 How Does Jet Lag Work?

    How Does Jet Lag Work?

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    Yeah, your sleeping pattern gets screwy when when you fly to different time zones. But what are the symptoms of jet lag? What causes it? And how can you remedy it? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/jet-lag.htm Share on

  • 03:13 How Do Pneumatic Tubes Work?

    How Do Pneumatic Tubes Work?

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    The Internet has been called a series of tubes. But long before email, people sent messages across cities through networks of pneumatic tubes. Learn how they work! Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/everyday-tech/pneumat

  • 03:32 What Would Space Do To The Human Body?

    What Would Space Do To The Human Body?

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    Space without a suit? You’ll probably die from the lack of pressure in a vacuum. But other extreme hazards won’t help either. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/question540.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/CeaQIU Share

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  • 04:10 Can I Get My Face On Currency?

    Can I Get My Face On Currency?

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    Forget the normal 15 minutes of fame – the real ticket to immortalizing your legacy is to get your face on currency. But how does it work? Join Cristen to learn more. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://money.howstuffworks.com/currency.htm Share on Fa

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  • 03:22 What Is The Oldest Living Thing?

    What Is The Oldest Living Thing?

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    From eldritch aspen colonies to immortal jellyfish, the world is lousy with long-lived organisms. But what’s the oldest? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/IDNsbs Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/QXC2XL Subscribe: http://goo

  • 03:14 How Does Hair Dye Work?

    How Does Hair Dye Work?

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    Some hair dyes are basically fine-grained paint. But dyes that stick with you for more than a couple weeks physically and chemically change each hair. Learn how with HowStuffWorks. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subs

  • 04:41 Popular What's The Difference Between A Popsicle And Ice Pops?

    What's The Difference Between A Popsicle And Ice Pops?

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    Josh explains why generic ice pop labels don’t just use the word “popsicle” like a normal person. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/question499.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/CwoczD Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Y

  • 02:50 Why Do Some People Sneeze In Sunlight?

    Why Do Some People Sneeze In Sunlight?

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    You walk outside on a sunny day and BAM! A sneezing fit hits you. But why? Join Cristen as she explains the photic sneeze reflex. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/circus-arts/human-blockhead2.htm Share on Facebo

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  • 04:17 Does Letter Order Matter?

    Does Letter Order Matter?

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    You’ve probably seen the internet meme about word order – but is it true? Does the order of letters in a word matter, or can people read a jumble just as quickly as a proper sentence? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com. Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/97ny

  • 04:26 What The Heck Is GDP?

    What The Heck Is GDP?

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    GDP, GNP – what does it all mean? Jonathan explains what economists mean when they bring up these common economic indicators. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://money.howstuffworks.com/gross-national-happiness.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter:

  • 02:49 Why Does The Shower Get Hot When The Toilet Is Flushed?

    Why Does The Shower Get Hot When The Toilet Is Flushed?

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    Were you burned the last time someone flushed the toilet while you were showering? It's a simple plumbing fix. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com. Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/kOSMwL Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/gzs4hs Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7G

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  • 03:27 What Causes Chapped Lips?

    What Causes Chapped Lips?

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    For some people, winter means a daily battle against cracking, scaling or peeling lips. But what actually causes chapped lips? How can you prevent it? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/lip-care/tips/5-tips-for-batt

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  • 02:35 How Dirty Is Soap?

    How Dirty Is Soap?

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    It’s good hygiene to wash your hands after touching shared bathroom surfaces. But bars of soap are a shared surface. Does soap really help get you clean? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/cleansing/products/body-so

  • 04:29 Are Some People Immune To Mosquitoes?

    Are Some People Immune To Mosquitoes?

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    Ugh. Mosquitoes, right? They’re the worst. They pester everyone… or do they? Tune in to learn more. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/Xfii1B Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/znrM6k Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our

  • 02:43 Is WiFi Safe?

    Is WiFi Safe?

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    You've probably heard that wireless internet (WiFi) is dangerous. But is it true? Lauren breaks it down. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/wireless-network1.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subscribe: http://goo.gl

  • 03:21 What Is American Cheese Really Made Of?

    What Is American Cheese Really Made Of?

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    Processed American cheese is super cheap, consistent, shelf-stable, and orange. Jonathan explains how this science cheese is made. Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/kRrwu4 Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/0pE3Gf Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our s

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  • 03:22 What's The Most Expensive Book In The World?

    What's The Most Expensive Book In The World?

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    Sometimes super-wealthy people like to spend millions on a single book. Which one cost the most? Hint: It’s about water and it's written backwards. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://www.howstuffworks.com/arts/literature/10-rare-books4.htm Share on F

  • 02:50 How Do Car Horns Work?

    How Do Car Horns Work?

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    The next time you honk your car horn at that jerk who cut you off, you’ll understand how it uses physics to get the job done. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/ICxuu4 Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/m6dpEV Subscribe: http:

  • 05:00 How Does Déjà Vu Work?

    How Does Déjà Vu Work?

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    Ever gotten the strange feeling that you’re repeating an experience? Researchers have over 40 theories about what’s going on in the brain during déjà vu, and Josh is here to explain the most popular ones. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.ho

  • 02:54 Why Do People In Old Movies Talk Weird?

    Why Do People In Old Movies Talk Weird?

    408 views / 0 likes - added

    It’s not quite British, and it’s not quite American – so what gives? Why do all those actors of yesteryear have such a distinct and strange accent? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/movies-film-chann

  • 03:17 Popular How Do Microwave Ovens Work?

    How Do Microwave Ovens Work?

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    They’re convenient, ubiquitous and easy to use. But how do these things work, exactly? What do people mean when they say a microwave cooks food inside out? Join HowStuffWorks as we answer engaging, everyday science questions, demystifying the amazing worl

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  • 03:58 Are Plants Conscious?

    Are Plants Conscious?

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    Scientists have found evidence that plants have senses, memories, and can even communicate with each other. But does this mean they're conscious? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/botany/plants-feel-pain.htm Share on F

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  • 02:44 How Does Night Vision Work?

    How Does Night Vision Work?

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    Sure, night vision looks cool in the movies - but what is it, exactly? How can a scope or a pair of goggles help you see in near-absolute darkness? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/high-tech-gadgets/nightvision

  • 02:32 How Does Coal Walking Work?

    How Does Coal Walking Work?

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    While some claim walking on hot coals is mind over matter, there's actually a science to not burning yourself, involving conductivity and insulation. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/circus-arts/firewalking.htm

  • 03:09 Popular Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?

    Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?

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    It’s almost impossible to trick your brain so you can tickle yourself. Unless you're schizophrenic… Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question511.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/d4QPR7

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  • 02:49 How Do Erasers Erase?

    How Do Erasers Erase?

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    Erasers lift our mistakes right off the page, but it's not magic - it's the microscopic physics of stickiness. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/everyday-tech/erasers-erase.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subsc

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  • 03:36 Why Can't People Remember Being Born?

    Why Can't People Remember Being Born?

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    You probably remember your 18th birthday, but not your first – or your zeroth. Why is that? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/remember-birth.htm Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/hiKxeT Shar

  • 04:07 How Carbon Dating Works

    How Carbon Dating Works

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    In the movies, scientists use “carbon dating” to determine the age of ancient artifacts and dinosaur bones. But what is the real science behind carbon dating, and how does it work? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environm

  • 03:46 Can You Reach The End Of A Rainbow?

    Can You Reach The End Of A Rainbow?

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    The end of the rainbow may be the best place to raid a leprechaun stash, but it proves a strangely difficult destination to reach. Brainstuff explains why you can’t get there, and why there really isn’t even a a “there” there. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.

  • 04:19 Did The Brontosaurus Exist?

    Did The Brontosaurus Exist?

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    The Brontosaurus technically hasn't existed in the living/breathing sense of the word for 150 million years. But did it ever exist? Was this iconic dinosaur the result of misclassification? Learn about the Bone Wars with Stuff You Missed In History Class:

  • 03:01 Why Are Wine Bottles Usually Green?

    Why Are Wine Bottles Usually Green?

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    Most wine bottles are green. Is it because they're pretty? Or do they protect the booze juice inside somehow? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/edible-innovations/winemaking.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitte

  • 04:16 How Fire Extinguishers Work

    How Fire Extinguishers Work

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    Fire extinguishers are nearly ubiquitous, and they can be an invaluable, life-saving device. But what’s inside those little red cylinders, and how does it stop a fire? Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/hF7RFe Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/qKWGmd Subscr

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  • 03:39 Do Animals Laugh?

    Do Animals Laugh?

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    It’s no secret that some animal species are highly intelligent – but do they also “get” jokes? Can they laugh? Are laughter and intelligence even related? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://animals.howstuffworks.com/animal-facts/do-animals-laugh.htm

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  • 03:53 Popular Why Are Stop Signs Red?

    Why Are Stop Signs Red?

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    Why aren’t stop signs yellow, purple or green? Brainstuff explains the origins of the red, octagonal stop sign and some hints about why red might be the best color to use if you want to throw cold water on somebody’s need for speed. Learn more at HowStuff

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  • 04:05 What Is 'Ranch' Flavor?

    What Is 'Ranch' Flavor?

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    A plumber in Alaska invented a bizarre condiment that launched a multimillion dollar industry, and today ranch is the most popular salad dressing in the US. But what exactly is this stuff? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/

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