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What is the Birthday Paradox?Jul 24, 2017 Listen
How Fuel Efficient Is An Airplane?Jul 20, 2017 Listen
Why Are You Farting?Jul 17, 2017 Listen
Where Do Bullets Go When Fired Into The Air?Jul 12, 2017 Listen
Can Water Go Bad?Jul 10, 2017 Listen
Why Do People Talk Weird in Old Movies?Jul 05, 2017 Listen
Why is Blood Red?Jul 03, 2017 Listen
How Does Anxiety Work?Jun 28, 2017 Listen
Can Animals Predict Natural Disasters?Jun 26, 2017 Listen
Why Don't All Skeletons Become Fossils?Jun 21, 2017 Listen
Does TV Resolution Matter?Jun 19, 2017 Listen
What's The Most Expensive Book In The World?Jun 14, 2017 Listen
How Will You Most Likely Die?Jun 12, 2017 Listen
Did the Brontosaurus Exist?Jun 08, 2017 Listen
Why is Bird Poop White?Jun 05, 2017 Listen
Can Your Eyes Pop Out Of Your Head When You Sneeze?May 31, 2017 Listen
How Crowds Can Kill YouMay 29, 2017 Listen
How Does Agoraphobia Work?May 24, 2017 Listen
How Do Fire Extinguishers Work?May 22, 2017 Listen
Do Juice Cleanses Work?May 17, 2017 Listen
What Is The Dwarf Planet Ceres?May 15, 2017 Listen
Why Does Coffee Make You Have To Poop?May 10, 2017 Listen
How Does The Placebo Effect Work?May 08, 2017 Listen
How Do Antiperspirants Work?May 03, 2017 Listen
Can You Reach The End of a Rainbow?May 01, 2017 Listen
Why Are Some People Afraid of Clowns?Apr 26, 2017 Listen
Is a "Dog Year" Really 7 Years?Apr 24, 2017 Listen
How Does Jet Lag Work?Apr 19, 2017 Listen
Why Does The Shower Get Hot When The Toilet Is Flushed?Apr 17, 2017 Listen
How Do You Find Water In The Wild?Apr 12, 2017 Listen
What Are Eye Boogers?Apr 10, 2017 Listen
Why Do We Get Morning Breath?Apr 05, 2017 Listen
Do Animals Laugh?Apr 03, 2017 Listen
How Much Does It Cost To Run For President?Mar 29, 2017 Listen
Can I See the Stuff Astronauts Left On the Moon?Mar 27, 2017 Listen
What Would Space Do To The Human Body?Mar 22, 2017 Listen
Does "Power Dressing" Actually Work?Mar 20, 2017 Listen
How Dirty Is Soap?Mar 15, 2017 Listen
How Does Hair Dye Work?Mar 13, 2017 Listen
How Do Tattoo Machines Work?Mar 08, 2017 Listen
Could Alien Life Exist?Mar 06, 2017 Listen
Does the Human Body Really Replace Itself Every 7 Years?Mar 01, 2017 Listen
Are Plants Conscious?Feb 27, 2017 Listen
Why Are There So Many Different Kinds of Milk?Feb 22, 2017 Listen
What Happens When You Get Ringing In Your Ears?Feb 20, 2017 Listen
Why Do We Get Brain Freeze?Feb 15, 2017 Listen
What is Synesthesia?Feb 13, 2017 Listen
Why Is It So Difficult To Chug A Gallon of Milk?Feb 08, 2017 Listen
How Does Vocal Fry Work?Feb 07, 2017 Listen
How Does Aspirin Work?Feb 01, 2017 Listen
How Long Would It Take To Walk Around The World?Jan 30, 2017 Listen
How Does Déjà vu Work?Jan 25, 2017 Listen
How Does Crooke's Radiometer Work?Jan 23, 2017 Listen
What the Heck is GDP?Jan 18, 2017 Listen
What Determines Your Hair Color?Jan 16, 2017 Listen
Why Is Bacon Considered A Breakfast Food?Jan 11, 2017 Listen
What Are Brain Orgasms And ASMR Whisperers?Jan 09, 2017 Listen
The Way We Think About Sugar Is Going To ChangeJan 05, 2017 Listen
How Do Erasers Erase?Jan 02, 2017 Listen
Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight of Blood?Dec 28, 2016 Listen
Do Crosswalk and "Close Door" Buttons Really Do Anything?Dec 26, 2016 Listen
How Is An Autopsy Performed?Dec 21, 2016 Listen
Why Do Helicopter Blades Look Weird On Video?Dec 19, 2016 Listen
What Is American Cheese Really Made Of?Dec 14, 2016 Listen
Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?Dec 12, 2016 Listen
Why Do So Many Price Tags End in .99?Dec 07, 2016 Listen
Why Do Movie Theaters Sell Popcorn?Dec 05, 2016 Listen
How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?Nov 30, 2016 Listen
What Is Satanism?Nov 28, 2016 Listen
Why Do We Itch?Nov 23, 2016 Listen
How Do Microwave Ovens Work?Nov 21, 2016 Listen
Why Do Dogs Yawn?Nov 16, 2016 Listen
Is WiFi Safe?Nov 14, 2016 Listen
What's the ideal temperature for your refrigerator?Nov 09, 2016 Listen
Why do some noises drive me crazy?Nov 07, 2016 Listen
How do one-way mirrors work?Nov 02, 2016 Listen
Will Soda Really Ruin My Teeth?Oct 31, 2016 Listen
Why Do Fluorescent Lights Make That Buzzing Noise?Oct 26, 2016 Listen
Are Stupid People More Confident?Oct 24, 2016 Listen
How Does Saliva Work?Oct 19, 2016 Listen
What Causes Red Eye In Photos?Oct 17, 2016 Listen
Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?Oct 12, 2016 Listen
Why Are Honey Bees Disappearing?Oct 10, 2016 Listen
How Do TV Ratings Work?Oct 05, 2016 Listen
How Do Car Horns Work?Oct 03, 2016 Listen
What is Russia's "Dead Hand?"Sep 27, 2016 Listen
What Causes the Northern Lights?Sep 26, 2016 Listen
What Is White Noise?Sep 21, 2016 Listen
Do Supplemental Vitamins Actually Work?Sep 19, 2016 Listen
How Does Night Vision Work?Sep 14, 2016 Listen
Why Do I Need A Passport To Travel?Sep 12, 2016 Listen
How Do Bed Bugs Work?Sep 07, 2016 Listen
What If The Moon Disappeared?Sep 05, 2016 Listen
What is "Ranch" Flavor?Aug 31, 2016 Listen
What Is Fracking?Aug 29, 2016 Listen
The Science of Glow SticksAug 24, 2016 Listen
Does Your Name Determine Your Future?Aug 22, 2016 Listen
What Happens When I Have A Hangover?Aug 17, 2016 Listen
How Do Laugh Tracks Work?Aug 15, 2016 Listen
Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?Aug 10, 2016 Listen
How Does Air Force One Work?Aug 08, 2016 Listen
How Does Marijuana Affect Your Memory?Aug 03, 2016 Listen
How Do We Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like?Aug 01, 2016 Listen
Does Eating Before Bed Give You Nightmares?Jul 27, 2016 Listen
Why Do Men Have Nipples?Jul 25, 2016 Listen
Why Does Gasoline Smell So Good?Jul 20, 2016 Listen
What Is The Oldest Living Thing?Jul 18, 2016 Listen
Why Do We Sleep?Jul 13, 2016 Listen
How Does Captain America's Shield Work?Jul 11, 2016 Listen
How Does Sleepwalking Work?Jul 06, 2016 Listen
Why Shouldn't I Rob A Bank?Jul 04, 2016 Listen
Can Absinthe Make You Hallucinate?Jun 29, 2016 Listen
Why Don't Humans Have Tails?Jun 27, 2016 Listen
Where Is The Biggest Garbage Dump On Earth?Jun 22, 2016 Listen
Do You Really Need To Wash Your Jeans?Jun 20, 2016 Listen
Why Do People Go Bald?Jun 15, 2016 Listen
Are Humans Still Evolving?Jun 13, 2016 Listen
Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?Jun 08, 2016 Listen
Are Pop Rocks Dangeorus?Jun 06, 2016 Listen
Does Hypnosis Actually Work?Jun 01, 2016 Listen
Why Do We Get Bags Under Our Eyes?May 30, 2016 Listen
How Does Radiation Sickness Work?May 25, 2016 Listen
Is There A Noise Loud Enough To Kill You?May 23, 2016 Listen
How Does LASIK Work?May 18, 2016 Listen
How Can Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?May 16, 2016 Listen
Why Can't People Remember Being Born?May 11, 2016 Listen
How Does Bitcoin Work?May 05, 2016 Listen
How Do IUDs Work?May 04, 2016 Listen
How Does Silica Gel Work?May 02, 2016 Listen
What Do Those Tabs On Rearview Mirrors Actually Do?Apr 26, 2016 Listen
Do Figs Really Have Dead Wasps In Them?Apr 25, 2016 Listen
How Do Accents Work?Apr 20, 2016 Listen
What Causes Chapped Lips?Apr 18, 2016 Listen
How (And Why) Do Cats Purr?Apr 13, 2016 Listen
Why Don't Humans Ride Zebras?Apr 11, 2016 Listen
How does your stomach keep from digesting itself?Apr 08, 2016 Listen
What is the battery light on your car's dashboard for?Apr 06, 2016 Listen
Why is cotton more absorbent than nylon?Apr 04, 2016 Listen
How do motion sensors work?Apr 01, 2016 Listen
What does a modern smart house look like?Mar 30, 2016 Listen
Is it possible to turn coal into oil?Mar 28, 2016 Listen
How do artificial sweeteners work?Mar 25, 2016 Listen
Can people really build missiles from scratch?Mar 23, 2016 Listen
How does a pressurized airplane cabin work?Mar 21, 2016 Listen
What are chiggers, and how do they bite you?Mar 18, 2016 Listen
Why do people choke under pressure?Mar 16, 2016 Listen
How does safety glass work?Mar 14, 2016 Listen
How Sea Monkeys WorkMar 09, 2016 Listen
What do those plastic recycling symbols means?Mar 07, 2016 Listen
What's in mothballs?Mar 04, 2016 Listen
What is the heat index?Mar 02, 2016 Listen
Why do your ears pop when you dive in a deep pool?Feb 29, 2016 Listen
How does someone become a saint?Feb 26, 2016 Listen
What is a restraining order, and how do you get one?Feb 24, 2016 Listen
Will space tourism become a reality?Feb 22, 2016 Listen
How do carbohydrates work?Feb 12, 2016 Listen
Securing Your Wifi RouterFeb 08, 2016 Listen
How do trick birthday candles work?Feb 05, 2016 Listen
What's that bumpy stuff on my ceiling?Feb 03, 2016 Listen
How do nail penny measurements work?Feb 01, 2016 Listen
How do artificial flavors work?Jan 29, 2016 Listen
What are motion cards and how do they work?Jan 27, 2016 Listen
How does an EPIRB distress radio work?Jan 25, 2016 Listen
Can you explain the diameter measurements used in bullets?Jan 22, 2016 Listen
How are movies stored on DVD discs?Jan 20, 2016 Listen
Why shouldn't you go swimming right after a meal?Jan 18, 2016 Listen
What causes that howling sound in PA systems?Jan 13, 2016 Listen
How does dry ice work?Jan 11, 2016 Listen
Is it true that a diesel engine can operate underwater?Jan 08, 2016 Listen
Where does cork come from?Jan 06, 2016 Listen
What does Pez mean?Jan 04, 2016 Listen
How do we measure sea level?Jan 01, 2016 Listen
Is the sound on vinyl records better than on CDs?Dec 30, 2015 Listen
How does high-speed rail work?Dec 28, 2015 Listen
How does a traffic light detect cars?Dec 25, 2015 Listen
How can turbines change our energy future?Dec 23, 2015 Listen
How do self-winding watches work?Dec 21, 2015 Listen
How does catnip work?Dec 18, 2015 Listen
Why do freezing temperatures yield both snow and rain?Dec 16, 2015 Listen
How do they make fortune cookies?Dec 14, 2015 Listen
How does a jet engine's afterburner work?Dec 11, 2015 Listen
How does a magneto work?Dec 09, 2015 Listen
What is leather and where does it come from?Dec 07, 2015 Listen
Is there any way to see satellites that are in orbit?Dec 04, 2015 Listen
How Sonic Booms WorkDec 02, 2015 Listen
How do self-setting clocks work?Nov 30, 2015 Listen
What are dissolvable stitches?Nov 27, 2015 Listen
What would happen if you fired a gun on a moving train?Nov 25, 2015 Listen
What is sodium nitrate?Nov 23, 2015 Listen
How do cavities work?Nov 18, 2015 Listen
How does Krispy Kreme work?Nov 16, 2015 Listen
Why use a humidifier in your home in the winter?Nov 13, 2015 Listen
How do I burn calories on a stair machine?Nov 11, 2015 Listen
How does a Dippy Bird work?Nov 09, 2015 Listen
How Marshmallows WorkNov 06, 2015 Listen
How do honeybees make honey?Nov 04, 2015 Listen
How can some eggs be better for you than others?Nov 02, 2015 Listen
How do airport scanners work?Oct 30, 2015 Listen
How can you drive across Antarctica?Oct 28, 2015 Listen
What is the difference between a turbo-charger and a super-charger?Oct 26, 2015 Listen
How Rearview Mirrors WorkOct 23, 2015 Listen
Will a really big earthquake sink Western California?Oct 21, 2015 Listen
How do astronomers measure distance?Oct 19, 2015 Listen
What will airplanes look like in 2025?Oct 17, 2015 Listen
How is olive oil made?Oct 14, 2015 Listen
Why do 3D movies cause headaches?Oct 12, 2015 Listen
How Helium WorksOct 09, 2015 Listen
How Subprime Loans WorkOct 07, 2015 Listen
How Night Vision WorksOct 05, 2015 Listen
How Baking Powder WorksOct 02, 2015 Listen
How Atomic Clocks WorkSep 30, 2015 Listen
How Air Force One WorksSep 28, 2015 Listen
What causes the smell after rain?Sep 11, 2015 Listen
How do Pop Rocks candy work?Sep 09, 2015 Listen
Can I see the stuff astronauts left on the moon?Sep 07, 2015 Listen
How Golf Ball Dimples WorkSep 04, 2015 Listen
How the Dow Jones Industrial Average WorksSep 02, 2015 Listen
How does the snow dragon eat and digest snow?Aug 28, 2015 Listen
Can nasal sprays be addictive?Aug 26, 2015 Listen
What is Schadenfreude?Aug 24, 2015 Listen
How many balloons would it take to life someone off the ground?Aug 21, 2015 Listen
What's the difference between LPG or natural gas?Aug 19, 2015 Listen
How can you figure out how far away lightning struck?Aug 17, 2015 Listen
How do bake and broil settings differ?Aug 14, 2015 Listen
How do astronauts function in their spacesuits?Aug 12, 2015 Listen
How do a zebra's stripes act as camouflage?Aug 10, 2015 Listen
To maximize happiness, what should you spend money on?Aug 07, 2015 Listen
What is a vactrain?Aug 05, 2015 Listen
How does asphalt work, and where does it come from?Aug 03, 2015 Listen
How does red eye in photographs work?Jul 31, 2015 Listen
How Do Submarines Work?Jul 29, 2015 Listen
How Starting A Car in Cold Weather WorksJul 27, 2015 Listen
How hair length worksJul 24, 2015 Listen
How are old black and white movies colorized?Jul 22, 2015 Listen
Why doesn't paper money disintegrate in the washing machine?Jul 20, 2015 Listen
What would happen on a carousel moving at the speed of light?Jul 17, 2015 Listen
How can I make artificial snow in my backyard?Jul 15, 2015 Listen
How is wire measured?Jul 13, 2015 Listen
Can water go bad?Jul 10, 2015 Listen
What do the ul marks on so many products mean?Jul 08, 2015 Listen
What's the total amount of gold in the world?Jul 06, 2015 Listen
How do candles work?Jul 03, 2015 Listen
What are frankincense and myrrh?Jul 01, 2015 Listen
How can an electric toothbrush recharge its batteries?Jun 29, 2015 Listen
How Smoke WorksJun 26, 2015 Listen
How X-Ray Machines WorkJun 24, 2015 Listen
How Boogers and Mucuous Membranes WorkJun 22, 2015 Listen
Can we make gasoline from bacteria?Jun 19, 2015 Listen
What is the difference between good and bad toy helicopters?Jun 15, 2015 Listen
Why do human beings have eyebrows?Jun 10, 2015 Listen
Where do salad dressings get their bizarre names?Jun 08, 2015 Listen
How Botulism WorksJun 05, 2015 Listen
How Diaper Crystals WorkJun 03, 2015 Listen
How V-chips WorkJun 01, 2015 Listen
How do aircraft carriers work?May 29, 2015 Listen
How does an upside down airplane's engine get fuel?May 27, 2015 Listen
What is a decibel, and how is it measured?May 22, 2015 Listen
Why do the plugs on some appliances have two prongs and others have three?May 20, 2015 Listen
How do sodium acetate heat pads work?May 18, 2015 Listen
How do they create patterns in a baseball field?May 15, 2015 Listen
How does rust work?May 08, 2015 Listen
What exactly is pastrami?May 01, 2015 Listen
How do instant cameras work?Apr 24, 2015 Listen
Why do feet stink?Apr 22, 2015 Listen
What do the symbols on the U.S. one-dollar bill mean?Apr 20, 2015 Listen
How many calories does a person need daily?Apr 17, 2015 Listen
How do they get the lead in a wooden pencil?Apr 13, 2015 Listen
How can a valet rip you off?Apr 10, 2015 Listen
How Proton Therapy WorksApr 08, 2015 Listen
What is a lightyear?Apr 03, 2015 Listen
How much oxygen does a person consume in a day?Apr 01, 2015 Listen
How does chlorine bleach work?Mar 27, 2015 Listen
Why can't we breathe underwater?Mar 25, 2015 Listen
What does it mean when a car has dual overhead cams?Mar 23, 2015 Listen
Could anti-lock brakes detect a flat tire?Mar 20, 2015 Listen
Why are traffic lights being replaced with LEDs?Mar 18, 2015 Listen
Why is a circular saw louder than a table saw?Mar 16, 2015 Listen
How does an airplane toilet work?Mar 13, 2015 Listen
How do cats purr?Mar 09, 2015 Listen
How Flatulence WorksMar 06, 2015 Listen
What's the deal with milk?Mar 04, 2015 Listen
How much does planet Earth weigh?Mar 02, 2015 Listen
What are other ways to store energy besides batteries?Feb 27, 2015 Listen
How does the common cold work?Feb 25, 2015 Listen
How do dry chemical fire extinguishers work?Feb 23, 2015 Listen
Where does aluminum come from?Feb 20, 2015 Listen
How do thirty pounds of air in your tires hold up two tons of car?Feb 16, 2015 Listen
Why don't they use normal air in race car tires?Feb 13, 2015 Listen
How do plastics work? What is actually in a plastic?Feb 11, 2015 Listen
How does a speedometer in an airplane work?Feb 06, 2015 Listen
How does CCC, the new form of CPR, work?Feb 04, 2015 Listen
What is the difference between a hardwood and a softwood?Feb 02, 2015 Listen
Why does your computer need a battery?Jan 30, 2015 Listen
How does nitrous oxide help an engine perform better?Jan 28, 2015 Listen
How does an oxygen canister on an airplane work?Jan 26, 2015 Listen
In baseball, how does a pitcher throw a curveball?Jan 21, 2015 Listen
How do retractable roofs in convertible stadiums work?Jan 19, 2015 Listen
How do strokes work?Jan 16, 2015 Listen
Semi SubmarinesJan 12, 2015 Listen
How do neon and fluorescent lights differ?Jan 07, 2015 Listen
How does a dollar bill changer work?Jan 05, 2015 Listen
What is carrageenan?Jan 02, 2015 Listen
What's the birthday paradox?Dec 31, 2014 Listen
How long before sharks start going extinct?Dec 29, 2014 Listen
How Replacing Toilets WorksDec 24, 2014 Listen
Why are my power bills so high?Dec 22, 2014 Listen
Is there a way to compare a human being to an engine?Dec 17, 2014 Listen
How High-level Nuclear Waste WorksDec 12, 2014 Listen
How does fusion power work?Dec 10, 2014 Listen
How does Nitroglycerin work?Dec 08, 2014 Listen
What is chewing gum made of?Dec 05, 2014 Listen
Why can't a couch potato run a marathon?Dec 03, 2014 Listen
How do polymer crystals work, and why do they absorb so much water?Nov 28, 2014 Listen
How do people pull large objects with their teeth?Nov 26, 2014 Listen
Why is a popsicle called a quiescently frozen confection?Nov 24, 2014 Listen
How do scratch-and-sniff stickers work?Nov 21, 2014 Listen
Why is carbon monoxide so poisonous?Nov 19, 2014 Listen
What is the worst invasive public species?Nov 14, 2014 Listen
How many people work at a Formula 1 pit stop?Nov 12, 2014 Listen
When I pay by check, where does that check go?Nov 07, 2014 Listen
How does a credit card's magnetic stripe work?Nov 05, 2014 Listen
Why do Wint-O-Green Life Savers spark in the dark?Nov 03, 2014 Listen
How can we eliminate fossil fuels?Oct 31, 2014 Listen
What does "not guilty by reason of insanity" mean?Oct 29, 2014 Listen
How do kosher foods work?Oct 27, 2014 Listen
Do you have a hidden savant inside your brain?Oct 24, 2014 Listen
Is there a way to detect illegal phone taps?Oct 15, 2014 Listen
Is it possible to carbonate your own water?Oct 13, 2014 Listen
What is a fossil?Oct 10, 2014 Listen
What is superconductivity?Oct 08, 2014 Listen
How do terrorist bombs work?Oct 06, 2014 Listen
How valuable is exercise to your health?Sep 26, 2014 Listen
How can water cut through steel?Sep 24, 2014 Listen
How do flies breathe?Sep 22, 2014 Listen
How often do state quarters come out?Sep 19, 2014 Listen
How do gasoline direct injection engines work?Sep 15, 2014 Listen
Why is organic food more expensive than regular food?Sep 12, 2014 Listen
How do big city shell and three-card monte games work?Sep 10, 2014 Listen
What is Low-E glass?Sep 08, 2014 Listen
Where should I sit to get the best ride on a roller coaster?Sep 05, 2014 Listen
Is it possible to rescue water-soaked electronics?Sep 03, 2014 Listen
How did the moon get there?Aug 25, 2014 Listen
How do calorie meters work?Aug 22, 2014 Listen
How does popcorn work?Aug 20, 2014 Listen
How Cooking at High Altitudes WorksAug 18, 2014 Listen
Why do cats have whiskers?Aug 15, 2014 Listen
How Color Blindness WorksAug 13, 2014 Listen
Why do limbs fall asleep?Aug 11, 2014 Listen
Why do electric plugs have holes?Aug 08, 2014 Listen
What is the right way to remove a leech?Aug 06, 2014 Listen
How do one-way mirrors work?Aug 01, 2014 Listen
Why does lettuce stored in a bag stay fresh longer?Jul 30, 2014 Listen
How much sugar do they really put in soda?Jul 28, 2014 Listen
What is market capitalization?Jul 24, 2014 Listen
Why can you hear the ocean in a seashell?Jul 14, 2014 Listen
What is an Omega-3 fatty acid?Jul 11, 2014 Listen
What do those diamond-shaped signs on buildings mean?Jul 09, 2014 Listen
Should you turn your computer off when it's not in use?Jul 07, 2014 Listen
How big is the universe?Jul 04, 2014 Listen
Why does hydrogen peroxide foam when you put it on a cut?Jul 02, 2014 Listen
What is a medical leech?Jun 25, 2014 Listen
How does water desalination work?Jun 23, 2014 Listen
Why does my hard drive make that churning sound?Jun 20, 2014 Listen
How do space suits work?Jun 11, 2014 Listen
What is a light year?Jun 09, 2014 Listen
How do the Northern Lights work?Jun 06, 2014 Listen
What would happen if the polar ice caps melted?Jun 04, 2014 Listen
How can I recover a deleted file from my computer?May 26, 2014 Listen
How Light Wave Interference WorksMay 23, 2014 Listen
How Phones Work During Power OutagesMay 21, 2014 Listen
How Liquid Smoke WorksMay 19, 2014 Listen
What do the yellow and black wires in a home telephone jack do?May 14, 2014 Listen
What Happens to Blood During the Embalming Process?May 12, 2014 Listen
What makes us yawn?May 07, 2014 Listen
What is Windows Safe Mode?May 05, 2014 Listen
What makes glass transparent?May 02, 2014 Listen
What is a blowout preventer?Apr 30, 2014 Listen
What is a rice krispy?Apr 28, 2014 Listen
How do hopping cars work?Apr 25, 2014 Listen
How does hemp work?Apr 21, 2014 Listen
How do self-cleaning ovens work?Apr 18, 2014 Listen
What is low-power FM (LPFM)?Apr 09, 2014 Listen
How does satellite Internet work?Apr 07, 2014 Listen
What is an IP address?Apr 02, 2014 Listen
What happens when pregnant women smoke cigarettes?Mar 31, 2014 Listen
What is a funicular railway?Mar 28, 2014 Listen
How are LCD screens backlit?Mar 26, 2014 Listen
What is a stratospheric aerosol?Mar 24, 2014 Listen
Tiny HousesMar 19, 2014 Listen
What is a Nor’easter?Mar 10, 2014 Listen
How do smoke detectors intercommunicate?Mar 07, 2014 Listen
Where did the potato chip come from?Mar 05, 2014 Listen
What causes poison ivy blisters?Mar 03, 2014 Listen
How do mood rings work?Feb 28, 2014 Listen
What makes your knuckles pop?Feb 26, 2014 Listen
Could I see a flashlight beam from Earth on the moon?Feb 24, 2014 Listen
Why do tools have "drop forged" stamped on them?Feb 21, 2014 Listen
How does the lighter in a barbeque grill work?Feb 19, 2014 Listen
How can you measure the height of a tall tower?Feb 17, 2014 Listen
Why does the moon look bigger when it's near the horizon?Feb 14, 2014 Listen
How do photochromatic lenses work?Feb 12, 2014 Listen
How does a movie clapperboard work?Feb 10, 2014 Listen
Why doesn't gasoline burn cleanly?Feb 08, 2014 Listen
How do jet engines start?Feb 05, 2014 Listen
Can cans and string really be used like a telephone?Feb 03, 2014 Listen
What is making my backyard sparkle at night?Jan 31, 2014 Listen
What can you do to make yourself really unhappy?Jan 29, 2014 Listen
What is the difference between hardwood and softwood?Jan 15, 2014 Listen
How do stabilizer bars work?Jan 08, 2014 Listen
How does a CB radio antenna work?Jan 03, 2014 Listen
When you have an itch, what's happening under your skin?Jan 01, 2014 Listen
What is a digital signature?Dec 30, 2013 Listen
Why do some engines use a dry sump oil system?Dec 27, 2013 Listen
What are carbide tips?Dec 25, 2013 Listen
Is it possible to use a leaf blower as a supercharger?Dec 23, 2013 Listen
How does a QWERTY keyboard work?Dec 20, 2013 Listen
How does a fiber optic cable work?Dec 18, 2013 Listen
Does airing out mattresses outside do any good?Dec 16, 2013 Listen
How Lava Lamps WorkDec 13, 2013 Listen
How Dry Cleaning WorksDec 11, 2013 Listen
How Dehumidifiers WorkDec 09, 2013 Listen
How Does Yawning Work?Nov 27, 2013 Listen
How the Nobel Prize WorksNov 22, 2013 Listen
What constitutes a person's IQ?Nov 20, 2013 Listen
What type of gas do racecars use?Nov 13, 2013 Listen
How do you make clear ice cubes?Nov 06, 2013 Listen
What is the ideal temperature for a refrigerator?Oct 28, 2013 Listen
Does adding RAM make a computer faster?Oct 25, 2013 Listen
What does 'octane' mean?Oct 23, 2013 Listen
How Case Hardening WorksOct 21, 2013 Listen
Why do batteries die but then come back to life?Oct 18, 2013 Listen
How the Horizon WorksOct 11, 2013 Listen
How do V-chips work?Oct 04, 2013 Listen
How does hair length work?Sep 30, 2013 Listen
How do vacuums work?Sep 27, 2013 Listen
How does gravity assist with interplanetary satellites?Sep 25, 2013 Listen
How does large-scale power storage work?Sep 23, 2013 Listen
How can I gain pounds during the day and lose them at night?Sep 18, 2013 Listen
How much does it cost to run an electric blanket?Sep 13, 2013 Listen
Why do hurricanes follow such peculiar tracks?Sep 06, 2013 Listen
How do Heart Bypass operations work?Sep 04, 2013 Listen
How Inkjet Printers WorkSep 02, 2013 Listen
What does the VTEC system do?Aug 30, 2013 Listen
How quickly does hair grow?Aug 28, 2013 Listen
How do gun silencers work?Aug 26, 2013 Listen
How do exhaust headers work to improve an engine's performance?Aug 16, 2013 Listen
What causes high tide and low tide?Aug 09, 2013 Listen
Why doesn't the space shuttle burn up upon re-entry?Aug 05, 2013 Listen
What is fertilizer, and why do plants need it?Aug 02, 2013 Listen
How do the engines breathe in diesel submarines?Jul 31, 2013 Listen
What is a tank engine?Jul 15, 2013 Listen
What exactly is a blueprint?Jul 12, 2013 Listen
How does a chicken's egg get its shell?Jul 10, 2013 Listen
Where do bullets go when guns are fired into the air?Jun 19, 2013 Listen
How does pressure-treated lumber work?Jun 17, 2013 Listen
How do Mexican jumping beans work?Jun 12, 2013 Listen
How does a hybrid car work?Jun 12, 2013 Listen
How does an Indiglo watch work?May 28, 2013 Listen
What makes NASCAR engines different from other engines?May 28, 2013 Listen
How do torpedo engines work if they're underwater?May 27, 2013 Listen
How does a Crooke's radiometer work?May 23, 2013 Listen
Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?May 22, 2013 Listen
What's the best way to back up a computer's hard disk?May 03, 2013 Listen
How does bulletproof glass work?May 01, 2013 Listen
What does tear gas do?Apr 29, 2013 Listen
What are the fastest hard disks available today?Apr 24, 2013 Listen
Why should you wash new clothes before wearing them?Apr 05, 2013 Listen
How cell phones workMar 15, 2013 Listen
How does a toaster work?Mar 13, 2013 Listen
Why do most cars use gasoline instead of diesel?Mar 08, 2013 Listen
How does Caller ID work?Mar 04, 2013 Listen
Where did the hamburger get its name?Feb 01, 2013 Listen
What gives a Harley its distinctive sound?Jan 28, 2013 Listen
Does drinking ice water burn calories?Jan 18, 2013 Listen
What is the problem with MTBE in gasoline?Jan 14, 2013 Listen
Why does a manual transmission make a whirring noise?Jan 09, 2013 Listen
What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?Jan 07, 2013 Listen
How does the Radio Data System work?Jan 04, 2013 Listen
How does residential real estate work?Dec 19, 2012 Listen
How does the public option work?Dec 10, 2012 Listen
How can the grass on a golf course green be so perfect?Dec 07, 2012 Listen
Why do they add iodine to salt?Nov 30, 2012 Listen
What does RSVP mean?Nov 14, 2012 Listen
How does gravity work?Oct 24, 2012 Listen
Why is there a small hole on the top of spray can lids?Oct 22, 2012 Listen
Why doesn’t the vacuum of space suck away Earth’s atmosphere?Oct 01, 2012 Listen
How Replacing Toilets WorkSep 28, 2012 Listen
What do those plastic recycling symbols mean?Sep 21, 2012 Listen
How does a Fresnel lens work?Sep 17, 2012 Listen
What makes your arms, legs and feet fall asleep?Aug 31, 2012 Listen
Why is the Nissan Leaf such a big deal?Aug 27, 2012 Listen
Time Stands StillJul 27, 2012 Listen
What do the brake warning lights mean in my car?Jul 20, 2012 Listen
How much does 20-pound bond paper weigh?Jul 18, 2012 Listen
Why do some doors open inward and some open outward?Jul 13, 2012 Listen
How does Christmas work?Jul 09, 2012 Listen
Why are West Coast waves bigger than East Coast waves?Jul 06, 2012 Listen
What is a T1 line and how does it work?Jul 04, 2012 Listen
How do you decaffeinate coffee and tea?Jun 29, 2012 Listen
How do Voyager 1 and 2 transmit messages from far away?Jun 27, 2012 Listen
Do Power Balance Wristbands really work?Jun 22, 2012 Listen
What's the most efficient way to mow your yard?Jun 13, 2012 Listen
How does disk defragmentation work?Jun 06, 2012 Listen
How do space mirrors work?Jun 01, 2012 Listen
Why do newspapers turn yellow over time?May 21, 2012 Listen
Why do eggs turn hard when you boil them?May 11, 2012 Listen
How do you add a USB device if you've run out of ports?Apr 27, 2012 Listen
What is an autograph worth?Apr 23, 2012 Listen
What are electrolytes?Apr 20, 2012 Listen
Why do most zippers say 'YKK' on the pull-tab?Apr 13, 2012 Listen
How much coal does a light bulb need to run for a year?Apr 09, 2012 Listen
What is mayonnaise?Apr 06, 2012 Listen
Is there an easy way to understand how time zones work?Apr 04, 2012 Listen
Can picking a movie theater get any more complicated?Mar 19, 2012 Listen
How does emergency preparedness work?Mar 16, 2012 Listen
Why can biting on aluminum foil be painful?Feb 08, 2012 Listen
How does WikiLeaks work?Jan 27, 2012 Listen
Are all blood types needed for donation?Jan 18, 2012 Listen
Japan's Nuclear ProblemDec 28, 2011 Listen
What does a gigabyte of internet access really cost?Dec 23, 2011 Listen
Which 4G services are available in the U.S. today?Dec 21, 2011 Listen
Why is a cell phone called a cell phone?Dec 19, 2011 Listen
How does the oxygen sensor in a car work?Dec 14, 2011 Listen
Why can I play some DVDs, but not others?Dec 02, 2011 Listen
How do CD-R discs work?Nov 30, 2011 Listen
Is chocolate poisonous to dogs?Nov 16, 2011 Listen
How can there be seedless grapes?Nov 14, 2011 Listen
How do self-driving cars work?Oct 24, 2011 Listen
How do British royal titles work?Oct 07, 2011 Listen
Why do they include jokers in a deck of playing cards?Oct 03, 2011 Listen
What is dynamite? How does it work?Sep 28, 2011 Listen
Why is dry ice dangerous?Sep 26, 2011 Listen
How can a car get 100 MPG?Sep 05, 2011 Listen
How Jelly, Jam and Preserves WorkSep 02, 2011 Listen
What happens when you press Alt and F4?Aug 26, 2011 Listen
Where's the best place to sit in a movie theater?Aug 22, 2011 Listen
Why is bamboo suddenly appearing in so many products?Aug 15, 2011 Listen
How Internet Cookies WorkAug 03, 2011 Listen
How does making bread work?Aug 01, 2011 Listen
How does the ball return work on a pool table?Jul 29, 2011 Listen
How do a zebra's stripes act as camoflauge?Jul 27, 2011 Listen
How the Lightsaber Effect WorksJul 18, 2011 Listen
What type of gas do race cars use?Jul 13, 2011 Listen
How Calorie Meters WorkJun 24, 2011 Listen
What are hot dogs made from?Jun 22, 2011 Listen
How much fuel does an airplane use for a trip?Jun 10, 2011 Listen
How Contrails WorkJun 01, 2011 Listen
How big does a meteor have to be to reach the ground?May 27, 2011 Listen
Is there any way to see orbiting satellites?May 25, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup: May 6th, 2011May 06, 2011 Listen
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Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 22nd, 2011Apr 22, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 15th, 2011Apr 15, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 7th, 2011Apr 08, 2011 Listen
How many people does it take to do a Formula 1 pit stop?Apr 06, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 1st, 2011Apr 01, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup: March 25th, 2011Mar 25, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup: March 18th, 2011Mar 18, 2011 Listen
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Marshall Brain's News Roundup: February 25th, 2011Feb 25, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup 2-18-2011Feb 18, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup No. 2Feb 11, 2011 Listen
Marshall Brain's News Roundup No. 1Feb 04, 2011 Listen
Anti-reflective CoatingsJan 17, 2011 Listen
What is the coolest stuff from the 2011 edition of CES?Jan 10, 2011 Listen
What is a cyberwar, and what tactics do cyber warriors use?Dec 20, 2010 Listen
Is it possible to get free land and free houses in the U.S.?Dec 17, 2010 Listen
Is there a way to make my sunglasses scratch-resistant?Dec 06, 2010 Listen
how does a direct-injection 2-stroke engine work?Nov 22, 2010 Listen
How did instant cameras work?Oct 15, 2010 Listen
What is a Nor'easter?Sep 24, 2010 Listen
How do they backlight LCD screens?Aug 23, 2010 Listen
What exactly is jello made from?Jul 21, 2010 Listen
What's the best way to get Twitter or Facebook followers?May 26, 2010 Listen
When I pay for groceries by check, where does that check go?May 14, 2010 Listen
Is it harmful to breathe 100 percent oxygen?May 03, 2010 Listen
how do I know if my catalytic converter has failed?Apr 09, 2010 Listen
How do blimps work?Feb 16, 2010 Listen
How does a gas pump know when the fuel tank is full?Jan 20, 2010 Listen
How does the Nobel Prize work?Dec 21, 2009 Listen
How do satellites orbit the Earth?Nov 23, 2009 Listen
How do they measure sea level?Oct 26, 2009 Listen
How do herbicides like Roundup work?Oct 21, 2009 Listen
Can grilling meat really cause cancer?Mar 23, 2009 Listen
How long can a germ live in a room?Mar 16, 2009 Listen
How do fog machines work?Mar 13, 2009 Listen
Are florescent bulbs really more efficient?Mar 09, 2009 Listen
How Car Thermostats WorkMar 06, 2009 Listen
Why can boats float on water?Mar 04, 2009 Listen
How the Virtual First-Down Line WorksMar 02, 2009 Listen
What is dioxin?Feb 25, 2009 Listen
How Activated Charcoal WorksFeb 20, 2009 Listen
How does SETI at home work?Feb 11, 2009 Listen
What is silica gel?Feb 02, 2009 Listen
Why doesn't the vacuum of space suck away Earth's atmosphere?Jan 30, 2009 Listen
How Vacuums WorkDec 15, 2008 Listen
What is an MRE?Dec 12, 2008 Listen
How Polygraph Machines WorkDec 03, 2008 Listen
How much fuel does an international airplane use for a trip?Nov 21, 2008 Listen
What are MP3 files and how do they workNov 19, 2008 Listen
Why do apples and potatoes turn brown when you slice them?Oct 10, 2008 Listen
What is an anti-siphon valve?Oct 08, 2008 Listen
How a GFCI outlet worksOct 03, 2008 Listen
Could anti-lock brakes detect a flat?Sep 29, 2008 Listen
How Gun Silencers WorkSep 22, 2008 Listen
How Heart Bypass Operations WorkSep 19, 2008 Listen
What is the difference between jelly jam and preserves? And What is Jello?Sep 12, 2008 Listen
How children from the same parents look so different?Sep 08, 2008 Listen
How Catapults WorksSep 05, 2008 Listen
What does the computer in a car do?Sep 03, 2008 Listen
How Water Softener WorksAug 29, 2008 Listen
How Carbon Chains WorkAug 27, 2008 Listen
Do the humps on camels hold water?Aug 25, 2008 Listen
Why does Alka-Seltzer fizz?Aug 20, 2008 Listen
What causes the banging noise in my home's pipes?Aug 18, 2008 Listen
How Catalytic Convertors WorkAug 11, 2008 Listen
How 3-Way Lightbulbs WorkAug 01, 2008 Listen
How Breathing in a Submarine WorkJul 30, 2008 Listen
How Fever WorksJul 28, 2008 Listen
How Fountains in Rome WorkJul 25, 2008 Listen
How Nautical Miles WorkJul 21, 2008 Listen
How Digital Answering Machines WorkJul 18, 2008 Listen
How Maple Syrup WorksJul 16, 2008 Listen
How Glowing Watch Hands WorkJul 14, 2008 Listen
How Uninterruptible Power Supplies WorkJul 14, 2008 Listen
How the Corvette ZR1 WorksJul 14, 2008 Listen
How gas pumps workJul 14, 2008 Listen
Why the Sky is Blue?Jul 14, 2008 Listen
How Radiation WorksJul 14, 2008 Listen
What is the Difference Between a Carat and a Karat?Jul 14, 2008 Listen
How Perceiving Earth as a Sphere WorksJul 14, 2008 Listen
How Flatulance WorksJul 14, 2008 Listen
How Leap Years WorkJul 14, 2008 Listen
How Red Eyes in Photographs WorkJul 14, 2008 Listen
What is the Fastest Computer in the World?Jul 14, 2008 Listen
How Do Vitamins Work?Jul 14, 2008 Listen
How Nanosolar WorksJul 14, 2008 Listen
How Ultra Hi-Def WorksJul 14, 2008 Listen
How Stealth Technology WorkJul 14, 2008 Listen