SYSK Episodes (as of 13 Sep 2016)

NOTE: This list does not include duplicate releases (TV bonuses)


  1. How Grassoline Works
  2. How Altruism Works
  3. How Lame Ducks Work
  4. Are Nazi War Criminals Still At Large?
  5. How Trolley Problems Work
  6. Can I feel pregnant when my wife is?
  7. Why Does Toothpaste Make Orange Juice Taste Bad?
  8. How Evolution in Isolation Works
  9. Are Dogs Really Man’s Best Friend?
  10. Does Gum Stay in your Stomach for Seven Years?
  11. How Antibacterial Soap Works
  12. Can People Really Get Hysterical Strength?
  13. How Contagious Yawning Works
  14. How The Eye of a Tornado Works
  15. Could salt water fuel cars?
  16. What’s the most expensive toilet in the world?
  17. How Manufacturing Water Works
  18. How Swearing at Work Works
  19. How Oil Shale Works
  20. How Death-Proof Cars Work
  21. How Murphy’s Law Works
  22. How Abandoned Cities Work
  23. How Personal Rapid Transport Works
  24. How Ripperology Works
  25. Can I Survive a Shark Attack by Gouging Out Its Eyes?
  26. Are Dogs a Shark’s Favorite Meal?
  27. How Carbon Capture Works
  28. Why do people blush?
  29. Is knife hunting the fairest way to hunt?
  30. Exactly what happens if we run out of water?
  31. Are there real-life fight clubs?
  32. Is there a torture manual?
  33. How could a cat scuba dive?
  34. 10 Terribly Bungled Crimes
  35. Are humans wired to survive?
  36. How Blood Pressure Works
  37. Will robots get married?
  38. What are smart mobs?
  39. Is there a worst way to die?
  40. What’s the difference between deodorant and antiperspirant?
  41. Is sleep that important?
  42. Why don’t we live underground?
  43. What is the ultimatum game?
  44. How Can I Erase My Identity and Start Over?
  45. Is quitting smoking contagious?
  46. How Graceland Works
  47. How Delta Force Works
  48. How China’s Pollution Sniffers Work
  49. How Entomophagy Works
  50. How Cannibalism Works
  51. Will we soon be extinct?
  52. How Living Off the Grid Works
  53. How the Bailout Works
  54. How do Tibetans avoid altitude sickness?
  55. Is a free market “free” if it’s regulated?
  56. How Prayer Healing Works
  57. Why do grooms carry brides over the threshold?
  58. How Mortgage-backed Securities Work
  59. Did the CIA test LSD on unsuspecting Americans?
  60. Why doesn’t the FDA regulate herbal supplements?
  61. How Eco-anxiety Works
  62. How Corporate Personhood Works
  63. How Albert Einstein’s Brain Worked
  64. How Thanksgiving Works
  65. How OCD Works
  66. How Guerrilla Gardening Works
  67. How the Five Day Weekend Works
  68. Extended Product Warranties: To Buy or Not to Buy?
  69. Where’s the best place on your body to get shot?
  70. What can be done with a dead body?
  71. How Flirting Works
  72. How to Survive a Plane Crash
  73. How Habeas Corpus Works
  74. How Midnight Regulations Work
  75. How Exorcism Works
  76. How Body Armor Works: A Special Request
  77. What are urban explorers?
  78. How Readheads Work
  79. Recycling and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
  80. How Moonshine Works
  81. How Comas Work
  82. How Hypoallergenic Cats Work
  83. Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?
  84. Why is it so hard to say “toy boat” three times fast?
  85. How long can you go without food and water?
  86. How Friday the 13th Works
  87. How Squatting Works
  88. How Going Over Niagara Works
  89. Can people really die of fright?
  90. How Junk Mail Works
  91. Could a ‘thinking cap’ make me a genius?
  92. Who owns the oceans?
  93. How Aphrodisiacs Work
  94. What are microexpressions?
  95. Can anger be a good thing?
  96. How Déjà Vu Works
  97. Are there dead bodies on Mount Everest?
  98. Is the world going to end in 2012?
  99. Bizarre Ways to Die
  100. How can some centenarians lead unhealthy lives?
  101. How Ponzi Schemes Work
  102. How Money Laundering Works
  103. Do toads cause warts?
  104. How much money do I really need to live?
  105. How Face Transplants Work
  106. Is high fructose corn syrup bad for you?
  107. How do credit default swaps work?
  108. Why do humans have body hair?
  109. How can a lake explode?
  110. What causes rigor mortis?
  111. Is it better to buy local or organic food?
  112. How Lobotomies Work
  113. Do animals have a sixth sense?
  114. How Propaganda Works
  115. Is spontaneous human combustion real?
  116. What’s a brownfield remediation project?
  117. How Biohydrocarbons Work
  118. How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy?
  119. How Carbon Capture and Storage Works
  120. Three Innovations We Need Right Now
  121. What exactly is the Peter Principle?
  122. Can you control your dreams?
  123. How Body Dysmorphic Disorder Works
  124. How Earthquakes Work
  125. How can hypermiling save you gas?
  126. Is it possible to brainwash someone?
  127. How Twinkies Work
  128. How has toxoplasma turned the world into zombies?
  129. What is a body farm?
  130. Are stupid people happier?
  131. Three Gross Parasites
  132. What are tinnovators?
  133. How Whale Sharks Work
  134. How Agent Orange Worked
  135. What’s up with competitive eating?
  136. What are Japanese stragglers?
  137. Is fluoride making us stupid?
  138. What’s sarcopenia and what can you do about it?
  139. Is the Necronomicon real?
  140. How easy is it to steal a nuclear bomb?
  141. How Muppets Work
  142. Why is the U.S. so dependent on cars?
  143. What is an Ig Nobel Prize?
  144. What is geocaching?
  145. Could microlending develop the world?
  146. How Health Care in the United States Works Right Now
  147. How do dogs perceive time?
  148. President Obama’s Health Care Plan: Soup to Nuts
  149. Do zombies really exist?
  150. Rumors, Myths and Truths Behind Obama’s Health Care Plan
  151. Is Bhutan on to something with Gross National Happiness?
  152. Health Care Systems Around the World
  153. Who were the first Americans?
  154. How to Find the History of Your House
  155. What is a hangover, really?
  156. What is China’s one-child policy?
  157. How the Cannonball Run Worked
  158. How Witness Protection Works
  159. The Real How Jack the Ripper Worked
  160. Can you remember being born?
  161. How Product Placement Works
  162. How will the future crime database work?
  163. How Population Works
  164. What’s the deal with totem poles?
  165. 10 Odd Town Festivals
  166. What is Mutual Assured Destruction?
  167. How Hostage Negotiation Works
  168. How Food Cravings Work
  169. How Near-Death Experiences Work
  170. Will the Large Hadron Collider destroy the Earth?
  171. How the Hells Angels Work
  172. How Narco States Work
  173. How Kleptomania Works
  174. Do concussions cause early death?
  175. How Christmas Worked
  176. How Pirates Work
  177. How Human Experimentation Works
  178. How Noodling Works
  179. How Mercenaries Work
  180. How Organ Donation Works
  181. How the Sun Works
  182. Why are honeybees disappearing?
  183. Will the moon save humanity?
  184. What are ninja?
  185. Are there undiscovered people?
  186. How Swat Teams Work
  187. Why do we believe in urban legends?
  188. How Witchcraft Works
  189. How Braille Works
  190. Who are the Amish?
  191. Five Crazy Government Experiments
  192. How Bail Works
  193. How Bounty Hunters Work
  194. Was Mesopotamia the Cradle of Civilization?
  195. How Scabies Work
  196. What’s the deal with carbon trading?
  197. What exactly is Fascism?
  198. How Lotteries Work
  199. Who were the Vikings?
  200. How Urban Planning Works
  201. How Taxidermy Works
  202. What the heck is a hiccup?
  203. How McDonald’s Works
  204. How Desertification Works
  205. Are zoos good or bad for animals?
  206. How Tourette Syndrome Works
  207. How Castles Work
  208. Are there people who can’t feel pain?
  209. Mirror Neurons: Are there people who feel others’ pain?
  210. What makes a genius?
  211. How Cliff Diving Works
  212. How LEGOs Work
  213. How hard is it to steal a work of art?
  214. How Twins Work How Twins Work
  215. 5 Successful Counterfeiters
  216. SYSK’s Guatemalan Adventure, Part One
  217. SYSK’s Guatemalan Adventure, Part Two
  218. What makes a serial killer?
  219. Can humans start an earthquake?
  220. How do you clean up an oil spill?
  221. How Flamethrowers Work
  222. What’s the deal with sinkholes?
  223. Can your grandfather’s diet shorten your life?
  224. How the Innocence Project Works
  225. How Samurai Work
  226. How Ghost Prisons Work
  227. Can quicksand kill you?
  228. How Traffic Works
  229. Did Thomas Jefferson rewrite the Bible?
  230. What’s the deal with Voodoo?
  231. How do butterfly wings get their color?
  232. How Reincarnation Works
  233. What’s the deal with Bond, James Bond?
  234. Taste and How it Works
  235. Saunas: More Interesting Than You Think!
  236. Why Ticks Suck
  237. How Presidential Pardons Work
  238. How Quantum Suicide Works
  239. What’s so special about Route 66?
  240. How Grow Houses Work
  241. Prisons: Not as Fun as You’d Think
  242. Breathalyzers: Really, Really Complicated
  243. How the MARS Turbine Works
  244. How Sleepwalking Works
  245. How Freemasons Work
  246. How Cremation Works
  247. How are college football rankings determined?
  248. How Crime-Scene Clean-up Works
  249. How Customs Works
  250. How Mirrors Work
  251. What is biospeleology?
  252. Octopus, Octopi, Octopod, Octopuses
  253. Hypnosis: You’re Getting Sleepy
  254. How Roller Derby Works
  255. Is tone deafness hereditary?
  256. Why would anyone want multiple spouses?
  257. How Knights Work
  258. Is science phasing out sleep?
  259. How House Swapping Works
  260. How Gender Reassignment Works
  261. Can you treat mental illness with psychedelics?
  262. Jealous much?
  263. The Tomb
  264. Animal Migration: Where’s that gnu gnoing?
  265. Addiction: Why you can’t kick SYSK
  266. Prohibition: Turns Out That America Loves to Drink
  267. How Rehab Works
  268. Have all the good ideas already been discovered?
  269. Can Lifestraw save the world?
  270. A Rigid, Sterile Look at Kissing
  271. How Dreadlocks Work
  272. How Circumcision Works
  273. How the Rules of War Work
  274. Green Renovation and Construction
  275. How Hanukkah Works
  276. How Agritourism Works
  277. How Migraines Work
  278. Why can’t we find Amelia Earhart?
  279. How Homelessness Works
  280. How Immigration Works
  281. How Volcanoes Work
  282. Should you not eat gluten?
  283. How Antiques Work
  284. Little, Fluffy Clouds
  285. Does acupuncture work?
  286. How the Mafia Works
  287. Can oceans power the world?
  288. What has the world’s deadliest venom?
  289. How Munchausen Syndrome Works
  290. Scooby Dooby Doo, Where Are You?
  291. How Bartering Works
  292. How the Black Death Worked
  293. How Blood Pattern Analysis Works
  294. How Crime Scene Photography Works
  295. How Tickling Works
  296. What is stagflation?
  297. Were U.S. citizens in Japanese internment camps?
  298. How Fossils Work
  299. Who is “The Leader?” (How Cults Work)
  300. Is it legal to sterilize addicts?
  301. How Mummies Work
  302. Why’s that dude in that dumpster?
  303. How a Nuclear Meltdown Works
  304. That Dang-old Goat Fell Over
  305. How Igloos Work
  306. SYSK Live from SXSW: How UFOs Work
  307. Does oil speculation increase gas prices?
  308. How Molecular Gastronomy Works
  309. How Exploitation Films Work
  310. Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me
  311. How Wills Work
  312. Do you stay conscious after being decapitated?
  313. How Rollercoasters Work, Minus the Fun
  314. How Parkour Works
  315. A Podcast to Remember (How Memory Works)
  316. What is mountaintop removal mining?
  317. How Con Artists Work
  318. Can the sun kill you?
  319. What is parallel evolution?
  320. What is terror management theory?
  321. How do I start my own country?
  322. How Nicotine Works
  323. How Fear Works
  324. How the Underground Railroad Worked
  325. Was Malthus right about carrying capacity?
  326. How Military Snipers Work
  327. How Curiosity Works
  328. How Suicide Bombers Work
  329. How Shrunken Heads Work
  330. How Asteroid Mining Could Work
  331. Who was America’s first murderer?
  332. How Hate Works
  333. Human Cannonballs
  334. Stuff You Should Know July 4th Extravaganza, Part 1: Mom
  335. Stuff You Should Know July 4th Extravaganza, Part 2
  336. Does smiling make you happy?
  337. How Karma Works
  338. How Wildfires Work
  339. How SPAM Works
  340. Can you sweat colors?
  341. Ethnobotany: How to Get Drugs from Plants
  342. What’s the future of the internet?
  343. Laughter: What’s so funny about that?
  344. How Murphy’s Law Works, the Redux
  345. How to Land on a Government Watch List
  346. How Schizophrenia Works
  347. The Cheesiest SYSK Episode Ever
  348. Cryonics: Hi, Frozen Body!
  349. How Lie Detectors Work
  350. 10 Scientists Who Were Their Own Guinea Pigs
  351. How the World Trade Center Memorial Works
  352. How Casinos Work
  353. How the Moon Works
  354. How Acne Works
  355. How Family Crests Work
  356. How Sword Swallowing Works
  357. How U.S. Marshals Work
  358. How Silly Putty Works
  359. How the Peace Corps Works
  360. A Podcast on Zoot Suits? Yes
  361. The Wind Cries Typhoid Mary
  362. The Nile IS Just a River in Egypt
  363. Do you lose the right to privacy when you die?
  364. How Anti-matter Spacecraft Will Work
  365. Berenice
  366. How the Autobahn Worked
  367. What Saved the American Bison
  368. How Gene Patents Work
  369. How Presidential Debates Work
  370. How Alcatraz Works
  371. How Air Force One Works
  372. Crossbows: They Look Cool
  373. How Thoroughbred Horses Work
  374. Cash Debit or Credit: Which is best?
  375. What made the donkey and the elephant political?
  376. How Daylight Saving Time Works
  377. How the Digestive System Works
  378. How McCarthyism Works
  379. How Earthworms Work
  380. How Pepper Spray Works
  381. Josh and Chuck’s Christmas Extravaganza
  382. What happens in the brain during an orgasm?
  383. Coffee: The World’s Drug of Choice
  384. How Yo-Yos Work
  385. Was there a curse on King Tut’s tomb?
  386. Can you vacation in Antarctica?
  387. What’s the deal with the Bermuda Triangle?
  388. Are contrails actually chemtrails?
  389. How Mexican Wrestling Works
  390. How Human Trafficking Works
  391. How Floods Work
  392. How Magic Mushrooms Work
  393. What’s the 10,000 Year Clock?
  394. Pickpockets: Artists or Crooks?
  395. How Coral Reefs Work
  396. How Zero Works
  397. How Autopsies Work
  398. How Spies Work
  399. Fasting: deadly or what?
  400. How Crying Works
  401. How SETI Works
  402. Duels: A guide to throwing down the gauntlet
  403. How Noah’s Ark Worked
  404. Should chimps be used for medical testing?
  405. How the Donner Party Worked
  406. How Comic Books: Live from SXSW
  407. How Tipping Works
  408. 10 Big Cases of Revenge
  409. How Music Sampling Works
  410. How Diamonds Work
  411. How Beer Works
  412. Was Atlantis a real place?
  413. Body Odor: You Stink
  414. How Whaling Works
  415. Social Security Numbers: Less Boring Than You’d Think
  416. How Air Traffic Control Works
  417. How Medical Marijuana Works
  418. How did language evolve?
  419. How Bullfighting Works
  420. Did the Dutch trade Manhattan for nutmeg?
  421. What is a shotgun house?
  422. Interpol: World Police
  423. What is the future of Earth?
  424. How Labor Unions Work
  425. Are we obsessed with goals?
  426. Do video games produce real-life violence?
  427. Can it rain frogs?
  428. How Moss Works
  429. Fractals: Whoa
  430. Should we have a fat tax?
  431. Whatever happened to acid rain?
  432. How Icebergs Work (Very Cool)
  433. 10 Accidental Inventions: By the Numbers
  434. Lying Liars: How Lying Works, Liar
  435. What’s the deal with Executive Orders?
  436. Is the Dead Sea dead?
  437. How Tabloids Work
  438. Geysers: Nature’s Innuendo
  439. How Lightning Works
  440. How Disco Works
  441. Did a cow start the Great Chicago Fire?
  442. How White-collar Crime Works
  443. How Time Travel Works (Live a SD Comic-Con)
  444. How the Musketeers Worked
  445. Can we build an elevator to space?
  446. How Ramadan Works
  447. How Shark Attacks Work
  448. The Shark Diaries
  449. Did Reagan’s Star Wars program win the Cold War?
  450. Why You Probably Have a Criminal Record
  451. What happens to abandoned mines?
  452. How the Electoral College Works
  453. How Flesh-eating Bacteria Work
  454. Can you test a nuclear weapon without a fallout?
  455. Bioluminescence: A Bright and Shiny Fish
  456. How Asexuality Works
  457. How Book Banning Works
  458. Are we all Martians?
  459. Why does music provoke emotion?
  460. Q: Are we in the midst of cyberwar? A: Yes
  461. Subways: HUH! What are they good for?
  462. How Whiskey Runners Worked
  463. How Fire Works
  464. How Rainforests Work
  465. How Pizza Works!
  466. How Black Holes Work
  467. How Lion Taming Works
  468. How Commercial Jingles Work
  469. Exoskeletons: How’s it coming?
  470. SYSK’s Halloween Horror Fiction Winner!
  471. Is Stockholm Syndrome real?
  472. Yakuza: From Samurai to Slot Machines
  473. What will happen when we reach the Singularity?
  474. How close are we to holographic environments?
  475. How Meth Works
  476. Should we be designing our children?
  477. Philanthropy: Humankind and Loving It
  478. Why do leaves change colors in the fall?
  479. How Caving Works
  480. How Vampires Work
  481. Will we reach peak oil?
  482. Why isn’t the U.S. on the metric system?
  483. How Condoms Work
  484. Lab-grown meat: Order up!
  485. How Barbie® Doll Works
  486. Josh and Chuck’s Christmas Extravaganza 2012
  487. How Dog Shows Work
  488. How Bigfoot Works
  489. What was America’s first terrorist threat?
  490. Can you outrun an alligator in a zig-zag?
  491. Why do men have nipples?
  492. How Death Masks Work
  493. Does the five-second rule work?
  494. How Alien Hand Syndrome Works
  495. How the Frick Fracking Works
  496. Fecal Transplants: You Gonna Drink That Poop?
  497. How Bees Work
  498. How Stuntmen (and -women) Work
  499. How Gold Works
  500. How Garbage-powered Cars Could Work
  501. How Willpower Works
  502. How Weather Modification Works
  503. How Jet Lag Works
  504. Myths About the Brain
  505. How Surfing Works
  506. What Would Happen If the World Stopped Spinning?
  507. How CPR Works
  508. How the Papacy Works
  509. What Makes a One-hit Wonder?
  510. Do People Really Run Off to Join the French Foreign Legion?
  511. How Police Sketches Work
  512. How the U.S. Postal Service Works
  513. How Apartheid Worked
  514. Gesundheit! How Allergies Work
  515. What was the most peaceful time in history?
  516. How No-fly Zones Work
  517. How the Panama Canal Works
  518. How Grief Works
  519. What’s the deal with duckbill platypuses?
  520. Do men and women have different brains?
  521. How Marriage Works
  522. Uses of the Insanity Defense
  523. How Magnets Work
  524. What makes us yawn?
  525. Is there such a thing as a truth serum?
  526. How Dungeons and Dragons Works
  527. How Fair Trade Works
  528. How Foot Binding Worked
  529. How Electroconvulsive Therapy Works
  530. How Aerosol Cans Work
  531. How Cicadas Work
  532. How PTSD Works
  533. How Police Chases Work
  534. How Coffins Work
  535. What happened to the lost colony at Roanoke?
  536. How do trees affect the weather?
  537. How Drag Queens Work
  538. Capgras Syndrome: You Are Not Who You Think You Are
  539. How Bitcoin Works
  540. How Ghosts Work
  541. What’s the deal with Rasputin’s death?
  542. How Burning Man Works
  543. How Pollen Works
  544. How Miranda Rights Work
  545. 10 Medieval Torture Devices
  546. How Hip-hop Works
  547. How Building Implosions Work
  548. Who owns an abandoned house?
  549. Why should you never scare a vulture?
  550. How Maps Work
  551. How LARP Works
  552. How Fingerprinting Works
  553. How Horseshoes Work
  554. How does a diving bell work?
  555. Why was Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier?
  556. How Cockroaches Work
  557. How Ejection Seats Work
  558. History’s Greatest Traitors
  559. How Broken Bones Work
  560. How did 168 conquistadors take down the Inca empire?
  561. How the Rosetta Stone Works
  562. How much money is in the world?
  563. How Breast Implants Work
  564. Can you die of a broken heart?
  565. How IEDs Work
  566. How Dying Works
  567. How Crack Works
  568. Does owning a gun change your behavior?
  569. What’s the deal with diplomatic immunity?
  570. Can NASA predict natural disasters?
  571. Did Archimedes build a death ray?
  572. How Handwriting Analysis Works
  573. How the Maori Work
  574. 10 Easy Ways to Save Money
  575. How Guide Dogs Work
  576. How Revisionist History Works
  577. How Ouija Boards Work
  578. The Empty House
  579. What’s with the Winchester Mystery House?
  580. How Chess Works
  581. How Lewis and Clark Worked
  582. Some Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Stephen Hawking
  583. How Werewolves Work
  584. How Chocolate Works
  585. Who killed JFK?
  586. Is there a scientific formula for funny?
  587. How Black Friday Works
  588. How Castration Works
  589. How Maglev Trains Work
  590. How HeLa Cells Work
  591. How Underwater Tunnels Work
  592. How Manhunts Work
  593. Is lethal injection humane?
  594. Josh and Chuck’s Warm and Cozy Christmas Extravaganza 2013
  595. How Fire Breathing Works
  596. Will solar sails take us to the stars?
  597. Could you live without a refrigerator?
  598. Your limb is torn off – now what?
  599. How Filibusters Work
  600. Was there a real King Arthur?
  601. How Pet Psychics Work
  602. Chuck and Josh Bust a Few Everyday Myths
  603. How the Deep Web Works
  604. What’s the deal with the debt ceiling?
  605. What are crystal skulls?
  606. Will computers replace doctors?
  607. How Sign Language Works
  608. Do objects or experiences make us happier?
  609. How Cave Dwellers Work
  610. How Salt Works
  611. How Amputation Works
  612. Termites: They Bore But They Aren’t Boring
  613. What happened at Kent State?
  614. How the Spanish Inquisition Worked
  615. How Online Dating Works
  616. How Skateboarding Works
  617. How Black Boxes Work
  618. Tattoos: Not Just For Dirtbags Anymore
  619. How Electricity Works
  620. How Amnesia Works
  621. How Landslides Work
  622. How 3D Printing Works
  623. How Income Taxes Work
  624. How Charles Darwin Worked
  625. How Natural Selection Works
  626. How Dissociative Identity Disorder Works
  627. How Burlesque Works
  628. How Mars Works
  629. Halitosis: Worst Smell Ever?
  630. How the ACLU Works
  631. How Marijuana Works
  632. How Gypsies Work
  633. How Bipolar Disorder Works
  634. How the Human Microbiome Project Works
  635. How the Paleo Diet Works
  636. 8 Reasons Why Your Body Is So Gross
  637. How Avalanches Work
  638. How Temper Tantrums Work
  639. Archaeology in a Nutshell
  640. Why is Venice so wet?
  641. How the Space Race Worked
  642. How the Placebo Effect Works
  643. Sugar: It Powers the Earth
  644. Is your employer spying on you?
  645. How Soccer Works
  646. How the La Brea Tar Pits Work
  647. How the MPAA Works
  648. How The Louvre Works
  649. How Monopoly Works
  650. Is brain size related to intelligence?
  651. How Grass Works? Yes, How Grass Works
  652. How Sushi Works
  653. How In Vitro Fertilization Works
  654. How Trickle-Down Economics Works
  655. The Skinny on Probiotics
  656. Is there a dark side of the moon?
  657. How Morgellons Disease Works
  658. How Play-Doh Works
  659. What is a Numbers Station?
  660. How the NSA Works
  661. How Ebola Works
  662. Going Up: Elevators
  663. How the Berlin Wall Worked
  664. What’s the deal with headstones?
  665. How Blimps Work
  666. How Pinball Works
  667. How TV Ratings Work
  668. How Stem Cells Work
  669. How Royalty Works
  670. How Socialism Works
  671. How Currency Works
  672. How Police Interrogation Works
  673. How Animal Domestication Works
  674. How Rogue Waves Work
  675. How Panic Attacks Work
  676. How Karate Works
  677. How Skywriting Works
  678. Virus Talk with Josh and Chuck
  679. How The Great Train Robbery Worked
  680. How Extinction Works
  681. How Animal Camouflage Works
  682. Is there a disease that kills by preventing sleep?
  683. How Haunted House Attractions Work
  684. SYSK’s Halloween Scare Fest
  685. Can Nuclear Fusion Reactors Save The World?
  686. How Limousines Work
  687. How Patents Work
  688. What’s the deal with crop circles?
  689. How the Enlightenment Works
  690. What is Collective Hysteria?
  691. How Kickstarter Works
  692. How Terraforming Will Work
  693. How Leper Colonies Worked
  694. How X-Rays Work
  695. How The Hum Works
  696. Homeschooling: Not Just For Hippies and Religious People Anymore
  697. Boomerangs: Magic Sticks of Physics
  698. How Cinnamon Works
  699. How the GED Test Works
  700. Josh and Chuck’s 2014 Christmas Extravaganza
  701. How Sea Monsters Work
  702. SYSK Live: How Bars Work
  703. How Jim Henson Worked
  704. How Online Gambling Works
  705. How the Scientific Method Works
  706. Juggling: What the Heck
  707. How the March on Washington Worked
  708. Nostradamus: Predictor of the future? Not so much.
  709. How Poison Ivy Works
  710. How Hot Wheels Work
  711. Rainbows: Delighting humanity since forever
  712. How Ice Cream Works
  713. How Feng Shui Works
  714. What is folklore?
  715. Is there treasure on Oak Island?
  716. How Perfume Works
  717. Why Do Lefties Exist?
  718. Some Movies That Changed Filmmaking
  719. How ESP Works(?)
  720. How Stonehenge Works
  721. How Fleas Work
  722. How Tea Works
  723. How Anesthesia Works
  724. Earwax: Live With It
  725. 10 Bizarre Medical Treatments
  726. How Desalination Works
  727. Does the body replace itself?
  728. Thanks, Easter Bunny! Bock Bock!
  729. Polyamory: When two just won’t do
  730. What’s the deal with blood types?
  731. How Slinky Works
  732. How Zero Population Growth Works
  733. How Clowns Work
  734. Oh No, Snakes!
  735. How Water Slides Work
  736. How Spiders Work
  737. How Therapeutic Hypothermia Works
  738. Josh and Chuck Make It Through Male Puberty
  739. Does the FDA Protect Americans?
  740. How Pinewood Derbies Work
  741. How Internet Censorship Works
  742. How Color Works
  743. How Junk Food Works
  744. How Tupperware Works
  745. How Street Gangs Work
  746. How Ocean Currents Work
  747. How the Wow! Signal Works
  748. Bridges: Nature Abhors Them
  749. How BASE Jumping Works
  750. Are You My Mother?: How Animal Imprinting Works
  751. How Landfills Work
  752. Mosquitoes: The Worst
  753. How Audience Testing Works
  754. How Circus Families Work
  755. How Egypt’s Pyramids Work
  756. How Brickfilm Works
  757. How the Terracotta Army Works
  758. That Time Nazis Invaded Florida
  759. How Citizen’s Arrest Works
  760. Road Rage: GRRRR!!!
  761. How Racial Profiling Works
  762. How Bats Work
  763. How Earth-Like Planets Work
  764. How Droughts Work
  765. How Auto-Tune Works
  766. Hula-Hoops: The toy that’s a shape
  767. Pigeons: Homing, Passenger, Carrier and Otherwise
  768. How Umami Works!
  769. How Hot Air Balloons Work
  770. Nirvana: Not the Band
  771. How to Donate Your Body to Science
  772. How Alcoholism Works
  773. How Police Dogs Work
  774. How Chili Peppers Work
  775. How Publicists Work
  776. The Great Nuclear Winter Debate of 1983
  777. How Cult Deprogramming Works
  778. Geothermal Energy: Earth’s Gift to Mankind
  779. Chuck and Josh Make It Through Female Puberty
  780. How PEZ Works
  781. How Lobbying Works
  782. What was the Philadelphia Experiment?
  783. How Vestigial Organs Work
  784. How Wine Fraud Works
  785. Please Listen to How Plasma Waste Converters Work
  786. Vocal Fry and Other Speech Trends
  787. How Passports Work
  788. Josh N Chuck’s Hallowe’en Spooky Scarefest
  789. The Dark Origins of Fairy Tales
  790. How Grimm’s Fairy Tales Work
  791. Maggots: Good For Healing Wounds, Turns Out
  792. How the Voynich Manuscript Works
  793. What’s the Deal With Staring?
  794. Live in LA: How Rodney Dangerfield Worked
  795. How Dementia Works
  796. How Anonymous Works
  797. Live in Chicago: How Public Relations Works
  798. How HIV/AIDS Works, Part I
  799. How HIV/AIDS Works, Part 2
  800. Carl Sagan: American Hero
  801. How Reverse Psychology Works
  802. How the Antikythera Mechanism Works
  803. The Star Wars Holiday Special of 1978
  804. Gossip
  805. The Stuff You Should Know 2015 Jolly Christmas Special
  806. Great Wall of China
  807. How Lizzie Borden Worked
  808. The Satanic Panic of the 1980s
  809. Body Language
  810. How Futurology Works
  811. The Duality of Caffeine
  812. Sir Isaac Newton: Greatest Scientist of All Time?
  813. Timber! How Timber Works
  814. How Personalized Medicine Works
  815. Does Whole Body Cryotherapy Work?
  816. Operation Mincemeat: How A Corpse Fooled the Nazis
  817. How Land Diving Works
  818. How Rabies Works
  819. What’s the Deal With Poop?
  820. How Jackhammers Work
  821. How Nitrous Oxide Works
  822. The Future of Renewable Energy, Featuring Bill Gates
  823. (Approximately) 10 Things That Vanished Mysteriously
  824. How El Nino Works
  825. How Freak Shows Worked
  826. How the Iditarod Works
  827. How Dark Money Works
  828. Some Really Interesting Cases of Mass Hysteria
  829. How Makeup Works
  830. Who Gets to Name Continents?
  831. TED Talks featuring Roman Mars
  832. What Was the Deal With the Hatfields and McCoys?
  833. Nostalgia is not the most toxic impulse
  834. Our cats episode – right here, right meow
  835. How Labor Strikes Work
  836. How the Gender Pay Gap Works
  837. How the Big Bang Worked
  838. What Makes Lead So Poisonous?
  839. Does Kin Selection Explain Altruism?
  840. Tornado Myths and Truths
  841. What was Operation Plowshare?
  842. How Megalodon Worked
  843. How LSD Works
  844. How Snake Handlers Work
  845. True stories of survival cannibalism!
  846. How Bonsai Work
  847. The Unsolved Mystery Disappearance of the Sodder Children
  848. Chiggers: The Phantom Menace
  849. How Crumple Zones Work
  850. How SuperBalls Work
  851. How Gene Editing Works
  852. How Motion Sickness Works
  853. What’s the deal with controlled burns?
  854. Why Are So Many Disembodied Feet Washing Ashore in British Columbia?
  855. How Steadicams Work
  856. How Space Stations Work
  857. What’s the misery index?
  858. How Underground Mining Works
  859. How Lighthouses Work
  860. Research tips from SYSK
  861. What’s with this “Internet of Things”?
  862. How Radiation Sickness Works
  863. The Gettysburg Address: Short and Sweet
  864. How Chaos Theory Changed the Universe
  865. How the Moonwalk Works
  866. How Triage Works
  867. What is exploding head syndrome?
  868. How Night Terrors Work
  869. Mermaids: Not a real thing
  870. Evel Knievel Part I
  871. Evel Knievel Part II
  872. How Woolly Mammoths Worked
  873. The Delightful History of Steam Technology
  874. Jellyfish: Even Cooler than Octopi?
  875. This Custom of Customs
  876. How Food Tasters Work
  877. How the Negro Leagues Worked
  878. How Animal Testing Works
  879. Do Animals Have Natural Rights?
  880. Alexander Hamilton: Most Influential American?

Compiled by Jill Hurley

@genealogy_jill on Twitter


SYSK Episodes (as of 13 Sep 2016)