Stuff You Should Know Podcast: Long Now: The 10,000 Year Clock

In a desert in Texas a 200-feet-tall clock is being constructed deep inside a mountain. Once completed, it will keep time for the next 10,000 years, even if there are no humans around to use it. Tune in as Chuck and Josh get to the bottom of the Long Now.

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Stuff You Should Know Podcast: How Magic Mushrooms Work

For thousands of years, humans have used hallucinogenic mushrooms for spiritual reasons. But how do magic mushrooms work and what can they do?  Can they help the mentally ill? Tune into the latest Stuff You Should Know podcast.

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How Stuff Works: How Human Trafficking Works

Many people believe that slavery was abolished years ago through legislation, however, despite these prohibitions, slavery still exists. Slaves are often forced or coerced into prostitution or made to work in deplorable factory conditions. Learn about modern slavery in the latest How Stuff Works podcast.

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Stuff You Should Know Podcast: What’s the deal with the Bermuda Triangle?

There’s roughly 500,000 squares miles encompassed in a triangle with points in Miami, Bermuda and San Juan. There shouldn’t be anything different about this area, but some people believe it’s a hotbed of supernatural activity. Tune in to learn why.

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Stuff You Should Know Podcast: How Yo-Yo’s Work

You may have played with a yo-yo before — perhaps you’ve even walked the dog — but do you know about the physics behind what makes a yo-yo sleep and wake up? Learn all about inertia, angular momentum and the history of the yo-yo in this episode of SYSK.

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