Olive Oil: Mother Nature's Gift
November 15th, 2018
Olive oil is one of Mother Nature's greatest gifts to humanity. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the NUMBER ONE OIL, right here, right now.
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Short Stuff: Lemonade
November 14th, 2018
Ever wonder where lemonade came from? Let’s up the stakes a little, what about pink lemonade? Well wonder no more! Join Josh and Chuck as they (briefly) cover the history of putting lemons together with sugar and water …
Pando: Earth’s Oldest, Hugest Organism Is Trees!
November 13th, 2018
In Utah, lives a 106-acre stand of Quaking Aspen trees that are all genetically identical because they are all growing from the same massive root …
SYSK Selects: How Pizza Works
November 10th, 2018
Sure it's everywhere and there's a more-than-90-percent chance you eat it once a month. But we'll bet you don't know the full history of that pizza …
Is yogurt a miracle food?
November 8th, 2018
Yogurt has been touted as a health food, but is it? Maybe. If you eat it every day. We get into the rich and creamy history of this supposed miracle food in today's episode. Take a listen!
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Short Stuff: Vomitoria
November 7th, 2018
A vomitorium was a place where ancient Romans went to make themselves throw up after gorging themselves at a sumptuous banquet. Everybody knows that. Except that’s not true at all. Learn about what vomitoria were in …
The End Of The World with Josh Clark - EP01: Fermi Paradox
November 7th, 2018
Ever wondered where all the aliens are? It’s actually very weird that, as big and old as the universe is, we seem to be the only intelligent life. In …
What were war masks?
November 6th, 2018
War masks were made for soldiers in WWI who had horrible accidents that left their faces sometimes unrecognizable. Though it may seem rudimentary …
SYSK Selects: How Grief Works
November 3rd, 2018
You can probably name the five stages of grief - from denial to acceptance - they've become pretty well known since being proposed in 1969. But later researchers are finding that grief is rarely that cut and dried, and …
How Easy Bake Ovens Work
November 1st, 2018
Easy Bake Ovens are as iconic as a toy can get, as American as apple pie or baseball. Learn all about these light bulb cooking, working ovens that …