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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
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There's a secret war going on around us, and it's happening on a daily basis. The Air Force has a unit specifically designed to carry out and defend against cyberwar. Go deep into this alarming type of war in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
How Peyote Works

How Peyote Works

2019-08-1500:43:5118

Josh and Chuck have tackled a lot of drugs on the show, but peyote has loomed like a bad Jim Morrison poem. Learn all about this plant today.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Short Stuff: Petrichor

Short Stuff: Petrichor

2019-08-1400:13:3616

You know that amazing smell when it rains? Kind of clean, kind of earthy, one of a kind? It turns out that a miracle of nature produces it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
We’ve been promised solar energy for a while now – where is it? Turns out, it’s been quietly and steadily growing across the world. And with a few breakthroughs, we just may be able to say goodbye to fossil fuels. Learn about sun-based energy in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Shotgun houses are iconic pieces of American architecture: they're long, narrow, and filled with artistic flourishes. But where did they come from? Join Chuck and Josh and explore the mysterious origins of shotgun houses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
As the operation expands it also begins to unravel. Word starts to leak out of the illegal stuff the Reagan administration was up to, Congress and the press investigate and people start to point fingers. Spoiler alert – they all got off scot free. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Short Stuff: Time Zones

Short Stuff: Time Zones

2019-08-0700:27:2020

Time zones are a pain. Let's get rid of them! Can we? Sure! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
When Ronald Reagan was president, America got involved in some deeply shady stuff, not the least of which was the Iran-Contra scandal – a convoluted operation that managed to combine an illegal covert war in Nicaragua with secretly selling arms to Iran. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The Black Death was gruesome: Symptoms included tumors, purple splotches, fevers and vomiting. But how did this disease manage to spread from the Gobi desert and kill approximately one-third of the population of 14th-century Europe? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
What Were the BONE WARS?

What Were the BONE WARS?

2019-08-0100:56:5842

A pair of old timey fossil hunters had a rootin’ tootin’ rivalry that spilled from academic journals into the American Wild West - where fossils were dynamited and employees turned double agent. Learn about the two-fisted origins of American paleontology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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Ronald Drewes

68 hvl8tbyy

Aug 16th
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Ronald Drewes

hh

Aug 16th
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Gloria Thurman

Awesome

Aug 16th
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Fion Lewis

Gloria Thurman :)

Aug 16th
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Zengie

fok burgundy

Aug 15th
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Anne Shore

a shilling is 20 p?! 😂😅

Aug 15th
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Manu Nunovurbiswaks

@2:46 define obsolete... stuff you should know

Aug 14th
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Orkaganon of Torkaganon

I had 2 energy audits, one from a large company & one from a small company. The large company, Power as they're called, tried talking us into $50,000 in upgrades. The small, local company was very familiar with Power and greatly disliked then and debunked much of their suggestions. it was informative & we learned quite a bit, right down to learning our blown in attic insulation having a depth ruler being cut in half to give the facade of being proper depth, when in reality, we half under half of what is considered effective.

Aug 14th
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Abbott Hill

Orkaganon of Torkaganon Ah, ok, I know

Aug 15th
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Lorr

I was too young to know anything about this. So interesting. Those poor families

Aug 13th
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Lizz

del-e-TEER-i-ous.

Aug 13th
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Gemma

Lizz 😁

Aug 14th
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J A

Hey Josh it's liberty fraternity equality. You idiot

Aug 12th
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Aaron Webb

J A

Aug 16th
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J A

Tony Friendly https://franceintheus.org/spip.php?article620. check that out stupid

Aug 15th
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Jaymes

I remember watching a documentary about the biggest seed bank in the world, and they were asked if they stored Marijuana seeds. they're response was " No. because marijuana is illegal" *eye roll* apparently even the seed banks are idiot's who would rather ignore science in favour of ignorance.

Aug 10th
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Sandra Feng

this China thing is very real. I am chinese and my grandfather had an accident on his electric bike and no one helped him. Fortunately, he was alright and wasn't seriously injured, but it's really truly unfortunate. Even I, in China, would fear helping someone because of the possibility of getting into unseen trouble.

Aug 10th
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snosaer

"a tidal wave of feet people" he's racist he really believes they don't know what shoes are lol weird

Aug 10th
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Micayla Beyer

you have a few older episodes on sharks but do you think you could talk about tonic immobility? it's a super cool trait of superorder Selachimorpha fish and is what allows researchers to tag sharks safely, but it also is used by other predators to immobilize an otherwise superior opponent!

Aug 10th
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Cameron Harrison

keeps stopping :(

Aug 9th
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Scott Hall

sysk is the best podcast on the net period!!

Aug 8th
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Samuel Anderson

Scott Hall wow, I wanna try:)

Aug 9th
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Orkaganon of Torkaganon

Chuck, your Canadian accent was hilarious, well done.

Aug 8th
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Lesly Carter

Orkaganon of Torkaganon 😂😂 well done

Aug 9th
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Adam Verellen

American Made with Tom Cruise is one movie that relates to this topic

Aug 8th
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Alejandro Munoz

home renno lol

Aug 7th
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Ryan Jones

Alejandro Munoz lol

Aug 8th
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Cameron Harrison

'On Star' "Doesn't prevent theft" then what's the point, lol.

Aug 6th
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