A Look at the New HowStuffWorks App: Ghost Busters
Chris and Jonathan are always up for discussing new topics -- but they aren't always on the same page. While Jonathan came prepared to cover night vision, Chris is set on covering ghost hunters. Can the new HowStuffWorks app help them reach an agreement?
HowStuffWorks NOW: Meet Graham, the Car-proof Man
Humans are smart, but we’re also squishy, vulnerable, and prone to putting ourselves in heavy, machines that go in excess of 70 miles per hour. So what would happen if humans evolved specifically to survive an auto crash?
Tim Berners-Lee: World Wide Web
Nowadays the Internet is nearly ubiquitous, but how did it all begin? Tune in for a closer look at the man who changed the world -- and invented the World Wide Web -- in this episode.
Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: The Flat Earth Update
In ancient days civilizations across the world believed Earth was some sort of plane, a flat space in the absolute center of the universe. In recent weeks some celebrities have revived the concept. Is this a genuine belief or a marketing ploy?
Stuff of Genius: Ralph Baer: Video Games
Ralph Baer was working for a U.S. defense company when he invented the world's first video game system. Luckily, this Stuff of Genius was too fun to remain locked away from the public. Learn more about video games in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
Stuff of Genius: The World Wide Web
Nowadays the internet is nearly ubiquitous -- but how did it all begin? Tune in for a closer look at the man who changed the world -- and invented the world wide web -- in this episode.
Stuff to Blow Your Kid's Mind: Atmospheric Pressure
Did you know that air has weight? It may sound strange, but it's true. In this episode, Julie and Robert conduct an experiment that shows just how powerful air pressure can become. Tune in to learn more.
Stuff of Genius: Stephanie Kwolek: Kevlar
When Stephanie Kwolek couldn't pursue a career in medicine, she took a job as a research chemist. Tune in to learn how this unplanned career led to the Stuff of Genius that changed the world and saved thousands of lives.
You Turns: Pole Jump
What would it take for you to embrace the one thing you fear the most? On this episode, Dr. Oz shares how Tony Robbins helped him face his fear of heights. The challenge: climb to the top of a telephone pole, and then... leap! See for yourself...