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How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

 How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

Science has proven that we can be aware of our dreams while we’re in them. But can we control our dreams? Christian breaks it to you gently. See more »

What Is Satanism?

 What Is Satanism?

Just the term satanism is controversial. But what's actually going on with this counter-culture religion that values individualism and nonconformity? See more »

Why Do We Itch?

 Why Do We Itch?

Virtually everyone has experienced an itch at one time or another – but what is an itch exactly? What causes it, and why can having one be such a maddening experience? See more »

BrainStuff: The Way We Think About Sugar Is Going To Change

 BrainStuff: The Way We Think About Sugar Is Going To Change

The FDA recently changed their Nutrition Facts label to include added sugars. But why? See more »

How Do Microwave Ovens Work?

 How Do Microwave Ovens Work?

They’re convenient, ubiquitous and easy to use. But how do these things work, exactly? What do people mean when they say a microwave cooks food inside out? See more »

Why Do Dogs Yawn?

 Why Do Dogs Yawn?

Dogs communicate by yawning, and it's complex to figure out what they might mean. See more »

Is WiFi Safe?

 Is WiFi Safe?

You've probably heard that wireless internet (WiFi) is dangerous. But is it true? Christian breaks it down. See more »

What's the ideal temperature for your refridgerator?

 What's the ideal temperature for your refridgerator?

In this episode, Christian explains how bacteria spoils food and what temperature your refrigerator should be to slow their progress. See more »

Why do some noises drive me crazy?

 Why do some noises drive me crazy?

Do you want to strangle people for chewing gum? Does the crinkle of plastic fill you with inarticulate, homicidal fury? If so, you may suffer from the little-understood condition called 'misophonia'. See more »

BrainStuff: How Does Aspirin Work?

 BrainStuff: How Does Aspirin Work?

How does aspirin target your pain? The plants that aspirin were derived from have been used as medicine for about 6000 years, we finally discovered how it works in 1971, and Lauren explains it to you now. See more »

How do one-way mirrors work?

 How do one-way mirrors work?

How can a single piece of glass look like a mirror from one side but a window from the other? It's not magic, it's materials technology. See more »

 Will Soda Really Ruin My Teeth?

If your teeth are one of the hardest parts of your body, then how could soda damage them? Tune in to learn more. See more »

 Why Do Fluorescent Lights Make That Buzzing Noise?

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 Are Stupid People More Confident?

We've all heard about the supposed relationship between confidence and knowledge - but is it true? Two researchers think they've found the answer. See more »

 How Does Saliva Work?

Your saliva makes things taste great while killing bacteria and helping digestion. See more »

 What Causes Red Eye In Photos?

How can a camera's flash make your eyes glow red? Tune in to learn how it works -- and how to prevent it. See more »

 Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?

Christian explains why male humans' voices generally get lower than female humans' during puberty. See more »

 Why Are Honey Bees Disappearing?

Honey bees are vanishing? But why? See more »

 How Do TV Ratings Work?

The future of your favorite TV shows hinges on their ratings – but what is a rating, and where does it come from? See more »

BrainStuff: Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight Of Blood?

 BrainStuff: Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight Of Blood?

Josh explains the science of why people faint at the sight of blood. See more »