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05:51 | Feb 19th, 2019

Short answer: Yeah, probably. Most Westerners have traded squatting for sitting and standing, to the detriment of our backs and joints. Learn the benefits of a good squat -- and how you can incorporat...Show More

aliceko recommended:

Dr. Peter Attia (and my physios) constantly preach about the importance of squatting and building = glute muscles to avoid back pain. Here's...Show More

07:49 | Feb 14th

Many humans enjoy eating chocolate -- but is it because of the taste, or because of compounds in the candy that simulate happiness in our brains? Learn about how chocolate affects us in this episode o...Show More

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How chocolate creates dopamine. Even if you're not physically eating chocolate - think about it - the dopamine might come! Fast forward to t...Show More

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04:46 | Dec 25th, 2019

Bing Crosby and hundreds of other singers have expressed their desire to see snow on Christmas, by why? Learn the history of this popular holiday song in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more abo...Show More

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Short and sweet episode explaining why we dream of a white Christmas when most of the world never does. Funny to hear about how people actua...Show More

04:41 | Apr 15th, 2019

Regular tuneups can keep some car engines running safely and smoothly, but the engines of most modern cars don't need them. Learn how car maintenance has changed in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn m...Show More

05:18 | Feb 24th

Black History Month helps celebrate the achievements and contextualize the experiences of black people in America, past and present. Learn the history behind it in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn m...Show More
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