Narcissism: But what about me?
1:02:55 | Dec 19th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
This week Josh and Chuck dive into the world of narcissism, one of the most perplexing and disturbing disorders humans can have. Learn all you ever cared to know about people who largely are centered ...Show More
How the Flu Works
52:56 | Nov 14th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Every year the flu virus makes the rounds, laying up young and old alike for days before moving on to another hapless victim. But flu viruses can mutate and once in awhile they turn into something muc...Show More
The Black Panther Party
1:06:31 | Feb 16th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
The Black Panther Party was a complex political movement that was unfairly painted as a militant group who hated white people. Far from it, they were actually men and women trying to effect change in ...Show More
Really interesting background history on the Black Panther movement. Plus ca change . . .
How the Navajo Code Talkers Worked
47:38 | Nov 27th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
In WWII the US Marines devised an unbreakable code-within-a-code made from Navajo, one of the most linguistically difficult languages in the world. A handful of Navajos sent messages on the frontlines...Show More
Didn't know the story about the Navajo code talkers during WW2. It goes into how the English -> Navajo part of the code was critical in keep...Show More
How the Secret Service Works
56:28 | Sep 14th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
The U.S. Secret Service began after a mandate from President Lincoln called for a service to combat counterfeiters. Since then, they have become more well known as the agency that guards and protects ...Show More
The Massacre at Tiananmen Square
1:07:09 | Jun 4thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Tank Man. An indelible image burned in our brains. But what led to this extraordinary event? Chuck and Josh walk you through the days and weeks leading up to the massacre at Tiananmen Square, which is...Show More
Are broken arrows a problem?
53:29 | Dec 31st, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Are broken arrows are a problem? After all, they are incidents and accidents involving nuclear warheads. Like, sometimes they go missing. But it hasn't happened much since the 50s and 60s. OR HAS IT? ...Show More
SYSK Selects: Can you Treat Mental Illness with Psychedelics?
43:23 | Nov 9th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Hallucinogenic drugs are currently illegal, but they were once commonly used in psychological treatment. In this classic episode, Josh and Chuck discuss the rise and fall of psychedelics in treating m...Show More