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Cannibalism: Fact and Fiction

Cannibalism: Fact and Fiction

Cannibalism is an ancient taboo, but how often has it actually occurred? See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: MIT, Cereal, and Human Experimentation

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: MIT, Cereal, and Human Experimentation

In the 1940s Quaker Oats and MIT joined forces to study the absorption of vitamins and minerals. They recruited kids at the Fernald State School to join the “Science Club” and fed them radioactive iron and calcium without their knowledge. See more »

Human Experimentation: MIT and Cereal

Human Experimentation: MIT and Cereal

Did the Quaker Oats company really do experiments on children? Join Matt and Ben as they dig into the checkered past of this cereal monolith. See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Sesame Credit: Turning Obedience Into a Game

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Sesame Credit: Turning Obedience Into a Game

What if you had a credit score that measured more than just your wallet? What if it took into account your political leanings, Internet traffic, and social media statements -- and what if the same stuff from your friends could affect your score? See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: The Strange Case of Teresita Basa

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: The Strange Case of Teresita Basa

When firefighters found the body of Teresita Basa murdered and disfigured in her Chicago apartment, the case seemed set to remain unsolved. Until a former coworker began speaking as if she were Teresita, seeking justice from beyond the grave. See more »

Is Sesame Credit Dangerous?

Is Sesame Credit Dangerous?

What if you had a credit score that measured more than just your wallet? What if it took into account your political leanings, Internet traffic, and social media statements -- and what if the same stuff from your friends could affect your score? These are the concerns of Sesame Credit. See more »

Did Teresita Basa avenge her own death?

Did Teresita Basa avenge her own death?

Months after the murder of Teresita Basa, her former coworker began falling into trances, a voice identifying itself as Teresita issuing from her mouth. Whether or not you believe in ghosts, these statements turned out to be true, leading to the conviction of 32 year-old Allen Showers. But what's the real story? Was this justice beyond the grave or beyond the law? See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Freemasons: 3 Weird Things About The House of The Temple

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Freemasons: 3 Weird Things About The House of The Temple

In this episode, Ben and Matt travel to DC for a closer look at the famous House of the Temple. Tune in to learn more about the odd history of this iconic temple. See more »

Wikileaks and the DNC

Wikileaks and the DNC

Earlier this summer Wikileaks released a cache of internal emails from the Democratic National Committee. "Unnamed experts" trace this event back to Russian hackers. But who are these hackers? What proof exists? And, mosgt importantly, who hacked democracy? See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Banks, Cartels and Money Laundering

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Banks, Cartels and Money Laundering

How do criminals turn dirty cash into clean money? Who helps them? And more importantly, what happens when the launderers are caught? See more »

Banks, Drugs and Money: Part 2

Banks, Drugs and Money: Part 2

In the conclusion of their two part interview with Robert Mazur, the guys explore the ins and outs of money laundering. Tune in to learn how dirty money gets clean – and what happens (or doesn’t happen) to the bad guys when they’re caught. See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Religion and Crime: The Narco Saints

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Religion and Crime: The Narco Saints

Criminals, from cartels to thieves and more, have adopted the practice of praying to entities like Santa Muerte for forgiveness, protection and aid. But why? See more »

Banks, Drugs and Money: Part 1

Banks, Drugs and Money: Part 1

In the first part of this two-episode series, the guys interview the legendary US Customs and Drug Enforcement agent Robert Mazur. Using the cover identity of Bob Musella, Mazur and his team tracked the shadowy financial dealings of drug traffickers all the way to the international bank that aided them – and brought that bank down. Listen in as Mazur gives an eyewitness account of his harrowing experience, close calls, ultimate victory and more. See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: What would happen if the world's debt disappeared?

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: What would happen if the world's debt disappeared?

It’s often said that money makes the world go round – so what would happen if there was no money left? Would it be a paradise or pandemonium? See more »

Could someone erase the world's debt?

Could someone erase the world's debt?

Modern civilization relies on the concept of debt. Wars are fought over it, loves lost and revolutions launched. So what would happen if, one day, it disappeared? Is it even possible? Tune in to learn more. See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Is public WiFi dangerous?

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Is public WiFi dangerous?

Public wifi can be an enormously convenient thing -- it helps people dodge data charges in coffee shops, airports and other places around the globe. But how safe is it? Tune in to learn more. See more »

Free Wifi: Gambling with Your Privacy

Free Wifi: Gambling with Your Privacy

Public wifi can be an enormously convenient thing -- it helps people dodge data charges in coffeeshops, airports and other places around the globe. But how safe is it? Tune in to learn more. See more »

STDWYTK Live: The Future of VR

STDWYTK Live: The Future of VR

Since the dawn of civilization humanity has attempted to understand the nature of reality, and (relatively) recent breakthroughs in technology have allowed our species to move from encountering reality to creating different forms of it. But there's a dark side to this technology that goes beyond gaming. See more »

Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: What is the 'Red Market?'

 Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: What is the 'Red Market?'

You've heard of the Black Market, but what about the Red Market? Watch to learn about the secret world of the illegal human organ trade. See more »

Crime, Kidnapping and Organs: The Red Market

Crime, Kidnapping and Organs: The Red Market

For the majority of human history, a failing vital organ was a death sentence. Yet hard-won lessons from countless tragic medical experiments have given modern humans the amazing ability to swap a failing organ from a healthy one, often with good odds of surviving the operation. So where do the organs come from? Is there really any truth to the rumors of an illegal organ trade? See more »