Podcast

BrainStuff

HowStuffWorks

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

Chart Positions

Top 200 144
Science & Medicine 8
Natural Sciences 4

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

BrainStuff cover

Why Are You Farting?

July 17th, 2017

Sure, flatulence is embarrassing. But why do we do it?

Featured Podcast

Listen

When people fire guns into the air in a celebratory manner, those bullets have to go somewhere. Find out how high fired bullets can go -- and why they can be dangerous -- in this episode of BrainStuff.

It’s not quite British, and it’s not quite American – so what gives? Why do all those actors of yesteryear have such a distinct and strange accent?

BrainStuff cover

Why is Blood Red?

July 3rd, 2017

Blood is always red... even when it's inside your body.