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BrainStuff

HowStuffWorks

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

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Science & Medicine 13
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.

How Internet Cookies Work

August 3rd, 2011

Episode 958 of 1067 episodes

Internet cookies are information stored as text strings on a machine by a web server. Most commonly, cookies are used to store user IDs.

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