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Stuff To Blow Your Mind

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture

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Science & Medicine 13

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

The Pooping Duck: When Robots Digest

July 19th, 2011

Episode 160 of 778 episodes

Jacques de Vaucanson's fabulous digesting duck was a clockwork miracle capable of reproducing the processes of ingestion, digestion and defecation. Join Robert and Julie to learn more about robotic digestion from the pooping duck to the modern day.

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