Stuff You Should Know


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How do landfills work? How do mosquitos work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the Stuff You Should Know about everything from genes to the Galapagos in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

How Jet Lag Works

February 12th, 2013

Episode 539 of 1000 episodes

Jet lag has only been a real condition since 1958. Also known as desynchronosis, jet lag can lead to sleeplessness, irritability, diabetes and cancer. Learn about how the body’s natural clock runs and what happens when we cross time zones quickly.

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