Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know


If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Categories: Society & Culture

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In 1970, roboticist Masahiro Mori wrote an essay that said the closer robots come to lifelike, the more they unsettle humans. His theory became the Uncanny Valley, and science has been evaluating it – and what makes something creepy - in recent years. Learn all about it with Josh and Chuck in this classic episode.

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  • 2917 - Selects: Is The Uncanny Valley Real? 
    Sat, 25 Mar 2023
  • 2916 - An Interesting, Vastly Incomplete Look at Baseball Cards 
    Thu, 23 Mar 2023
  • 2915 - Short Stuff: Semantic Satiation 
    Wed, 22 Mar 2023
  • 2914 - The Tragic Tale of Floyd Collins 
    Tue, 21 Mar 2023
  • 2913 - Selects: Do People Really Run Off to Join the French Foreign Legion? 
    Sat, 18 Mar 2023
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