Food

The Good Stuff

The Good Stuff dives deep into the off-beat science stories you won't hear about on TV. Each four-episode playlist follows hosts Matt and Craig on an in-depth journey through fringe science and research, spanning such topics as fear, sleep, food, and the paranormal. Join them on their journey to find the Good Stuff!

How Hard is it to Run a Marathon?

18m 18s

At the start of last year, Craig decided to run a marathon. Over 11 months, through shin splints, knee pain, and freezing weather, Craig trained to run 26.2 miles. Did his training pay off? You'll just have to watch and see!

Episodes

  • How Hard is it to Run a Marathon?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Hard is it to Run a Marathon?

    18m 18s

    At the start of last year, Craig decided to run a marathon. Over 11 months, through shin splints, knee pain, and freezing weather, Craig trained to run 26.2 miles. Did his training pay off? You'll just have to watch and see!

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    Will Bananas be Wiped Out By Disease?

    6m 5s

    Bananas are delicious, but they're also a crucial part of a lot of peoples' diets, and for the past few years a fungal menace has been spreading and wiping out banana crops all over the world. And it may mean the end of the banana as we know it.

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    What Does it Take to be a Professional Wrestler?

    12m 48s

    Carl Wilson has been working the freelance professional wrestling circuit for over a decade now. In the ring, he's Suge D, but by day, he's the manager of a cellphone store. Will he ever make it as a professional wrestler? What drives him to continue pursuing his dream?

  • Why Does Charles Trippy Put His Life on the Internet?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why Does Charles Trippy Put His Life on the Internet?

    8m 10s

    Charles Trippy has been uploading his life to youtube every day for 7 years. In that time, he has been married and divorced, won the Guinness World Record twice, and gone through two brain surgeries. And he shows no signs of stopping. Who is Charles Trippy? Why does he do it?

  • What the Heck is Dark Matter?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What the Heck is Dark Matter?

    8m 55s

    85% of the mass of our universe is made up of dark matter--a type of matter that we cannot see or detect, but without it, galaxies would not exist and the universe as we know it would be very different. What is dark matter? Where is dark matter? How can we find dark matter?

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    The Secret Life and Art of Henry Darger

    8m 32s

    Henry Darger is one of the most famous outsider artists in the world. But no one knew about his art while he was alive. Why he kept it a secret is a mystery but we’re going to try and find out by examining the only evidence he left behind—his art.

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    Visiting Area 51

    11m 34s

    Area 51 might be the most well-known top secret military base in the world. It has appeared in movies, tv, books, and video games. Yet we still don't know what is going on in there. We take a trip to the middle of nowhere to find out what's going on with Area 51! What goes on in Area 51?

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    Earthships: Living Off The Grid

    9m 52s

    An Earthship is a home that captures its own water, recycles its own sewage, and produces all its own electricity and food. It's meant to function completely independent of the power grid or any infrastructure at all. Do we need the grid? Can we live off the grid?

  • Is Nuclear Power Good Or Bad?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Is Nuclear Power Good Or Bad?

    12m

    We used to think nuclear power would solve all of our energy problems. What happened? Why do we fear nuclear power and is our fear justified? What is nuclear power and does it still have a place in our energy future?

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    Why We Need a Revolution In Energy Storage

    8m 56s

    If we ever want to get off fossil fuels and start using renewable energy, we're going to need a revolution in energy storage. That means batteries. Bigger, stronger, and just better, ok? And maybe, just maybe, we'll finally be able to realize humanity's dream of confusing the ghost of Thomas Edison!

  • What is the Power Grid?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What is the Power Grid?

    9m 54s

    Joe Hanson from It's Okay To Be Smart gives Craig the rundown on energy and the electrical grid. Where does our electricity come from? How are fossil fuels formed? What is the largest machine in the world?

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