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What do the symbols on the U.S. one-dollar bill mean? Why do feet stink? How do instant cameras work? Join Marshall Brain as he explores the science behind everything from microwave popcorn to metal detectors.

Customer Reviews

Cool!

These little bits of information can come in handy, especially when your 7th grade science teacher expects you to know everything. They are easy to understand, not real scientifically said, and you learn something new every day! Keep up the work, Marshall Brain!

superficial and incomplete

They miss a great opportunity for the medium. For some reason they've decided to make the broadcast 60 seconds long. Which means they have time to give an explanation that only an incurious 2nd grader would love. And a clusily edited down explanation at that. To say that they only scratch the surface of a topic would be overstatement. They make NO impression. Like chewing on styrofoam shaped like popcorn, this is unsatifying.

great site, great podcast

love the site, love these little nuggets each day.