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If you're constantly wondering how stuff works, you've stumbled upon the perfect podcast. Join HowStuffWorks.com founder Marshall Brain as he breaks down the science behind everything from traffic lights to gravity.

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Do Monkeys Lack the Brains or the Vocal Anatomy for Human Speech?

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How Do Microwave Ovens Work?

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