How Carbon Chains Work
Learn how the length of hydrocarbon atom chains have different properties, producing substances such as kerosene, methane and other forms of fossil fuel. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about fossil fuels.
Fw:Thinking: The Internet of Things
In the future, the Internet of Things will impact our daily lives. Learn how the Internet of Things will work in this video from Fw:Thinking.
Fw:Thinking: The Future of Time
Defining time is a more complicated concept than it might seem. Learn about the future of time in this video from Fw:Thinking.
BrainStuff: Can Computers Read Your Mind?
Nowadays it’s not unusual for a search engine to autofill search terms. But how far can this practice go? Is it possible that one day a computer could read your mind?
BrainStuff: Why Do We Itch?
Virtually everyone has experienced an itch at one time or another – but what is an itch exactly? What causes it, and why can having one be such a maddening experience?
Stuff They Don't Want You to Know: Ghosthunters: The Warrens
For decades Ed and Lorraine Warren claimed to investigate paranormal phenomena, confronting the forces of darkness with the power of faith. They've inspired numerous films and become a part of American folklore -- so how much of their story is true?
HowStuffWorks NOW: Let’s Turn This Cheese Electric
Ever tried to build a battery out of leftovers? It probably didn't go too well. Leave the task to the experts, such as the Arizona State University researchers who just made a functional supercapacitor out of cheese, seaweed and eggs.