What is an anti-siphon valve?
In houses with a built-in sprinkler system, anti-siphon valves prevent pesticides, pet waste, and other contaminants from polluting the home's water source. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about anti-siphon valves.
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.
HowStuffWorks NOW: Will moving scar your kids for life?
Everyone knows that moving is a kind of mini-apocalypse to a child, but are such moves intrinsically harmful? Are kids who move around a lot more prone to psychiatric illness, suicide and unnatural death? A shocking new study suggests that they are.
HowStuffWorks NOW: Breaking the Law to Enforce the Law
As of June 20th, yes. The Supreme Court ruled that evidence found by police officers after an illegal stop can still be used in court. Is this an erosion of citizen’s rights, or an important step in giving the good guys an edge in the war on crime?
BrainStuff: How Will You Most Likely Die?
Death is the most mysterious and inevitable part of the human experience. But how will we go? Join Ben as he takes a closer look at the most common causes of death across the globe.