How Gun Silencers Work
The sound of gunfire is incredibly loud, and it is amazing that anything is able to silence a firearm. However, the principle behind a gun silencer is surprisingly simple. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn more about silencers.
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.
FW: Thinking: The Future of Vaccines Part 1
In this episode, we focus on vaccine delivery, from micro-needle patches to vaccines that are resistant to temperatures of 140°F increasing accessibility to people around the world.
BrainStuff: Why Don't All Skeletons Become Fossils?
Skeletons of ancient animals sometimes become fossilized. But if this happened to every animal that ever lived, wouldn’t we be swimming in a sea of fossils right now? Brainstuff explains why only a fraction of animal bones turn into fossils.
HowStuffWorks Animations: Dark Fairy Tales
Fairy tales are for kids right? Well not at first they weren't. They were dark tales of murder, rape, incest, cannibalism and mayhem geared toward adults. What changed? Chuck and Josh will drop that knowledge in this clip from Stuff You Should Know.
Why You Can't Win Arguments Online
Have you ever found yourself infuriated by someone's opinion online? Or, perhaps, taken it a step further and attempted to argue with them? Why can't you win an argument online? The answer leads into a cognitive conspiracy that might surprise you.