Science questions are a fun and interesting way to learn about planet Earth, organisms and the universe. In this section you'll find an incredible collection of science questions covering a wide variety of topics.
Plus, we tell U.S. listeners the best way to get the attention of their local congressperson, and we give you the scoop on the NASA poop challenge.
By Allison Loudermilk Dec 12, 2016
President-elect Trump has proposed cutting the agency's Earth science budget. But doing so could negatively impact construction, farming and infrastructure projects.
By Patrick J. Kiger Dec 7, 2016
Plus, the podcast team tells you why maintaining eye contact during a conversation is tricky and how one island is really embracing solar power.
By Allison Loudermilk Dec 5, 2016
Plus, if you're a big listener of Spotify, you'll want to make sure a recent bug isn't killing your hard drive, and we look at how a Calexit could play out.
By Allison Loudermilk Nov 22, 2016
Plus, you're probably merging into traffic all wrong, and we help you get smart about your smartphone battery.
By Allison Loudermilk Nov 14, 2016
Plus, Georgia Tech researchers figured out an 'easy' way for you to learn Morse code, and we explain why U.S. citizens vote on a Tuesday in November.
By Allison Loudermilk Nov 8, 2016
Plus, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange found himself without internet access, and Facebook really isn't helping your fear of missing out.
By Allison Loudermilk Oct 25, 2016
Plus, you'll learn about a semi-autonomous car that can be steered with a tilt of the head, and you'll meet the family that inspired a familiar saying.
By Allison Loudermilk Oct 18, 2016
Plus, new studies have found that horses can communicate with us humans better than we thought, and your walk says more than you realize about your personality.
By Allison Loudermilk Oct 10, 2016
Plus, Saudi women are challenging the current guardianship system, and we bid a fond farewell to Rosetta.
By Allison Loudermilk Oct 4, 2016
Plus, divers just found some 2,000-year-old human bones! Listen to the HowStuffWorks Now podcast to get the scoop on that story and more.
By Allison Loudermilk Sep 26, 2016
Plus, robots are angling for nearly 8.7 million U.S. jobs by 2021, and the superhero team has been around for way longer than you might guess.
By Allison Loudermilk Sep 19, 2016
Cuttlefish can count to five! Plus, catfish appetites know no bounds, and China has big plans for an underwater lab.
By Allison Loudermilk Sep 9, 2016
Sharing isn't always caring when it comes to spiders. Plus, adult women may not be getting autism diagnoses, and Earth could be entering a new epoch, courtesy of humans.
By Allison Loudermilk Sep 5, 2016
Plus, Microsoft Excel is sometimes autocorrecting science, and Seattle is looking to address its opioid problem by opening safe houses for drug use.
By Allison Loudermilk Aug 29, 2016
You've always wondered whether your dog would choose you over food. Now, scientists have some answers. Plus, the team covers chemtrails and a much more agreeable Venus.
By Allison Loudermilk Aug 22, 2016
We're close to slaying Guinea worm in humans, only now it's arisen in dogs. The team also has news on humpbacks and on how personality and musical taste are intertwined.
By Allison Loudermilk Aug 15, 2016
That's what Moon Express must be singing after it got permission to go to the moon. Plus, HowStuffWorks Now covers universal basic income and myths that are real.
By Allison Loudermilk Aug 8, 2016
Plus, HowStuffWorks Now covers the rise of mosquito factories and new research suggesting that investing in public companies with lower-paid CEOs might be a good call.
By Allison Loudermilk Aug 1, 2016
The practice of clapping to show our approval is an ancient one. But recent research suggests that applause actually spreads like a contagious disease.
By Patrick J. Kiger Jul 29, 2016
Plus, Alexander McQueen could live on in one seriously unique leather jacket, and Jonathan Strickland explains the fun phenomenon of voxels.
By Allison Loudermilk Jul 25, 2016
Plus, the team investigates whether all U.S. gun violence is on the rise and reports on one way lions, cattle and cattle farmers could coexist more peacefully.
By Allison Loudermilk Jul 15, 2016
This week, the team reports on a fatal car accident involving the Tesla Model S, gives you a taste for transhumanism and looks at how marijuana can affect your emotions.
By Allison Loudermilk Jul 11, 2016
Plus, the HowStuffWorks Now podcast also brings you bad news about childhood moves and unusual news about a man and his beloved phone.
By Allison Loudermilk Jul 5, 2016
Plus, the HowStuffWorks Now podcast brings you good news about chocolate and Supreme Court news about illegally obtained evidence.
By Allison Loudermilk Jun 27, 2016
What a Tangled Web a Few Squirrels' Tails Can Weave
The Logistics of Evacuating Entire U.S. Coastlines
Bullying More Likely in Less Crowded U.S. States