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How is Firefox connected to Netscape Navigator? Are Firefox and Internet Explorer cousins? What is Mozilla? Join Chris and Jonathan as they explore the origin and growth of Mozilla.

Media in the Stream

Over the last decade, we've seen a gradual shift from hard copy media to streaming media. In this episode, we look at the history and tech behind devices designed to stream entertainment.

The Birth of the Electric Chair

At the end of the 19th century, it seemed like there was nothing electricity couldn't do. So could it be used as a way to humanely carry out the death penalty? We learn about the invention of the electric chair and the dentist who dreamed it up.

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Takes the Ingress

What is an alternate reality game? What is Ingress? How do you play the game? Join Jonathan and Chris as they introduce you to the world of Ingress and alternate reality gaming.

The Trials and Tribulations of the 737 MAX

What happened with Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft and why did the CEO of the company appear before the US Congress? We learn about the flight control system that led to tragedy and the controversy surrounding it.

The Basics of Electricity

What's the difference between voltage and current? What is resistance? What are the units of measurement associated with electricity?

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets MegaUploaded

What was Megaupload? Why did the US federal government pursue Megaupload? Why is the Megaupload case so complicated? Join Chris and Jonathan as they shed some light on the Megaupload, from its origin to its ongoing court case.

Scams and Hoaxes

The Internet can be a great place but it's also the host for some pretty sneaky scams out there. In this episode, we look at some common schemes to take advantage of unsuspecting victims and how you can avoid becoming a victim yourself.

The Shocking History of Electricity in Medicine

For more than 200 years, doctors have experimented with using electricity to treat everything from liver disease to severe depression to varying degrees of success. We look at the history behind these practices and what's going on.

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks at Industrial Light and Magic

What is Industrial Light and Magic, and when did it get its start? What is ILM's relationship to Pixar? What technologies did ILM pioneer? Join Jonathan and Chris as they shed some light on ILM.

TechStuff ReRun: The Wonderful World of Audio Animatronics

Jonathan is about to head to Walt Disney World (he'll be back by the time this publishes). But he doesn't want to leave you without an episode, so here's one about Disney's audio animatronics from the archive!

Machine Consciousness

Is it really possible for a machine to achieve consciousness? What does consciousness even mean? From philosophy to technological obstacles, we look at the problems and possibilities.

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Rides in Electric Cars

How do electric motors work? Are electric vehicles a new idea? Why aren't there more electric vehicles on the road today? Join Jonathan and Chris as they power through the past, present and possible future of electric vehicles.

The Modern Submarine

How did the modern submarine develop? What kind of technology is on a submarine? How do they navigate? 

TechStuff Dives into Submarines

How do submarines work? When were they invented? In this episode, we explore the truths (and myths) about the origin of submarines.

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets an ESRB Rating

What is the ESRB? What procedure does the ESRB follow to rate games? What do the different ratings mean? Join the guys as they demystify the inner workings of the Entertainment Software Rating Board.

TechStuff Takes a Gander at Propaganda

The University of Oxford Computational Propaganda Research Project issued a report on how countries around the world are manipulating people with misinformation. What's YOUR country up to?

TechStuff Looks through a Telescope

From the physics of light to ingenious uses of a mirror, we look at the history of telescopes and how they work.

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Jumps From Space

How did the Stratos jump work? What sort of technology was inside the capsule? How did Felix's suit work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they leap into the tech behind this groundbreaking jump.




Introducing: Behind the Influence

Pop Culture expert Tatiana Carrier introduces Behind the Influence, an interview series featuring the world’s most influential streamers, Youtubes, tech giants, and everything in between.  Listen now at: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-behind-the-influence-49377031/episode/behind-the-influence-trailer-49377033/