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Short Stuff: Pimento Cheese!

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  • about 21 hours ago
  • 15:24

Pimento cheese was originally nothing like it is now: It was mass produced, it was made from cream cheese and it was conceived in New York. Today it’s something much better, thanks to the South! Learn more about your ad-choices at

Cabbage Patch Kids: Must-Have Toy of the Century

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  • 2 days ago
  • 55:29

Surprisingly, Cabbage Patch Kids have turned up on SYSK almost as much as the Nazis or Seinfeld. It’s finally time to dive all the way into CPKs, from their controversial origins to the Christmas craze of ‘83 to their alter egos, Garbage Pail Kids. Learn more about your ad-choices at

SYSK Selects: How Tea Works

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  • 5 days ago
  • 58:05

Legend has it that tea was discovered by a curious Chinese emperor after leaves blew into his boiled water. Now tea is the second only to water in popularity worldwide. And despite the varieties of tea, they all come from a single species of plant. Learn all about it in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at

Gobble Gobble: Turkeys!

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  • 7 days ago
  • 50:51

Turkeys are a very interesting bird as it turns out. Which may be why many people are leaving it off their Thanksgiving table this year. Learn all about them right now! Learn more about your ad-choices at

Short Stuff: How Eyes In a Painting Follow You

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  • 8 days ago
  • 12:54

Ever noticed how eyes in a painting sometimes follow you around the room? It’s weird! But it’s also fully explainable and Josh and Chuck do just that here. Learn more about your ad-choices at