How Stuff Works

HowStuffWorks, Inc. is a commercial edutainment website that was founded by Marshall Brain with the goal of giving its target audience an insight into the way in which many things work. The site uses various media in its effort to explain complex concepts, terminology and mechanisms, including photographs, diagrams, videos and animations, and articles. A documentary television series with the same name also premiered in November 2008 on the Discovery Channel.
Posts about How Stuff Works
  • How Stuff Works’ Jason Hoch: There is no podcasting bubble

    … Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | RSS Podcasting is having a moment. After years of operating on the periphery, the medium has become a newfound area of focus, not just for longtime podcast publishers but for A-list newcomers like Time Inc. and The New York Times, which are using their content distribution muscles to quickly scale themselves up…

    Digidayin How To's- 10 readers -
  • Visualizing Dirty Jobs

    … about the need to leave feral cats well enough alone. As a tribute to these hard-working men and women, we’ve drawn together a selection of visualizations from government, industry and more that pull back the veil on these unheralded jobs. In the process, we hope you’ll enjoy learning a little bit about the work behind the scenes that enables our…

    Nate Birt/ Visual.lyin Social- 6 readers -
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