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The Story Behind

The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.

info_outline Cotton Swabs 08/10/2019
info_outline Sunglasses 05/23/2019
info_outline Glitter 04/18/2019
info_outline Mouthwash 04/09/2019
info_outline Son of a Gun - Operation Switcharoo 04/02/2019
info_outline Muses 03/21/2019
info_outline Conversation Hearts 02/14/2019
info_outline The Trampoline 02/07/2019
info_outline Groundhog Day 02/02/2019
info_outline Pantyhose 01/17/2019
info_outline Bottled Water 01/10/2019
info_outline Toilet Paper 01/03/2019
info_outline Re-Release of The Story Behind Christmas Traditions (Part 1) 12/27/2018
info_outline Christmas Traditions (Part 2) 12/13/2018
info_outline Tipping 12/06/2018
info_outline Balloons 11/29/2018
info_outline Cranberry Sauce | From Controversy to Canned Creation (TSB132) 11/22/2018
info_outline Sick Sayings | Bless You, Frog In Your Throat, Sick as a Dog (TSB131) 11/15/2018
info_outline Boston Baked Beans | Traditional New England Fare (TSB130) 11/08/2018
info_outline 'Africa' by Toto | Two-Year Anniversary Episode (TSB129) 11/01/2018
info_outline Play-Doh | From Wallpaper Cleaner to Teacher's Craft Supply (TSB128) 10/25/2018
info_outline The Printing Press | Gutenberg's Grand Idea and How It Left Him Poor (TSB127) 10/11/2018
info_outline The Story Behind Book Update #2 10/11/2018
info_outline Banned Books | A History of Putting Books on Blast (TSB126) 09/27/2018
info_outline Hairspray | School Photo Horror, Big Hair Throughout the Decades, and the Real Story that Inspired the Musical (TSB125) 09/20/2018
info_outline Matches | Alchemy, Phossy Jaw, and the Matchstick Girls Strike (TSB124) 09/13/2018
info_outline The Teddy Bear | Conflicting Stories, Theodore Roosevelt, Steiff Bears (TSB123) 09/06/2018
info_outline Roller Coasters | From Russian Ice Slides to Disneyland to the Psychology Behind Thrill Seekers (TSB122) 08/30/2018
info_outline S'mores | The (Awkward) History of Graham Crackers, The Medicinal Marshmallows, and All About Milton Hershey (TSB121) 08/09/2018
info_outline Roadside Attractions | A Road Trip with Josh Hallmark from Our Americana (TSB120) 08/02/2018