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HowStuffWorks features articles, videos, and product reviews on a variety of topics including animals, auto, business & money, communications, computers, electronics, entertainment, food & recipes, geography, health, history, home & garden, people, science, and travel. Members can upload short how-to videos on the site. HowStuffWorks is owned by Discovery Communications.
HQAtlanta, GA, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)53(+6%)
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Key People/Management at HowStuffWorks

Marshall Brain

Marshall Brain

Jason Hoch

Jason Hoch

Chief Content Officer
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HowStuffWorks Office Locations

HowStuffWorks has offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles
Atlanta, GA, US (HQ)
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #8500
Los Angeles, CA, US
1501 Main St #201, Venice
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HowStuffWorks Financials and Metrics

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HowStuffWorks total Funding

$90 m

HowStuffWorks latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

HowStuffWorks investors

HowStuffWorks's latest funding round in August 2017 was reported to be $15 m. In total, HowStuffWorks has raised $90 m
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HowStuffWorks News and Updates


Podcast-focused media company HowStuffWorks spins out with $15M in new funding

Podcast-focused media company HowStuffWorks spins out with $15M in new fundingHowStuffWorks has changed owners more than once in the past few years. Discovery sold the company to Blucora in 2014, and Blucora, in turn, sold it to digital advertising company System1 last year.

iHeartMedia is acquiring HowStuffWorks

iHeartMedia has agreed to acquire Stuff Media, the company that owns the HowStuffWorks podcasting business. The companies did not disclose the financial terms of the deal, but both the Wall Street Journal and Variety are reporting that the acquisition price was $55 million. According to the announce…

HowStuffWorks Blogs

6 Facts About Andorra, Europe's Best-kept Secret in the Pyrenees

It's only 180 square miles, but it packs a lot of personality. In fact Andorra is the only country in the world that's ruled by co-princes from different countries.

How Obituaries Went From Dry Death Notices to Tributes to Truth

Obituaries do more than just let the world know someone died. They're a chance to pay tribute to someone, advocate for a cause or even settle a score.

Comma vs. Colon: Take Our Punctuation Quiz!

Punctuation can really make or break a sentence. Test your knowledge of basic (and not-so-basic) punctuation conventions by taking this quiz!

How Uranium Glass Got Its Glow On

Glass that glows? You bet. And that glow comes from a source you wouldn't believe. Uranium, the same radioactive ore now used to power commercial nuclear reactors.

The Proof Is in the Footprints: Humans Came to Americas Earlier Than Thought

Footprints unearthed at White Sands National Park in New Mexico were made some 23,000 years ago. That's much earlier than scientists have previously placed humans in the Americas.

A Border Runs Through It: Name These Spots That Straddle Two Places

Have you ever wanted to be in two places at once? There are destinations around the world that literally straddle state or country borders. How many of these boundary-pushing places can you name?
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HowStuffWorks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was HowStuffWorks founded?

    HowStuffWorks was founded in 1998.

  • Who are HowStuffWorks key executives?

    HowStuffWorks's key executives are Marshall Brain and Jason Hoch.

  • How many employees does HowStuffWorks have?

    HowStuffWorks has 53 employees.

  • Who are HowStuffWorks competitors?

    Competitors of HowStuffWorks include Flintobox, G/O Media and ITWeb.

  • Where is HowStuffWorks headquarters?

    HowStuffWorks headquarters is located at 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #8500, Atlanta.

  • Where are HowStuffWorks offices?

    HowStuffWorks has offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles.

  • How many offices does HowStuffWorks have?

    HowStuffWorks has 2 offices.