articles tagged: ancient aliens
the amazing, evolving ancient astronaut theory
# oddities

the amazing, evolving ancient astronaut theory

For some people, science is not enough but religion is too implausible to explain our origins, so instead of making their peace with one, they turn to a curious mix of both.

world of weird things podcast: the cult who told me they loved me
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: the cult who told me they loved me

Cults are all the rage right now, if streaming documentaries about their history and fate are anything to go by. Who joins cults and why? And what kind of cults can we expect to take off in the near future?

world of weird things podcast: ancient aliens
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: ancient aliens

We tackle a classic theory that turned The History Channel into the alien conspiracy network and consider what extraterrestrial life might actually be like.

the shadow over lovecraft and his alien creations
# astrobiology

the shadow over lovecraft and his alien creations

H.P. Lovecraft was a remarkable, creative mind. He was also a fiery xenophobe and racist. And that unsavory combination made his iconic stories what they are.