articles tagged: conspiracy theorists
world of weird things podcast: the sinister conspiracy to make the world healthier
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world of weird things podcast: the sinister conspiracy to make the world healthier

You might think that a cleaner world with renewable energy and smart urban planning would make our lives better. But that’s exactly what those evil Illuminati want you to think...

why a conspiracy theorist and his money are soon parted
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why a conspiracy theorist and his money are soon parted

Thanks to modern technology and streaming platforms, conspiracy theories are big business, meaning that you’re quite literally paying to have people mess with your mind.

world of weird things podcast: the recipe for conspiracy theories
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world of weird things podcast: the recipe for conspiracy theories

Nearly 6 in 10 otherwise perfectly normal Americans believe in some sort of conspiracy theory. We look at both current events and science to figure out why.

the flat earth conspiracy is a rebellion against reality itself
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the flat earth conspiracy is a rebellion against reality itself

Flat earthers don't just reject the idea that our world is round, they reject virtually all modern science, technology, and ideas.

the surprising truth behind a conspiracy cruise
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the surprising truth behind a conspiracy cruise

Turns out conspiracy cruises are less lectures on reptilians and men in black, and more scam informercials for illegal and harebrained financial schemes of sovereign citizens...

crank magnetism, spotted in the wild by newsweek
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crank magnetism, spotted in the wild by newsweek

Newsweek covers a conspiracy theory that seemed created solely for the sake of creating a conspiracy.

why you can never win with conspiracy theorists
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why you can never win with conspiracy theorists

You can try to convince fervent conspiracy theorists that they're wrong, or you could do something more productive, like talking to a brick wall.

meet a general without an army. or a war.
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meet a general without an army. or a war.

A self-described Anonymous hacker general describes a world right out of a spy movie playing only in his own head.

when conspiracy theorists have a valid point
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when conspiracy theorists have a valid point

Just because we can track people in real time for whatever reason we want, doesn't mean we should, or let those who overstep sane bounds off the hook.

the strange tales of phantom soviet cosmonauts
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the strange tales of phantom soviet cosmonauts

With the Soviet space program often shrouded in secrecy, there are many tales of cosmonauts whose grim fates were deliberately omitted from the country's history.

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