Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
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.
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.
Flat earthers don't just reject the idea that our world is round, they reject virtually all modern science, technology, and ideas.
Pizzagaters and Flat Earthers were bound to share adherents by the rules of crank magnetism. That doesn't mean they're happy about it.
Skeptical blogger Marlon Solomon lays out a persuasive case that we missed a toxic neo-Nazi ideology hiding under Icke's veneer of immortal alien reptilians.
Buckle up for a classic DARPA mass brainwashing/mind control conspiracy with an identity theft twist...
A study of conspiracy theorists shows that conspiratorial ideation is actually a political, not a logical matter.
Anti-vaccine activists funded the most complete and thorough study of vaccine safety done to their exact specifications. Now they're livid because it found nothing even remotely concerning.
Alex Jones and his fan club are apparently convinced that the drought in California is a sinister New World Order experiment.
Hersh's wild tale of bin Laden's death somehow manages to make virtually every detail utterly implausible with the slightest research into it.