For centuries various groups claimed they'd discovered the remnants of Noah's Ark, the legendary wooden ship of Biblical fame. Despite controversy, skepticism and numerous dead ends, the search continues into the present day. And, what's more, several Ark hunters believe there's a conspiracy afoot -- the secular world knows the Ark is real, they argue, but work to suppress the truth. Why?
From the old stories of Viking Berserkers to the rise of the Assassins and more, humanity has spent millennia using drugs as a way to explore spirituality, repair the body -- and, sometimes, to gain an edge in combat. But how prevalent was this practice? How does it continue in the modern day?
The internet, while amazing, has given rise to the dangerous proliferation of misleading - or, in some cases, entirely fictitious- stories masquerading as news. So how can we outsmart the conspiracy of disinformation?
You may have heard a bit about the North Dakota Access Pipeline in the news -- but probably not much. What's happening at the site of one the largest Native American protests in recent history, and why isn't it more widely reported in the US?
How many secret military bases exist around the world? How many of those are active, and how many abandoned? Join Ben, Matt and Noel as they explore both the specific discovery of Project Iceworm and the larger practice of building top-secret bases around the globe.
As of 2014, North Dakota has a population under 500,000 -- so you, like many others, may be wondering why over 1.6 million people used social media to check in to the state's Standing Rock reservation. Listen in to learn more about the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline, along with allegations of media suppression, state-sponsored violence and more.
For decades rumors of child abuse in the Catholic Church were treated as just that: rumors. However, in recent years, evidence has emerged proving, beyond any reasonable doubt, that the authorities knew, and conspired to cover it up for years.
For decades various individuals and organizations with the Catholic Church were dogged by rumors of horrific abuse – and, eventually, it turned out that several of those rumors were true. But how far back does this abuse go, and how widespread is it? Listen in to learn more.
Mere days before the US election, it seems overwhelmingly likely that either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will become the next President of the United States. Both candidates have been the source of great controversy, and in the second part of this series we explore the facts, fiction, controversy and conspiracy theories surrounding the Clinton campaign.
Donald Trump, like his rival Hillary Clinton, has been the subject of numerous conspiracy theories. But why? Tune in for a look at the allegations surrounding his campaign for president. Stay tuned for next week’s episode on the Clinton campaign.
Donald Trump has captured global attention in his campaign for the Presidency – and, like his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, no small amount of controversy. So is there any truth to the massive conspiracy theories surrounding Trump? Tune in to hear more about the facts and fiction of the Trump campaign, from the rumors of tax dodging to false flag candidates and more. (And don’t worry, folks, part II is all about the Clinton campaign.)
Tucked away in a stretch of rural land in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, the radio quiet zone is 13,000 square miles of near-total electronic silence. What’s going on in this area where cellphones don’t work and microwaves are illegal? Tune in to learn more.
Across 1300 square miles in West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland a strange electronic silence looms heavily in the air. Cell phones don’t work, there’s only one radio station and government officials patrol the streets searching for illegal wifi.
In the early hours of February 25th, 1942, air raid sirens resounded across Los Angeles, California. The military fired roughly 1500 anti-aircraft machine gun rounds and artillery shells at some unknown object in the sky. So what really happened?
In the wee hours of February 25th, 1942, air raid sirens resounded across LA. Anti-aircraft guns fired the better part of 1500 shells at something. To many people, that mysterious UFO has yet to be identified, more than half a century later. So what really happened?
How common are psychopaths? Is it possible that you've met one? Join the guys as they explore the fact, fiction and controversy surrounding one of the world's most widely misunderstood mental illnesses.