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Although you'll usually hear this organization called the "Knights of Malta" in conspiracy circles, their full name is a mouthful: You can imagine how excited Matt and I were to cover this in our podcast. We weren't able to delve into the g ... See more »

Here are the facts: During the wee hours of March 9th, 2007 1997, hip hop superstar Biggie Smalls (born Christopher Wallace) died of four gunshot wounds to the chest. His death may have been statistically unremarkable to some -- after all, thousands ... See more »

Ok, ok: So my title is a little misleading. But, essentially, it's true. For years world-famous magician, escape artist and skeptic James Randi has offered a prize of Any takers? Randi has received more than 1,000 applications since he issued the cha ... See more »

Earlier this week, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad spent 45 minutes addressing the country's Parliament. This was his first public speech regarding the protests in Syria, which have threatened to bloom into a bona fide revolution. In this speech, he ... See more »

To say that a U.S. President's farewell address is important is, at the very least, an understatement. During their last opportunity to address the nation as its top elected official, outgoing presidents often recount the milestones of their time in ... See more »

In But why? On numerous internet forums posters cite reports of Wheeler's conflict with a neighbor and his consultancy work with the Mitre Corporation as clues to his murder. Could his death be related to either of these situations?First, let's look ... See more »

During the ongoing unrest in the Middle East, Internet activists played an enormous role in advocating for Tunisian and Egyptian protestors. When the Egyptian government This triggers two crucial questions: First, can any one government completely re ... See more »

In the video below, renowned Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro takes a crack at debunking one of literature's most famous conspiracy theories. The idea that William Shakespeare didn't actually write any of his plays supposedly dates back to the 17If ... See more »

On New Year's Eve, sanitation workers at the Cherry Island landfill in Wilmington, Delaware made a gruesome discovery as they unloaded trash from their route in Newark. Somewhere along their usual circuit, they'd picked up a human body. The mystery d ... See more »

When For years apiarists, conspiracy theorists and scientists argued that Poncho shouldn't be used in the United States. It would appear that these concerns have been vindicated, and that at least one of the so-called conspiracy theories about CCD ha ... See more »

Most people are convinced that NASA's astronauts landed on the Moon. Full disclosure: I'm one of them. See more »