Imagine if a government disguised its operatives as members of some other organization -- and then attacked itself. While this might sound crazy, several historians have argued that false flag attacks are more than just conspiracy theories.
We hear about "big data" more and more these days - but how much of it is sensationalism, and how much is true? The answers may surprise you.
Easter is one of the most important celebrations in Christianity. So why does it involves a rabbit and painted eggs?
At the close of WWII, US allies created secret, "stay-behind" armies, designed to protect the population in the event of a Communist invasion. So why are they linked with terrorist groups? What were these secret armies actually doing, and - perhaps more importantly - did they ever stop?
On December 9th, 1965, multiple witnesses saw a bright object shoot through the sky and – allegedly – land in Kecksburg, Pennsylvania. So what actually happened? Tune in to learn more.
Did you know that there's no systematic, comprehensive study of police shootings across the United States? Some blame a distaste for paperwork, while others think there's something sinister afoot.
The FCC's 2015 Open Internet ruling is either a victory or a disaster, depending on whom you ask. But what is it, exactly? Join Matt and Ben as they explore the facts and fiction surrounding the Open Internet and Net Neutrality.
In an age of global connectivity, North Korea remains one of the most isolated -- and enigmatic -- countries on Earth. How much do we really know about it?
Have you written to the guys on Facebook or Twitter? Sent an email? Then tune in as they answer your questions and more on air in the latest listener mail edition of Stuff They Don't Want You To Know.
Diamonds: according to the ads, they're a girl's best friend, and the only thing worth picking for an engagement ring. But how did diamonds become so important -- and why?