Lobbying is a time-honored tradition in the United States, and it provides individuals, communities and private interest groups a tool to directly advocate their beliefs to elected officials. But with massive corruption, is it a constitutional right?
Audiences around the United States (and the world) tune in to watch the presidential debates. No one denies that the debates are important, but why do some groups think the debates are corrupt? Tune in to learn more.
When our buddies Josh and Chuck started filming their real-life TV show, we took a shot at auditioning. In this never-before-seen video, you'll see us make a tongue-in-cheek attempt at getting on TV. (Spoiler alert: It didn't work.)
The modern understanding of human history is a work in progress, and new discoveries regularly redefine, enrich and - at times - contradict society's existing interpretation. But could world powers really suppress information about lost cities?
Could the world's militaries really build lethal sonic weapons? Could infrasound really destroy a human being? How far away are we from the space-age sonic weapons of science fiction? Join Ben and Matt as they explore these questions.
For decades before the publication of Dan Brown's novels, conspiracy theorists were convinced that the Catholic Church held numerous Earth-shaking revelations within its secret archives. But what's really in there?
While questions about the origins of Italian crime families may linger, there's little doubt about their influence today. Tune in to learn more about Italy's organized crime families and their associates, from the Vatican to secretive Masonic lodges.
For millions of people, the word 'mafia' conjures images of "The Godfather" and "The Sopranos". But what is 'the Mafia', exactly? Where does the term come from, and how has the definition changed over time?
In the modern age, tales of mermaids fall under the same category as stories of minotaurs or dragons. If that's the case, then why have sailors across centuries reported seeing humanoid, aquatic creatures on the waves?
Between 1966 and 1967, witnesses across Point Pleasant reported a rash of paranormal activity, leading up to the largest bridge collapse in US history. But what actually happened -- and what on Earth is the Mothman? Tune in and learn more.
It's no secret that income tax can be an unpopular subject, and most people think the tax code is far from perfect. But why do some people believe income tax itself is illegal? Tune in to learn more about protestors and income tax conspiracy theory.
The balance between freedom and security sways precariously in the best of times, and in a world consumed with the idea of never-ending terrorism, the United States has curtailed some of their citizen's rights. But how exactly? And is this legal?
The Constitution is one of the most important documents in the history of United States, and it's also the subject of numerous fringe theories, allegations, rumors and dirty secrets. But what are they, exactly?
People have always been preoccupied with what happens to us after we die, leading some to believe in the existence of ghosts. But is there any real, conclusive evidence that these supernatural beings exist? Tune in to find out.
Ghost-hunting has recently enjoyed a resurgence in modern pop culture, but the practice of attempting to communicate with the dead dates back into antiquity. Tune in to learn about the controversy surrounding ghost hunting and the science of spirits.
While there's no accepted proof that ghosts exist, that hasn't stopped courts from entertaining their purported testimony. Tune in to learn more about the strange cases that have almost - or actually - depended on the statements of a ghost.
We've all heard stories of plants responding to positive attention from humans, and botanists have discovered amazing behavior in some plant species -- but what could it mean? Tune in to learn why some people believe plants may be intelligent.
The term 'nonhuman personhood' might sound paradoxical, but groups of scientists, activists and ethicists are campaigning to give cetaceans, primates and elephants the right to legal personhood. So what's the argument against this?