When Senator Wellstone and 7 others died in a 2002 plane crash, the nation was shocked. Wellstone, while considered controversial in some circles, had garnered bipartisan respect during his career. So why do some believe his death wasn't an accident?
Airplanes aren't as dangerous as some people might think - but accidents still happen, some involving world leaders, potential whistleblowers and other influential people. But some people don't believe these crashes are accidents. Is there evidence?
Could human consciousness break away from its physical bindings and traverse the space-time continuum? Did the Sony Corporation prove that extrasensory perception is real? Could our future actions have predictable effects on our past?
Time travel is an ancient concept, but could it really happen? The first part of this series examines the accounts of some people who claim to have seen physical time travel - or to have traveled through time themselves.
Through the practice of biological warfare, human beings have used disease as a weapon for centuries. Yet many conspiracists believe the practice continues into the modern age. Why? Tune in to learn more about the possibilities of man-made disease.
Hugo Chavez was no stranger to coup d'états - he attempted to launch one himself in 1992. However, for about 48 hours in 2002, he was overthrown and no longer considered the President of Venezuela. Tune in to learn more about his rule.
It's no secret that the US government and the Black Panthers didn't get along, but what exactly happened? Tune in to learn more about the Black Panthers, the FBI and a secret program called COINTELPRO.
It's an understatement to say that firearm legislation is controversial in the United States. With both sides accusing the other of distorting the facts, who's correct? Tune in to learn more about gun control in the first part of our series.
When Muammar Gaddafi's regime fell, the Libyan rebels quickly set up new infrastructure, including a central bank and an oil company. These moves - as well as questions about the rebel movement - have fueled numerous conspiracy theories.
The 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland is officially considered the work of Libya. However, a growing number of people argue that Libya wasn't responsible - and the West knows the real culprit, but kept the information secret.
In the decades following the 1947 Roswell crash, researchers investigated rumors of classified government projects, UFOs and mysterious wreckage. Some scholars believe they've found an explanation: the top-secret program known as MOGUL.
When an object crashed outside of Roswell, New Mexico in 1947, initial reports from both civilians and intelligence officers described the wreckage as a disc. But within a day the story changed. What happened, exactly? Tune in to learn more.
It's true that love can mess with perceptions, but what about other emotions? This installment of the deceptive brain series asks how hate affects the brain, and how scientists are learning to measure a person's level of contempt and dislike.
It's been said that love is blind, and it is true that the brain isn't the most objective observer to begin with. But what happens when you are actually in love? Tune in to learn more about your deceptive brain on love.
Widely known as the "a date that will live in infamy", Pearl Harbor was the attack that lead to U.S. involvement in WWII. However, did the government know of the impending attack or worse, let it occur?
According to a 2003 poll, 70% of Americans don't believe the official account of the Kennedy assassination. Various researchers have accused everyone from China to Cuba, but why does one author believe there was a different conspiracy at play?
The FDA is meant to protect consumers, but some conspiracy theorists believe it was built to control the food supply. In fact, they claim UN accords take this plan one step further. Why? Tune in to learn more about food supply conspiracies.