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Petrodollar 101

When oil is traded in US cash, the currency is called a petrodollar. It's a fundamental part of international trade -- but it's also a continual source of conspiratorial allegations. Join Matt and Ben as they explore the fact and fiction surrounding the petrodollar.

Big Oil: Conspiracies and You

We always hear stories about Big Oil and other conspiracies, but are any of these true?

Are people really murdering scientists?

From Iran to London, it seems that being a scientist has become an increasingly dangerous occupation.

What was the Great Game?

Over 200 years ago the British and Russian empires waged a silent war across Eurasia in what became known as "The Great Game".