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Did a UFO crash in Kecksburg, PA?

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.

Are the police targeting minorities?

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.

Who runs the internet?

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.

North Korea: Fact and Fiction

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?

Listener Mail Extravaganza II

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: The Conspiracy

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?

Will Yellowstone erupt?

A large part of North America is sitting on a geothermal timebomb. Could it explode in your lifetime?

Legal Drugs in America

Each year, millions of US residents consume pharmaceutical products designed to somehow improve their lives. These drugs could tackle anything from ADHD to allergies and diseases.

The Prohibition Conspiracy

Why did the US practice prohibition? Do current prohibition policies really protect the public, or are they meant to do something else entirely?

Does Being Wealthy Make You A Bad Person?

It's often said money can't buy happiness -- but what exactly can it do? Could it change the way you think? ...could it make you a bad person? Listen in to learn more.