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It’s Scary How Easy It Is To Get People To Believe In Conspiracy Theories A Little

Science of Us | Posted 10.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

By Jesse Singal Chapman University regularly publishes its Survey of American Fears (which Science of Us covered last year), which is exactly what it ...

Putting Away the Pitchforks

William S. Becker | Posted 10.21.2016 | Politics
William S. Becker

A lot of people have been shocked by Donald Trump's refusal to confirm that he would accept the results if Hillary Clinton wins the election. Actually...

What A Film About Holocaust Denial Can Teach Us About Electing The Next President

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.03.2017 | Religion

At a recent film screening, I had the uncanny feeling I was watching something with critical relevance to the presidential race ― though it had noth...

'X-Files' Creator: 'I Thought The FBI Was Going To Shut Me Down'

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weird News

Alien conspiracies, monsters, cryptids, mutants, paranormal phenomena -- just a typical day for the fictional FBI agents of "The X-Files." But how clo...

Lee Speigel

Think Finding Bigfoot Is Hard? Try Finding Love | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.03.2015 | Weird News

Do you like stories about UFOs, ghosts, Bigfoot, lake monsters, near-death experiences and good old conspiracy theories? And do you also find it ha...

Lakers Just 'Randomly' Win The No. 2 Pick In The 2015 NBA Draft

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Sports


How To Navigate The Climate Change "Culture Clash"

Keith Gaby | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Keith Gaby

If both sides in this culture clash focus less on people who drive them nuts, and more on goals we share, we could probably make progress more quickly.

The Mom Wars Conspiracy

Toni Nagy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Toni Nagy

We can point fingers and argue over the biological realities and psychological influences, but that is missing the point. Moms and dads feel inadequate, as it were only their fault that they can't be two in places at one time, when in reality, they are dealing with a systemic problem.

Mark Gongloff

Dilbert Creator Has Crazy Thoughts About The Stock Market | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business

Dilbert creator Scott Adams, best known for churning out decades of wall-calendar-ready workplace humor and an unusual endorsement of Mitt Romney, is ...

The Growing Notre Dame 'Reality Crisis'

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 03.26.2013 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

Sources at have confirmed that several reporters within the network are now investigating the possibility that Manti Te'o himself may not be completely real.

Wild Conspiracy Theories: The Weird Side of the Gun Debate

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

In the month since the shocking tragedy of the Newtown massacre, the debate it rekindled has taken a turn that no other bloody incident in our recent ...

I'm With Stupid: Peeling Away Layers of the 'Onion Conspiracy'

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

If there's one thing that defines me as a human being (other than the words "brilliant," "handsome" and "modest," of course), it's that I despise onions.

The Simpsons Predicted 9/11 (And So Did Wilco)

TruTV | Posted 09.10.2012 | Weird News

The world changed on Sept. 11, 2001, but while few people expected the tragedy, it seems there were a few people who thought something might happen --...

Mata Hari And 14 Other Dumb Spies | Posted 05.05.2012 | Weird News

Spies are the ultimate conspiracy characters. They make their careers by stealing information and hiding the truth. The hallmark of a superb spy is an...

Top Conspiracy Theories For Stoners

Tru TV | David Moye | Posted 12.05.2011 | Weird News

Hey stoners! Watch out, "The Man" is coming for you and your beloved Tetrahydrocannabinol (a.k.a. reefer.) Drugs will make people believe anything ...

Top 10 Labor Day Conspiracies | Posted 11.04.2011 | Weird News

Happy Labor Day everyone! That is, those of you who have the day off... have job to be taking the day off from... and so forth. But just be thankfu...

It's Only a Matter of Time (We're Already Out of Time)

Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

I will say this once: This is all part of the zombie bear apocalypse conspiracy. Why do you think we have Teddy Bears in every house in America? We should just give our children adorable Iranian nuclear refineries. Same difference.

Is King Tut's Penis Missing?

TIME | Allie Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Did someone sabotage the Egyptian king's mummy to hide his less-than endowed genitalia? A new report from The New Scientist presents the possibility o...

The Rule Of Nine: Martini Is On the Comeback Trail

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Steve Martini has been a novelist for some time now. When he first started he was one of the best writers in the legal thriller genre but then he fell off his game.