Conspiracies

Deliberately stoking fears of the ultimate evil in Northern Ireland in the 70s

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Sometimes, there really is a government conspiracy. Agents play on the fears and superstitions of the targeted population to gain an advantage. A new study claims that British intelligence officers created a Satanic Panic in Northern Ireland war zones in the 70s. Satanic panic: how British agents stoked supernatural fears in Troubles | UK news…

Interceptor network for spying, hacking, or a marketing ploy?

ESD's map over the mysterious cell towers they have discovered up to now. Photo credit: ESD America

Well, this story is all over, making people paranoid. Les Goldsmith, the CEO of ESD America, who makes the $3500 Cryptophone tells Popular Science that the device, running a customized, higher security version of Android has detected phony cell towers called “interceptors” across the country that have turned off encryption. Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could…

Mind control victims advocacy group is denied tax exemption

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A group claiming that the government is secretly conducting mind control experiments and damaging citizens has been denied a tax-exempt status by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service IRS Denies Tax Exemption to Mind Control Group. The Internal Revenue Service has denied tax-exempt status to a group that claimed it was dedicated to protecting the human…

When in trouble during election, claim your opponent is a robot look-alike

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Yeah… that’s the ticket. Just when you think it could not get any weirder, it does. A candidate in Oklahoma is contesting his opponent, because… he is a robot look alike. Oklahoma Republican claims congressional opponent is dead, replaced with body double | KFOR.com. Murray brings it up in his letter announcing his plan to…

“Chemtrail” forum to be held by Arizona senator (UPDATE: Was it worth it?)

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UPDATE on how it went. See below. Our congresspeople waste a lot of time on nonsense like UFOs. Here is some more. People around Lake Havasu are complaining about “chemtrails” (really condensation trails from planes) which has prompted the Arizona senator to set up a forum. Arizona senator hosting ‘chemtrail’ forum after Mohave County residents…

2.5 million views of two minutes and eighteen seconds of stupid

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What? More conspiracy nonsense making the rounds? I’m shocked! No I’m not. I’m tired of this s**t and that’s exactly what it is. It’s making people paranoid and STUPID. Conspiracy videos of 9/11 on Facebook: People should be responsible for what they share on social media. It’s 2:18 long, and it makes basically one claim:…

Dyatlov Pass and Mass Murdering Yeti? A DN Exclusive

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Doubtful News is pleased to present this EXCLUSIVE piece by author and researcher, Benjamin Radford, on the Discovery Channel’s presentation airing TONIGHT! [Warning: Spoilers] Dyatlov Pass and Mass Murdering Yeti? A Closer Look at Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives A new two-hour Discovery Channel “documentary,” Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives, revisits the curious case of…

Face it! Cydonia region of Mars Exposed

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Stuart Robbins of the Exposing PseudoAstronomy podcast has put together a great new video that, well, exposes some bogus claims in astronomy. This one is going to get Richard Hoagland a bit angered as he covers the speculation from the Cydonia region of Mars – you know, the face. Richard C. Hoagland made this famous…

UFOs over China and I ain’t too surprised (Russian rocket parts?)

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The mystery mongering sites went wild with this one. After UFOs were reported in the sky in China, eight very man-made parts crash to the ground. No injuries were reported. UFO sightings reported in NE China’s Heilongjiang[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn. Three unidentified flying objects were spotted falling from the sky and landing in two places in Heilongjiang…

HAARP terminated

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Conspiracy theorists’ favorite excuse is gone down the toilet. In an update to this story from last year about HAARP being closed, it’s not reopening. Air Force prepares to dismantle HAARP ahead of summer shutdown | State News | ADN.com. The U.S. Air Force gave official notice to Congress Wednesday that it intends to dismantle…

Sometimes silence means you aren’t worth a reply

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A community board stands strong against trolls. Newtown school board greets Sandy Hook skeptics with silence – Connecticut Post. A dozen or so self-described skeptics of official accounts of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting appeared Tuesday night at the Board of Education meeting, each taking the allotted three minutes to address pointed questions to…

Now I’m getting suspicious… Another case of COSMOS interruptus

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There was this story about a glitch in the Cosmos broadcast earlier this week. I figured, hey, mistakes happen. Never assume malice when incompetence is more likely. Well… do they happen with other programs? (Yes) The news media and forums are pointing out the Cosmos effect seems to be disproportionate and occurs in distinct cultural…