conspiracy theories


8chan Is Back from the Internet Grave — and It Has a New Name

The message board has a new name and a new URL, but it will welcome back all the users that made it a hub for hate speech and extremist conspiracy theories.


How Telegram Became White Nationalists' Go-To Messaging Platform

More than two-thirds of 150 far-right channels were created in 2019, an exclusive analysis by VICE News found.


Bob Dylan Died 11 Years Ago, According to Siri

Ask how old the (extremely alive) singer-songwriter is, and Apple's virtual assistant will tell you he passed on April 24, 2008, at age 66.


TikTok Users Are Inventing Wild Theories to Explain Its Mysterious Algorithm

No one knows how TikTok’s For You page algorithm works, so users have taken it upon themselves to construct their own theories.


Where the ‘Crisis Actor’ Conspiracy Theory Comes From

Every time there's a mass shooting, victims get baselessly accused of being paid actors thanks to these conspiracy theory bloggers.


Area 51 Nostalgia Yearns for a Time When Evil Had to Hide

Games, conspiracy culture, and what we glimpse beneath the veil of constructed realities.


Inside the Conspiracy Theory That the Royal Baby Is Actually Two Weeks Old

Strange things go on in the comments of the Daily Mail.


This Theme Park Devoted to Ancient Aliens Really Makes You Think

One of the park's main attractions is a flight simulator that suggests Peru's Nazca Lines might be a landing strip for alien craft.


Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy Movement That's Preparing for a Showdown With Germany's Government

“These are people who believe themselves to be in a permanent state of war.”


Facebook and Instagram Just Banned Alex Jones and a Bunch of Other Far-right People

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Laura Loomer are all out.


We Live in a Splinter Dimension From the 80s, Says This Guy

We spent a day with Louie Veleski, Australia's most popular "Mandala Effect" truther.


This Man Thinks He Knows What Happened to Missing Flight MH370

“It shattered on impact.”