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Some Folks Really Want to Deport Maryam Monsef

Candice Malcolm is playing a very dangerous game. Let a popular blogger explain why.
Justin Ling
11.3.16
Stuff

An Interview with the Guy Behind a New Dating Site for Conspiracy Theorists

Are you looking for love and also believe that shape-shifting reptilian aliens control the Earth? Here's the online dating site you've been after!
Amelia Dimoldenberg
5.22.16
Travel

Photos of Greek Conspiracy Theorists Protesting Their New ID Cards

The new Greek ID cards will come with a microchip carrying the holder's NI number. Unfortunately, according to the protesters who took to the streets on Sunday, those microchips and NI numbers are instruments of the devil.
Yiannis Makrogianelis, Words by Diomidis Pitouras
2.10.16
News

London's Million Mask March Was a Weird, Awkward Pantomime

It was more cosplay than politics.
Sam Kriss, Photos: Chris Bethell
11.6.15
News

Inside the World of People Who Track Flights for No Reason

Meeting the dedicated community that diligently watches the planes that pass above us.
Sarah Edwards
10.20.15
Travel

Talking to Self-Proclaimed UFO Witnesses and Abductees in Arizona

"My first experience was in 1952, when I was four years old. I sensed something was in my room. I sat up in my bed. There was this skinny creature with this bizarre bulbous head."
Roc Morin
3.24.15
News

The Weird, Bipartisan Politics of The Anti-Vaccination Movement

While it might be easy to dismiss anti-vaxxers as another act in the Tea Party circus, the phenomenon is actually a rare instance where crazy crosses party lines.
Grace Wyler
2.3.15
Stuff

The Psychology and Economy of Conspiracy Theories

Why do people believe in conspiracy theories, and who's profiting from the industry they've created?
Frankie Mullin
1.20.15
News

The Reindeer Farmer Congressman Who Thinks He Might Be Santa Claus

A look back on Congressman Santa Claus's short, but colorful, stint in public office.
Allie Gross
12.19.14
News

Anonymous Spent Guy Fawkes Night Rampaging Through London

While the event didn't quite live up to its "Million Mask March" title, the first thing I was struck by was the sheer number of people present. The second thing I noticed was the weed smoke.
Michael Segalov
11.6.14
News

Hanging Out with Pro-Palestine Demonstrators on Saturday

Tens of thousands descended on London to show their support for Gaza. A handful of anti-semites and conspiracy theorists joined in, but for the most part everyone was reasonable.
Oscar Webb
7.28.14
News

What’s Behind All the Right Wing Cop Shootings?

In the days since Jerad and Amanda Miller shot and killed two cops in Las Vegas, a portrait has emerged of a young couple that had fallen deep into the rabbit hole of right-wing conspiracy theories.
Grace Wyler
6.11.14
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