conspiracy theories

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How Instagram Became the Perfect Breeding Ground for Conspiracy Theories

The insular nature of the platform has allowed the angry and disaffected to find each other and bypass the gatekeepers of mainstream media.
Hanson O'Haver
11.28.16
tech

Conspiracy of the Day: Your Memories of Pop Culture Are Fake and Created by Satanic Scientists

Changes to movie quotes, book titles, brand logos, and song lyrics are an entry point for believers of the Mandela Effect.
Jay Stephens
8.10.16
Stuff

A Conspiracy Theorist's Guide to the Panama Papers

The biggest leak in history is a plot against Vladimir Putin, a CIA operation – and something that could expose the truth behind 9/11.
Harry Cheadle
4.8.16
Music

Why Hip-Hop Loves Conspiracy Theories

The rapper B.o.B. has announced he's convinced the world is flat. But questioning everything you've been told is part of the very fabric of hip-hop itself.
Drew Millard
1.27.16
News

Elisa Lam Drowned in a Water Tank Three Years Ago, but the Obsession with Her Death Lives On

The 21-year-old's mysterious death at LA's notorious Cecil Hotel remains unsolved.
Jennifer Swann
10.29.15
News

No, Eazy E Did Not Get HIV from a Tainted Acupuncture Needle

Frost's new conspiracy theory is straight outta his ass.
Mike Pearl
10.6.15
Deep Ass Questions

Nothing Was the Zayn: Why Did Zayn Malik Leave One Direction?

An Investigation.
Noisey Staff
3.26.15
tech

How People with Schizophrenia Use the Internet

Those suffering from delusions can find support groups online, but they can also come across shoddy information and scams that can trigger their conditions.
Mike Pearl
2.27.15
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
2.5.15
Stuff

The Mother Lode of UFO Files Has Finally Hit the Web

We spoke to Black Vault founder John Greenewald about his massive database of government documents, modern cover-ups, and Stanley Kubrick.
Nick Rose
1.26.15
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
Internet Exploring

Taylor Swift is Handing Out Fat Cheques to Superfans to Pay for Their Student Loans

Have your debts become unmanageable? Try contacting your nearest pop star.
Joe Zadeh
1.15.15
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