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False Flag Attack? The USS Liberty Episode 835, June 7, 2022 Officially, Israel's 1967 attack on the USS Liberty was accidental friendly fire; but many claim it was a deliberate conspiracy.
The Haunting of the Stanley Hotel Episode 834, May 31, 2022 Colorado's Stanley Hotel is famous not only for its association with The Shining, but also for ghosts of its own.
The Secrets of the Integratron Episode 833, May 24, 2022 This white dome in the California desert may house the secrets of the universe, or nothing more than delusions.
What Greek Fire Really Was Episode 832, May 17, 2022 This ancient weapon of terror struck fear throughout the ancient world, and stokes a number of mysteries today.
Facilitated Communication Isn't Episode 831, May 10, 2022 This discredited technique deceives loved ones into believing non-communicative people are able to communicate just fine by hiring one of these facilitators.
The Mystical Death of Jack Parsons Episode 830, May 3, 2022 The complicated life of JPL's co-founder meant that his death was almost certain to be cloaked in conspiracy theories.
What ASMR Will Do for You Episode 829, April 26, 2022 What is the state of the science behind this online video genre that combines relaxation with chills and shivers?
Why You Don't Want a Flat-Faced Pet Episode 828, April 19, 2022 The science shows that dogs and cats bred to be flat-faced suffer from respiratory distress, but some argue otherwise.