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“conspiracy theories”

Dec 31, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Research suggests that parents who refuse to vaccinate their children don't do so because they lack education. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The latest end-of-the-world conspiracy theory draws from a long history of doom and gloom.
May 21, 2015 01:50 PM ET
The Illuminati is one of the world's most famous secret organizations. Their rumored membership includes many public figures. So, what do we know about the Illuminati?
Sep 24, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Hundreds of Colombian girls are experiencing strange symptoms and blaming a vaccine, but another explanation is more likely. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
May 11, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Conspiracy promoters have harassed and hounded victims of tragedy, but when they spoke at a Sandy Hook board meeting, they met their match. Continue reading →
May 1, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The 'chemtrail' conspiracy theory is proved in a viral video, theorists say, showing unknown substances are being secretly sprayed in the skies above us. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple say they have been wrongly convicted of causing the death of their adopted daughter. Continue reading →
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