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5 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories Around Recent News Events

Here's a handy guide, because new conspiracy theories are created every day.


Vote Like The Fate Of The World Depends On It

Because it basically does ...


This Is Probably The Dumbest News Story of 2018

A conservative plot to frame Robert Mueller for sexual assault unraveled in minutes.


5 Weird Serial Killer Trends (That Say A Lot About Society)

There are way fewer serial killers now than there used to be.


Behold, The Most Hilariously Brutal Political Ad of 2018

Richard Linklater is taking a break from making navel-gazing movies to go straight for the jugular.


5 Alarming Parallels Between The USA And Putin's Russia

You may have noticed things in America have gotten kind of ... weird.


America’s Worst Candy Is Saved By Its Second-Worst Candy

Necco Wafers are teaming up with America's other least-favorite confectionery.


Coca-Cola Might Be Going (Back) Into The Drug Business

The sugary beverage giant is considering putting some Mary Jane in their Coke.


5 Famous Pro- And Anti-Trump Personalities With Shady Pasts

Sometimes pundits have pasts more interesting and/or shadier than anything they're reporting.


5 Realities Of Owning A Gun (The Media Never Talks About)

There are some facts about America's gun culture that BOTH sides keep getting wrong.


5 Ridiculously Implausible Things The Alt-Right Is Afraid Of

Inside every hateful person is a scared person.


Don't Trust Anyone Who Says They'll 'Get Tough' On A Problem

Stop falling for politicians promising to 'get tough' on some problem or another.


5 Crazy Trump White House Stories No One's Talking About

Behind-the-scenes, the White House resembles an episode of 'The Office' directed by Kafka.


Verizon Cut A Fire Department's Data (During A Wildfire)

It takes courage, passion, and the Unlimited Data Plus Package to save lives.


San Francisco's Human Poop Crisis Has Reached New Levels

A special task force is being assembled to keep the city from drowning in human feces.