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Conspiracy Theories

Fabio Macor via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0
Fabio Macor via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

11 Super Creepy Modern Conspiracies That’ll Make You Believe. Unless you do some further investigation, then you won’t believe.
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The Big Sleep: Proof That Plot Doesn’t Matter. We could never figure out what was going on, but we loved watching Bogie and Bacall.
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Extinct Marsupial Lions Killed Prey in a Really Weird Way. Thylacoleo carnifex must have been terrifying to prehistoric Australians.
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Why You Should Never Be Afraid To Eat Bruised Fruit. With bonus recipes for using that fruit.  
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Late-Night TV Shows You Might Have Missed. Night owls have always been a test audience for experimental television.
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Women are literally expected to do all the chores, depressing study finds. This belief holds true for full-time working women, even if she’s making more money than her husband.  
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Does the commissioner of baseball understand baseball? His proposed changes to speed up games will change the nature of America’s pastime.
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The Art of Hay Sculpture. You can make some bug stuff -and funny stuff- with bales of hay.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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