The Crazy Emails That Took Down NSA Spook John Schindler

Remember John Schindler, the conservative talking head, retired NSA spook, and Naval War College professor who briefly went incognito after screenshots of (what appear to be) his penis leaked onto the Internet? While he has since reappeared to Twitter—where he first drew attention for defending domestic spying and… » 7/24/14 4:26pm Yesterday 4:26pm

Osama bin Laden Murdered JFK Jr., Reports Shiny, Stapled Pages at 7-11

Star, a tentacle of tabloid kraken American Media, Inc., has a special "Who Shot JFK Jr.!" issue out. (No question mark!) Their answer: "Muslim terror kingpin Osama bin Laden." Or the Mob. Also, LBJ killed JFK, they report. It is a breathless corroboration of the far Right's favorite JFK conspiracy phantasies. » 7/24/14 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

Congress Basically Admits They Are Reptilians

Congress Edits is a Twitter bot that tweets every time a person in US government anonymously edits Wikipedia. This is our favorite edit so far, in which an anonymous person in the House of Representatives added a denial to an article on U.S. politicians being secret alien lizards. » 7/23/14 6:30pm Wednesday 6:30pm

Ken Ham: NASA Is Pointless Because Aliens Are Going to Hell Anyway

Ken Ham, the young-Earth creationist minister who had his ass gently-but-firmly handed to him in a debate with Bill Nye earlier this year, has had it with "the desperate and fruitless search for extraterrestrial life." Aliens can't be real, because the Bible says Earth is special. And if they are real, they're all… » 7/22/14 7:07pm Tuesday 7:07pm

Did We Finish Looking Into Those 1,700 Pentagon Child Porn Cases?

Inquiries into why Britain's Home Office mysteriously lost 100 files documenting allegations of an organized pedophile ring involving politicians seem to have stalled recently, with the panel's chair stepping down, due to a conflict of interest. Did America drop the ball on one these high-level child abuse cases too? » 7/22/14 5:21pm Tuesday 5:21pm

Amazon Is the Scariest Part of The CIA's New Amazon​ Cloud Storage

Megalomaniacal internet retailer Amazon began as an online seller of books—as CEO Jeff Bezos once explained it to a horrified Kansas City bookseller—because it allowed the company to gather data on affluent, educated shoppers. Their latest customer is the entire intelligence apparatus of your democracy. Checkmate! » 7/21/14 4:38pm Monday 4:38pm

MH17 Was Barely Above Restricted Airspace When It Was Shot Down

Many people are asking: What was an airliner doing flying over a war zone? This is a valid question considering that many aircraft have been shot down over Ukraine recently and it was known that pro-Russian forces had recently seized advanced SAMs. Technically, MH17 was flying where it was supposed to, which indicates… » 7/19/14 1:42pm Saturday 1:42pm

Audio Links Controversial Pro-Russian Cossack Leader to MH17 Attack

"There are a lot of corpses of women and children," the rebel commander said. "It has a Malaysia Airlines logo on it, they say." He seemed to seek advice. "That means it was carrying spies," came the response. "[Expletive] them, got it?" So spoke one of the most influential and well-connected Cossacks in Russia. » 7/18/14 1:59pm 7/18/14 1:59pm

Aliens, Rihanna, False Flag, True Flag: Who Really Struck Flight MH17?

Dropping from 33,000 feet above Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed yesterday, detonating into a dark plume of smoke upon impact with a field of bloomed wheat. The second tragedy to befall Malaysia Airlines this year, following the unresolved vanishing of flight 370, dude, it was aliens. » 7/18/14 11:35am 7/18/14 11:35am

What's hiding behind these giant holes on the Moon?

You've probably seen the mysterious giant hole that was discovered in Siberia, which appears to lead into a large cave. We don't know its origin yet, but it isn't the only hole like that on Earth. Or the Moon: NASA found these formations there too, which are perfect for future human outposts. Or current alien/Nazi UFO… » 7/18/14 1:35am 7/18/14 1:35am

Why Did NBC Yank a Gaza Reporter Who Saw Children Killed on the Beach?

Media attention in Gaza yesterday focused on a sudden Israeli artillery strike that killed four children as they played on the beach, in front of numerous journalists. One of those reporters, NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, documented the aftermath in stark detail. Today, NBC pulled him out of Gaza. » 7/17/14 3:26pm 7/17/14 3:26pm

Do Not Be Fooled by This Syrian Rebel Leader's "Hello Kitty" Notebook

Whether you were touched by what the Associated Press described as his contentious, expletive-laden speech against the Sunni extremist group ISIS (now the Islamic State), or simply thought that his "Hello Kitty" notebook was cute — please be advised: Syrian Rebel Leader Zahran Alloush is not your friend, OK? » 7/17/14 11:35am 7/17/14 11:35am

America's Littlest Black Ops Whirlybird Is Armed to the Teeth

Operation Eagle Claw was supposed to free 52 diplomats held during the Iran Hostage Crisis. Its failure not only shamed President Carter's administration and paved the way for Reagan's successful 1980 presidential run, it also instigated the formation of the Army's Special Operations Command, and the development of… » 7/17/14 9:09am 7/17/14 9:09am

A Great Way to Listen to Those Mysterious "Number Stations"

For decades, shortwave radio enthusiasts have been stumbling upon mysterious stations that broadcast a looping noise, such as a nursery rhyme, occasionally punctuated by someone reading a string of numbers. The most popular theory is that these are coded messages—and now, an online shortwave radio lets you listen in. » 7/16/14 2:56am 7/16/14 2:56am

Bigfoot Field Research Organization Head Calls DNA Study "Meaningless"

Cryptozoology was rocked this July by the release of a two-year study on alleged Bigfoot DNA by London's Royal Society (paid for by producers of the UK series Bigfoot Files). Now, the chief of America's largest Bigfoot research group (and host of Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot) has cried sample bias. Who's correct? » 7/15/14 5:33pm 7/15/14 5:33pm