Ariana Quijano, Georgia State University
Beth Nipper, University of Iowa
Vanishing ships, missing planes full of passengers, hurricanes, aliens, and the lost city of Atlantis — can the science of today explain one of the ocean’s most mysterious histories?
Emily Jewett, University of San Diego
The new ‘free speech’ social media platform exposes the danger and violence of ultra-conservatism.
Alicia Furlan, University of Pittsburgh
The extreme theories may seem outlandish and irrational, but many of our regular beliefs may be no better.
Emma T., UC Berkeley
The now viral conspiracy video has spread almost as fast as COVID-19 itself. While not as deadly, misinformation can bring harm to communities.
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
The popular singers’ recent behavior on social media has fans concerned that she is being manipulated by a controlling conservatorship.
Starr Shapiro, Columbia University
The podcast takes a conspiracy theory seriously to reveal how the CIA has influenced art in the past — and could very well still be doing so.
Grace Larson, Ripon College
Who else is craving Chuck E. Cheese’s?
Kelsey Rogers, Susquehanna University
Fingers crossed for Part 2.
Plamedie Ifasso, Texas Woman’s University
While watching a Shane Dawson conspiracy theory video might be fun, the truth is stranger than fiction.
Ben Zhang, Duke University
What starts out as a joke can turn into a brand of skepticism that erodes entire belief systems.
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