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Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Even when there is substantial evidence to the contrary, the allure of conspiracy theories may be too powerful for some to resist. go to Article >

Conspiracy theorists keep claiming that the government is purposely burning food crops

0 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

One Dumb Conspiracy is a weekly column that debunks the mostly wild conspiracy theories swirling around the web and runs on Mondays in the Daily Dot’s web_crawlr newsletter. If you want to get this column a day before we publish it, subscribe... read more

Why falling gas prices are not taking the sting out of inflation

6 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

When it comes to inflation, the good news is that gas prices are dropping. The bad news is that other costs continue to climb faster than wages, and that's putting a strain on many family budgets across the country. The Labor Department is set to... read more

Horowitz: Why aren’t there more federal agents like Brandon Garcia?

0 Days ago News Source: Theblaze.com

Whether it’s the FBI, ATF, or IRS, do you believe an increase in budget and manpower will be used to go after truly violent and dangerous criminals or after political dissidents? Well, after reading the six-page resignation letter of Brandon M.... read more

Why Salman Rushdie's work sparked decades of controversy

2 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

For the last 33 years, the world-renowned author Salman Rushdie has lived under threat because of his writing. Rushdie was forced into hiding after the publication of his 1988 novel, The Satanic Verses. It took nearly a decade for Rushdie to... read more

Why Salman Rushdie's work sparked decades of controversy

3 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

For the last 33 years, the world-renowned author Salman Rushdie has lived under threat because of his writing. Rushdie was forced into hiding after the publication of his 1988 novel, The Satanic Verses. It took nearly a decade for Rushdie to... read more

‘Welcome to the Soviet Union!’: LinkedIn users are furious over the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago raid. Yes, that LinkedIn

6 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) search of former President Donald Trump's residence at Mar-a-Lago this week inspired a flurry of posts that swiftly went viral—on LinkedIn, of all places. Of all the major social media companies,... read more

The U.S. lost track of why it was in Afghanistan, former commander says

6 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Last August, as city after city in Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, General Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie was watching from his post in Tampa, Fl. McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command at the time, was in regular contact with U.S. forces on... read more

Newsletter: We spoke to TikTok’s only good politician

6 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

We crawl the web so you don’t have to. Sign up to receive web_crawlr, a daily newsletter from the Daily Dot, in your inbox each day. Hello fellow citizens of the internet! Andrew here. Welcome to today's edition of web_crawlr.  We are... read more

What the ‘millennial pause’ discourse says about millennial vs. Gen Z

3 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

This Week On The Internet is a weekly column that recaps the most pressing online discourse of the week and runs on Fridays in the Daily Dot’s web_crawlr newsletter. If you want to get this column a day before we publish it, subscribe to... read more

A Georgia monument was destroyed. Locals blame conspiracy theories.

19 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Usually when Daniel Graves visits his local coffee shop for breakfast Wednesdays, somebody asks him about the Georgia Guidestones. "It's usually some new Facebook post, or some new YouTube video, or some quirky little thing" that pops up, said... read more