Conspiracy Theories

America Built This Massive Pyramid To 'Track The End Of The World'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

The US Library of Congress has released a dramatic and haunting set of pictures of a giant pyramid it once built to track the end of the world. The...

Does the Disappearance of Ameila Earhart's Aeroplane, and Similar Enigmas, Reveal Your Psychology?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

When puzzling things happen which cannot be readily explained by official accounts - how does the public decide what to believe? What you end up accepting as true, about what really happened when a plane goes missing, for example, might reveal more about your personality, than you realise.

Jessica Elgot

7 Of The Wackiest Conspiracy Theories About The Malaysian Airline Disaster | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

As the search for the doomed Malaysian Airlines plane enters its fourth day, officials basically know precisely nada. No debris, no distress call,...

Five Conspiracy Theories for the Panicky and Frustrated

Ed O'Meara | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

As well as Candy Crush, nudie ladies and stalking, the internet also helps bewildering people talk authoratively about stuff they've just made up. I examine five of the internet's greatest conspiracy theories and finally attempts to answer the question that humankind has struggled with since time you can't remember.

Iranian News Says US Is Secretly Run By Nazi Space Aliens

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Don't panic, but America is apparently being ruled by a race of tall, white space aliens who also assisted the rise of Nazi Germany in the 1930s. I...

WATCH: 'Aliens Would Give Us More Technology If We Stopped Wars'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Don't panic, but apparently aliens have been visiting our planet for thousands of years and we are on the brink of an intergalactic war. Paul Helly...

LOOK: Has A Fossilised Iguana Been Found On Mars?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Does this incredible image prove iguanas beat humans to Mars? No, of course it doesn't, this is clearly a lump of oddly formed rock, but that hasn't s...

Eleven Dumb Conspiracy Theories

Nikki McWatters | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Nikki McWatters

According to Christine Fitzgerald, a former confidante of Princess Diana, the late Queen of Hearts told her quite seriously that the royal family are actually shape-shifting, reptilian aliens from a galaxy far, far away. Now that is gold. I always knew there was something funny about them.

15 Government Drug Experiments

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Drugs are bad, right? And how do we know this? Well, governments tell us so. But wait! What about all the times they've tested drugs on their...

Egypt's Epidemic of Nonsense

Patrick Keddie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Patrick Keddie

Egypt is a great country for conspiracy theories - the nuttier, the better. In relation to penises, animals or the national football team, talk of agents and conspiracies are amusing and, although genuinely believed by some, are widely shared as a joke. But when they are used to shut down debate or demonise groups of people they become more sinister and even deadly.

Paul McCartney Death Myths

Neil Cossar | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

In September 1969, the Northern Star newspaper of Northern Illinois University ran a story claiming that Paul McCartney had been killed in a car crash in 1966 and had been replaced by a look-alike... One of the greatest urban legends ever, this story just grew and grew.

Like Sandy Hook, the Washington Navy Yard Shooting Will Soon Be Co-opted By Conspiracy Theorists

Paul Vale | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK
Paul Vale

Right now a film is being cut for YouTube. Within the edit, clips from various media broadcasts of Monday's shooting in Washington DC are being selectively stitched together. The film will start by suggesting a deception has occurred, one wrought in the American people by shadowy, unseen forces. It will distance itself from other conspiracy theory videos, purporting to show "just the facts" about the events at the naval dockyard.

Is There a Hidden Agenda Behind Jesse Norman's Dismissal?

Josh Zitser | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Politics
Josh Zitser

Downing Street has confirmed that Conservative MP, Jesse Norman, will leave its policy board after abstaining in last week's vote on Syria. The decision to fire the influential Tory is being attributed to the necessity of retaining party discipline and highlighting the fact that three-line whips are to be treated with the utmost respect. However, this sudden dismissal begs many questions...

US Government Admits There IS An Area 51

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Tech

The US government has reportedly confirmed for the first time in publicly-released official documents that Area 51 exists. The mysterious Air Force...

What The Devil? Giant Pentagram Etched Into Remote Corner Of Kazakhstan

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK

A 1,200ft pentagram has been photographed etched into the ground in a remote corner of Kazakhstan. The sign – which is often associated, thought...

Where IS The Duchess Due To Give Birth?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

Hundreds of journalists stationed outside the London hospital where Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is due to give birth could be sweltering...

WATCH: Shock Jock Alex Jones Takes Over BBC Politics Show

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK

When the BBC invited American shock jock Alex Jones onto its flagship Sunday Politics programme to talk conspiracy theories, they must have known what...

Bizarre Conspiracy Theories Claim Woolwich Machete Attack Was A Hoax (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK

PICTURED: The soldier killed in the attack has been named as Lee Rigby of 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Bizarre conspiracy theories wh...

Dropped Ukip Candidate Is 'Stabbed in the Back' as Farage Buries Skeletons

Will Black | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Politics
Will Black

More than 1,700 Ukip candidates have been put forward for next week's local elections with limited checks on their backgrounds. It is therefore perhaps unsurprising that some have been hastily weeded out before they bring further shame on the party.

Ukip Candidate In Storm Over 'Anti-Semetic Online Posts'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

Ukip is facing calls to sack one of its candidates who apparently denied the Holocaust and promoted wild conspiracy theories online. A Facebook pro...

Boston Marathon Bombing: Is 'Running Man' A Suspect?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

FBI agents are reportedly scrutinising images of a man running from the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. The shots, taken by amateur photogr...

From Man On The Roof To 'Suspicious Facebook Pages'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Boston Marathon Bombing: Is 'Running Man' A Suspect? Conspiracy theorists have gone into overdrive to try to explain the Boston Marathon bo...

Mehdi Hasan

Lord Ahmed Apologises For 'Jewish Conspiracy' Remarks | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Politics

Lord Ahmed has "completely and unreservedly" apologised to "the Jewish community, to the judiciary, to the newspaper owners" for blaming Jewish-owned ...

Mehdi Hasan

'I'm Embarrassed And I've Embarrassed My Friends' | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Politics

I have a confession to make. It isn't often that I describe a public figure's remarks as "bigoted and stupid" and then get an email from said figure i...

Anti-Semitism? Not at Our Dinner Table

Myriam Francois-Cerrah | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics
Myriam Francois-Cerrah

While I support Mehdi for ‎taking a stand against anti-Semitism and urging Muslims to be as diligent in denouncing it as ‎they are Islamophobia, I reject the presumed community complicity implied by his reference to ‎‎"our dirty little secret". ‎