Eew! Dead stuff! We are genetically programmed to be afraid of the signs of death and disease – or so they say. That is why zombies, vampires and Frankenstein’s monster are so frightening. But zombies would probably never even get to Puttin’ On The Ritz before being torn apart by nature’s decomposers. … Read the rest
In Part Two of my favorite academic analysis of class warfare, the learn how Sigmund Freud learned secrets about human’s unconscious and irrational ways and how his nephew Edward Bernays put them to use for government and big business. Alex Carey’s
Since the days of Regan, elections are based on feelings, not facts. … Read the rest
Like a big baby, or maybe a would-be tyrant on a throne, the top spy has a spaceship bridge and captain’s chair straight out of Star Trek in the top-secret command center where they look at all your Facebook photos (and vidoes your iphone camera took when when you thought it was off) on a huge screen.… Read the rest
Thothenki wants to share this article from MentalFloss that says “According to the Oxford University Press Dictionary of Superstitions, the first reference to Friday the 13th itself wasn’t until 1913. (So despite actually occurring on Friday, October 13, 1307, the popular notion that the Friday the 13th stigma comes from the date on which the famed order of the Knights Templar were wiped out by King Philip of France is just a coincidence.)
So why do skyscrapers skip the 13th floor, and other such superstitions persist? … Read the rest
OK. We had our fun with Ancient Alien experts and mad hair. Now know the truth about Pacal’s Maya Rocket, Nazca Lines, Easter Island noggins and other supposed UFO evidence from the scientists who study them. Playtime is over, but learning is fun too, in this 3 hour lesson produced by Chris White.… Read the rest
As of tomorrow, Facebook will creep into your bathroom when you’re in the shower, smack your ass, and then steal your clothes and towel. To change this option, go to Privacy Settings > Personal Settings > Bathroom Settings > Smacking and Stealing Settings, and uncheck the Shenanigans box.… Read the rest
It sounds like sci-fi, but consumer manufacturing is about to take a leap forward like something out of Star Trek. 3D printers will make anything! Well, maybe not dinner. Not yet. But the fork you eat it with? Almost certainly!
A new study shows how to save money, and even supposes a new kind of capitalism. … Read the rest
It’s Wild Friday, so we check in on our favorite conspiracies and today it looks like they are literally everywhere!
Are there secrets hidden in plain sight, or is the alignment of famous monuments and city streets just a coincidence? This video by Scott Onstott is one part history, one part architecture and a dash of conspiracy theory.… Read the rest
Putin called demands for Snowden’s extradition “shaving a piglet: lots of squealing and not much wool!” I would suggest there are piglets all over – even a psychic one!
First let us consider that despite the current political atmosphere humans are indeed evolving as we are taught in school. … Read the rest
Seems Star Wars wants you to identify with the faceless soldiers shooting at Luke and Leia. First a sympathetic Darth Vader – How does Anakin FEEL in that helmet? – and now your own face behind the mask of death. Sigh.… Read the rest
Gay men threaten to fight back and marry your girlfriend if you don’t let them marry each other. Why should straight men be worried? Click to watch this hilarious explanation on YouTube and find out! (They won’t let me embed this one, so follow the link!)
Oh but wait… the lesbians are at it too!… Read the rest
Big brother’s would-be watchdog warns “Brace yourself for the next wave in the surveillance state. It’s coming at us with a lethal one-two punch in 2014.”
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To start with, there’s the government’s integration of facial recognition software and other biometric markers into its identification data programs.
If the unimaginable, incomprehensible, sheerly overwhelming size of the ultiverse is not enough to make you feel like a mote on some log, scientists have discovered that the entire thing is one big brain! Look at these pictures, one of them a neuron and the other a map of the universe. … Read the rest
Dr. Von Ikken says “Vindication at last! It’s not a wacko conspiracy theory unless you say so!” He insists reptoids built the pyramids, and anyone who says he is crazy is shifting the focus ad gaudia, or rather, ad hominem!
Here is a video that backs him up, asserting that “real skeptics question everything, including their own assumptions. … Read the rest
Most everybody knows I was an archaeologist in a past life, so it should be no surprise that I have found Atlantis! Well, I think we have good evidence of a sunken city near the Canary Islands, anyways. We know satellite images have revealed hidden river beds and pyramids under the sand, so why not under the water? … Read the rest
Our resident conspiracist Dr. Don Von Ikken has written this analysis of the meteoric career of another pop star.
Well, as predicted by the messageboards on David Icke it did not take long for British XFactor baby-darling Cher Lloyd to flash requisite Illuminati hand signs once she was signed by presumed Illuminati front man Jay-Z.… Read the rest
I knew it! I just knew it!
Sooner or later a mashup of Star Wars and the 911 Truthers would appear. And this well-done lampoon of the Loose Change documentary is called Luke’s Change. And rather than debunk any 911 theories, this seems to call Star Wars truths into question – much like the prequels and Clone Wars did.… Read the rest
Here is wild idea for Friday. What if the states borders moved around like election districts? We could have 50 states with the same amount of people as in this map. It’ll never happen, but it is fun to think about!… Read the rest
Duude, you can’t ignore it is mightily strange for the Catholic church to let a pope retire after 600 years of sticking to tradition and working them to death! Some say it is just too weird that the “olive pope” has backed away from the throne – and by-the-way have you seen this supernatural throne room?… Read the rest
With his unparalleled musical stylings, Robert Foster takes on the rise of the surveillance state. Will the Internet remain the one place where humanity can express itself free of filters and barriers? Or will it become the greatest spying machine ever imagined?… Read the rest
Have you ever wondered about the odd statues, symbols and architecture in Washington DC and other cities and places around the world? Sacred knowledge is presented and preserved in buildings and designs – if you know what you are looking at! … Read the rest
Today let’s listen to Episode Two of the science fiction radio comedy Cosmic Significance 2012. Are you ready to meet an android at the secret colony on Mars?
Every conspiracy theory in the book comes together in this epic-length documentary connecting the New World Order to ancient middle-eastern antecedents. Does a secret government already rule the world? Ring of Power: Empire of the City shows how it all works:
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“A marathon of an education — 4 DVDs that weave a solid quilt from history-as-we-didn’t-know-it.
Top-secret wartime experiments were conducted off the coast of Auckland to perfect a tidal wave bomb. According to this New Zealand News report a series of underwater explosions triggered mini-tidal waves at Whangaparaoa in 1944 and 1945. The Weekend Herald reported
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The experiments involved laying a pattern of explosives underwater to create a tsunami.
Somehow Hollywood always seems to be making one point … even when they say it is something else. Take, for example, the exemplary sci-fi music video by It’s Always a Good Time‘s Owl City. It has beautiful cinematography, awesome costumes and is set in a dramatically presented people-free Earth.… Read the rest
This summer the mysterious group known as Anonymous issued a video to the world officially declaring war on the system and appealing in staccato robot voice “you are the revolution.” Clad in a mantel (sic) of crusty, dusty aphorisms and recycled visuals this video nevertheless has a tight graphic design and a message targeting malcontents everywhere.… Read the rest
Just when we were beginning to relax at sea and forget about pirates, a new band of “bandits” are out there!
Aqua Expeditions has captured the Amazon River Bandits. The CEO of the company, Francesco Galli-Zurgaro through Peruvian news agencies, announced the capture of six armed “bandits” who robbed passengers on July 26th on the river vessel cruising the Amazon in Peru.… Read the rest
Whenever I think I’ve lost my “edge” my son, Charlie, updates me! He referred to Mind Before Matter as a “super cool book”. Written by doctorate holders telling their stories from four different perspectives: science, philosophy, PSI (parapsychological phenomena) and communion.… Read the rest