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According to a satirical conspiracy theory that persists today, this German city of 300,000 is a hoax invented by the CIA.
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Found: Strange Graffiti on 4 of Washington's Most Famous Monuments
It referenced the JFK assassination and the 9/11 attacks.
February 22, 2017
Fort Worth, Texas
Lee Harvey Oswald's Grave
Of course the grave of JFK's assassin is surrounded by conspiracy theories.
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A fairytale Gothic castle steeped in Nazi treasure conspiracy theories.
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The FBI Debunked These UFO Documents in the Most Childish Way Possible
The FBI thinks they're "bogus."
August 26, 2016
The Weird History Of The Space Blanket
From refugee crisis symbol to conspiracy theory scapegoat, this shiny blanket means many different things to many different people.
May 03, 2016
Atlas Obscura Gift Guide: 8 Presents for the Conspiracy Theorist
December 10, 2015
Secret Chambers, Grain Silos and the Long, Long History of Pyramid Conspiracy Theories
November 11, 2015
The Psychology Behind Why We Believe in Conspiracy Theories
October 28, 2015
How Denver Airport Became the International Hub of Conspiracy Theories
October 19, 2015
The Turkish Deep State: What Life Is Like When the Conspiracy Is Real
October 13, 2015
Who Owns Lee Harvey Oswald's Coffin?
December 17, 2014
Who Stole a Fragment of Georgia's Esoteric Tablets?
November 19, 2014
Kazakhstan and the Illuminati in an Unfinished Metropolis
October 08, 2014
Torre Bert Listening Station
Some people believe that this makeshift space monitoring station received transmissions from clandestine cosmonauts
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The world's first clock to use set theory as a measure of time required the invention of a new light bulb just to maintain its obtuse measurements
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Striking occult iconography on a medieval German church
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Grass Valley, California
Lyman Gilmore Middle School
A middle school sports field that many believe was the true location of the first successful powered flight - and not by the Wright Brothers
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