Despite conspiracy claims, extensive evidence including moon rocks and global scientific collaboration debunks the notion that NASA's moon landing in 1969 was a hoax, while astronauts like Buzz Aldrin have vehemently defended their achievements.
MOON LANDING HOAX
The widespread Satanic ritual abuse conspiracy theories during the 1980s and 1990s, fueled by sensationalized media reports and discredited methods of questioning, caused immense harm and were ultimately debunked as a significant hoax.
THE SATANIC PANIC
The "Chemtrails" conspiracy theory claims that condensation trails left by airplanes contain harmful chemicals, despite scientific studies debunking this notion and finding no evidence of unusual contrails or contamination in the environment.
The Birds Aren't Real conspiracy theory, which claims that birds are actually surveillance drones, is an elaborate piece of performance art aimed at parodying misinformation and holding up a mirror to America in the internet age.
BIRDS AREN'T REAL
Despite overwhelming evidence, Flat Earth conspiracy theorists reject the round Earth concept and instead invent alternative explanations, often driven by religious beliefs or a desire for a human-centered universe.
THE EARTH IS FLAT
Internet fandoms often generate wild conspiracy theories about celebrities' real lives, ranging from Avril Lavigne being replaced by a body double to fans analyzing facial wrinkles and promoting deepfake theories, impacting celebrities' personal and professional lives.
FAN THEORIES GONE WILD
Birtherism claimed that Obama was born in Kenya, gained attention despite evidence of his Hawaiian birth, leading to Obama releasing his birth certificate and receiving support from Donald Trump.
BARACK OBAMA BIRTHERISM
The 1947 Roswell crash involved a high-altitude military balloon known as Project Mogul, with eyewitness descriptions matching the balloon's appearance, debunking later claims of extraterrestrial involvement and revealing a Cold War-era spying program cover-up.
ROSWELL CRASH & COVER-UP