conspiracy theories

X-Files Science Part II: Bugs, Hybrids and Hypnosis

We want to believe. With the return of The X-Files to television Joe and Christian go digging through Scully's reports for scientific answers to the big themes of the show. Join us to learn more about regression hypnosis, weaponized bees, alien hybridization and more. Just remember... trust no one.

X-Files Science Part I: Mutants & Parasites

With the return of television's The X-Files, it's never been a better time to look at the science behind the show. Join Joe and Christian as they examine the possibilities of classic Monsters of the Week, including otherworldly parasites, killer mutants, talking tattoos and more. We'll add present research to the scientific theories surrounding the show during its initial release to find if the truth is out there.

Blow Your Mind: Why Your Brain Likes a Conspiracy

Unforeseen events required me to take a sudden leave from the office last week, but the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast must go on. Luckily, fellow HowStuffWorks podcaster Ben Bowlin popped in to help us out with a special guest appearance. The Stuff They Don't Want You To Know co-host is a student of conspiracy in all its forms, so in this episode he chats with Julie about the nature of conspiracy theories and just why our minds crave them so.