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Conspiracy Theories

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Gary Arnold in Elkton, MD on January 29, 2021. Photography by Mengwen Cao for OneZero

To defend science, the Paranormal Challenge devises experiments to test claims of X-ray vision, telekinesis, and other paranormal abilities

A search for a widely used QAnon phrase was autocompleted by Pinterest’s search bar

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A practical philosopher explains how social media broke our sense of self

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Middle school kids love watching videos about supposed celebrity secrets. But does this set them up to be radicalized by more dangerous ideas?

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Are we all just clicks away from identifying as ‘flat-Earthers’?

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