Conspiracy Theories, Historical Mysteries

Was Jesus’s resurrection the greatest hoax of all time?

Christians believe that Jesus Christ was crucified by the Romans, buried in a tomb and came back to life three days later. He then appeared to numerous people over 40 days before getting whisked off to Heaven. Could this really have happened? Or was Jesus’s resurrection the greatest hoax of all time? In today’s increasingly… Continue reading Was Jesus’s resurrection the greatest hoax of all time?

Conspiracy Theories, Hoaxes, Time Travel, UFOs

Did time travellers land in Rendlesham Forest in 1980?

In December 1980, aliens allegedly landed in Rendlesham Forest, England in a triangular spacecraft. Where did these aliens come from? One of the witnesses, Sergeant Jim Penniston, has the answer. Earth. Because they weren’t aliens at all. They were us. Two famous alleged encounters with UFOs in Britain have been dubbed the ‘British Roswell’. The… Continue reading Did time travellers land in Rendlesham Forest in 1980?

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, Hoaxes, UFOs

Roswell – witness intimidation, suspicious deaths and Majestic-12

The last article I wrote about the Roswell UFO Incident assessed the claims that alien bodies were recovered from the crash sites. Now I’m looking closer at why people believe there was a government cover-up… The Ragsdale burglary and the death of Trudy Truelove Remember Jim Ragsdale? He’s the one who said that he and his girlfriend,… Continue reading Roswell – witness intimidation, suspicious deaths and Majestic-12

Movie Reviews

Movie Review – Capricorn One (1978)

My extra blog for this week looks at the 1978 film by director Peter Hyams and starring Elliott Gould, Capricorn One. Spoilers ahead! Capricorn One is a government conspiracy thriller based on an idea that the Apollo moon landings were faked, which I explored in a blog a couple of weeks ago. In this case,… Continue reading Movie Review – Capricorn One (1978)

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, Hoaxes

Were the Apollo moon landings faked?

The brilliant movie Interstellar imagines a future in which school textbooks will be updated with the ‘corrected’ accounts of the Apollo missions to the moon – that they were faked to bankrupt the Soviets. That spurred me to do my own investigation into whether we did or did not make it to the moon in… Continue reading Were the Apollo moon landings faked?

Conspiracy Theories, Hoaxes, Time Travel, Urban Legends

Alleged time traveller Andrew Carlssin disappears – did he go ‘back to the future’?

Do you remember in Back to the Future, Part II, when Old Biff travels back in time and gives his younger self a sports almanac? A book that gives Young Biff knowledge of future sporting victories and allows him to make a fortune? Looks like a similar thing has happened in real life… In my… Continue reading Alleged time traveller Andrew Carlssin disappears – did he go ‘back to the future’?

Conspiracy Theories, Cryptozoology, Hoaxes, Unsolved Mysteries

Two new sightings of the Loch Ness Monster?

As the vote on Scottish independence looms, one of Scotland's most famous residents appears to have weighed into the argument - the Loch Ness Monster. It's been reported by several newspapers over the last few days that the Loch Ness Monster - nicknamed Nessie - has registered her vote on the issue of Scottish independence… Continue reading Two new sightings of the Loch Ness Monster?