Author: Gregory Myers

History books tell us of ancient places with amazing architecture, and world wonders long past. Archaeological discovery has learned much about the world before us. The idea of many of these locations has inspired imaginations for many years. However, the truth is that history gets distorted over time both through constant retellings and sometimes through…

Read More

Despite being one of the most important military leaders in World War II — he led the United States bombing campaigns against the Japanese — you often don’t hear very much about General Curtis LeMay, aside from an odd quote or two in the history books. The reason for this is likely because if we…

Read More

For years, we have all heard of the glories of Ancient Egypt and their technological marvels. Countless movies, articles, games and other media talk up how incredible it was, and the folks on Ancient Aliens have attributed to them almost every technology and magic you could imagine. However, the truth is that for the people…

Read More

With the recent high profile impeachment of President Donald J. Trump, and the upcoming impeachment trial in the Senate, there are many misconceptions floating around. People have a lot of questions about the whole process. It doesn’t help that much of what is happening is extremely rare, or even entirely unprecedented in United States history.…

Read More

With fake news making tabloids practically obsolete, it is easy to become jaded and start being skeptical at the slightest strange news story, even if it’s only somewhat unbelievable. However, while there are a lot of fake or exaggerated stories going around, there will always be some crazy stories that are actually true. As they…

Read More

Today, people are worried about fake news, and its effect on politics and social issues. And with fake news sites getting better and better at looking legitimate, so it is a serious concern, especially with the rise of deepfakes making it harder to distinguish a fake person from the real deal. However, most fake news…

Read More

Urban myths have been going around since, well… forever. Many of the more modern ones like to speak of all the dangers of modern technology, and the modern world in general. Stories will tell of how people can easily find themselves maimed, murdered, or in other danger if they make the wrong choices in life,…

Read More

Despite the pressure from many countries to hold each other to better human rights standards, as well as instant global media and international pressure from common folk, groups of people still find reasons to persecute other groups of people for being the wrong kind of different. Unfortunately, a big part of the problem is that…

Read More

The TV show Ancient Aliens has now run for 14 seasons, and has gone over nearly every half-baked theory, pseudo-scientific rambling, dumb hypothesis or just plain crazy alternate scientific idea or “fact” that you could possibly tie into myth, legend, or aliens in some way or another. It has inspired countless memes about its crazy-haired…

Read More

The government is necessary and most of the time they should be trusted — at least (and especially) your local government. You need police, firefighters, and even bureaucrats and tax collectors. However, sometimes the government makes it hard for people to trust them. Whether through malice, or just plain incompetence, sometimes the United States government’s…

Read More

The CIA, which stands for Central Intelligence Agency, is one of the best known and most controversial spy agencies in the world. Their involvement with the Bush administration in regards to so-called enhanced interrogation, extraordinary rendition, and other such offenses, as well as their adventures in South America, have made them infamous. However, they are…

Read More

Most political leaders are extremely well polished, with focus groups and other experts helping them stay on message, and makeup artists and other professionals making sure they stay perfectly coiffed at all times. All little flaws, wrinkles or quirks are ironed out or hidden, as the politician wants to avoid even the tiniest thing that…

Read More

Today, companies try harder than ever to keep you loyal to their brand, and don’t want you thinking about how they do business. With flashy social media accounts, and brand personalities meant to make you feel like they are part of the family, the distraction game of today’s marketing experts is on point. Of course,…

Read More

Ever since man looked up at the stars, he has been fascinated by the big round white hunk of rock that hangs in the sky above us. The Moon has featured in religious beliefs and in the lore of countless cultures and societies. Due to human curiosity, we set out to understand the Moon further,…

Read More