Stuff They Don't Want You To Know

Stuff They Don't Want You To Know

From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know ... an audio podcast from iHeartRadio.

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August 17, 2022 66 min

These days, it's common knowledge that governments hide any number of things from the public -- but how deep does the rabbit hole go? According to Bob Lazar, the US government has been hiding the existence of extraterrestrials for decades (if not longer). In today's episode, Ben and Matt explore Lazar's claims, his critics -- and the vast conspiracy Bob believes exists, largely unknown to the public, in the modern day.

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In the wee hours of February 25th, 1942, air raid sirens resounded across LA. Anti-aircraft guns fired the better part of 1500 shells at something. To many people, that mysterious UFO has yet to be identified, more than half a century later. So what really happened?

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For nearly half a century people around the world have believed the moon landing was faked. If that were true, how could people possibly perpetrate such a massive hoax? Join Ben, Matt and Noel as they interview Matt Johnson about his film Operation Avalanche.

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A fellow Conspiracy Realist shares first-hand experiences with Big Brother at your Job. K Dubs calls in with more info about the dangers of privatized testing in the private sphere. Naked Mole Rat writes in with a crucial clarification on the guy's earlier conversation about Guinea Pigs. All this and more in this week's listener mail.

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From the politics of Arkansas to the heights of Presidential power, Bill and Hillary Clinton have become one of the world's most influential political power couples -- and, along the way, they've garnered a ton of allegations and accusations. In part two of this series, Ben and Matt dive into the allegations surrounding Whitewater, financial shenanigans and more.

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From the politics of Arkansas to the heights of Presidential power, Bill and Hillary Clinton have become one of the world's most influential political power couples -- and, along the way, they've garnered a ton of allegations and accusations. But how many of these are true, and how many are smear campaigns and conspiracy theories? In part one of this two-part series, the guys dive into the world of Clinton conspiracies.

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August 9, 2022 46 min

Could your favorite sports be fixed? Join Ben, Matt and Noel for their continuing interview with author Brian Tuohy as they explore the murky world behind the sports headlines - a world comprised of illegal gambling, extortion, blackmail and organized crime.

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Alex Jones faces the latest legal proceedings regarding Sandy Hook. Rainwater across the world is riddled with harmful chemicals. A mysterious sinkhole emerges in Chile. All this and more in this week's Strange News.

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It's true: financial institutions are, indeed, buying up homes and turning them into rentals. But should this be a cause for concern? In the second part of this two-part series, the guys look at the strategy these companies use when choosing homes (or entire neighborhoods), as well as how this came about, and what it means for the average homebuyer competing in the same areas.

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A caller prompts a conversation about the booming black market for airbags. It seems some power companies are using smart thermometers to mess with their customer's temperature settings. Over in Australia, multiple Conspiracy Realists are startled to find the infamous case of the Somerton Man might just be solved. All this and more in this week's listener mail.

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Across the United States, would-be homebuyers are telling a similar story: after weeks or months of searching, they finally find a home they can afford -- only to be outbid by another buyer, often offering to pay in cash, at thousands of dollars above the asking price. What's going on? According to multiple reports, the answer isn't just wealthy families -- instead, they argue, financial institutions are moving in, buying u...

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August 2, 2022 47 min

Could it be possible that your favorite sports are fixed? Join the guys as they interview Brian Tuohy, author of The Fix is In, on the murky connections between sports, gambling, politics and organized crime in the first part of this two-episode series.

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The founder of Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers buys a lottery ticket for all 50,000 of his employees. Observers are baffled by a series of mysterious holes in the ocean floor. Perhaps most disturbingly, a new algorithm created over at the University of Chicago seems to accurately predict crimes a week before they occur -- and exposes deep biases in law enforcement. All this and more in this week's Strange News.

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July 29, 2022 55 min

To some, Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies are the future of finance, deregulated and free from the problems of the existing financial others. To critics, they're little more than a bad investment or an outright ponzi scheme. But what happens when the coins begin to crash? In today's episode, the guys explore what led to the ongoing Bitcoin crash -- and why some believe there's more to the story.

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Poppy Hotdog asks whether the recent Supreme Court comes from an ulterior motive. Conspiracy Realists share experiences with a brutal -- at times conspiratorial -- housing market. Earth Shaman inspires a realistic exploration of the reality of self-sustaining communities. All this and more in this week's listener mail.

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July 27, 2022 52 min

Recently, Google engineer Blake Lemoine made international news with his claims that the company's creation LaMDA - Launguage Model for Dialogue Applications - has become sentient. While Google does describe LaMDA as "breakthrough conversation technology," the company does not agree with Lemoine -- to say the least. In part two of this two-part series, Ben and Matt explore the critics' responses -- as well as Lemoin...

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Cannibalism is an ancient taboo, but how often has it actually occurred? Join the guys in this classic episode as they explore the grisly rumors and frightening facts behind history’s stories of cannibalism.

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Amazon has been giving Ring videos to law enforcement, without the consent of the owners. Someone in LA stole millions' dollars worth of jewelry from a Brinks armored truck. Over in Russia, two politicians are claiming the government of Ukraine, with the help of the US, is experimenting on soldiers. The West keeps calling these alleged supersoldiers 'mutants' -- problem is, that's not what the Russians said, at all....

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July 22, 2022 50 min

Recently, Google engineer Blake Lemoine made international news with his claims that the company's creation LaMDA - Launguage Model for Dialogue Applications - has become sentient. While Google does describe LaMDA as "breakthrough conversation technology," the company does not agree with Lemoine -- to say the least. In part one of this two-part series, Ben and Matt explore the nature of sentience, along with the stateme...

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In today's episode, Bill, Mark and Neil receive a series of new packages seeming to, for the first time, reveal the true fate of the infamous University Six. 

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