The 1951 Pont Saint Esprit mass insanity event – was a town’s mass hallucination a bizarre ergot poisoning incident or did the CIA secretly dose an entire town with LSD?

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It began in August 1951 in a small, quiet village in southern France. Dozens of Pont-Saint-Esprit (or Pont St. Esprit) villagers developed fever-like symptoms, suffering hallucinations and exhibiting bizarre mannerisms. One man tried to drown himself, screaming that he was being eaten from the inside – by snakes. Another man believed he could fly and…

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For nearly a decade, polio and other public vaccinations were contaminated with a cancer-causing money virus. Did the U.S. government cover it up?

Child receiving polio vaccination

A government carries a mighty weight upon its shoulders. It is responsible for the protection, health, and well-being of each of its citizens. In most instances, governments succeed in that capacity. But what happens when the entity responsible for protecting its citizens instead causes them great harm? Some aspects of the story below may be…

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United States invites hackers – code for your country

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The White House announced today that it will kick off a “National Day of Civic Hacking” on June 1 and 2 (2013) and is inviting those with tech know-how to use their coding skills to improve communities across the country. Participating government agencies will give hackers access to public data along with coding challenges that…

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