8 Weirdest Conspiracy Theory Websites On The Planet

conspiracysites   8 Weirdest Conspiracy Theory Websites On The PlanetAnyone that knows me well knows that I love a good conspiracy theory. However, my view on most theories is that 99% of the ones you find on the Internet are absolute, total bunk produced by people that should be seeking out counseling rather than distributing their delusional ramblings across the Internet.

My real interest comes from the 1% – those fascinating stories backed up with solid documentation, conclusive evidence, and enough proof to make even the most hard-nosed skeptic sit up and take notice.

That’s one reason I loved Saikat’s article last week on 5 great websites for skeptics, covering such great hoax-busting, fact-checking websites as MythBusters and the Skeptic’s Dictionary. I was a little bit put off by the fast that my buddy Saikat failed to mention my humble site Top Secret Writers – but then again, it is still a very small site and has a long way to go before making any “top 5″ lists.

Then, Saikat’s list got me thinking. Isn’t it crazy how few skeptic, fact-checking sites there are out there, yet there is such an abundance of crazy, poorly-researched conspiracy theory garbage websites ? I know that in my travels I’ve come across them often enough, and have blacklisted a fair number of them as online homes for people that are completely out in la-la land.

I’ve decided to share a few of my top selections of the weirdest conspiracy theory sites out there, with users or bloggers that do a terrible job fact-checking their loony-theories against reality. I offer these so that if you are also interested in those 1% of true stories out there, you can blacklist these sites from your travels and research as well.

8 Most Loony Conspiracy Theory Sites

The irony is that when I first started looking into conspiracy theories, like many people that are new to the field, I got sucked in by some of these conspiracy theory websites. The theories are so captivating and so fascinating, that it’s easy to get sucked into the various rabbit holes that they fabricate.

However, once you start dedicating some time to double-checking facts and really doing some honest-to-goodness research, you’ll quickly find that these sites fall short when it comes to matching theories with reality. In many cases, it doesn’t really take any research at all to see that the people doing the writing are completely off the wall.

The Nibiruan Council

It won’t take much of an introduction to the “Nibiruan Council” for you to understand why I added this one to the very top of the list of very odd fringe sites. The website is the front, public page that represents a group of people – seemingly sane adults, mind you – that believe they are “connected” to the people of the planet Nibiru and their ancient ancestors.

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Through “channeling”, Jelaila Starr feeds “messages” from the Nibiruan Council (who, I must remind you, are sitting in their Council chambers on Planet Nibiru) to the members of this strange cult-like organization.

For members that can’t get enough of the online channeled messages from Jelaila, you can also order the CD instruction set on DNA recoding for only $149.40, and you can even purchase a colon cleanse package for $52.45. Ew…

Alien Nation – The Watcher Files

I have to admit that even though I know Sherry Shriner over at Alien Nation – the Watcher Files has completely lost her marbles, I absolutely love reading her writings on this website.

The writings at this site are a surreal mixture of bible-study and UFO-alien beliefs.

Sherry and her fans believe that there is a Christian persecution coming as part of an Antichrist-led “rapture” of sorts, and that the demons and associated anti-christ mentioned in the bible are actually what Ufo-believers today might recognize as the extra-terrestrial beings that have been harassing humanity for centuries.

 

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The site partakes in the wacky David Icke-style “Reptilian” theories (where a reptilian alien race co-exists with humans) where these beings are planning a future war against humanity. The fascinating part is just how well the authors integrate biblical passages and legends with the modern-day belief in UFOs and aliens, bringing the two legends together like no one else has done before. It’s mind-numbing, so I would suggest only visiting the site for under 30 minutes at a time.

Galactic Messages

A similar site as The Watcher Files is Galactic Messages. Of course, these folks take a slightly different angle – they are convinced that the channeled messages received from these “entities” are actually angels, or “beings of light” that are there to guide the human race into an enlightened state of existence.

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On this site, you can read these allegedly “channeled” messages from all sorts of beings, including ones named Manik Dratzo, SaluSa, and even the Archangel Michael!

And wouldn’t you know it – even Archangel Michael has political opinions. In one 2012 channeling he told channeler Steve Beckow:

“But also know that in many ways, your President … or your American President … Barack Obama, is being regritted (refitted??) and filled up. So you may look to him in the future for more support as well.”

Man, can you imagine how cool it must be to have the political backing of Archangel Michael?

Simion the Evolutionary Collective

If channeled conspiracy theories like that are your flavor, then you really should check out Simion the Evolutionary Collective.

Strange title, isn’t it? Apparently a woman by the name of Jill Mara believes that she is channeling “light beings” that want to help you, the reader, ascend into a “spiritual awakening of life’s purpose”. The collective of light beings is called “Simion.”

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As is usually the case with sites like this that offer so-called “predictions” the information about the coming year is vague, generic, and so wide in scope as to cover any single event that turns up in the news. Anyway, if these revelations are your thing, you can always buy a signed copy of Jill’s book for $16.95 – and it even comes with a free audio CD of a Simion channeling (that must be a total riot to listen to).

The Star Children

If you thought the people above that channel with beings from planet Nibiru is creepy, you haven’t seen anything yet. Welcome to the world of the “Star Children” – yet another channeling-based site made by a guy named Daniel Jacob.

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Daniel Jacob defines a “Star Child” as “someone who was carried in through the Kahoutek-Hale-Bopp Energy Stream.” He believes that Jesus Christ was one, and further believes that children born from 1973 through 1988 received this energy “upgrade” from Hale-Bopp, and he is on a quest to find them. It is unclear who or what he believes he is channeling…apparently the collective Star Children group?

It is uncertain whether Jacob’s version of Star Kids is the same as the Star Children invented by yet another weirdo by the name of Dr. Richard Boylan. Maybe one of them needs to copyright the phrase so we can get this confusion straightened out.

Zeta Talk – The Land of Weirdness

Yet another channeling site is Zeta Talk – with messages from the aliens passed through the Earthly “emissary” named Nancy.

This is another one for the conspiracy-minded, because those informative Zetas tell readers all about cool things like the upcoming Pole Shift of the planet Earth, government hidden secrets, hybrid beings developed from Zetans and Humans, and much more.

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I think even the most creative writer couldn’t make up this stuff even if they tried. Apparently Nancy herself claims to have taken part in the “hybrid program” and met a hybrid child. Evidence of all of this? Well, her channeled messages of course.

The Cassiopaean Experiment

It appears that there is an abundance of invisible beings floating around just dying to get in touch with people, because yet another woman by the name of Laura Knight-Jadczyk believes that she has been channeling with the future human race since 1994. She has called this source, “Cassiopaea”.

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Laura promises to share the “knowledge of the truth nature of reality” provided by the future us, and hopes to discredit the false promises of modern religion. Laura has a tendency to label anyone that speaks out against her as a massive counter-intelligence operation, which she happily refers to in her blogs and forums as COINTELPRO. Crazy stuff.

Project Camelot and Project Avalon

A guy from the UK by the name of Bill Ryan got his start in the world of conspiracy theories and Ufology when he picked up on a hoax called Serpo back in 2005. With the help of Bill Ryan, the story got some legs and screamed throughout the conspiracy-theory community, until it was eventually completely debunked by a long line of skeptic researchers.

That didn’t stop Bill, of course. He went on to launch Project Camelot, where he and Kerry Cassidy proceed to interview a wide range of folks without performing an ounce of research. They discuss these and other topics at their forum Project Avolon.

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They’ve helped to promote numerous fraudulent claims, such as John Lear’s claims of Alien structures on the moon, Boris Kipriyanovich – a Russian kid that claimed to have memories from Mars, and even David Icke – the most insane conspiracy theorist of all time with his reptilian stories.

The world of conspiracy theories is odd by its very nature. Unfortunately, the overwhelming volume of outrageous sites like those listed above make it very difficult for an intelligent researcher to separate the 1% from the 99% of garbage. The one solution, of course, is to avoid all of the sites listed above, and those that are like them.

As the famous X-Files quote goes, the truth is out there. You just have to be very selective about where you look for it.

Have you ever come across any wacky conspiracy theory websites? Share your own samples, and also share any sites that you consider to be particularly valuable for researchers. Offer your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Joe Michaels

Interesting article, Ryan. “Scopes” is the first place I check whenever something smells apocryphal. I am so tired of the JFK conspiracy proponents.

And fascinating that all the fringe sites have a similar “look” to them.

But — dude — please use “who” when referring to people…and “that” when referring to objects. “Anyone WHO knows me well…” “total bunk produced by people WHO should be seeking…” Extra points for using “who” and “whom” appropriately.

Again, nice piece.

Bonnie

and please use “Snopes” when looking theories up, though “Scopes” did reveal a plot to force godless evolution on right-thinking Christians.

Ryan Dube

Hi Joe – I actually was an editor for a site where they taught all of the editors in preference of “that” rather than “who”.

American Heritage Dictionary:

“It is entirely acceptable to write either the man that wanted to talk to you, or the man who wanted to talk to you (3).”

Therefore – I will stick with what I have always done, because that’s what I prefer. Thanks for your comment. It is Snopes, btw.

Derek

You didn’t include GLP (God Like Productions)?! I realize it’s more of a forum, still. Non-inclusion leads me to believe that the Reptilians have control here and you should NOT be trusted.

Ryan Dube

Haha – it was tempting Derek, but I ran out of article length, and there were a few forums that I just didn’t want to provide link-juice too because I hate them so much.

Dan

Looks like there aren’t a lot of web designers who are into conspiracies…

Berty Dastard

If you want conspiracy theories supported by solid documentation, conclusive evidence, and loadsa proof, try http://www.theoriesofconspiracy.com.

Sil in Corea

You must be joking, Betty. I just went there and saw hogwash.

Berty Dastard

Well, those conspiracy theories were proven a great deal more than what you said.

lulzatuguys

Bonnie

These conspiracies are all so airy-fairy. What about the trilateral commission, the birthers, 9/11 conspiracy, JFK assassination, free energy, the plot to kill us with fluoridation, and so forth?

Henry

9/11 can easily be debunked by chem trails

Outsdr

I still haven’t figured out if this one is serious, or a fake:

http://palinsdirtylittlesecret.blogspot.com/

Aaliyah

If you can put up with the automatic skecpital insults and rejections for any new topic created, you might like this site. Else, it is NOT what it claims. The moderators take sides in debates, and threads and posts have been removed in order to maintain the delusion that ATS is impartial and an open’ forum for debate. Plenty of emos needing a support network for paranoia, and the rest are all skeptics posing as open minded researchers’. And they think it ain’t obvious as dog’s balls. Bwahahahahah.

Ryan Dube

Not sure which site you’re referring to – ATS? Most of the skeptics have left or were booted off one way or another. Haven’t been back there in months. Regardless which way you feel it leans, I have to agree with you on one fact – impartial and open it is not.

MichaelL65

Project Serpo was real! I was one of the people sent to Serpo. Just kidding! I came across Arcturi.com, a website dealing with the benevolent aliens from Arcturus, and their amazing Starship Athena, which looks amazingly like the Battlestar Pegasus from the re imagined TV series Battlestar Galactica.

Ryan Dube

Good one Michael! Glad you visited Serpo – hope you got the sample some of the Strawberry Ice Cream… :-)

eatbliss

When it comes right down to it, our precious beliefs are really all we ever have here. Everything from commonly accepted truths, such as ‘The sky is blue’, to whacky mythologies of historic beings with mystical powers, to the commonly accepted lies, such as those brandished by politicians, and economists. We vote or listen to them, because we BELIEVE in what they have to say. Why does the milk at the store cost x.xx, and T-bones cost Y.YY? How much is something, anything, worth, monetarily? Only what said item is commonly BELIEVED to be worth, or what someone is willing to pay. Belief, belief, belief. That is all we have…and we give it away so foolishly. And, when I say WE, I mean all of us do, in some way or another. The websites you point out in your article above, from channelers and the like, are easy for many to scoff at, and shake their collective heads in disbelief, but guaranteed, everyone has a belief or two that someone else may find irrational, even myself. You do, too, I’d bet.. At least that is what I BELIEVE. (BTW Nicely written article, was a very fun read.)

Chris

How could you not include “Time CUBE”? http://www.timecube.com/

Time Cube has been around since the late 90s and started out as a schizophrenic rant about how the earth actually has 4 days happening simultaneously inside what we call “one day,” and how only having one day a day limits or traps humanity.

Now it is a schizophrenic rant about how establish science, religion, education, politics, and society are against him and keeping his grand revelation away from the public.

It has always bee presented in stream of consciousness form.

W

I too was expecting to see Timecube! :)

Ryan Dube

Nice – thanks for that one. Now I have to go take a shower.

Anonymous

THe worst brainwashing cult of them all: http://www.vatican.va/

Gustavo

haha…the most sane comment i’ve seen in a long time

anonymous

i wanna know what 1% of the sites out there the author thinks is real.

Ryan Dube

I said theories, not sites. And if you want to know, I suggest you check out the blog I’ve been running for the past few years. Just click on my name. I spend a great deal of my time tracking down the truth hidden inside conspiracy theories.

toothsmacker

Where is time cube.com?

DefaultGuy

http://www.davidicke.com/

Central belief: the world is being controlled by the new world order – but that this is just a modern name given to a species of shape shifting intergalactic space lizards. Also: the world is a hologram.

Ryan Dube

David Icke – good one!

sean

excellent review! now please post the 1% !!!

Ryan Dube

Thanks Sean – and posting the 1% is what my blog is for. :-)

looks real

What about the Denver airport conspiracy?

Ryan Dube

I’ve looked at that one on my own blog and to be honest I’m still on the fence. I’ve spoken with people that have visited it personally and are convinced there’s a conspiracy. At the same time when you look at the history and background of how the art was created, there isn’t much there to develop a conspiracy with. Again – I’m still interested in this one and open to anything.

(2012 phenomenon|2012 theories|end of the world theories)

You could definitely see your skills within the work you write. The sector hopes for more passionate writers like you who aren’t afraid to mention how they believe. At all times go after your heart.

Ryan Dube

Thank you – very kind of you to say that.

tgf3we4aew

though i don’t know the legitimacy of the other sites, The Cassiopaean Experiment, is as close as one can get with sources to back up their claim. if you’ve read their stuff, the wave series, they hardly use their channeled material to explain their claims.

Joe Monoco

I nominate this site:
http://www.theconspiracyzone.org