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'Mad Mike' Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash

Daredevil wanted to take photos showing the Earth is flat

(Newser) - Daredevil Mike Hughes was killed Saturday when a rocket he'd built crashed in the California desert. "The parachute ripped off at launch," a witness said. "So the rocket went straight up in an arc and came straight down" with Hughes still in it, the Los Angeles ...

Study: Most Flat Earthers Get Their 'Facts' From YouTube

'Their algorithms make it easy to end up going down the rabbit hole'

(Newser) - Researchers believe they have figured out why a growing number of people all around the world believe that the Earth is flat. Texas Tech University assistant professor of science communication Asheley Landrum says interviews with 30 "Flat Earthers" at conventions in 2017 and 2018 revealed that all but one...

NBA Great Floats Conspiracy About Moon Landings
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NBA Great Floats Conspiracy About Moon Landings

Stephen Curry seems to think NASA faked them

(Newser) - Stephen Curry is one of the NBA's biggest stars—in fact, the Golden State Warriors great just picked up Player of the Week honors for the second time this season, notes NBC Sports . But the most recent headlines about him have nothing to do with basketball and everything to...

Self-Taught, Flat-Earther Rocket Man Laughs Last

'Mad' Mike Hughes blasts off in a homemade rocket, lives to tell the tale

(Newser) - "Mad" Mike Hughes finally went up—just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged, a mission accomplished for a guy more daredevil than engineer, who drew more comparisons to Wile E. Coyote than Evel Knievel. Hughes, the rocket man who believes the Earth is flat, propelled himself about 1,...

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