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Kenya’s Starvation Cult | Dark Dives
It’s the worst cult you’ve never heard of; at Good News International Ministry in Kenya, children were forced to starve themselves in order to meet Jesus. Their pastor told his followers not to worry—the kids would eat in heaven.
25 min
Don’t Call An Ambulance Unless You’re Dying—Her...
Don’t call for an ambulance unless your life absolutely depends on it—we’ve heard that phrase before. Ambulances are notoriously expensive, sometimes over a thousand dollars for a two-block drive. But why?
27 min
Why MLMs target immigrants | Multi Level Mondays
We’ve seen countless MLMs with immigrants as their salesforce, and while they may portray this as a generous opportunity, nothing could be further from the truth.
22 min
Elon Musk: Dumbest Tech Bro? | Corporate Casket
29 min
Ken Ham: Bill Nye's Worst Debator | Corporate C...
Museums occupy a special space in our society and project an aura of cultural authority on matters of science and natural history. But where does Ken Ham’s Creationist Museum fit into this equation?
34 min
A Guru of Greed; Ranjeeshpuram | Dark Dives
Rajneeshpuram, run by their leader Bhagwan, was seen as a sanctuary for anyone that wanted to escape the difficult, stressful modern world. However, when they became involved with wire-tapping, poisoning, and immigration fraud, the community (or cult) doesn’t look so ‘innocent’ and restful after all.
32 min
Why Veganism Won't Save the Planet | Corporate ...
Veganism has been presented as a solution to harmful farming practices. However, while Vegans focus on saving the animals, what about saving the environmen
30 min
Monetizing God; How Churches Are Built to Scam ...
We’ve seen so much fraud in churches, these supposed houses of God. But why? Why are churches ripe for scams?
28 min
The White Coat Fraud: How Fake Doctors Cause Re...
Fake doctors have real consequences. Not only are they extremely self-serving, but it reduces the faith in medical communities, causes harm to patients, and takes advantage of the most vulnerable, sick members of communities.
26 min
Varosha: From Elegance to Emptiness | Dark Dives
Varosha was once a place of luxury, wealth, celebrity, status, and one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. But in 1974, when the Turkish military moved in, all that changed.
22 min
Nestle is a Goliath of Greed | Corporate Casket
Nestle is one of the worst corporations with some of the worst controversies out there. Everything from how they treat their workers to their products to their ethics has come under fire in recent years. But is there any stopping them?
26 min
The "Luxury" Clothing MLM You've Never Heard of...
Today, fashion and MLMs combine to create Cabi; an MLM that makes hundreds of millions, though you’ve probably never heard of it. Is Cabi just another Lularoe, or worse?
30 min
Waffle House’s Secret Ingredient? Racism | Corp...
Waffle House is an American classic—an oasis on the highways in the South. However, no matter how delicious their bacon may be at 4 am on a long winding road, their scandals are anything but.
27 min
The Boston Molasses Flood: A Disturbing Tragedy...
The Great Molasses Flood sounds like something out of a cartoon, but it’s not. This very real, very deadly tidal wave of molasses raced through Boston in the early 1900s, killing and injuring any Bostonians in its path.
24 min
Ink Master: A Legacy Worth Laser Removing | Cor...
There are still a lot of questions surrounding Spike’s Ink Master.
27 min
Self-Help Won’t Help You | Multi Level Mondays
Self-help, by nature, is meant to be an industry to help people. Listening to self-help gurus will help you become a better person, a more accomplished person…right?
33 min
The Pet Industry Needs to be Leashed | Corporat...
The pet industry doesn’t care about your beloved best friend. Certain individuals might, sure, but generally speaking, profits over people applies here, too.
27 min
Where Politicians Pee on Redwoods: Bohemian Gro...
The Bohemian Grove is a secret society, a real-world Illuminati, so to speak. But if they’re so horrible and controlling, why does no one know about them? And what exactly do they do?
26 min
The Eighth Blunder of the World: Dubai's Island...
Dubai is known for its incredible feats of architecture. However, in the early 2000s, it was responsible for one of the largest architectural failures in terms of cost, environmental impact, and failure to come to fruition.
25 min
Kenneth Copeland is a Real-Life Supervillain | ...
Kenneth Copeland is one of the most scandalous, controversial televangelists. Not only does he completely fly off the handle when criticized for his faith-healing and wealth-hoarding behaviors, but he truly comes across as a real-life supervillain.
28 min
The Dark Side of Fun: Amusement Parks | Corpora...
Amusement parks have long been the epitome of fun for millions of people worldwide. But the industry has a problematic and potentially deadly dark side.
25 min
Gaia: The Netflix of Conspiracy Theories | Dark...
Today, we’re talking about Gaia; that ridiculous conspiracy site that talks about everything from lizard people to aliens to spirits. While the paranormal can be fun, Gaia takes it to dangerous levels
27 min
Be Careful What You Wish For | Corporate Casket
Wish is effectively the ‘reality’ side in the online versus reality meme. Their cheap quality and cheap prices often result in low-quality products but, when you only pay a few dollars, who can complain, right?
23 min
Greg Locke’s Church of Money | Multi Level Mondays
Greg Locke used to be your run-of-the-mill pastor. But, over the years his “sermons” and outbursts have gotten progressively more bizarre and his literal witch hunt has quite a few people concerned about his outlandish behavior.
28 min
Detangling Olaplex's Controversies | Corporate ...
If you wanted perfect hair, Olaplex seemed like the way to go. But recently, their superior reign over the hair care industry has come into question. Is it really as good as it seemed?
24 min