Reading Time: 5 minutes Insightful, funny, and surprising quotations on the subject of skepticism, by some of the wittiest people who ever lived. We ran this collection before — and we will probably run it again. We don’t think you can ever get enough of this kind of thing.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Surprise a loved one with a unique life-changing gift: a job resumé done by a super headhunter. Or, one lesson — guitar, surfing, photography, whatever — with a real pro. Or spooky gadgets from the Spy Store, toys for regressing adults — and more!
Reading Time: 5 minutes Power, corruption, deception — and why it works.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Hurricanes unleash all kinds of horrors besides floods — snakes, alligators, pig poop — but things are bound to get even worse because of climate change deniers.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On the 75th anniversary of the riot in Harlem, we wonder what, if anything, we have learned — and when and where the next riot will be.
Reading Time: 13 minutes No need to rely on eyewitness testimony. Be your own witness. See if we prove that action seen on the Nix film of the assassination is missing from the more well-known Zapruder film. Or not.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have secrets — whether they are deep and dark, or downright tacky — then you may be surprised, entertained, and comforted by this collection of insights from people who, if still living, have a lot to hide themselves.
Reading Time: 15 minutes A report about some amazingly simple chicanery buried under dense clouds of calculations secreted by a scientist determined to prove President John F. Kennedy was shot only from behind.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On the 50th Anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination, May 24, 2018, the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz trumpeted this headline: Why Sirhan Sirhan, a Jerusalem-born Palestinian, Shot Bobby Kennedy Bobby Kennedy’s assassination, 50 years later: Sirhan Sirhan, whose family fled Jerusalem in 1948, may have been America’s first Middle Eastern lone-wolf terroristAnd the article was pretty much Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes On Memorial Day, the media usually serves up images of cemeteries, rows of tombstones, and endless American flags. However, the other images associated with war get short thrift — but not here at WhoWhatWhy.
Reading Time: 10 minutes How the most inconvenient piece of evidence in the investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy continues to be suppressed, and in the most amazing ways.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A charming selection of some of our favorite quotes about lies, liars, and lying, quotes by the witty, the wacky, and the worldly. And that’s the truth.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Raised age requirements and background checks for gun purchases won’t fix absent-mindedness. Or stupidity.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Droll, cynical, deliciously nasty comments on the forces that make the world go around, by wickedly witty thinkers from the past and the present.
Reading Time: 9 minutes In honor of Martin Luther King Day, WhoWhatWhy presents — through a fascinating collection of pictures — a brief history of American racism, a look at the kind of hatred, atrocities, and soul-searing humiliation that spurred King into action.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A glittering collection of quotes on the elusive nature of time by a wide variety of thinkers, from William Shakespeare to Lenny Bruce.
Reading Time: 14 minutes On the anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, let’s not forget the man who was lost that day and think about how much he could have changed the world.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I have a big question for all the presumably sincere people who vouch for the good character of accused sexual predators like Roy Moore. But before I ask it, let me show you what these people have said:Referring to the stories of Roy Moore’s unwanted grabbing and groping of teenage girls, his lawyer, Phillip Jauregui, Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes President John F. Kennedy’s own doctor saw something — either in Dallas or at the autopsy — and he wanted to report it. But no official ever wanted to hear about it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This is the story of a bullet — a spent, misshapen, but otherwise intact, bullet — that a Navy doctor said was found late at night, on the floor, in the back of John Kennedy’s limousine. No one seems to want to acknowledge it.