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The Truth is Out There, Sorta

2013-05-12 01:25:19.001786+00 by petronius 2 comments

For years conspiracy mongers have been after HAARP, an Alaska based DARPA program to bombard the upper atmosphere with microwaves to probe its secrets. It has been accused of causing Hurricanes Sandy, Katrina and Rita, the Haiti Earthquake, controlling people's minds, and of threatening to "capsize the world". Well, it turns out there was a huge conspiracy! Just not one everybody expected.

[ related topics: Earthquake Conspiracy Hurricane Katrina Personal Lubricant Alaska Government ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-05-12 22:19:05.012273+00 by: petronius

OK, what I want to know is why the automated Related Topics list for this story included Personal Lubrication? The inclusion of Sandy, Rita, Katrina and probe in one entry?

#Comment Re: made: 2013-05-13 16:32:03.966908+00 by: Dan Lyke

Grins. I'm not sure, the topic suggester isn't very sophisticated. I have thought occasionally about trying to use bogofilter or something smarter, maybe something with a little notion of Markoff chains, to try to do categorization. Especially since I did a bunch of correcting the categorizer early on, but have largely ignored it since.

To the front page topic, two things I love about this story: