Popular Mechanics examines the evidence and consults the experts to refute the
most persistent conspiracy theories of September 11.
Healthy skepticism, it seems, has curdled into paranoia. Wild conspiracy tales
are peddled daily on the Internet, talk radio and in other media. Blurry
photos, quotes taken out of context and sketchy eyewitness accounts have
inspired a slew of elaborate theories: The Pentagon was struck by a missile;
the World Trade Center was razed by demolition-style bombs; Flight 93 was shot
down by a mysterious white jet. As outlandish as these claims may sound, they
are increasingly accepted abroad and among extremists here in the United
States. READ MORE
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