The Man Who Invented Miller Lite Was Suspected of Being a Communist

Light beer is as American as apple pie, and Miller Lite is one of America’s favorite light beers. But what if I told you that the marketing man behind the creation of the Miller Lite brand was investigated by the FBI for being a communist? That’s the startling revelation that has come to light based on newly released…

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FBI Releases File on Willis Carto, Neo-Nazi Recently Buried at Arlington

In February, Willis Carto was buried at Arlington National Cemetery alongside men and women who fought against Nazis. But perversely, Carto wished that the Nazis had won. He made his name as one of the 20th century’s most vile racists, and the FBI has now released most of Carto’s file in response to a Freedom of…

Iconic Architect Eero Saarinen Designed Weapons and ‘Devices’ For the CIA

Eero Saarinen designed some of the most iconic American buildings of the 20th century. The arch in St. Louis? That was him. The TWA terminal at JFK airport? That was him too. And it wasn’t just buildings. Saarinen also designed the furniture that would define futurism of the 1960s, like the tables in Stanley Kubrick’s…

FBI Claims They Don't Have a File on the Inventor of Email, David Bowie, And Many Others

Sometimes I’m more surprised by who doesn’t have an FBI file than who does. Yesterday I got a letter from the FBI in response to my Freedom of Information Act request for any records they might have on Ray Tomlinson, one of the inventors of email. They insist that he doesn’t have a file.

Read The Bullshit Charts A "Scientist" Is Hawking To Sports Teams

Every team wants the perfect draft pick. It's a deceptively simple-sounding goal that haunts every executive in sports, because they are being asked to do the nearly impossible—predict what human beings will do. Sure, every few years a player like Andrew Luck or Bryce Harper comes along who simply can't fail (even…

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