Fake Research Paper Based on Star Trek: Voyager's Worst Episode Was Published by a Scientific Journal

“Threshold” is one of the most infamous Star Trek episodes ever. You know what’ we’re talking about—the one with Warp 10 and the weird evolved amphibians. Well, it was also the recent subject of a fake scientific research paper submitted in a test to expose the ever-growing problem of “predatory” scientific journals.

One of X-Files' Funniest Episodes in Years Examined the Thin Lines Between Memory, Nostalgia, and 'Fake News'

Written and directed by boundary-pushing fan favorite Darin Morgan, “The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat” has a rip-roaring time taking the Trump administration—already the subject of some unsubtle digs this season—to task. But it also has great fun turning some of The X-Files’ classic touchstones inside out.

Brazil’s Federal Police Says it Will 'Punish' Creators of 'Fake News' Ahead of Elections

On Tuesday, Brazil’s Federal Police used Twitter to announce a new censorship program to “identify and punish the authors of ‘fake news’” ahead of the country’s upcoming presidential election. The announcement echoes French President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to introduce legislation that could involve blocking entire…


Russia Allegedly Threatens Retaliation Against Google if It Lowers RT or Sputnik's Search Rankings

The ominous cloud of doom surrounding the ongoing U.S. investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 federal elections got a little darker on Tuesday, with Russian state communications agency Roskomnadzor allegedly threatening retaliation against Google for suggesting it could lower government-funded…