Latest Pseudohistory Stories

2011-05-04 14:29:00

ATLANTA, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt's new book, "The Eichmann Trial," is gaining widespread recognition this spring, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the world's first internationally televised trial.

2009-04-07 08:57:00

HDOT.org translated into Arabic, Farsi, Russian and Turkish ATLANTA, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holocaust Denial on Trial (HDOT.org), a Web site founded by Emory University professor Deborah Lipstadt to teach about the dangers of Holocaust denial and demonstrate how deniers distort historical evidence of the Holocaust, is re-launching in four new languages: Arabic, Farsi, Russian and Turkish.

2008-10-10 15:00:21

By MEG JONES Dan Brown's bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" posed the controversial theory that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, moved to France and fathered offspring who, in turn, spawned the bloodline that became part of French royalty.

2008-10-02 12:03:50

British law enforcement officials, acting at the request of German authorities, arrested a leading Holocaust denier as he landed at London Heathrow Airport. Fredrick Toben was held for publishing "anti-Semitic and/or revisionist" material from 2000-04, The Times of London reported.

2007-02-26 09:35:00

Archaeologists and clergymen in the Holy Land derided claims in a new documentary produced by James Cameron that contradict major Christian tenets, but the Oscar-winning director said the evidence was based on sound statistics.

2006-08-17 11:18:22

By Corinne Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli government, Jewish groups and the mayor of Paris on Thursday condemned an Iranian exhibition of cartoons on the Nazi Holocaust, accusing Tehran of spreading hatred and trivializing the murder of six million Jews.

2006-07-10 11:46:39

LONDON (Reuters) - Two historians who lost a plagiarism case against the British publishers of Dan Brown's bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" plan to appeal against the verdict, court officials said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.