FBI comes clean about infamous "UFO memo"

A couple of years ago, the FBI freaked out UFOlogists by making a ton of old documents public online — one of which was a memo sent to J. Edgar Hoover about a man who had seen flying saucers. It is the most popular document in the FBI Vault, accessed almost a million times. » 4/02/13 6:07pm 4/02/13 6:07pm

The FBI Suspected Ray Bradbury of Being a Communist

The FBI file on Ray Bradbury reveals the federal government was investigating the legendary author for being a communist in the 1950s and 1960s. » 8/29/12 11:20am 8/29/12 11:20am

The Year We Learned To Love The FBI

If there's one lesson we've learned from 2009's television, it's that there's really only one place to work if you want to save the world from alien invasions, parallel universes or any kind of weirdness: The Federal Bureau of Investigations. » 12/28/09 2:00pm 12/28/09 2:00pm

The Art of Defense Machines, Today in Washington, DC

Today the federal government of the US will be spending roughly $50 million on state-of-the-art defense during today's inauguration of President Barack Obama. Here, a robot bomb sniffer gets ready for the big day. » 1/20/09 8:30am 1/20/09 8:30am

Which Technological Invention Changed the World?

Scientists like Jared Diamond argue that human history is essentially the story of technology. Our technological advancements are what propelled us from caves to cities, from gaslight to nuclear reactors, and from horseback to orbit. But with each advance comes a potential dark side: deadlier warfare, toxic pollution,… » 7/21/08 1:04pm 7/21/08 1:04pm

New Details About J.J. Abrams' Weird FBI Show

Here's the first glimpse of the filming for Fringe, J.J. Abrams' new FBI-investigates-weird-shit show. Yes, it's just a row of Boston police cars, but this picture was taken in Toronto (by Flickr user Asianz.) Another batch of reviews of the Fringe pilot script have emerged online — and apparently it's not really an … » 5/14/08 8:59am 5/14/08 8:59am

The Complete X-Files on The X-Files

The long-awaited X-Files sequel (as yet unnamed) will be in theaters this summer, and even though it'll have been six years since X-Files fans have seen anything new, there's already a lot of excitement buzzing around this movie. Will they find the truth? Will they make a believer out of skeptics? Will they finally… » 3/31/08 3:30pm 3/31/08 3:30pm