Diet fads often make the lofty claim that adjusting food habits one way or another will produce the dieter's desired results. More specifically: Eat this, not that, and watch the kilos fall off. But diets are hard to sustain, and it seems like diet debunking is constantly calling into question what and how much we should be eating.
This month, California has been gripped by three devastating wildfires: Northern California's Camp Fire, which recently became the deadliest in the state's history, and, in Southern California, the Woolsey and Hill Fires. An emerging, deeply weird conspiracy theory holds that those fires aren't caused by wind patterns, brutally dry conditions, the worsening effects of climate change, or possible downed power lines, but by a sinister scheme directed by nefarious elements within the government.