Hi, National Geographic, it’s me, Ryan. I got your package today and I guess I’m wondering – why did you send me a pseudoscientific crystal healing water bottle with your name on it?
A still from The Right Stuff movie. Image: Warner Bros. Tom Wolfe’s landmark 1979 book The Right Stuff, famously turned into the 1983 film, is coming back thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio. His production company has just signed a deal to turn the book into a TV series on National Geographic.
Think Einstein led a quiet life? You’d be wrong. Almost every thinker of note has been involved in scandals over their lifetime, and absolutely all of them have conspiracy theories attributed to them after their death. Here are a few that continue to swirl around Einstein.