The Craziest Conspiracies Americans Actually Believe Image via mscbruno on Flickr

10. The weather is controlled by the government.

Percentage of Americans: 5%
Who believes it: Scott Stevens, award-winning meteorologist

After the development of the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, AKA HAARP, many conspirators believed that, through the program, the government had the ability to control the weather. Even a quick Google search puts HAARP as a possible culprit for every natural disaster that happened in the '90s, whether it be a hurricane, tornado, earthquakes or flood; you name it; HAARP is allegedly responsible. Award-winning meteorologist Scott Stevens even purported that it was government-controlled weather engineering that caused Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Stay Connected with
Complex City Guide
blog comments powered by Disqus