Photos: Denver International Airport Celebrates Conspiracy Theories

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If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. That's the philosophy that inspired Denver International Airport to not only acknowledge all the conspiracy theories that started flying even before the new airport opened two decades ago, but celebrate them. As part of the fun, last week DIA hosted a costume party and screening of Close Encounters of the Third Kind — the 1977 Steven Spielberg movie that plays a part in the conspiracy theories. But the party's not over yet: You can see the exhibit Conspiracy Theories Uncovered through the end of the month in the terminal. Here's a taste of what you'll see there... 
Now see the complete Conspiracy Theories slideshow here.

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