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22 Conspiracy Theory Lists That Will Make You Question Everything

Me after reading these: Nothing is real.

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The internet is FULL of conspiracy theories. From serial killers to Disney, the government to celebrities: You name it, there's a theory for it.

Below is a list of some of the most interesting, terrifying, unsettling, unnerving, and just plain creepy conspiracy theories we could find. So sit back, enjoy, and be prepared to question literally everything you've ever known.

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A few years ago, a YouTube video (the video has since been taken down) surfaced that stated Katy Perry was not Katy Perry, but actually 1996 murder victim JonBenét Ramsey. The video stated that Ramseys' parents faked her death and covered it up to become famous, and that Perry's appearance is a giveaway that she is in fact Ramsey.

3. 8 Conspiracy Theories About The Denver Airport That'll Freak You Out

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The devilish mustang statue outside the airport killed its sculptor while he was working on it.

"Something truly creepy is the blue horse statue outside the airport itself. Titled 'Mustang,' but nicknamed 'Blucifer' by conspiracy theorists, this statue is 32 feet tall and 9,000 pounds. Its eyes glow red at all hours of the day and night, causing some to speculate that the statue is meant to represent the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse from the biblical Book of Revelation. The Fourth Horseman specifically represents Death.

"The creepiest part is that the statue's artist, Luis Jiménez, was actually killed by the statue. In 2006, before the statue had been completed, a piece of the statue fell on him and severed an artery in his leg."

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Stephen King killed John Lennon.

"This one's pretty far-fetched because there were witnesses to Lennon's murder, but some hardcore believers of this theory say Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan secretly communicated to the writer through magazines, giving him orders to kill Lennon. Hmm."

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The CIA killed Marilyn Monroe.

"Surely you've heard about this one, and it's probably the most believable of all of these. There were a ton of rumours that Marilyn Monroe was having an affair with Bobby Kennedy, back in the 1960s, and also slept with President Kennedy a couple of times. Apparently she knew heaps of family secrets, which she kept written down in a little red book. The theory is that Bobby didn't want any secrets getting out so arranged to have her murdered, and made it look like an overdose. A couple of years ago, a Secret Service agent confessed on his deathbed that he was involved in her murder. There's a whole book about it, and info all over the internet."

Jemima Skelley

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The characters on Disneyland’s It’s a Small World ride come to life even when unplugged.

"Cast members often SWEAR that they see the dolls blink or appear in different places than the day before."

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7. 11 Super-Creepy Modern Conspiracies That'll Make You Believe

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The Philadelphia Experiment.

"The US military allegedly carried out experiments in October 1943 where the US Navy USS Eldridge, stored in Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, was made invisible. Not only that, but it appeared in the seas around Norfolk, Virginia, some 200 miles away. This was part of an experiment to make ships invisible to enemy devices. Crew members reported nausea, some sailors became embedded in the ship structure, and others went mad."

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Remember that one time when everyone thought Justin Bieber was not exactly human? If not, don't worry, we've got you covered.

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Walt Disney was a secret informant for the FBI.

"Okay, this one is freaky because IT'S ACTUALLY TRUE, folks! Documents were released after Disney's 1966 death proving that he was linked to the FBI for over 20 years. BYE."

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Interesting? Yes. Factual? Let's take a look.

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Nostradamus predicted Donald Trump would be the next Antichrist and people were NOT happy about it.

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The Phoenix Lights.

"On March 13, 1997, thousands of people across the city of Phoenix and nearby areas reported strange, glowing lights that slowly moved across the night sky in the shape of a V. As there has never been a clear explanation of what took place that evening (though many suspect flares or Chinese lanterns), many UFO enthusiasts believe that this event is one of the best-documented examples of a UFO sighting."

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14. 5 Crazy Nickelodeon Cartoon Conspiracy Theories

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Rugrats: All the babies are dead and/or imaginary figures.

"All of the Rugrats are dead and figments of Angelica's imagination. Chuckie (the anxious redhead) died with his mother, which explains why his father, Chaz, is such a mess. The main character, Tommy, was a stillborn and his death had a lasting effect on his father: Stu's obsession with making toys stems from the trauma of losing his son. As for Phil and Lil, the twins with slightly ambiguous genders — their mother, Betty, had an abortion. Knowing that Betty was pregnant and then not, Angelica didn't know the sex of the baby and thus created twins to include both sexes."

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16. 16 Batshit Space Conspiracy Theories That Will Freak You The Fuck Out

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The Lost Cosmonauts.

"The 'Lost' or 'Phantom' cosmonauts theory claims Yuri Gagarin wasn't actually the first human in space, just the first man to survive the experience and come back alive, unlike his unlucky predecessors. Two Italian amateur radio operators said that they picked up broadcasts from dying Russian cosmonauts as they orbited the Earth, which kind of ruins the whole 'in space, no one can hear you scream' catchphrase.

"If that doesn't keep you up all night, nothing will."

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18. Here’s Why Some People Are Convinced Kim, Kanye, and Taylor Are All Illuminati

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The Kardashians, Kanye, and Taylor and no strangers to being accused of being involved with the Illuminati. With the Kardashians' 2013 Christmas card and the whole 2009 VMAs debacle with West and Swift, fans went into a frenzy, arguing again that they are members of the group.

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An Indian beat the Wright brothers to the invention of the world's first working airplane.

"The theory goes that in 1895, a whole eight years before the Wright brothers, Shivkar Bapuji Talpade invented the first working model of an airplane, which flew up to 1,500 feet before crashing. Many believe the news of the achievement was suppressed by the British to avoid undermining their own progress in science and technology.

"In 2015, a fictionalised film called Hawaizaada, based on Talpade’s biography, was released. This gave those who believe a new wind, and brought in a new wave of believers."

Andre Borges

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The Port Arthur Massacre was a government conspiracy designed to enact strict gun laws.

"In 1996, Martin Bryant killed 35 people and wounded 21 others in Port Arthur. Bryant was 'borderline intellectually disabled' with an IQ equivalent to an 11-year-old, and had no military training, so some people find it hard to believe that he was able to kill and injure so many. Following the event, strict gun control laws were enacted and Bryant was placed in solitary confinement for eight months. Some people believe that Bryant was set up by the government to put in new gun control laws to ensure the Australian public could be controlled. They also say the reason he was in solitary confinement for so long was to ensure he couldn’t speak to anyone about the conspiracy that had occurred."

Michelle Rennex