Alright people, it's time to pop on your handy tinfoil caps and get properly woke, below are ten of the world's most popular (and strangest) conspiracy theories to date.
Whether you're an avid fan of the confection fueled holiday, or the neighbor everyone secretly resents for turning off all your lights and hiding behind the sofa, Halloween is fairly inescapable. With the day in question fast approaching in all its plastic-masked, sugar-drenched glory, now is the perfect time to take a closer look at the many strange and spooky traditions we practice each year. For example:
We've all heard our fair share of Halloween horror stories—it's what the holiday is all about after all—but rarely do we put much stock into the warnings our mothers issued from behind wagging fingers. And anyway, let's be honest, we were all too eager to collect our sugary dues from lackadaisical neighbors to let any spooky goings-on hold us back.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, huge sections of Puerto Rico are in shambles. The official death count is currently teetering around 16, but hundreds are still missing and experts say they expect that number to rise drastically—possibly into triple digits.
Since its inception in 2009, Uber has exploded into a wide-reaching, multi-million dollar company, operating in over 600 countries worldwide and employing thousands of part and full-time drivers. The ride-sharing app has taken up residence in most of our phones, its widget waiting patiently for the occasional drunken Saturday night click, and slowly gathering a loyal following of regular riders.