In the world of What If — or maybe we should say ‘worlds’, considering the journeys across space, time and various dimensions we have taken with all of you — we come across interesting concepts and theories every day. Many of these are sent to us by you, the fans of the show, with hopes of them becoming an episode others can enjoy. Some of these ideas don’t make the cut but deserve some recognition simply because they are too bizarre or weird to pass by. See what we mean below.
We have some pretty gnarly critters walking the face of the Earth right now, creatures great and small, from the newly terrifying murder hornets to the awe-inspiring blue whale and the oh-so-mysterious giant squid.
As kids, we get a thrill out of watching scary movies or telling spooky stories, partly because we know the monsters aren’t real and that the grown-ups we love will protect us from the bad things in the world.
Let’s say, for a moment, that humans don’t wipe each other out with some kind of nuclear war or via climate change. Let’s say we get our stuff together and find some kind of peace and harmony to leave for future generations. Sounds pretty good, right?
What is true reality if the consumption of certain combinations of plant and synthetic chemicals, or even chemical imbalances in our brains, can make us see things that don’t actually exist?
Anybody who had a wading pool or bathtub growing up knows what happens when you try to sit in it and the water’s too high. It makes a wet mess thanks to water sloshing everywhere, and the adults get angry at all the clean-up.