18 Strange Conspiracy Theories, According to Google's Search Bar

Everyone loves a good old fashioned conspiracy. The Moon landings were shot in a studio! JFK was assassinated by his own government! Nicolas Cage is a time-traveling vampire! That one, believe it or not, pops up as a suggestion in Google's search bar. (Probably because of this photo. Doesn't seem so crazy now, does it?) Below are a few more pop culture conspiracies, as suggested by the world's most popular search engine.

1. Adele is a potato

Correction: a very talented potato.

2. Justin Bieber is Miley Cyrus

Apparently, enough people think that there's a resemblance there. Other Justin Bieber searches include “Justin Bieber is dead”, “Justin Bieber is Joffrey”, “Justin Bieber is not real”, and the implausible “Justin Bieber is a human bean [sic]”.

3. Miley Cyrus is a chicken

Using Google's logic, we can infer that Justin Bieber is also a chicken and a party in the USA.

4. Taylor Swift is a robot

Weirdly, “Is Taylor Swift a famous person?” was also searched for. (Hint: the answer is yes.) Some also wondered if she’s dead. There's a theme here.

5. Kiefer Sutherland is a pirate

Many also think he's dead.

6. David Cameron is the Queen’s cousin

Not true, although he is a direct descendant of George IV, which does make them related in a tenuous way. Some have also taken to the internet in the belief that he is Iggle Piggle from In The Night Garden.

7. Eminem is scared of giraffes

Apparently, this is just one of Marshall Mathers's many fears—others are owls, and leaving the house. People also frequently ask, “is Eminem dead?”

8. Tom Cruise is a Sith Lord

Or a hippo. Or dead.

9. Bill Murray is a tree

Not an unfair accusation of wooden acting, but instead a reference to the movie Agent 13

10. Mick Jagger is Kesha's dad

He's not, but he does, apparently, frequent people's nightmares.

11. Britney Spears is an alien with three heads

It's amazing what a little time in the hair and makeup chair can do, huh?

12. Tom Hanks is a lot of animals

According to the Tumblr of the same name, he is. Either that or he’s dead.

13. Nicolas Cage is a time-traveling vampire

He is definitely immortal

14. Johnny Depp is a computer

Well, in a recent film he was. I guess this beats being dead.

15. Beyonce is my spirit animal

She can't be everyone's spirit animal, you guys. It just doesn't work like that.

16. Kim Jong Un is the sexiest man alive

This one's no conspiracy—he was actually named World’s Sexiest Man 2012. By The Onion. There are also plenty of suggestions that he might be dead, although to be fair there were news stories reporting that a few years ago.

17. Paul (McCartney) is dead

This is actually an old one. The belief is that in 1963, McCartney died and was replaced by a lookalike (and soundalike). 

18. Bob Marley is alive

Bob Marley is the only person on this list who is actually dead, so naturally, people search for "Bob Marley is alive."

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Take Advantage of Amazon's Early Black Friday Deals on Tech, Kitchen Appliances, and More


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Even though Black Friday is still a few days away, Amazon is offering early deals on kitchen appliances, tech, video games, and plenty more. We will keep updating this page as sales come in, but for now, here are the best Amazon Black Friday sales to check out.


Instant Pot/Amazon

- Instant Pot Duo Plus 9-in-115 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker; $90 (save $40) 

- Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Sauteuse 3.5 Quarts; $180 (save $120)

- KitchenAid KSMSFTA Sifter with Scale Attachment; $95 (save $75) 

- Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker; $60 (save $20)

- Cuisinart Bread Maker; $88 (save $97)

- Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker; $139 (save $60)

- Aicook Juicer Machine; $35 (save $15)

- JoyJolt Double Wall Insulated Espresso Mugs - Set of Two; $14 (save $10) 

- Longzon Silicone Stretch Lids - Set of 14; $13 (save $14)

HadinEEon Milk Frother; $37 (save $33)

Home Appliances


- iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi Connectivity; $179 (save $101)

- Fairywill Electric Toothbrush with Four Brush Heads; $19 (save $9)

- ASAKUKI 500ml Premium Essential Oil Diffuser; $22 (save $4)

- Facebook Portal Smart Video Calling 10 inch Touch Screen Display with Alexa; $129 (save $50)

- Bissell air320 Smart Air Purifier with HEPA and Carbon Filters; $280 (save $50)

Oscillating Quiet Cooling Fan Tower; $59 (save $31) 

TaoTronics PTC 1500W Fast Quiet Heating Ceramic Tower; $55 (save $10)

Vitamix 068051 FoodCycler 2 Liter Capacity; $300 (save $100)

AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Home Office Shredder; $33 (save $7)

Ring Video Doorbell; $70 (save $30) 

Video games


- Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch; $40 (save $20)

- Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition for PlayStation 4; $20 (save $20)

- Marvel's Avengers; $27 (save $33)

- Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition for Nintendo Switch; $20 (save $10)

- The Last of Us Part II for PlayStation 4; $30 (save $30)

- LEGO Harry Potter: Collection; $15 (save $15)

- Ghost of Tsushima; $40 (save $20)

BioShock: The Collection; $20 (save $30)

The Sims 4; $20 (save $20)

God of War for PlayStation 4; $10 (save $10)

Days Gone for PlayStation 4; $20 (save $6)

Luigi's Mansion 3 for Nintendo Switch; $40 (save $20)

Computers and tablets


- Apple MacBook Air 13 inches with 256 GB; $899 (save $100)

- New Apple MacBook Pro 16 inches with 512 GB; $2149 (save $250) 

- Samsung Chromebook 4 Chrome OS 11.6 inches with 32 GB; $210 (save $20) 

- Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 with 13.5 inch Touch-Screen; $1200 (save $400)

- Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Laptop; $889 (save $111)

- Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (64GB); $120 (save $70)

- Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet (32 GB); $130 (save $70)

- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 inches with 32 GB; $100 (save $50)

Apple iPad Mini (64 GB); $379 (save $20)

- Apple iMac 27 inches with 256 GB; $1649 (save $150)

- Vankyo MatrixPad S2 Tablet; $120 (save $10)

Tech, gadgets, and TVs


- Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS; $179 (save $20) 

- SAMSUNG 75-inch Class Crystal 4K Smart TV; $998 (save $200)

- Apple AirPods Pro; $199 (save $50)

- Nixplay 2K Smart Digital Picture Frame 9.7 Inch Silver; $238 (save $92)

- All-New Amazon Echo Dot with Clock and Alexa (4th Gen); $39 (save $21)

- MACTREM LED Ring Light 6" with Tripod Stand; $16 (save $3)

- Anker Soundcore Upgraded Bluetooth Speaker; $22 (save $8)

- Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote; $28 (save $12)

Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with EF-M 15-45mm Lens; $549 (save $100)

DR. J Professional HI-04 Mini Projector; $93 (save $37)

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You Can Now Buy Your Very Own Baby Yoda Space Macarons

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When the hit Star Wars series The Mandalorian premiered on Disney+ last fall, executives withheld merchandise to make sure viewers were surprised by the sudden appearance of The Child, a cooing puppet that appears to be of the same species as Jedi master Yoda. Knowing demand for toys and other items for "Baby Yoda" would be high, Disney stood firm.

Those days are over. Now, fans of the series can buy everything from The Child plush dolls to the space macarons the goblin-faced tyke munches on in the fourth episode of the show’s second season. The blue macarons, dubbed Nevarro Nummies after the name of the planet Mando and The Child landed on in the episode, are available at Williams Sonoma for $49.99.

Nevarro Nummies.Williams Sonoma

According to the company’s site, the “ethereal French-style almond macarons” are perfect for “capturing the essence of this scene.” Bear in mind the “essence” of the scene involves The Child throwing a Force tantrum by using his skills to swipe the cookies from a student’s desk while briefly placed at a school.

The precocious creature’s voracious appetite has been a running theme on the series, with some viewers taken aback by a scene in an earlier episode in which he devoured the eggs of a critically endangered frog species. (“Baby Yoda Canceled Amid Accusations of Genocide,” read the Vanity Fair headline.) What will Baby Yoda eat next, and can you buy it? Tune in this week to find out.

[h/t Nerdist]