Look, it's only human to try to make sense out of the world. It's only natural to assume there's something purposeful going on in the randomness around us, even if it's just so we can get some sleep at night. And the more chaotic the world gets, the more insane the conspiracy theories are. As a public service, we've assembled the wildest theories making the rounds right now. Whether you decide to laugh derisively or get on board is completely up to you.
And wouldn't octopi just make adorable astronauts?
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