Déjà vu. The bizarre sensation that you’ve experienced a moment – an exact moment – before. Science tells us, without knowing its true cause, that déjà vu is likely just a problem of memory, misfiring neurons or some other, as Wikipedia calls it, “psychological phenomena.”
You see it sometimes, in books, movies, and television shows: Storylines, or even subtle images, that in retrospect seem to hint at events that actually end up happening in the real world. A simple coincidence? In the realm of conspiracy, there is no such thing. This phenomenon is known as predictive programming.
The physicists at CERN may claim they’re simply researching the hidden secrets of our universe, but some believe their goals are far more nefarious. Here are just five of the strange allegations CERN and its Large Hadron Collider have faced over the years. What are they really up to?
They say people go missing in Thompson Park. Don’t worry: They usually only vanish for a moment, then later reappear confused and, occasionally, claiming to have traveled through time.