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Over the years PETA has produced some pretty offensive ad campaigns, their latest PSA though just has people laughing at them.


PETA has tried almost everything to get their message out there -- naked celebrities, insulting the disabled, and let's not forget, comparing everyone who eats meat to Nazis.

In their crusade for the ethical treatment of animals though their latest attempt at converting meat eaters might be the most ridiculous yet.

Earlier this month the animal rights group tweeted out its bizarre new initiative attempting to change what it called "anti-animal language."



In hopes of changing how we think about about animals PETA suggested some new alternatives to common English phrases that were a little more "animal friendly."


The reaction was completely predictable. Twitter immediately began mocking the ridiculous suggestion.









Eventually people realized the format was a comedy gold just waiting to be mined and they started creating their own versions.



This was something Twitter could get behind.








And pretty soon there were new versions everywhere.












It turns out the format could be adapted to just about anything.









PETA may not have gotten people to change their language, but they did get them talking about PETA again. Guess there's more than one way to skin a cat.

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Conspiracy theories are beliefs that there are covert powers that be changing the course of history for their own benefits. It's how we see the rise of QAnon conspiracies and people storming the capital.

Why do people fall for them? Well some research has looked into the reasons for that.

The Association for Psychological Science published a paper that reviewed some of the research:

"This research suggests that people may be drawn to conspiracy theories when—compared with nonconspiracy explanations—they promise to satisfy important social psychological motives that can be characterized as epistemic (e.g., the desire for understanding, accuracy, and subjective certainty), existential (e.g., the desire for control and security), and social (e.g., the desire to maintain a positive image of the self or group)."

Whatever the motivations may be, we wanted to know which convoluted stories became apart of peoples consciousness enough for them to believe it.

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I hate ghosts, even if it's Casper. My life is already stressful enough. I don't need to creeped out by spirits from the beyond. Shouldn't they be resting and basking in the glow of the great beyond instead of menacing the rest of us?

The paranormal seems to be consistently in unrest, which sounds like death isn't any more fun or tranquil than life. So much for something to look forward to.

Some ghosts just like to scare it up. It's not always like "Ghosthunters" the show.

Redditor u/Murky-Increase4705 wanted to hear about all the times we've faced some hauntings that left us shook, by asking:

Reddit, what are your creepy encounters with something that you are convinced was paranormal?
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The past year brought about much anxiety and it's been a challenge to find the light in what has felt like perpetual darkness.

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A lot of talk going on about women's bodies, isn't there?

Not necessarily with women front and center as part of the conversation, unfortunately.

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