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Do our thoughts time travel?

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This piece touches on the debate around the Mandela Effect and time travel, and the idea that a movement through time must wipe our thoughts in order to place false memories into our minds as a version of reality.

Why is Elon Musk rich?

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An article that uncovers two Mandela Effect arguments surrounding Elon Musk. First we look at whether the entrepreneur has always been in the spotlight or not, and then we dive into one of his more controversial beliefs and what it means for the Mandela Effect.

Are Humans the cause of the Mandela Effect?

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From false information to misheard lyrics and everything in between, linking the Mandela Effect with human error is not difficult - but is it enough to completely explain and blame humans on the presence of collective false memories? This article looks at both sides of the argument.

What is the Lindy Effect?

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The Lindy Effect as a theory not only helps explain some of the Mandela Effect and its long lived impact, but also bolsters the idea that the longer a misconception is around, the stronger it becomes.

What are the biggest myths?

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An exploration of the Mandela Effect and where it lies as one of the biggest myths in our world today. We look at whether the Mandela Effect is a myth itself, and what misconceptions it provides an explanation towards in modern culture.

Is the Mandela Effect a Conspiracy Theory?

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Referred to by the media as a “commonly held false memory”, The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where a large group or number of people share a false memory about an event or a fact which never happened. While some consider this to be coincidence, there are some out there who claim conspiracy to be at work. This article considers a couple of the most common theories circulating the internet, and...

When does a typo become a theory?

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0/50 ratings There are many examples of misremembered facts – the obvious misspelling of the bears in the famous book series is the most prominent. Many argue that the “stein” ending is more expected in a name than the actual ending “stain”. However, others propose that this is a merging of universes and in the other one, they spell it differently. This example of the Mandela Effect is often...

Mandela Effect in the Movies

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1/51 rating It is unsurprising that the Mandela Effect is embraced by TV and filmmakers alike. The idea of an alternative reality that might have seeped into ours is ripe for the imagination of creatives around the globe. Who wouldn’t want to go see a film where all the rules that we understand about our physical world can be broken? We were introduced to these concepts by HG Wells in his time...

Probability of an Omniverse

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0/50 ratings When people talk about the Mandela Effect and the many examples of glitches in our memory, people throw out the term omniverse or multiverse. These terms are genuine scientific concepts explored in quantum physics and conceptual scientists have reason to conjecture that they do exist. The ability to provide tangible evidence of a world at the quantum, the sub-atomic level is...

Lindbergh Baby – The Crime Of The Century

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Lindbergh Baby kidnapping. Two notices in New York City newspapers attempted to pay the Lindbergh kidnappers the ransom money. 1932.

4.5/52 ratings At the time, the kidnapping of the baby son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., held the world in its grip. The famous aviator was known the world over and many considered him a hero. Therefore, when his infant son was taken, he was in the prayers of everyone the world over. There is a considerable group of people who distinctly remember the case going cold –...

Graham and Armstrong

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1/51 rating Have they passed away yet? As you will likely know, the Mandela Effect was given its name based on the death or not of Nelson Mandela. There is a common shared misremembering that Mandela died in the 1990s. People recall a funeral and some even recall Winnie Mandela making a speech in memory of her husband. There is a reason that this incident of erroneous recall should be used to...

Erwin Schrödinger’s Cat Experiment

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0/50 ratings Schrödinger’s Cat and the Mandela Effect Although the title of this article sounds more like a 1960s prog-rock band than a theory, there is actually quite a lot of serious thought and intellect involved. Take a seat, settle back and let’s consider why a thought experiment by a prominent physicist, Erwin Schrödinger, could help us explain the Mandela Effect. Who is Erwin Schrödinger...

Star Wars Mind Tricks

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2.7/511 ratings How the Mandela Effect has changed Star Wars Your memory of the famous film series may be completely wrong. It is possible that you believe something about one of your favourite characters that in fact never happened in the film – or any of the countless spin-off media out there. Of all the worlds that the Mandela Effect has impacted most, it has been the Star Wars world. We can...

Science Anomaly in the Antarctic

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5/51 rating Is there a world where the time runs backwards? Has NASA finally found evidence that there is a parallel universe? If so, then this could be the start of a strong theoretical foundation to ground the premise of the Mandela Effect. Before we begin, you should really think about looking up the CPT symmetric universe, which is the research science paper that discusses this topic. This is...

What happened to Tank Man?

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3.2/541 ratings There are reports of a Mandela Effect in relation to the events of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protest. Some people seem to remember that the man who stood in front of the tank was run over and killed by the Chinese Army. Others who watched the same events are certain they saw him walking away from the scene completely safe. Now, the truth about the events in Tiananmen Square is...

Who is Fiona Broome?

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3.2/539 ratings Fiona Broome is the theorist that proposed the Mandela Effect, where she feels that collective false memories are a result of alternative versions of the universe we live in. But who is she? Here we tell the story of Fiona Broome and offer insight into why she writes about the strange events in our world. Her story Broome claims she stumbled into ghost hunting when she was a child...

Mandela Effect: Fact Or Fiction

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3.3/53 ratings The term Mandela effect was coined by ‘Fiona Broome’, a famed conspiracy theorist and self-proclaimed ‘paranormal consultant’. According to her, ”Mandela effect is what happens when someone has a clear, personal memory of something that never happened in this reality”. It was discovered in 2010 when a lot of people on the internet discovered they shared a common “false memory” of...

The Mandela Effect and how your mind plays tricks on you

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4/55 ratings Did you ever feel like a thing you remembered with details and confidence, isn’t the same anymore and has also changed back in past? This is known as the Mandela Effect. This collection of false memories or misremembrances came into view when in 2010, Fiona Broome, a self-proclaimed paranormal consultant, coined this term. She had this experience when she was at a meeting with...

“Moving” Countries and Changing Geography

3.9/521 ratings Have you ever wondered why a place you confidently remember from childhood, at a position on the map suddenly changed its location? You might have also heard Sri Lanka moving from its original position right? Some people from ’80s remember studying, discussing or researching on the location of Sri Lanka on different purposes as a place somewhere near west to India. Many people...

Chartreuse: Red or Green? (and other colors)

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2.7/556 ratings Introduction: Chartreuse is a color between yellow and green. It got its name from a french liquor, named green chartreuse. This liquor got its name as green chartreuse, by its greenish color property. It has a herbal flavor and was made by Carthusian monks in 1737. Chartreuse: red or green? Now the story behind this word ‘chartreuse’ getting so popular is quite interesting...

Leonardo Dicaprio’s Oscar

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0/50 ratings In the year 2016, Leonardo Dicaprio won the Academy Award for best Actor for his role in the acclaimed drama, The Revenant. Several people asked the question,”Dicaprio wins…again?  They claimed he won an Oscar before, for his memorable role in the famous 1997 movie, Titanic. But apparently, he never won an Oscar before 2016. As many recall, his acceptance speech back in 1998 was...

Nelson Mandela’s death

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0/50 ratings Nelson’s Mandela’s year of death has been disputed for many years. Many people are confused as to when the former South African President died. Some people say he died in prison in the 1980’s whereas others say he died more recently, in 2013. The latter is the actual year, but many are still persistent in their belief. People claimed they saw news clips of his funeral on TV and...

Berenstein Bears or Berenstain Bears

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3/556 ratings Remember the Berenstein Bears books? The popular book series was cherished by many as children and in some cases, treated as a precious family heirloom. These books found their way into people’s fond childhood memories. However, in this reality at least, the actual name is “Berenstain Bears” and not “Berenstein Bears”. This fact has come as a shock to many. People are confused as to...

Jif or Jiffy Peanut Butter

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3.3/514 ratings   Peanut butter is one of the most revered confectionary food items and Jif peanut butter is among the popular peanut butter brands. But does anyone remember Jif peanut butter being launched as “Jiffy”? Apparently, this alternate memory is fairly widespread and the Mandela effect which involves collective misremembering comes into force. Many people appear to have vivid...

Life is like a box of chocolates or life was like a box of chocolates

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4/53 ratings Forrest Gump is an award-winning 1994 movie featuring the eponymous character. The character of Forrest Gump popularized this saying in the movie. He says his mother always told him “Life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”. Or did he actually say “Life is like a box of chocolates”? It is pretty confusing as both the lines are very similar to one...

Looney Tunes or Looney Toons

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3.2/559 ratings   We all grew up watching looney tunes. It was a childhood favorite for many and is associated with sentimental nostalgia. The show has beloved characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird and so much more. The cartoon originally aired during the Golden Age of American animation and has since been revived in many spin-offs.  However, things are not what they seem. Many...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

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3.2/5157 ratings “Magic, Mirror, on the wall- who is the fairest one of all?” is an iconic line from the 1937 Disney classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. But are you sure the line was this? Or was it actually “Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who in this land is fairest of all”? This fact has not been refuted since the movie’s release. But like many other Mandela Effect examples, this misquoting...

Did We Watch the Flinstones or the Flintstones?

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3.2/522 ratings   Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty, and the dinosaur have stolen the hearts of many with their impressive antics, but what was the gang called? The Flinstones or the Flintstones? We will have to the break it to you that the latter form is correct. Yes, that’s surprising, but that is also the truth. However, Mandela supporters claim that the name has always been “The Flinstones,”...

Did Mona Lisa Smile?

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3.7/535 ratings   All of us know about Leonardo Da Vinci’s world famous work of art, the Mona Lisa. The secret of Mona Lisa’s smile has intrigued mankind for decades. Many people have claimed that Mona Lisa’s actual portrait never had her smiling. They say that the lady in the portrait had a hardly detectable smile, more like an expression of boredom. However, in reality, Mona Lisa’s smile...

[Video] Parallel Universes Exist : Quantum Computer Scientist

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4.7/53 ratings   Geordie Rose ( Founder of D-wave ) Presents the workings of a Quantum Computer to the layman. According to him, parallel universes exist and can be exploited using these quantum computers. D-Wave systems have already sold world’s first computers to NASA and Google. Check out the following video and if you are in a hurry, just skip to 5:21, Where he starts talking about...

Everything you Experience is an Illusion : TED Talk by Dan Dennette

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4/511 ratings   Mandela effect has suffered a huge deal of attention, only to have been plagued by misinformation and no credibility. This interesting ted talk is another topic that can be attributed to the Mandela effect. Philosopher Dan Dennett makes a compelling argument that not only don’t we understand our own consciousness, but that half the time our brains are actively fooling...

31 Events That Prove The Mandela Effect is Real

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3.6/567 ratings Introduction In recent years, a psychological phenomenon known as the Mandela effect has gained a lot of attention on the internet. The Mandela effect is characterized by those instances where several people claim to remember something that never happened. The origin of this phenomenon stems from several people claiming to remember Nelson Mandela dying in the 1980’s, when in...

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