Spooky Coincidences?

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We love looking for connections between people who lived in different time periods, hidden meanings in words that are spoken backwards, and much more, but are all these spooky coincidences really coincidences? YouTube channel Vsauce discusses the topic a

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Donate to Comic Relief’s SCHOOL OF YOUTUBE: http://comicrelief.com/SOYT THERE’S MORE! Click to watch the LEANBACK playlist: http://bit.ly/YwNHiF “7 Laws of Magical Thinking”: http://magicalthinkingbook.com/ “The Improbability Principle”: http://improbability-principle.com/the-improbability-principle-the-book/ Speed of light and pyramid coincidence: https://www.metabunk.org/threads/the-great-pyramid-of-giza-and-the-speed-of-light.2154/ Illinois lotto numbers: http://www.illinoislottery.com/en-us/winning-number-search-year.html#loadingImg2 Anagram genius website: http://www.anagramgenius.com Other anagrams: http://wordsmith.org/anagram/hof.html Michael Stevens illuminati tweet: https://twitter.com/vasilstefano/status/507611100594966528/photo/1 reverse speech sites: http://reversespeech.com/reversal/john-f-kennedy-assassination/ http://www.reversespeech.com/Children_Reversals.htm http://www.csicop.org/si/show/demon-haunted_sentence_a_skeptical_analysis_of_reverse_speech1/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_backmasked_messages virtual recorder app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ix.com.android.VirtualRecorder&hl=en Karsten Johansson phonetic palindrome poem: https://soundcloud.com/intruder-1/wei-touke Pareidolia: http://www.reddit.com/r/Pareidolia/ Apophenia as exhibited by a person with Schizophrenia: http://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/2f182l/this_is_schizophrenia_album/ “may he poop on my knee?”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOgALTFzFbQ iTunes shuffle: http://lifehacker.com/5929611/why-itunes-shuffle-isnt-random-and-how-to-fix-it dancing spiderman gif: http://factsvillage.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/spiderman-dancing.gif dancing ninja gif: http://imgur.com/jfzZFnf dancing gif sync explanation: http://www.radiolab.org/story/299399-why-spiderman-such-good-dancer/ Movie SYNCS: http://www.moviessynced.com/ http://www.ingsoc.com/waters/info/oz.html vague predictions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postdiction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_reading Disney World coincidence: http://www.insidethemagic.net/2010/06/voutsinas-relive-disney-magic-by-recreating-now-famous-childhood-photo/ Kennedy and Lincoln coincidences: lightning coincidence: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/statistician-david-j-hand-shows-how-the-seemingly-improbable-becomes-a-sure-thing/ Spooky coincidences contest: http://www.csicop.org/si/show/coincidences_remarkable_or_random/ Littlewood’s Law: http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Littlewood's_law http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2004/mar/25/one-in-a-million/