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Amazon's fancy electronic personal assistant Alexa is a great gadget for around the house and can answer pretty much every question under the sun.

However, the conspiracy theorists of the world, such as Info Wars' Alex Jones, are convinced that the gadget is somehow linked to the CIA.

While we all laughed at Jones' attempts to expose Alexa as some sort of tool that would infiltrate our lives and ultimately destroy us, he may have been on to something.

This doesn't mean that we endorse Jones or any of his views, but a recent video would suggest that Alexa is into peddling conspiracy theories as much as Jones is.

A clip uploaded to YouTube last week by the user gmogs sees Alexa posed with the question "what are chemtrails?" only to receive this mad response:

Chemtrails. Trails left by aircraft are actually chemical or biological agents deliberately sprayed at high altitudes for a purpose undisclosed to the general public in clandestine programmes directed by government officials.

Blimey! Wasn't expecting that at all! Don't believe us. Have a look for yourself.

Just to prove that this isn't a clever piece of hacking or video trickery other outlets decided to give it a go. Such as KTEM NewsRadio 14and Mashableboth of which provided the same results.

Now, the chemtrails conspiracy is something that has been around for years.

In case you weren't aware of what it means, it's the belief that the trails that aeroplanes leave in the sky are some sort of chemical spread by the government in order to keep everybody under control.

They are actually called contrails and are nothing more than water vapour released by planes engines that freeze mid-air.

So, either Alexa is a conspiracy theorist complete with a tin foil hat, or this is a very clever Easter egg from Amazon deliberately engineered to wind people up.

We can't wait till people start asking her about Nibiru or if the Earth is flat.

HT IFL Science

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