Posts tagged hoax
“Blah blah blergh… this big scary [INSERT MADE-UP SCARY THING HERE] is going to kill us all on Dec. 21! The Mayans said so.”
Sound familiar? Well, after Friday, those doomsayers and their crappy books of doom will be pointless. Here’s another attempt to make sure there is absolutely no doubt in anyone’s mind that the world won’t end tomorrow. Got it? Good.
4) What about a killer zombie hamster uprising?
What the what?!
“A Colorado mountain community rallied around a dying child with leukemia only to find out the whole thing was a hoax, and the woman who made up the story probably won’t face any charges. So many people fell for the story and tried to help the little boy who didn’t even exist.” — CBS News
Though many are outraged by the woman who made up the boy’s story, but the fact is that lying about having a disease isn’t a crime.
She received no monetary benefits, and though people were hurt and betrayed now laws were broken. The Supreme Court actually defends our right to lie! Even about service in the military and medals won!
This photo purporting to show a shark tank spilling onto an escalator turns out to be a hoax.
The image, which has gone viral via Twitter, Facebook and other social media (Tumblr knows better), has been featured with headlines such as, “Shark Tank Collapses at the Scientific Center in Kuwait!”
A strange creature allegedly filmed by underwater drillers in the deep ocean on April 25 has sparked intrigue and controversy. Theories about the mysterious animal range from a jellyfish to an unknown marine version of the Loch Ness monster to a whale placenta.
Neither the source of the video nor the location where it was filmed have been revealed, leading some people to suspect a hoax.