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Join Trace as he calls out the fake photos of Hurricane Sandy, gets creeped out by a ghost nebula and finally explains how the giant moai statues were moved around on Easter Island!
sorry to hurt your feelings social media, but these all be fake.
As Hurricane Sandy clobbered the the most populated region of the United States, many people took to social media and the Internet to receive and circulate information about what experts called a 100-year storm.
As is typically the case with natural disasters — especially in this digital age — viral photos quickly put a face on the catastrophe. However, it turns out many of the most popular images pinballing around the Internet during the storm were either fake or outdated. Even major media outlets got duped.
*Yes, this has been Photoshopped.
NASA is following up its popular “Seven Minutes of Terror” movie trailer, which previews Monday’s landing (hopefully) of its new Mars rover, with a live broadcast on one of the most famous screens in the world — Times Square.
One word: epic.
From the NYTimes—
Back for a second season, we’re streaming live from a window ledge overlooking Washington Square Park, where a pair of red-tailed hawks incubated two eggs, both of which have hatched.
Yeah, that’s possibly heading for DC, too: Days after the U.S. capitol felt an earthquake for probably the first time ever, they may just have to deal with a Category 2 hurricane. Hurricane Irene, which has been picking up steam for a few weeks, looks most certain to hit North Carolina as a Category 3, and will likely go up the coast, possibly hitting such hurricane-prone locales as DC, NYC and Boston along the way. Hoping it’s just a brush, kids. source