El 31 de octubre de 1938 los periódicos contaban lo ocurrido el día anterior: cómo cientos de miles de estadounidense salieron a las calles presas del pánico, muchos corrían en busca de un sótano o lugar en el que resguardarse, había quien llegó a la comisaría envuelto en una toalla mojada para eludir el gas tóxico de…
Last week the internet watched in amazement as Leo Weston solved three Rubik’s cubes while juggling them. Now he’s back to show us how he faked the entire thing, and its just as impressive.
Salim PK, a police officer in Delhi, India, was captured on video while allegedly drunk on a metro train. Video of him staggering and falling over went viral. But doctors have confirmed what he insisted all along: He was actually having a stroke.
The internet went into a tizzy this week when headlines proclaimed that the Uber driver in Kalamazoo, Michigan who’s accused of murdering six people was suing Uber for $10 million. But the lawsuit is a hoax.
Did you see that video of a knife-wielding crab that went viral recently? Sadly, it’s a hoax. The Washington Post spoke with an expert, and the whole thing was definitely staged. The crab didn’t pick up the knife itself. In reality, the blade was almost certainly jammed into the crab’s claw, and the crab can’t let go.
The truth is out there. And by “out there” I mean anywhere but the internet. We see hundreds of images flash in front of our eyes every month. But these are the ones you might have seen recently that deserve a second look. Because they’re all fake.
Los amantes de la exploración y la paleontología suelen relatar la curiosa historia de una cena de exploradores que tuvo lugar en 1951 en la que se sirvió carne de un mamut que encontraron congelado en Alaska. Un reciente estudio de ADN de la Universidad de Yale confirma lo que muchos sospechaban. En aquella cena…
When Marty McFly finally arrives in modern-day Hill Valley, California a little later this afternoon, I admit I’ll be a little sad. Because his arrival signifies the end of one of the best internet memes of all time.
When 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed arrived at school on Monday morning with a digital clock he’d built from scratch, he was keen to show his teachers the fruit of his labors. Instead, he was pulled out of class and arrested for attempting to build a bomb.
You hear me? Ever.
David L. Stern is a freelance writer based in Kiev, Ukraine. He’s also, if you believe several Russian media outlets, a covert CIA agent who helped orchestrate a conspiracy to shoot down an airplane and blame Russia. What a busy fellow!
Did a retired CIA officer recently admit on his deathbed that he murdered Marilyn Monroe? Nope. It’s all part of a stupid hoax from fake news site World News Daily Report.
It's a shame that Saturday morning animation blocks are now extinct. Was there ever a greater anthropomorphic action cartoon than Super Turbo Atomic Mega Rabbit? Thankfully YouTuber Mr GeekyGod has salvaged the intro from an old VHS and posted it online for your viewing pleasure:
Yesterday's solar eclipse was one of the most spectacular in recent memory. So it's a shame that thousands of people were duped into thinking this image — supposedly taken from the International Space Station — was the real deal. It's obviously not, and here's why.
Update: This was all a hoax.
Believe it or not, there are a lot of fake photos on the internet. And the explosion in the number of spammy Twitter accounts like OldPicsArchive and HistoryInPics help them spread like wildfire. Today we're taking a look at 10 more fake-ish photos you may have seen in your social media streams recently. They're all…
Have you seen that "behind the scenes at National Geographic" photo where those guys are running from a bear? It's pretty amusing. But it's a fake. Super duper, 100 percent fake. So where did it come from?
Tras la última oleada de filtraciones de fotos privadas e íntimas de famosas, llegó esto que probablemente hayas visto: una amenaza contra la actriz Emma Watson (Harry Potter, Noé). Apareció la página emmayouarenext.com, con una cuenta atrás, marcando los días y horas que faltaban para publicarse fotos privadas de…
Earlier this week, a Chinese man was camping with friends in the Huairou region when he seems to have spotted a monster-like creature that somewhat resembled Gollum from Lord of the Rings. The man said he was "terrified." He snapped photos and uploaded them online. They spread like wildfire.
One week after Banksy tried and failed to sell his valuable works of art for $60 a piece to random passers-by in Central Park, three artists decided to set up a similar stand of Banksy canvases, but with one very crucial twist: Their wares were admittedly fake.