periods

Tampon, Tampoff: The #FreeBleeding Movement Is A 4chan-Supported Hoax

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Don't believe the "Free Bleeding" moment. It's not real.

WEIRD NEWS

The Scourge Of SquAIDS: Town Gripped In Fear Of Squirrel AIDS Epidemic Prank

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It was only a matter of time before the SquAIDS came for us all. The Squaipocalypse has begun in New Jersey.

#Batman

DC Comics Allegedly Sent This Letter Bashing Marvel To A Seventh Grader

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A seventh grader allegedly sent this letter to DC Comics, and they allegedly sent this catty reply. Allegedly. The internet is terrible.

#video games

The ‘Fallout 4′ ARG Was Sadly A Hoax

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'Fallout 4' is coming at some point, but later than a fake ARG had us hoping.

MICHAEL KAUFMAN

The woman claiming to be Andy Kaufman’s daughter is actually a New York actress

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Andy Kaufman is still alive, at least according to his brother Michael Kaufman, who appeared onstage with a woman who said she was Andy Kaufman's daughter, born five years after Kaufman's reported death.

#JURASSIC WORLD

Don’t Be Fooled By The ‘Jurassic World’ Pitch Trailer

A pitch trailer for 'Jurassic World' is being presented as though it's for the fourth Jurassic Park movie. Just one problem. It's a hoax.

#jimmy kimmel

That Epic Twerk Fail Viral Video? Jimmy Kimmel Reveals That He Was Behind It All Along.

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Did you see the nearly 10,000,000+ viewed YouTube video of a girl catching fire after trying to twerk? Well, Jimmy Kimmel was the man behind it.

LISTS

49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed

John Green looks at some of history's greatest hoaxes.

MASKED MARAUDERS

Don’t Be Such A Cob Nobbler: 5 Hilariously Clever Musical Hoaxes

A list of music's most clever hoaxes through history, including the New York Times' "grunge speak."

Zombies

The Zombie Apocalypse Has Begun In Montana, Reports TV Station Prankster

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Someone in Montana hacked into the Emergency Alert System to warn that "bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living."

#COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Taiwanese Animation: Manti Te’o’s Fake Dead Girlfriend

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o’s dead girlfriend hoax gets the always absurd Taiwanese animation treatment.

The Internet

Welcome To The Internet, Manti Te’o

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The story of Manti Te'o and his fake girlfriend may be the single most mind-bending story I've encountered in my lifetime.

hoaxes

Popular Deaf, Paraplegic Blogger David Rose Exposed As An Elaborate Hoax

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NEWSFLASH: Some people on the internet are not who and what they claim to be. Sadly, Dave On Wheels is such a person.

we built it

12 Too Good To Be True Viral Photo Hoaxes

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A list of 12 visual hoaxes that have been played on the suspecting folk known as Internet users.

LOCH NESS MONSTER

The Loch Ness Monster Is Real According To A Guy Who Makes His Living Saying The Loch Ness Monster Is Real

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George Edwards says he's proven the Loch Ness Monster exists. He also owns a boat that can take you on a Loch Ness Monster tour for a reasonable fee. How convenient!

#Facebook

No, Abraham Lincoln Did Not Invent Facebook, People

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I don't know about you guys, but yesterday afternoon and last night I kept seeing variations of "Did Abraham Lincoln Invent Facebook.

Tarandeep Gill

That Study Claiming Internet Explorer Users Have Low IQs? Yeah, About That . . .

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There was a story going around earlier about a study claiming to have tested the IQs of 100,000 people and matched it to their web browser, the result being "proof" that IE users have an average IQ 20 points lower than the normal average of 100.


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