catfish

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.

dave on wheels

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.

internet fakes

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.

Cryptids

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!

hoaxes

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.

hoaxes

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.

cat ladies

This Girl Really Loves Cats, And She’s Available

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It's so secret that <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/cats/">we here at Uproxx love cats</a>.

CBS

Super-Painful Interview Is a Hoax

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"Sunrise 7" -- the morning show for WSAW, a CBS affiliate in Wisconsin -- had a guest named Kenny Strasser last month, who is supposedly a yo-yo professional.

Child Actors

Scarface Elementary director comes forward

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I'll spare you the part where I put a giant <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/03/elementary-school-scarface-play-is-cute-not-real" target="_blank">TOLDJA</a>.

hoaxes

NO WAY IS THIS REAL

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I guess this clip is supposed to be from "Uzbekistan's Got Talent" or wherever, and it is undeniably awesome in its lack of talent.

AFTER LAST SEASON

IS THERE AN APRIL FOOL’S PLOT AFOOT?

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The delightfully bizarre trailer above, for After Last Season, first showed up on But the trailer has a rating from the MPAA, has a page at <a href="http://www.apple.com/trailers/independent/afterlastseason/" target="_blank">Apple</a>, and supposedly a theatrical release on June 5th.

CASEY AFFLECK

JOAQUIN NOT JOQUING, RAP CAREER NOT JOAX

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Having already signed on for a <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=8601" target="_blank">full-length documentary</a>, Joaquin Phoenix can't just come out and say <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=8656" target="_blank">his rap career</a> is a hoax, even though it clearly is.


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