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Hoax Quiz - Can YOU Spot the Fakes?
Real or Fake? Take the quiz and see if you can tell the hoax photos from the real thing!
The Scariest Urban Legends Ever Told!
Gather 'round the digital campfire to enjoy the Top 20 Scariest Stories We Know. You'll be sore afraid!
"The Russian Sleep Experiment" Will Keep You...
Did Russian researchers conduct an experiment in which five prison inmates were kept awake for 15 days straight, driving them to insanity and cannibalism?
What Really Happened to Carmen Winstead?
Internet chain letter tells the story of Carmen Winstead, a 17-year-old girl supposedly pushed down a sewer and killed by a gang of bullies from her school.
Beware of the Killer Clown!
A babysitter calls the parents who hired her to ask if she can cover up the scary, life-size clown statue in the living room.
Don't Mess with Bloody Mary!
Legend has it that if you stand before a mirror in a darkened room and chant the name 'Bloody Mary' over and over again, a terrifying specter will appear.
A Classic Urban Legend: Richard Gere and the...
Several years ago, 'they' say, actor Richard Gere was admitted into the emergency room of a Los Angeles hospital with a foreign object lodged in a bodily orifice.
Don't Be Fooled! Your Guide to Fake News Sites
Tired of people sharing fake news as if it's true? Point them to this checklist of satire sites on the web. Guaranteed 100% effective!
"Aren't You Glad You Didn't Turn on the Light?"
After coming home late and getting ready for bed in the dark, a college coed wakes up the next morning to receive the shock of her life...
This Has to Be a Prank, Right? Facebook Closed...
Recurring Internet hoax claims Facebook will be closed for maintenance on Feb. 29, 30, and 31.
The Urban Legend of The Babysitter and the Man...
A teenage babysitter frantically calls the police after receiving prank calls from a stranger who repeatedly inquires after the welfare of the children she's supposed to be taking care of.
2 Versions of a Very Creepy Urban Legend
Also known as 'The Licked Hand.' A popular tale from the oral tradition recast as a spooky -- if not quite believable -- Internet chain letter.
Six Scary Stories to Make You Think Twice...
Warning: If you read these terrifying stories about travelers and traveling you may never leave home again!
The Hook Man
The Hook: A teenager drove his date to Lovers' Lane for a make-out session before it was time to take her home. The place was dark and deserted...
The Killer in the Window
A teenage babysitter frantically phones the police after seeing a strange man approaching the sliding glass door near where she's watching TV.
Beware of Drug-Laced Business Cards (and Urban...
Viral rumors warn of criminals using business cards impregnated with a drug called burundanga (scopolamine) to incapacitate victims before attacking them. Are they true?
Scary Stuff: The Legend of the Hanging Boyfriend
They picked the worst possible night to go necking on Lovers' Lane. Find out why... if you dare!
Test Your Urban Legends IQ
Urban Legends Quiz: Test your urban legends IQ!: urban legends iq
The Urban Legend of the Spider in the Hairdo
Girl with a 'beehive' hairdo dies a horrible death after a spider crawls inside and lays eggs. Legendary proof that vanity can kill!
Fake News: Ringo Starr Claims "Real" Paul...
Did Ringo Starr claim Paul McCartney died in 1966? Are HIV-tainted Oranges being imported from Libya? The truth is out there. We track the latest viral misinformation... so you don't have to!
World's Biggest Dog, or Hoax?
Viral photo of a huge dog named Hercules, purportedly the Guinness Record holder for Biggest Dog in the World.
The 13 Creepiest Tales to Tell Around a Campfire
Thirteen of the creepiest stories ever told. Read them if you dare.
Classic Urban Legend: The Killer in the Backseat
Drivers beware - that person following you on the highway may actually be trying to save your life!
Breast Infestation - Urban Legends
Ladies, wash your underwear in boiling water! Viral image and video purport to document a case of larvae infestation of the human breast.
Is Jamie Lee Curtis a Hermaphrodite?
Longstanding (and unproven) rumors claim actress Jamie Lee Curtis is a hermaphrodite, or was born intersex and underwent surgery as a child to become female.
One Dead Body Under the Mattress Can Ruin Your...
Honeymooners notice a strange odor in their hotel room and decide to peek under the mattress, only to find... The Body Under the Bed!
The Origin of the F-Word - Urban Legends
In which we're asked to believe that the word 'fuck' originated as the acronym of 'Fornication Under Consent of the King,' 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,' or some variation thereof.
Can People Look Up My Driver's License on the...
Website purports to offer free, easy access to personal information contained in state driver's license databases
Black Jack Pershing vs. Muslim Terrorists -...
Did U.S. Gen. 'Black Jack' Pershing rid the Philippines of Islamic extremism by executing Muslim terrorists and burying them with pig's blood and entrails?
The Top 25 Urban Legends This Week
Trending urban legends, online rumors and hoaxes
Did Someone Put AIDS-Infected Blood in Pepsi...
Pepsi contaminated with AIDS? Online rumor claims a worker tainted Pepsi products with HIV-positive blood.
Was Mr. Rogers a Military Sharpshooter?
Was children's TV show host Mr. Rogers formerly a tattoo-wearing Marine sniper or Navy SEAL with dozens of confirmed kills to his credit?
A Terrifying Home Invasion Story: The Choking...
That the Doberman seemed to be choking to death was scary enough. Then they discovered what he was choking on...
Beneful Dog Food Safety Warning - Netlore Archive
Forwarded email warns that pet owners have reported the sudden deaths of dogs who ate Beneful Dog Food purchased at Walmart in December 2006.
16 Hysterically Funny Urban Legends!
Need a laugh? Sit back and enjoy this collection of funny stories from our archive. Sixteen urban legends with a punch line!
Why Do People Think Friday the 13th Is Unlucky?
As folklorists we may not be able to cure paraskevidekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th), but we can at least lend its sufferers a few good excuses.
Is the "Knockout Perfume" Scam Real?
Gangs of criminals allegedly knock out their victims by having them sniff samples of drug-laced perfume or cologne.
What Really Happened to "The Missing Bride"?
After a lavish wedding in a stately mansion, members of the wedding party play a game of hide-and-seek. It isn't long before everyone is found... everyone, that is, except the bride.
Muslims Exempt from Obamacare? That's a Myth!
Viral rumor falsely asserts that Muslims are specifically exempt from the government mandate to purchase health insurance under Obamacare.
STRAWBERRY QUICK Meth Warning - Urban Legends
Viral messages warn of a candy-flavored form of methamphetamine targeted at young people called strawberry meth (aka Strawberry Quick).
Is Urban Legend Debunking Site Snopes.com Biased?
Is there any truth to the claim that Snopes.com is a liberal front organization?
Can Vicks VapoRub on Your Feet Relieve Coughing?
Viral message claims coughing in children can be stopped '100% of the time' by applying 'Vicks Vapor Rub' to the bottoms of their feet at bedtime.
Read If You Dare: The Knife in the Briefcase
After consenting to give a ride to a good samaritan who helped her fix a flat tire, a female driver suddenly remembers she has a very important appointment and races off without him. Later, she finds he left his briefcase in her back seat. She opens it.
Amazing Cell Phone Tips! But Sadly Not Real
Viral message purports to divulge various tips and tricks for cell phone use, including dialing 112 to access a worldwide emergency network. Be skeptical!
Why Is the Ocean Salty? Whale Sperm! - Urban...
According to this viral message, a typical blue whale produces over 400 gallons of sperm when it ejaculates. And you wonder why the ocean is so salty!
Gold Ring Test for Lead in Lipstick - Urban...
Viral alert claims major-brand lipsticks contain 'cancer-causing' lead, which consumers can test for by scratching the surface of a product with a 24K gold ring.
Priest Dies, Wakes Up, Says God Is a Woman. Huh?
Fake news story claims a Catholic priest resuscitated after a heart attack says he went to heaven and met God, whom he described as feminine and mother-like.
Why Are People Saying Tommy Hilfiger Is a Racist?
About those rumors that fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger made racist statements on the Oprah Winfrey Show...
Did JFK Tell Germans "I Am a Jelly Donut"?
Did Germans really chuckle with embarrassment when John F. Kennedy uttered the words 'Ich bin ein Berliner' during a speech at the Berlin Wall in 1963?
Is That Infamous Marie Antoinette Quote You...
Say what you will about her, Marie Antoinette never actually uttered the words 'Let them eat cake.'
Beware of KFC's "Mutant" Chicken!
Is it true that KFC can't legally use the word 'chicken' in ads because its products are made from genetically manipulated organisms instead of real chickens?
Did Obama Really Say He Wants to Change the...
Circulating online, fictitious statements attributed to President Obama explaining his 'refusal' to salute the flag and national anthem.
Do People Really Get Buried Alive?
Once upon a time, before modern embalming techniques were developed, people were indeed found on very rare occasions to have been buried alive.
10 Things You Ought to Know About Slender Man
Who or what is Slender Man, and why is everyone so afraid of him? All your questions answered here!
Origin of the S-Word - 'Ship High in Transit' -...
In which we are told, and with a straight face, that the word 'shit' originated as the acronym of 'Ship High in Transit' (or 'Stow High in Transit'), a supposed nautical phrase.
Does Flour Really Work as a Burn Remedy?
No. Plain white flour will not stop pain from a burn nor promote healing. Experts say it's better to use cool water, then cover the burn loosely with dry, sterile gauze.
Can Tanning Beds Kill?
A young bride-to-be decides she needs a tan, so a week before her wedding day she visits a tanning salon. Then another. Then another...
Did They Finally Find Obama's "Foreign Student"...
Viral image purports to show Barack Obama's 1981 student ID card from Columbia University, listing him as a 'foreign student.' Unsurprisingly, it's a hoax.
Card Trick: I Can Read Your Mind! - Urban Legends
I can read your mind! Don't believe me? Here, I'll prove it...
Don't Answer Cell Phone While Charging! - Urban...
Viral alert claims people have been killed by electrocution or explosion when they answered a cell phone while it was charging.
Does Dialing 112 in an Emergency Really Help?
Female college student pursued by cop impersonator is rescued by a real police officer after dialing 112 (or *112, or #112) emergency number on her cell phone.
Could Cannibalism Be Alive and Well in Modern...
Dear Urban Legends: I received an email last week which was quite disturbing. It is about dead babies that can be bought from hospitals in Taiwan to meet the high demand for grilled and barbequed babies!
Don't Fall for the '16 Dead in Roller Coaster...
DON'T CLICK on 'shocking video' posts claiming a bunch of people died in a roller coaster accident at Universal Studios in Florida. It didn't happen.
Giant Skeletons Found in Middle East? - Urban...
Giant Skeletons? Forwarded email claims recent gas exploration activity in the southeast region of the Arabian desert uncovered skeletal remains of 'a human of phenomenal size.'
Gross Pictures
WARNING: Some viewers may find these images unnerving or offensive. A gallery of viral images notable for their 'ick' factor. Some are authentic, others not. As you'll see, it's not always easy to tell which is which!
Check Out This "Real" Photo of a Deadly Snow...
Viral image of a deadly 'snow snake,' whose bite, for which there is no known antidote, can freeze your blood and kill you!
"The Cat's Meow" and the Legend of Thomas...
Is the administration building at Culver Studios -- known on the lot as 'The Mansion' -- haunted by the ghost of Thomas Ince?
Altoids and Oral Sex - Urban Legends
Altoids lore: Does chewing mints before performing oral sex really enhance the pleasure?
Can You Balance Eggs on End During an Equinox?
Is it true you can balance eggs (or brooms!) on end during the spring (or fall) equinox?
Read This and You'll Never Eat Cookies in Bed...
Doctors looking for the cause of severe headaches and facial itching in a young child discover that ants have crawled in his ear and infested his brain.
Don't Believe Rumors About a Public Cell Phone...
Viral messages warn that a directory of cell phone numbers is about to be published and instructs users to dial 888-382-1222 and add mobile numbers to the Do Not Call Registry to stave off telemarketers.
Don't Fall For The \$250 Neiman Marcus Cookie...
Here's a 'true story' almost everyone has heard by now: the infamous $250 Cookie Recipe, most recently associated with the Neiman Marcus company, but previously (during the 1980s) the bane of cookie diva Mrs. Fields.
'Black Muslim in the White House' Virus
False viral message warns of the 'most destructive ever' computer virus, supposedly circulating under the title 'Black Muslim in the White House.'
Card Trick
I can read your mind!: card trick cards
Do Bar Codes Reveal Where a Product Is Made?
Viral messages claims potentially hazardous products made in China can be identified by looking at the first three digits of the bar code on the packaging, which supposedly indicate the country of origin.
Was a Mermaid Body Really Discovered After a...
Viral images allegedly show the carcass of a dead mermaid found washed up on a beach near Chennai, India during the devastating tsunami of December 26, 2004.
Is the "Talking Angela" App Stalking Your Kids?
Online rumors claim the popular smartphone app 'Talking Angela' is a threat to kids' privacy and safety. Not true.
Niagara Falls Frozen in 1911 (Analysis) - Urban...
Viral photos purportedly taken in 1911 offer postcard views of Niagara Falls completely frozen over.
'They Hurt Her' a Cautionary Tale About Bullying
Chain letter claims 16-year-old David Gregory was found dead in a sewer after failing to repost it. Did Carmen Winstead do it?
Did Scientists Really Find Giant Human...
Hoax images, cont. Urban Legends.
Myth Busted: A Duck's Quack Doesn't Echo
In which it is claimed that the quack of a duck, unlike every other sound known to man, does not echo. Humbug!
On the "Spermicidal" Properties of Mountain Dew
Is it true that the popular American soft drink Mountain Dew can lower a male's sperm count and be used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy?
Do Earwigs Crawl in People's Ears and Eat Their...
Myth Busted: The earwigs is so named because it crawls into sleeping people's ears and eats their brains.
Was Aunt Bee From The Andy Griffith Show Once a...
Viral image purportedly shows the young Frances Bavier (the actress who played Aunt Bee on the Andy Griffith Show) as a 1940s pin-up model.
Do Birds Really Explode If They Eat Wedding Rice?
People say you shouldn't throw rice at weddings because birds will eat it, the grains will expand in their stomachs, and they will explode. Not true.
Is the 809 Area Code Scam Real? - Urban Legends
0809 Area Code Scam - Viral messages warn consumers not to comply with telephone, pager, or email requests to dial phone numbers beginning with area code 809, 284, or 876.
Check Out the Latest Trending Hoaxes and Urban...
Hoax List from About.com: Current Internet hoaxes, email rumors and urban legends debunked - your resource for information on all the latest misinformation on the Net.
Can Raw Onions Really Absorb Germs and Prevent...
Viral message claims raw sliced onions will 'collect' or 'absorb' any flu virus present in a home and protect household members from influenza.
Did a Zoo Parking Attendant Really Get Away...
Email tale about a 'very pleasant' car park attendant who showed up every day to collect parking fees from zoo visitors, then one day simply vanished.
Fly in Urinal - Urban Legends
Viral image shows a restroom urinal in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport with a fly etched in the porcelain to improve users' aim and reduce 'spillage.'
Is Barack Obama a Muslim? - Urban Legends
Online rumor alleges that Barack Obama is a Muslim and lied to the American people when he claimed to be a devout Christian.
Do Plastic Water Bottles Really Cause Cancer?
Bottled water cancer danger? Viral text warns against drinking bottled water left in a warm car because the heat may cause cancer-producing toxins to 'leak' from the plastic into the water.
Stuff Onions in Your Socks to Cure Disease!
Viral message claims placing raw onions on the bottoms of your feet overnight will take away illness. Be skeptical!
Pepsi Omits 'Under God' in Patriotic Can...
Don't buy the new Pepsi can? Baseless email campaign protests the alleged omission of the words 'under God' in an excerpt from the Pledge of Allegiance on new Pepsi cans.
Salaries of Charity CEOs Compared - Urban Legends
Viral text purports to compare the salaries of top executives of U.S. and Canadian charitable organizations.
Bill Gates Speech on 11 Rules of Life - Urban...
Circulating virally, the text of a speech allegedly given by Bill Gates setting out 11 Rules of Life kids won't learn in school.
The Legend of the Tootsie Pop Indian Wrapper
Where did the rumor come from that you could get a free Tootsie Roll Pop (or a whole bag of them) if you found a star (or an Indian, or both) on your wrapper?
An Arachnophobe's Nightmare: The Spider Bite!
Can spider eggs really hatch inside someone's body? Here are two variants of an urban legend about a truly horrible infestation!
The Escherian Stairwell - You Won't Believe...
Viral video purports to show an endless 'Escherian' staircase at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. True recursive phenomenon or hoax?
The Biggest Snake That Never Was... See the...
Viral images purport to show an unbelievably large snake found and killed in the Red Sea by the Egyptian military.
That Study Linking Women's Breasts and Men's...
'Medical study' supposedly published in the New England Journal of Medicine claims staring at women's breasts improves heart health and lengthens lifespan in men.
Did a 600-Pound Woman Give Birth to a 40-Pound...
Viral 'news article' claims a 600-pound woman in Perth, Australia gave birth to a 40-pound baby. Consider the source!
How We Know the Story of Ciara's Secret Sex...
Internet rumors claim Ciara was born male and is either a secret transvestite or underwent a sex-change operation to become a transsexual.
Is a Dog's Mouth Cleaner Than a Human's?
If you don't mind my falling back on a gut feeling, I'd rather be French-kissed by a human being than a dog any day.
Can Lemons Cure Cancer?
Viral article claims the humble lemon is a 'miraculous product' that kills cancer cells and is '10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy.' Is it true?
Did Obama Really Offer Free Cell Phones to...
Viral rumor claims the Obama administration started a program whereby taxpayer money is being 'redistributed' to provide free cell phones ('Obama phones') to welfare recipients.
Is It True That Asparagus Can Cure Cancer?
Viral message citing alleged cancer expert 'Richard R. Vensal, D.D.S.' purports to prove that asparagus prevents and/or cures cancer.
Why Do They Say Leftover Onions Are Poisonous?
Forwarded email claims leftover onions are 'poisonous' because they're 'a huge magnet for bacteria' and especially prone to spoilage.
The Terrifying Legend of Bunny Man Bridge
In which we investigate the legend of the Bunny Man, supposedly an ax murderer in a bunny suit who has terrorized northern Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. for more than four decades.
Who's Afraid of The Slender Man?
The Internet boogeyman known as Slender Man (aka Slenderman) is best described as a crowdsourced fiction.
Weightlifting Mishap
This shocking image, origin unknown, purports to show a weightlifter suffering from a prolapsed rectum after attempting to lift more weight than his innards could bear. Page 30.
Gerbilling Mishap Injures Two - Urban Legends
Two people injured in gerbilling mishap (another insult to the reputation of gerbils everywhere).
Is the "Pet in the Microwave" Urban Legend True?
In this classic urban legend, an elderly woman comes up with a novel way to dry her soggy pet in a hurry. It doesn't go so well.
Niagara Falls Frozen in 1911 (Photos) - Urban...
Viral images purport to offer postcard views of Niagara Falls completely frozen over in 1911.
Was the Flush Toilet Invented by a Man Named...
Is it true that a 19th-century British plumber named Sir Thomas Crapper (aka John Crapper) invented the flush toilet?
Test Your Urban Legends IQ - Advanced Level
Urban Legends Quiz: Test your urban legends IQ!: urban legends level test iq
4 Theories About Who Killed Princess Diana
More than 15 years after Princess Diana was killed in a car crash on Aug. 31, 1997, conspiracy theories are still circulating about the circumstances of her death.
Origin of the Word 'Picnic' - Urban Legends
Viral message contends that the word 'picnic' originated in southern 'family outings' during which white people lynched African Americans.
Motorcycle or Boating Accident
Depending on which version you receive, the caption accompanying this emailed photo claims this poor patient was impaled on a fencepost after losing control of his motorcycle or boat. Page 31.
Check Out This Amazing Pic of a Rare "Golden...
According to her caretakers at an animal sanctuary in Hawaii, Zoe the golden zebra was born with a condition known as amelanosis, a melanin pigment deficiency.
Are There Giant Alligators in the Sewers of New...
Did you know there are giant albino alligators living in the sewers of New York City? No, really! They started out as pets, then got flushed down the toilet when they grew too large for their owners to handle. Or so they say...
Cough CPR / Self-CPR - Can Coughing Save Your...
Cough CPR / Self-CPR - According to this viral rumor circulating since 1999, you can save your own life during a heart attack... by coughing.
Is the Old Story about Kidney Thieves True?
Rumors can spread like viruses, and are sometimes just as lethal. Case in point, 'The Kidney Thieves.'
Shampoo Warning Video is a Scam
Fake video supposedly reveals hideous skin condition caused by use of Head & Shoulders, Dove, Garnier, or other name-brand shampoo. Don't click. It's a scam.
Did the Australian PM Really Tell Muslims to...
Statements falsely attributed to Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard advise Muslim immigrants to learn English and adapt to Australian culture or leave the country.
Are Members of Congress Really Exempt from Laws?
Proposed 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: 'Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives.'
Pictures: Dead Mermaid Found in the Philippines
Emailed pictures purportedly show the carcass of a dead mermaid caught by a fisherman in the Philippines.
Can You Unlock Your Car Door with a Cell Phone?...
Locked out of your automobile? According to this forwarded email, you can have someone transmit a signal from your spare remote key via cell phone and unlock your car door in a pinch.
Is That Scream in "Love Rollercoaster" from an...
Did the bloodcurdling scream in the Ohio Players song 'Love Rollercoaster' come from a woman who was murdered in the recording studio?
Can This "Suggestive" 1930s Mickey Mouse Milk...
Viral image of a vintage milk ad from the 1930s appears to feature Mickey Mouse making a sexually suggestive remark to Minnie.
What Do Brown Recluse Spider Bites Look Like?
Emailed pictures purport to show the progressive deterioration of a necrotic wound caused by the bite of a poisonous brown recluse spider.
Viral Stories Warn of CFL Light Bulbs "Exploding"
Forwarded email claims CFL light bulbs made in China and sold under the brand name 'Globe' pose a fire hazard and should be avoided.
Best Urban Legends, Email Rumors and Internet...
Find info on the latest Internet hoaxes, rumors, and the most popular stories circulating today.
Is There Such a Thing as a Black Lion?
Viral image purports to show a rare, all-black lion discovered in Africa. (P.S., it's fake.)
College Application Essay - Urban Legends
A viral hit since 1990, here is the funniest 'college application essay' ever written.
10 Hilarious Internet Urban Legends
Our handpicked selection of the funniest urban legends online.
Polar Bear Attack 3
Emailed photos graphically document injuries sustained by the survivor of a polar bear attack in the Yukon. Page 36.
Are Raw Egg Whites a Legitimate Burn Remedy?
Egg whites as a burn remedy? Viral text touts coating burned skin with raw egg whites as a 'miracle healing' home remedy. Doctors not so much.
World's Tallest Woman? - Urban Legends
Viral images purport to show the world's tallest woman at 7 feet, 4 inches tall and 320 pounds, in Holland. Real or hoax?
Did This Man Force a Puppy to Drink Vodka from...
Circulating via social media, this viral image appears to show a puppy being forced to drink vodka from a bottle. Appearances can be deceiving.
Are RFID Microchip Implants Required by...
Viral warnings claim a provision in Obamacare requires all Americans to receive RFID chip (microchip) implants for government tracking.
What Exactly IS an Urban Legend?
Urban Legends FAQ: What is an urban legend?
Super-Skinny Fashion Model 4
Viral images purport to show extremely emaciated fashion models. Page 22.
Chain-Letter Ghost Story About the Little Girl...
Chain letter tells the story of Clarissa, a little girl imprisoned in a mental hospital for killing her mother and father. That was just for starters.
Maggots in Oreos 1
Emailed photo purports to show an infestation of maggots or insect eggs in the cream filling of an Oreo cookie made in China. Page 32.
Did Einstein Prove that God Exists?
Einstein's proof of God? In this viral anecdote of unknown origin, a university student named Albert Einstein humiliates his atheist professor by proving that God exists.
Did the U.S. Government Buy 30,000 Guillotines?
Decades-old conspiracy theory claims the federal government recently purchased 30,000 guillotines.
Man Eats Baby 2
'Dear Guide: I received an email last week which was quite disturbing and, to say the least, disgusting. It is about dead babies that can be bought from hospitals in Taiwan for $70 to meet the high demand for grilled and barbequed babies!'. Page 24.
Was There Really an 1800-Pound Wild Boar and...
Viral images of a gigantic, '1,800-pound' wild boar allegedly shot in Conroe, Texas (or Potosi, Missouri, or Sun City Center, Florida, etc., depending on version).
Tupac Is Alive! - Full Text of Purported CNN...
Full text of purported CNN news story reporting the 'resurrection' of Tupac Shakur. This is an Internet hoax perpetrated on April Fools' Day 2005.

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