Seinfeld's Newman Was Not Killed In An 18-Wheeler Accident

Another hour, another hoax, today in your hoaxy day of hoaxes. There's a fake story out there saying that beloved Seinfeld nemesis and Michael Jordan confidant Wayne Knight was smushed by a truck in rural Pennsylvania. But don't worry, our national treasure is still alive and very much with us. » 3/16/14 2:28pm 3/16/14 2:28pm

That Malaysia Airlines Ad Is Fake So Please Stop Sharing It

There's a nasty "ad" going around the Internet today. It purports to show an old Malaysia Airlines ad, which eerily predicted the horrible events that led to the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It's horrible, it's wrong, and even worse, it's fake. » 3/16/14 1:15pm 3/16/14 1:15pm

I Confess, I Didn't Get A Goat Polo Arcade Game Instead Of A Fiat

First off, I want it to be known that I'm not much of a liar. But I do enjoy a good hoax every now and then, but now it's time to come clean: the video game Ulak-Tartysh, based on the Kyrgyzstani sport (sometimes called Buzkashi), that was made behind the Iron Curtain in 1983, is an incredibly detailed fake of my own… » 5/10/13 1:29pm 5/10/13 1:29pm

How A Holocaust Denier Fooled The Internet With Nazi Jetpack Soldiers

One of the great accomplishments of Nazi Germany's war machine was a jetpack that propelled their soldiers into the sky. It was a fantastical device whose story has been told many times on the web and it would be even more impressive if it weren't the propaganda of a Holocaust denier disguised as history. » 5/02/13 12:59pm 5/02/13 12:59pm

Attention: This Shell Arctic Ready Website Is Also A Hoax

When Shell announced that they would be exploring opportunities to drill for oil off of Alaska's coast, a grassroots movement of bad publicity was started. First there was the mini oil rig explosion in early June and then there was arcticready.com, a purported Shell social media contest gone horribly wrong. » 7/18/12 1:40pm 7/18/12 1:40pm