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10 More Viral Images That Are Actually Fake

The fakes are coming! The fakes are coming! Today we have 10 more images you may have seen floating around the internet recently. But don’t believe your lying eyes. They’re all totally fake.


6 Fake Ebola Cures Being Peddled Online

Throughout history, hucksters have emerged to sell bullshit “cures” for diseases to fearful people. Today these frauds make their home on the internet. And they’re selling bullshit cures for Ebola. There is no known cure — or vaccine — for Ebola, but that’s not stopping shameless profiteers from exploiting the panic over this deadly virus.


8 More Viral Images That Are Totally Fake

The fakes are everywhere. At this point, it might be easier to just point out the images on the internet that are real, rather than show you all the fakes that have been circulating recently. Then again, this way’s always more fun.


KLM's Sherlock Dog Is An Adorable Lie

Yes, that viral video of KLM’s “lost and found” dog reuniting passengers with their lost phones is adorable. But sadly, it’s just an ad campaign. The dog is not a permanent member of KLM’s actual lost and found team.


Vintage Ad Promising A Free U2 Tape With Every Walkman Is Fake

Apple recently gave iTunes users something they didn’t want for free: a new U2 album. Reactions have ranged from “who the hell is U2?” to “who the hell is U2 and why is this on my phone?” The move has also spawned countless jokes, including the Photoshopped image above. Yes, despite looking plausible enough, it’s yet another fake.


7 Famous Quotes About The Future That Are Actually Fake

We love failed predictions. It’s kind of our bread and butter. But shockingly, some of the failed predictions being passed around on the internet are often misleading, frequently taken out of context, or sometimes completely fabricated.


That Time A Lying Factbot Accidentally Told The Truth

The internet loves fun facts. But those images and facts we see floating around are often more fun than fact. Sometimes, these incorrect facts are distributed by people who simply haven’t done their homework. Other times, they’re the product of people who just want to throw a spanner in the machinery of social media.


UberFacts Is Still UberWrong

A few months ago we did a little fact-checking and found out that UberFacts is full of shit. So we wanted to give it another shot. The results? UberFacts is still spreading way too much misinformation.


Computex: Amazing Knock-Off Gadgets Inspired By Samsung, Apple And Others

From the labyrinth of technology at Computex Taipei, here are 15 gadgets so fantastically fake that you almost can’t help but be impressed. Blatant knock-off or design by inspiration? You be the judge…


China Shuts Down Museum Showing Thousands Of Fake Artefacts

China is currently undergoing a huge boom in museums — 299 new ones have opened in the last year alone. And just like the 20th century museum boom in the United States, which inspired cascades of forgeries, China’s is bringing out the fakes: The government has shuttered one museum where a third of the 8000 artefacts were fake.


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