Tag: Hoax

Hoax video with 42 million views. What have we learned?

Recall THIS story that circulated for two days rapidly all over the world: Bird Abduction: Golden eagle grabs child video. We were uncertain right off the mark but knew there was some basis for the story, the tales of birds snatching kids in days gone by. Now, the whole story is revealed in this report…

Fakety fake dragon photo going round the ‘net

How To Cleave Your Dragon. Two photos of a Chinese man holding and then gutting what appears to be a small dragon has surfaced on the internet. Not much information is offered on the story behind the photos and no one seems to know who the young man is or how he acquired the mythical serpent.

You KNOW mermaids are fiction, right? RIGHT?

In an update to a popular post about the Animal Planet special, Mermaids: A Body Found, we see that nonsense fed to the public does it’s job. Apparently, there is a an internet/email rumor circulating that the program was real. See this documentation of it by the best urban legend site there is, Snopes.com. Perhaps…

Levitating girl caught on Russian video (UPDATE: Old and hoax)

Is This Russian Flying Girl Real or a Hoax? At a time when “shocking amateur footage”-inspired movies like ‘Paranormal Activity’ are all the norm, here’s a video from Russia that has been raising suspicions about its authenticity. A new report (in Russian) shows footage recorded by an individual in a forest with his dog, who…

Ancient machine gears embedded in rock? Nope. Crinoid fossils. (Update: hoax)

Brazil Weird News: Machine dated at 400 million years found in Russia. In the remote Kamchatka peninsula, 200 km from Tigil, University of St. Petersburg archaeologists discovered a strange fossil. The authenticity of the find has been certified. According archaeologist Yuri Golubev, occurs that, in this case the discovery surprised scientists by its nature, at…

Mammoth video hoax: Original film revealed (Updated: Hoax proved)

‘Woolly Mammoth’ Video a Hoax, Original Footage Proves We all knew the Siberian Mammoth video was a hoax. It was blurry, it looked either like computer-generated imagery (CGI) or a bear with a fish crossing a stream. The person who was responsible for the video runs a known hoaxing site, All News Web. But, wow,…

Edmonton sky noises video an admitted hoax

Edmonton entertainment web site exposes the sky noise hoaxing phenomenon. Strange Sounds in Edmonton Sky part of viral phenomenon | GIG CITY. The creator, local student Claudine Gladue, says it’s a hoax – a hoax made by using the soundtrack to the Conklin video, which may or may not be a hoax. It’s all so…

Mystery sky noise reported in Costa Rica (Hoaxes abound)

“The Hum” Heard In Costa Rica | Ghost Theory. The strange sound heard over Costa Rica is somewhat of a global phenomenon. For the last few years (more so these last few months) there have been reports of a strange, and very loud, sound that appears to come from the sky. It’s been reported and…

Frog-faced alien from Russia. Missing.

From the “This is too silly to post” file, a frog-faced “alien” from Russia… Photos/Video: Another Alleged Alien Body From Russia | Ghost Theory. An old lady from Petrozavodsk city reported that she had been keeping a frozen alien body in a refrigerator for a couple of years. The alien was found next to the…

Stick-Figure Alien exposed as hoax

Stick-Figure Alien in Argentina was CGI. Last year a video was uploaded to YouTube seemingly showing an alien walking in the background. Now, it’s been exposed as a hoax. The uploader of the video had later uploaded another video, with voice over, made to look a lot like a movie trailer.