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08

Jan

Why experts were fooled by the recent crop circle hoaxThe human mind is primed to seek meaning in all things, and sometimes we see elaborate meanings in simple things.

Why experts were fooled by the recent crop circle hoax
The human mind is primed to seek meaning in all things, and sometimes we see elaborate meanings in simple things.

29

Jan


 Baby-snatching eagle video now earning money for scholarship  



A Montreal school offers a good lesson on how to turn a hoax into a charitable cause.
A Montreal school offers a good lesson on how to turn a hoax into a charitable cause.

18

Jan


 Bizarre Manti Te’o hoax and the truth about online love 



People do fall in love with people they’ve only ever met online, and the feelings are very real, according to experts who study online communication. Because there is little to no information about body language or emotion online, people feel comfortable disclosing more about themselves, which fosters a sense of intimacy.
People do fall in love with people they’ve only ever met online, and the feelings are very real, according to experts who study online communication. Because there is little to no information about body language or emotion online, people feel comfortable disclosing more about themselves, which fosters a sense of intimacy.

13

Feb

Blurry woolly mammoth video deemed a hoaxMan who shot the river footage denies ever seeing a mammoth during filming.

Blurry woolly mammoth video deemed a hoax
Man who shot the river footage denies ever seeing a mammoth during filming.

28

Dec

15 of the biggest scientific hoaxes

15 of the biggest scientific hoaxes