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Cloned Dinosaur Story is a Complete Hoax

Cloned Dinosaur Story is a Complete Hoax

By Sean Patterson March 31, 2014

Last week a story appearing on the website Newshound.biz reported that British scientists had successfully cloned a dinosaur. Citing scientists and spokespersons from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), the story stated that a baby Apatasaurus named “spot” had been born …

Eminem Stabbed? Nope, Just Another Facebook Hoax Eminem Stabbed? Nope, Just Another Facebook Hoax
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Rapper Eminem left nearly DEAD after being stabbed 4 times in NYC! That’s the message circulating around Facebook right now. The post claims that the whole thing was caught on surveillance video, and offers a link to said video. Luckily …

Tiny ‘Alien’ Skeleton Debunked by DNA Evidence Tiny ‘Alien’ Skeleton Debunked by DNA Evidence
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A tiny humanoid skeleton found in Chile’s Atacama Desert has been hailed by UFO conspiracists for years as proof of extraterrestrial life. Now, actual science has proven that the skeleton, as with all currently known life, originated on Earth. According …

Joel Osteen: Hoax Hasn't Upset Him Joel Osteen: Hoax Hasn't Upset Him

Earlier this week, a late April Fool’s hoax made its debut, alleging that popular U.S. pastor Joel Osteen had renounced Christianity. Osteen is the pastor of a mega-church in Houston, Texas, and has a worldwide broadcast ministry that has made …

New Facebook Share Hoax Uses Starving Children New Facebook Share Hoax Uses Starving Children
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Facebook is not, nor will they ever be in the business of donating money to causes based on sharing content on the site. This is a fact, not a theory. But some people still fail to understand this. Even people …

Facebook Scam Poses as Message from 'Zurckerberg' Facebook Scam Poses as Message from 'Zurckerberg'
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Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is …

No, There Is Certainly No Facebook Jail No, There Is Certainly No Facebook Jail
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Don’t worry, there is no Facebook Jail – although the concept is intriguing. An old viral hoax involving account suspensions and friend requests has morphed to suggest that sending too many requests could land you in this hellish place. The …

Taylor Swift Sex Tape Facebook Hoax Makes The Rounds Taylor Swift Sex Tape Facebook Hoax Makes The Rounds
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Although it may be tempting, you should avoid clicking any links on Facebook claiming to house a leaked sex tape featuring Grammy award-winning artist Taylor Swift. That’s because it’s a hoax that will lead you down the annoying road of …

Another Day, Another Stupid Facebook Hoax Another Day, Another Stupid Facebook Hoax
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It’s disconcerting that it bears repeating, but here goes: Facebook is never going to donate to some cause based on how many times you share a status. End of story. But that simple fact still floats over the heads of …

Facebook Does Some Fact Checking Facebook Does Some Fact Checking
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As previously reported, there has been a viral status going around on Facebook promising to protect your privacy by guaranteeing your right to copyright what you publish on the site. In case it was not obvious enough, Facebook has officially …

Mars Hoax Day Lives On In The Year Of Curiosity Mars Hoax Day Lives On In The Year Of Curiosity
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Today, August 27, has come to be known in some circles as Mars Hoax Day, and with the Mars Curiosity rover in action, there’s plenty of room for hoax. The hoax, however, comes from well before Curiosity’s time. It originated …

Vanilla Ice Dead According To Facebook Hoax Vanilla Ice Dead According To Facebook Hoax
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Get outta here. Word to your mother. The latest celeb to meet the icy hand of death on social media is 44-year-old Rob Van Winkle – you may know him as Vanilla Ice. According to the reports, the rapper, actor, …

Eddie Murphy is The Next Twitter Victim Eddie Murphy is The Next Twitter Victim
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After Solja “Superman that ho” Boy’s death, or rumors thereof, spread like wildfire over Twitter, a hoax using the social media platform was blamed. However, what I’m now referring to as “The Twitter Murderer” has struck again. This time, his …

Twitter Killed Fidel Castro Last Night Twitter Killed Fidel Castro Last Night

This year is shaping up to be a stellar year for Twitter hoaxes. The latest addition happened last night when Fidel Castro became a trending topic on Twitter as reports of his death reverberated across the social media site. There …

Facebook Changes: Charging You Is Not One Of Them Facebook Changes: Charging You Is Not One Of Them
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The idea that Facebook is going to implement a pay-structure and begin charging current members for use of the service is a bit of misinformation that has been going around for years. The rumors have spread in various ways across …