Hoaxes

Meet The 'Hogfish'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

So look, there is an image reportedly going around the internet. That sentence alone should be enough to make you raise your scepticism shields. ...

Best Get-Out-Of Class Hoaxes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

We've all had that pre-exam panic, but who's actually ever gone so far as sending an email pretending there's a bomb inside the exam building and gett...

Harvard Student 'Sent Bomb Hoax Emails To Get Out Of Exam'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student from Harvard University pretended bombs had been placed around campus in order to get out of taking his exams, US officials have claimed. ...

WATCH: 49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Who said learning couldn't be fun?! Certainly not John Green of Mental Floss. Yes, the man who recently brought us 50 Common Misquotations is back ...

Crowd Control and the Power of the Hoax: What Can Advertising Learn from Stuntsters?

Mark Borkowski | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK
Mark Borkowski

The rise of the Now! Economy has most industries wondering what the next step is. For years now, many professions have looked on to the changes taking place in the way we communicate, stunned by the speed of change and unsure what the next steps are for their industry.

WATCH: That Facebook Hoax Legal Notice Explained

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Comedy

OK, hands up who posted that nonsensical, jargon-filled legal notice to their Facebook status after it went viral earlier in the week - under the mist...

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Alan McGee | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK
Alan McGee

The bad side (of the internet) are the freaks. But you know even then they make me laugh with the advent of the keyboard gladiators. I have encountered all types through the online world, but there is one which even by my own weird adventures was the biggest freak I have ever met yet.