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Police: Student Faked Rape Threat Against Herself

A student at the University of Wyoming who claimed she was targeted for a Facebook rape threat because she “runs her liberal mouth all the time” faked the threat against herself, police say. Meg Lanker-Simons, 26, has been charged with interference with a police investigation by giving false statement. The phony threat, posted on a Facebook page called “UW Crushes” was cited as “an example of rape culture” by Lanker-Simons in […]

Internet Tries to Capitalize on Boston Marathon Tragedy

As we’ve said elsewhere, many want to use tragic events to capitalize for their personal gain. In the aftermath of yesterday’s tragic events, a fake Twitter account and several fake photos have surfaced, resulting in thousands of retweets and much confusion. 1. Fake Twitter Account One fake Twitter account, @_BostonMarathon (which has since been suspended), was asking for retweets in exchange for donations. Twitter has suspended the fake Boston Marathon […]

Spotted: A Real-Life Pokemon!

Spotted on the interwebz today: a real-life Bulbasaur! According to Bulbapedia: Like all starters, Bulbasaur are scarce in the wild. Sometimes they can be found in secret places such as gardens, plains near large sources of fresh water, or hiding in the forest in hollow logs, but overall, they are found far more often in the ownership of Trainers. It is native to Kanto. This is great advertising for Canon, too. […]

Picture of Booty Lady Getting Abortion is Fake

This picture is going around. User @JasonPociask retweeted it adding, “this is real.” Whatever your position on babies, life, God, and a woman’s choice — the picture should break your heart. It’s fake though. We found the picture elsewhere with different captions and at earlier dates than January 15th. Links here and here for example. It looked like a troll account when we noticed that it was the first tweet, the picture had a […]