Latest Hoax Stories
Move over Balloon Boy, there is a new hoaxster who has taken flight. This week the media – including this reporter – was duped into believing that Jarno Smeets had achieved flight with his wings made from para-sails and power-assisted by a mobile phone and Nintendo Wii controller.
A claim by a New York magician that he shipped himself in a crate to Las Vegas is all smoke and mirrors, U.S.
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