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I think people really like to read stories about hoaxes and conspiracy theories and that is why there are so many lists related to these topics. Weird Worm picked 10 of them for you.
5 Myths That People Don't Realize Are Admitted Hoaxes
It's no surprise that the world gets taken in by hoaxers and con men. They're really good at what they do and most of us are bored enough to believe anything as long as it takes our mind off the cubicle for a while.
And even when the hoaxers get accused of fakery, we may still take their side. After all, those negative doubting types try to shoot down everything! Who cares what they say! What is harder to explain, though, is the times when the perpetrators of a hoax come out themselves and confess to the fakery... and people still go right on believing.
Top 10 Cryptozoological Creatures
Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Jersey Devil and El Chupacabra are among the most famous cryptids - mysterious creatures people claim exist but have yet to be proven by science (and let's face it, probably will never be).
7 Famous Hoaxes
April is often the time when people share their knowledge of hoaxes and all over the internet sites post funny pages meant to trick their users. However April 1st hoaxes can sometimes influence history for years to come, not the classic pranks, but elaborate hoaxes such as the ones on this list.
The 5 Craziest Conspiracy Theory Nutjobs
The Web is haven for conspiracy theory nutjobs. Their duty is to expose government cover-ups and plots that the general public doesn’t know about. According to their loyal followers, they are ones who speak THE TRUTH!
So who are the biggest conspiracy theory nutjobs on the web? Here are the five most paranoid and popular.
Seven Amazing Hoaxes
Con-artists are a clever bunch. They make entire careers by tricking everyday people like you or I into believing the most absurd nonsense possible. The below hoaxes and cons managed to be both highly successful and unique in the field criminal lying.
Is it a Hoax?
New blog on the web "Paranormal Haze" made research about some well known phenomena.
9 Greatest Celebrity Death Rumors
People are fascinated with celebrity gossip. People are fascinated with death. Therefore, people are utterly fascinated by celebrity death rumors. Time and time again, false reports of a celebrity’s demise will surface, and time and time again people take the bait, regardless of how outlandish the claims may be. In honor our gullible, celebrity obsessed populous, her are nine of the greatest celebrity death rumors.
Tall Tales, Hoaxes & Scams: 10 Great Hollywood Tricks
People will do anything to make a headline, even making up something and passing it off as fact. That’s why you can’t believe everything you see or hear, but don’t worry because we at Mania got you covered and took the time to set the record straight on a few Hollywood tall tales, hoaxes and scams.
11 Badass Conspiracy Theories
Even with Bush out of the oval office, and 9/11 many years in our rear view mirror, America is still fascinated by conspiracy theories. Why? Well, who doesn’t love tapped phones, untraceable weapons, and secret government agents in Ray Bans?
Who Done it? Best Conspiracy Theories in Sports History
If you enjoyed the movie JFK, you’re probably a fan of conspiracy theories.
Oliver Stone’s perfectly painted picture almost certainly proves that Lee Harvey Oswald was not a lone gunman in the assassination of President Kennedy. Sports fans can be as much in the lunatic fringe as conspiracy theorists. And those who find themselves on the wrong side of a questionable outcome are quick to conjure a premeditated scheme.
List creator: Jovan Marić ""
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7 Utterly Bizarre Assassination Attempts
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15 of the Scariest Urban Legends From Around the World
Everyone loves a good old fashioned urban legend. People love getting a good scare, and something about urban legends just makes it feel like these things could have actually...
15 Myths About History You Probably Believe
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8 Prettiest Nations in Europe
It might be hard to tell the difference between women in Europe, but every man with a keen eye will tell you exactly why these nations have the prettiest women.
13 Things You Didn’t Know About the Lord of the Rings Movies
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13 Crazy World Records You Won’t Believe People Bothered to Set
These are the people who work on breaking and re-breaking world records that no one in their right mind would ever even consider as a legitimate thing. You know, the records that...
13 Famous Fictional Characters You Didn’t Know Were Based on Real...
Through all mediums of entertainment - music, movies, books, and so forth - we get attached to the truly great, fleshed out characters who just jump off the page or screen and...
14 Painfully Awkward Family Photos You Have to See to Believe
No one likes sitting down and taking family photos. After all, it’s always such a weird feeling to have a photographer posing you just a little too close to your siblings and...