Fact or Fiction Archive
Last Updated: 87 days ago
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2/27/13 -- Crazy Hotel Rooms: Treehotel in Sweden offers a variety of crazy rooms in the middle of a forest. The rooms resemble everything from a ufo, to a bird's nest, to a lego toy.
2/26/13 -- Naked Hotel Man: A video that has gone viral shows a naked man get locked out of his hotel room and make his way to the lobby.
2/19/13 -- Amazing Pencil Drawings: Pencil drawings by an artist named Diego Fazio look exactly like photographs.
2/8/13 -- Human-Faced Dog: A dog with an eerily human-like face is up for adoption in Indiana.
1/23/13 -- Transparent Car: Pictures online show a car that appears to be transparent. It's actually the work of a young artist who wanted to make a statement about recycling.
1/10/13 -- Early Tablet Designs: Pictures show Apple's early attempts to create a tablet computer back in the early 1980's.
12/26/12 -- Mistranslated Menu Signs: There are scores of pictures online of poorly translated menu signs, mostly from eastern Asia.
12/17/12 -- Super Spicy Peanut Butter: A new peanut butter being sold is six times as spicy as the world's hottest chili.
11/28/12 -- Nunchucks Ping Pong: A viral video shows a Bruce Lee look-alike appearing to play ping pong with nunchucks. This was produced in 2008 to advertise a Nokia cell phone marking the 35th anniversary of Lee's death.
11/9/12 -- Veterans Day Freebies: A number of establishments are offering free food on Veterans Day.
11/7/12 -- Perfume Candy: A new candy on the market claims to be an edible deodorant that can make you excrete a floral aroma.
11/1/12 -- Snake Wine: Pictures going around showing the product are very real, and there's even a website devoted to selling the product.
10/24/12 -- Smoked Water: A new product has been introduced called Smoked Water. It is water that has sat for four days in an oak smokery. It's designed for marinating, poaching, and as an ingredient in smokey drinks.
7//27/12 -- Parking Lot Signs: An artist named Axel Peemoeller has created signs in a parking lot that appear to hang in mid air when viewed from the proper perspective.
7/5/12 -- Girls Rob Girl Scout: A video that has gone viral shows two remorseless girls being interviewed about stealing money from a 9-year-old Girl Scout selling cookies. Sadly this video is real. It was taken in 2008 in Florida.
7/3/12 -- Strange Car: An artist named Benedict Radcliffe has created a sculpture that looks like a car from an old-school video game. That work and many others similar to it are featured on his website.
6/20/12 -- Graffiti Hotel Room: A graffiti artist named Tilt has created a hotel room that is half filled with graffiti and half white.
5/18/12 -- Snow Quilts: An artist named Simon Beck makes amazing, large-scale designs out of snow. Pictures of his work are being circulated online and they are real.
5/9/12 -- Freeway Accident Video: A video online shows a man being hit by a car on a Russian freeway. Many people believe it is fake, but so far there is no official word either way.
4/27/12 -- Fake Movie Posters: A fake movie poster about a Walt Disney bio-pic is getting a lot of attention. It's the work of an artist named Pascal Witaszek who has made a series of such posters.
4/11/12 -- Amazing Dolphin Rescue: Dramatic video posted online shows people coming to the rescue of 30 dolphins that beached themselves in Brazil.
4/4/12 -- Lightning Photos: An amateur photographer named Roch Hart has taken some amazing pictures of lightning.
3/26/12 -- Pencil Drawings: An artist named Paul Cadden draws pictures with pencil that look exactly like actual photos. Here is a sample of his work.
1/17/12 -- Braille Buns: A South African fast food chain called Wimpy has started selling hamburgers in which words are spelled out in braille using sesame seeds.
1/2/12 -- Steve Jobs Action Figure: A new Steve Jobs action figure is being promoted on the internet. It's actually real. The figure, which is extremely realistic looking, will hit the market in February and sells for $100. UPDATE: The plan to sell this action figure was aborted under pressure from Apple and Steve Jobs' family.
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