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The 404 Show 1632: Nexus phones, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5, Facebook hoaxes (podcast)

Russ and Jeff are back together to talk about Google's new Nexus phones, the broken mess that is Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5, how not to get phished online, lame Facebook hoaxes, how Spotify secretly judges you and more!

By October 2, 2015


Facebook privacy hoaxes prey on your fears -- again

The social network's users are being inundated with messages that their Facebook privacy concerns can be assuaged by reposting a legal-sounding statement or signing up for a paid monthly subscription.

By September 28, 2015


Celebrate Photoshop's 25th with some of its silliest hoaxes (pictures)

For a two and a half decades, Photoshop has allowed us to see the world the way we think it should be -- funnier, scarier and with a lot more sharks prowling our neighborhoods.

10 Images By February 19, 2015


Facebook promises fewer hoax stories in your News Feed

A new feature will allow Facebook users to report hoax stories appearing in their News Feed. But Facebook is stopping short of removing content, instead offering a warning for readers.

By January 20, 2015


'Very distasteful': Not everyone supports #NoBraDay

Tuesday, in case you hadn't heard, is #NoBraDay, a call to ditch the bra to supposedly raise awareness of breast cancer. Instead, it's raising a lot of ire.

By October 13, 2015


Nvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual light

Using its new top-shelf graphics processing unit, Nvidia tackles one of the most persistent conspiracy theories in American history: the veracity of the 1969 to 1972 Apollo moon landings.

By September 19, 2014


Great Scott! Doc Brown has a new 'Back to the Future' short

It's just a few weeks till the 2015 date Marty McFly and Doc Brown visited from 1985. To celebrate, Doc is going Back to the Future one more time.

By September 30, 2015


Intel snared in $6B Israel divestiture hoax

A fake press release says the chipmaker is pulling out of its $6 billion investment because of the "destruction and loss of life resulting from Israel's recent assault on Gaza."

By August 7, 2014


Clockmaker Ahmed: I won't meet police chief without my lawyer

Technically Incorrect: After being arrested for making his own digital clock, the newest science celebrity shows humor during a press conference and an appearance on MSNBC. He says he's transferring schools.

By September 17, 2015


#IStandWithAhmed: Support grows for teen arrested for clock that 'looked like bomb'

Technically Incorrect: Even President Obama tweets support for the young science enthusiast, inviting him to bring his clock to the White House.

By September 16, 2015