Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.
After a 13-year-old boy calls in to say he has found proof in his local library that man-made global warming is a hoax, the famed radio host sends him an iPad, as its portability will prove useful in the boy's crusade.
Photos from the impending hurricane are flooding social media. But some of the imagery is fake. So consider reality-checking that incredible that just arrived in your Twitter feed.
A curious love triangle -- which allegedly resulted in a compromising picture being posted to Facebook -- allegedly ends in a man making a bogus bomb threat.
A hoax message is rattling around on WhatsApp, urging app users to forward a fake message to all their contacts.
A cleverly designed human birdwings hoax has the whole Internet bummed out it's not real.
Government says interview with Communications Minister Reza Taghipour published on April 1 was in fact a hoax.
Company is removing posts containing malicious code from users' pages, but the malware continues to spread when people click on the links. Already, the hoax has been memorialized on T-shirts and YouTube.
For the seventh consecutive year, fake e-mails are filling up in-boxes around the world warning that on August 27, Mars will approach Earth and grow to the size of a full moon.