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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

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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

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By March 1, 2014

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DIY McFly: Make a working hoverboard from common yard gear

A working hoverboard inspired by "Back to the Future: Part II" uses leaf blowers to glide over the ground. And you can build your own.

By December 11, 2014

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Junko Junsui and Alfa-Arkiv: Behind the curtain of the insidious ARG

The ringleaders behind the ARG that started nearly 10 years ago with Junko Junsui step out from behind the curtain to tell CNET their story.

By December 11, 2014

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That privacy notice you're posting to Facebook? It won't work

Users of the world's largest social network are once again falling for a hoax "notice" to copyright their content.

By December 2, 2014

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Rush Limbaugh: iPad great tool in fighting global warming 'hoax'

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.

By April 5, 2013

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Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard, Ep. 184

This week on Crave, we can see sound waves. We might get to see an unexplored part of the moon. But most of all we get to see Tony Hawk finally ride a real hoverboard, no hoax this time.

By November 21, 2014

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Bigfoot seen (and heard) in new video?

A British sasquatch enthusiast claims to have captured the sights and sounds of the legendary and elusive ape man. See if it convinces you that Bigfoot is more than a myth.

By December 3, 2014

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Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

You don't have to daydream about "Back to the Future" to ride a hoverboard. Hendo Hover, with the help of Hawk, hopes its Kickstarter campaign will bring this high-tech fun to the masses.

By November 17, 2014