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Pranksters have fun with 'newtgingrich.com'

It's a mystery who's behind a prank that's sending Gingrich supporters to Web sites related to controversies in which he's embroiled.

By Dec. 21, 2011

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Prankster broadcasts message to WSU students

Masked prankster delivers bizarre rant in video broadcast to students via hacked computer system.

By Nov. 10, 2010

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AT&T said to block 4chan; pranksters fight back

After AT&T's broadband customers began reporting they couldn't access the forum site, a fake report surfaced on CNN's iReport alleging that AT&T's CEO was dead.

By Jul. 27, 2009

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Neighbor banned from Web after naked man shows up at woman's house

In an apparent attempt at humor, Jason Willis put his neighbor's address and picture in a Craigslist sex-solicitation ad. Soon, she was receiving male callers, one of whom was not exactly dressed.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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April Fools' roundup: Google Nose, Twttr, and more

Search the Web by smell, Maps gets a pirate-themed overhaul, and Twitter starts charging for vowels, in our April Fools' roundup.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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New album from ex-Groupon CEO fails to crack iTunes Top 100

Andrew Mason's "Hardly Workin" is an opus of limited musical scope, but it's the lyrics, melding Tom Peters and Bob Dylan, that will surely inspire. Perhaps, though, it's an acquired taste.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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Smart wig on and lightsaber packed, I visit the future

In the second part of a two-part piece of speculative fiction, Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a day when everything is a little more awesome.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Fake WikiLeaks op-ed targets New York Times' Bill Keller

It looks real, but the URL is a giveaway that the Web page did not originate from the people of The New York Times.

By Jul. 29, 2012

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Athlete exposes alleged dirty e-mailer on Facebook

German high jumper Ariane Friedrich, a police officer, allegedly receives images of a stalker's genitals via e-mail. She posts his name, hometown, and parts of his alleged e-mail on her Facebook account.

By Apr. 23, 2012

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Ramos alarm clock makes you go to another room to turn it off

Inventors have come up with increasingly annoying alarm clocks designed to get even the heaviest sleeper out of bed. The Ramos clock on Kickstarter may have them all beat.

By Feb. 16, 2012