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CNET lists top 8 brainless tech rumors
CNET UK has come up with a list of "the eight most brainless tech rumours ever." They are:
  • Hoverboards are real
  • The large hadron collider will kill us all
  • X-ray is a hoax
  • Home taping to kill music
  • Apple will buy Nintendo
  • Google to buy CNET
  • Y2K Bug will kill us all
  • Bill Gates is the antichrist
An odd list. They've omitted classics such as killer cell phone calls, cell phones explode gas stations, sunlamps cook internal organs, the Nokia speed trap detector, and (of course) penis-melting zionist robot combs.
Categories: Technology, Urban Legends
Posted by The Curator on Tue Nov 17, 2009
Comments (3)
Bill gates isn't the Antichrist anymore? When did that happen?
Posted by Salamander Sam  in  Chicago  on  Wed Nov 18, 2009  at  06:43 PM
Well, at least you know they aren't plagiarizing the MOH page wink
Posted by mario  in  new joysey  on  Wed Nov 18, 2009  at  10:31 PM
"Hoverboards aren't real."

Bugger. I just paid $1200 for one on EBay for Xmas.
Posted by Joel B1  in  Hobart, Tasmania  on  Sun Nov 22, 2009  at  10:38 PM
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