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Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Dead Bodies Rising
Viewers of The Steve Wilkos Show on CBS affiliate KRTV in Great Falls had the program interrupted on Monday by an emergency alert that delivered this warning:

Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. Follow the messages on screen that will be updated as information becomes available. Do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are extremely dangerous.


Seems that someone had hacked into the station's emergency alert system. The police (who are looking into the matter) report that four people called them to check if the alert was true. [greatfallstribune]
Categories: Death, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Tue Feb 12, 2013
Comments (3)
Can't tell if this is genius...or stupid.
Posted by Dana  in  SC  on  Tue Feb 12, 2013  at  06:39 PM
Expanded to Michigan, New Mexico, and California - Traced to hackers overseas and poor passwords globally
Posted by oppiejoe  in  Michigan - USA  on  Sat Feb 16, 2013  at  11:18 AM
Not sure which is funnier, that it happened or that only 4 people were watching that show
Posted by RLC  in  Florida  on  Fri Sep 06, 2013  at  11:53 AM
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