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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
WiFi - SM
image Are you guilty about living a life of comfort while others around the world suffer? Do you want to 'feel their pain'? Now you can, thanks to the WiFi-SM. This is a wireless device that "automatically detects the information from approximately 4,500 news sources worldwide updated continuously and analyses them looking for specific keywords such as death, kill, murder, torture, rape, war, virus etc.. Each time the text of the news contains one of these keywords, your WiFi-SM device is activated through the Wi-Fi network and provides you with an electric impulse. This impulse is calibrated so that you can feel a certain amount of pain, but is completely safe." (via Gizmodo)
Categories: Technology
Posted by The Curator on Thu Apr 01, 2004
Comments (1)
That sounds a bit extreme. I think as long as you are aware of what's going on around the world, you can appreciate what you have a little more. I don't think hurting yourself would be a good way to do this.
Posted by Tony  on  Wed Nov 17, 2010  at  11:38 AM
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