Computer tan hoax
Computer tan hoax refers to a trick website set up by skin cancer charity Skcin in 2009 to spread awareness about skin cancer through the Internet. The fake company was promoted by leaflets, street ma...
2009 Nobel Peace Prize
The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples". The Norwegian Nobel Committ...
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The Pamphlet Scandal
The Pamphlet Scandal is an astonishing occurrence in Colombia, in which social cleaning pamphlets are being distributed through various cities of this country.
In the 1980s, social cleaning groups...
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Entropa
Entropa is a sculpture by Czech artist David Černý. The project was commissioned by the Czech Republic to mark the occasion of its presidency of the Council of the European Union, and was originally d...
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Trijicon biblical verses controversy
The Trijicon biblical verses controversy, known by the sobriquet Jesus rifles, refers to the stamping of Bible verse references (e.g. Rev21:23) onto rifle scopes manufactured by Trijicon, which bear...
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United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict
The United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, also known as the Goldstone Report, was a team established in April 2009 by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) during the Gaz...
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Sunday Express Dunblane controversy
The Sunday Express Dunblane controversy began on Sunday 8 March 2009, when the Scottish edition of the Sunday Express newspaper published a front page article by Paula Murray, "Anniversary Shame of Du...
John O'Donoghue expenses controversy
The John O'Donoghue expenses controversy refers to a 2009 political controversy in Ireland surrounding former Ceann Comhairle John O'Donoghue. He was pursued by various allegations over his expenses c...
Air Force One photo op incident
The Air Force One photo op incident occurred on the morning of April 27, 2009, when a Boeing VC-25 (a Boeing 747 military variant used as Air Force One when the president is aboard), followed by a U.S...
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2009 MTV Video Music Awards
The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards took place on September 13, 2009, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, honoring the best music videos from June 19, 2008, to June 29, 2009. Comedian Russell Bran...
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AIG bonus payments controversy
The AIG bonus payments controversy began in March 2009, when it was publicly disclosed that the American International Group (AIG) insurance corporation was going to pay approximately $218 million in ...
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Question Time British National Party controversy
The Question Time British National Party controversy in early September 2009 followed an invitation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to Nick Griffin, leader of the far-right British Natio...
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British National Party
The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right political party in the United Kingdom. The party was formed by John Tyndall in 1982 from the merging of several political parties, and from 1999 to 2014...
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Hotelicopter
Hotelicopter is an April Fools' Day video produced as a viral marketing campaign by Hotelicopter, a now defunct hotel search site, in 2009. It showed a craft based on the Soviet giant Mil V-12 militar...
Controversies surrounding Left 4 Dead 2
Left 4 Dead 2 is a cooperative first-person shooter video game and the sequel to Valve Corporation's award-winning Left 4 Dead. The game launched on November 17, 2009, for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 3...
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Question Time (TV series)
Question Time is a topical debate BBC television programme in the United Kingdom, based on Any Questions? The show typically features politicians from at least the three major political parties as wel...
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Balloon boy hoax
The balloon boy hoax occurred on October 15, 2009 in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States when Richard and Mayumi Heene allowed a gas balloon filled with helium to float away into the atmosphere, and...
Kanyegate
The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards took place on September 13, 2009, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, honoring the best music videos from June 19, 2008, to June 29, 2009. Comedian Russell Bran...
Kanyegate - Wikipedia
2009 Aftonbladet Israel controversy
The Aftonbladet–Israel controversy refers to the controversy that followed the publication of a 17 August 2009 article in the Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet alleging that Israeli troops harvested organs ...
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David Weiss (fictional person)
In March 2009, Haviv Rettig Gur was contacted by a man claiming to be David Weiss, captain in the Norwegian military. Weiss was quoted in a news story written by Gur in The Jerusalem Post in which Nor...
United States Navy dog handler hazing scandal
The United States Navy dog handler hazing scandal was a pattern of misconduct engaged in by members of the United States Navy at Naval Support Activity Bahrain between 2004 and 2006. Naval investigato...
United States Navy dog handler hazing scandal - Wikipedia
Morristown UFO hoax
The Morristown UFO hoax was originally thought to be an unidentified aerial event, of mysterious floating red lights, that occurred near Morristown, New Jersey, on Monday, January 5, 2009, between 8:1...
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Miss USA 2009 controversy
The Miss USA 2009 controversy centered on Miss California USA 2009 Carrie Prejean's answer to a question regarding same-sex marriage. During the ceremony, the five finalists were all asked about polit...
Beck v. Eiland-Hall
Beck v. Eiland-Hall is a case filed in 2009 before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a United Nations agency. It was filed by political commentator Glenn Beck against Isaac Eilan...
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2009 Ibrahim al-Maqadna Mosque strike
The 2009 Ibrahim al-Maqadna Mosque strike occurred on January 3, 2009 as part of the 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza War when an Israeli missile hit the Ibrahim al-Maqadna mosque in the Gaza strip during evenin...
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Project Chanology
Project Chanology (also called Operation Chanology) was a protest movement against the practices of the Church of Scientology by members of Anonymous, a leaderless Internet-based group that defines it...
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