Blind spots: Challenge assumptions
Learn more at PwC.com - http://www.pwc.com/us/en/index.jhtml Our brains are wired to make assumptions, which can sometimes be off base. We think it's an honest mistake; science calls it a blind spot.
Hillary disappears, Greensboro Rally, 100% proof the video was fake
100% proof of green screen used at Greensboro, North Carolina, rally. Hillary disappears from the video. Smoking gun evidence that Greensboro video was fake....
The 19 Most Outrageous Lies Circulating On The Internet
It's as if people don't even know how to use Google anymore.
Illusion of the Year - Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion
Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016 Title: Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion Author: Kokichi Sugihara Institution: Meiji University, Japan
7 Historical Hoaxes
Throughout history, sometimes discoveries that at first seemed significant later turned out to be hoaxes. From Drake’s Plate of Brass, a practical joke that got out of hand and wound up in school text...
Winter Is Trumping!
Armed with a Valyrian steel sword named Deal-Maker, Donald Trump embarks on a quest through Westeros to take care its border policies.
Red Mercury - The Doomsday Chemical ISIS Is After
Red mercury — precious and rare, exceptionally dangerous and exorbitantly expensive, its properties unmatched by any compound known to science — was the stuff of doomsday daydreams. According to well-...
This Rare Illness Makes People Think They’re Dead
The delusions of “walking corpse syndrome” have sometimes been misdiagnosed as schizophrenia. On Nov. 5, 2013, Esmé Weijun Wang came to the remarkable conclusion that she was dead. In the weeks prior...
Floating city: Mirage or hoax?
A giant floating city appeared in the sky in China. Or did it? A video purporting to show a mass of skyscrapers towering above clouds in the Chinese city of Foshan has gone viral, sparking talk of pa...
Nature Rx Part 1
Set in the world of a spoofed prescription drug commercial, Nature Rx offers a hearty dose of laughs and the outdoors - two timeless prescriptions for whatever ails you. Side effects may include confi...
Hillarious Parody of Michael Fokine's Choreography of THE DYING SWAN. Dancer - Ida Nevaseyneva.
IDA NEVASEYNEVA - real name - Paul Ghiselin Birthplace: Norfolk, VA Training: Tidewater Academy, Joffrey Ballet School Joined Trockadero: May 1995
Staring into someone’s eyes for 10 minutes induces an altered state of consciousness - ScienceAlert
A psychologist in Italy has figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by asking 20 volunteers to sit and stare into each other’s eyes for 10 minutes straight. Not only did t...
Banksy's Newest Piece Of Art Is A Depressing Parody Of Disneyland (Photos)
Your favorite theme park with a dark twist. you know anything about Banksy’s artwork, you know the street artist is always pushing the envelope. For the last couple of weeks, rumors floated around the...
Bias
Bias is an inclination of temperament or outlook to present or hold a partial perspective, often accompanied by a refusal to consider the possible merits of alternative points of view. People may be ...
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Black propaganda
Black propaganda is false information and material that purports to be from a source on one side of a conflict, but is actually from the opposing side. It is typically used to vilify, embarrass or mis...
Defamation
Defamation—also calumny, vilification, and traducement—is the communication of a false statement that harms the reputation of an individual person, business, product, group, government, religion, or n...
Error
The word error entails different meanings and usages relative to how it is conceptually applied. The concrete meaning of the Latin word "error" is "wandering" or "straying". Unlike an illusion, an err...
Error - Wikipedia
Fiction
Fiction is the classification for any creative informational work—almost always a narrative—whose creator does not claim responsibility for the work's faithfulness to reality; in other wor...
Historical revisionism (negationism)
Historical revisionism is either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event, or the illegitimate distortion of the historical record. For the former, i.e. ...
Historical revisionism (negationism) - Wikipedia
Hoaxes
A hoax is a deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, or rumors, urban legends, pseudosciences or April Fools' Day ev...
Illusion
An illusion is a distortion of the senses, revealing how the brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation. Though illusions distort reality, they are generally shared by most people.Ill...
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Lie detection
Lie detection, also referred to as deception detection, uses questioning techniques along with technology that record physiological functions to ascertain truth and falsehood in response. It is common...
Logical fallacies
A fallacy is the use of poor, or invalid, reasoning for the construction of an argument. It is also used to refer to "an argument which appears to be correct but is not." If an argument is fallacious,...
Obfuscation
Obfuscation is the obscuring of intended meaning in communication, making the message confusing, willfully ambiguous, or harder to understand. It may be intentional or unintentional (although the form...
Parody
A parody (/ˈpærədi/; also called spoof, send-up or lampoon), in use, is an imitative work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other tar...
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Pseudo-scholarship
Pseudo-scholarship (from pseudo- + scholarship) is a work (e.g., publication, lecture) or body of work that is presented as, but is not, the product of rigorous and objective study or research; the ac...