We’re dedicated to unveiling some of the world’s greatest myths and hoaxes here at Pranksters, not just bringing you the latest and greatest online pranks. We’ve got ten famous hoaxes for you here that you’ve probably heard about, but might not know the truth behind them…
Hoax: Teddy Roosevelt rides a moose. Truth: It was a joke run by a newspaper.
Myth: This is what it looks like when lightning hits sand. Truth: This is what it looks like when someone puts sand on driftwood.
Myth: Paris Hilton wore a t-shirt telling people to stop being ‘poor’. Truth: It actually said ‘desperate’.
Myth: Snow on the Sphinx! For the first time in 112 years. Truth: Snow in Japan! It’s a small-scale version.
Hoax: Incredible purple foliage on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Truth: What do you think…? Photoshop!
Myth: ANGRY KOALA! Truth: Again, photo doctoring.
Myth: Smoking Obama caught on camera. Truth: While he does/did smoke, he doesn’t do it so openly on camera!
Myth: Sarah Palin poses in a stars n’ stripes bikini and a huge gun. Truth: An online wag created the photo as a joke.
Myth: Insane photo taken just before the 9/11 attacks. Truth: Photoshop. Again.
Myth: George W. Bush is so illiterate he holds books upside-down. Truth: Not really. It’s computer trickery, sadly.