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Crazy Hoaxes the World Fell For – Infographic

10 Crazy Hoaxes

Who doesn’t love a good joke from time to time?  Sometimes it’s a quick one liner, or a simple practical joke on some friends, or in some cases an elaborate, well-.planned, detailed scheme meant to trick the masses for either entertainment or personal gain.  These last are the focus of today’s inforgraphic.  Through the years many hoaxes and schemes have been perpetuated, and while we’re a little more research savvy and skeptical as a species to spot these, there’s nothing that can stop a good con sometimes. [VIA]

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Each State’s Scariest Urban Legend — Infographic

The Creepiest Urban Legends in Each State

Everyone knows one:   The story that just makes you shiver.  The cautionary tale told to keep the kids (and some adults) away from some sketchy areas.  The creepy legend that had just enough reality to it to be totally convincing.  Urban legends are everywhere, and each one is as unique as the areas and communities they spring from.  Collected today are what are considered the scariest (or sometimes more obscure) urban legends from each state.  What are some of your favorites? [VIA]

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