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Are You Shittin’ Me?

Filed under: Fact or Fiction?, You Decide

Poop exhibitionism, ever so delicately submitted by Rose Fox:

Testimonials on The Colon Cleansing Kitâ„¢ from Blessed Herbs:
Testimonial on The Colon Cleansing Kit


First of all, I must say it feels a bit weird to be sending pics of my poo to complete strangers… but all in the name of good sportsmanship! It felt even stranger to TAKE pics of my poo…

My name is Susan; I am 24 and live in beautiful HI. I have had GI problems as long as I can remember. After my husband and I made a big move from our hometown on the mainland to Hawaii, I was feeling pretty toxic. I wasn’t having regular bowel movements. I had tried colonics, diet modification, exercise, everything I could think of and was feeling pretty desperate. That is when I did a search for cleanses on the Internet and came across Blessed Herbs.

…I did the fast, only had the toxin absorber, organic apple, and some veggie broth with miso and, a ton of water. By day two my body was getting rid of some pretty nasty things and by day 5, I couldn’t believe the results…

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Harry Potter Book Disguises

Filed under: Art Pranks, Parody, Pranksters

Submited by Rose Fox from David Wong’s Pointless Waste of Time:

“Do you love Harry Potter, but think you’re too old and too awesome to be seen reading the books?


We have the solution, my friend. Print these out and you can safely read your Potter in front of all those ex Navy SEALS at the local strip club.”

Cover by Camerhil

You can have it all with Havidol

Filed under: Art Pranks, Pranksters

…or so numerous people believed before it was revealed to be a deftly executed hoax. Havidol (the brand name of generic drug avafynetyme) is an entirely nonexistent anti-depressant, the brainchild of artist Justine Cooper, but that hasn’t stopped it from being featured on numerous community-run websites that purport to inform the miserable masses about their options for psychopharmaceutical salvation. Cooper set out to skewer drug companies and their advertising that masquerades as unbiased consumer information. It’s just a bonus that she also shed light on how easy it is for well-meaning individuals to disseminate plausible but completely incorrect information in the name of providing a public service. – RF

The #1 Cause of Concern in Contemporary Life


HAVIDOL is for the treatment of Dysphoric Social Attention Consumption Deficit Anxiety Disorder (DSACDAD). It is the only known medication available for this newly recognized disorder.

Reuters video about the hoax campaign

How much would you pay to wear Beethoven on your finger?

Filed under: You Decide

Thanks to the fine folks at LifeGem, when a loved one is cremated, instead of keeping their ashes in a box on the mantel, you can have them made into a diamond. Not content to rest on their laurels, they’ve now teamed up with John Reznikoff and his collection of celebrity hair (valued at over $5 million) to bring you diamonds made at least partially from the ashes of someone famous. The diamond comes in a box, but it wouldn’t be hard to have it put in an appropriately garish setting.

beethoven_100à—100.jpgThe Beethoven LifeGem® diamond. To showcase our newest technology, we are creating three LifeGem diamonds with the carbon from Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair!

Seeing is believing!

But I just saw him yesterday!

Filed under: Fraud and Deception


It’s unclear what Maria Estela Lima thought she would gain by claiming her husband had been swallowed by a boa constrictor, but in the wash of media attention that followed, it was discovered that the Paraguayan housewife was spinning a yarn. Her husband had simply left her, as husbands sometimes do. Perhaps she wanted to find a nice reporter or cameraman to keep her company. Read on at Reuters…

All the news that’s fit to print?

Filed under: Practical Jokes and Mischief

Did someone tell you recently that Winona Ryder had killed herself with prescription drugs, or that someone with your name had started a porn site? Don’t panic! These “news stories” come to you courtesy of, a site that takes the name of your choice and turns it into a juicy piece of tabloid gossip. It’s amazing how easy it is to make such things believable with a BREAKING NEWS graphic and a sober grey header.