That was the nickname of the Cardiff Giant, history's greatest humbug. If only Barnum had Photoshop and Internet access, who knows what he'd have pulled off. Some items making the rounds this weekend deserve a little skepticism, too.

I think the Old Hoaxy's schmeckel (above) might challenge the claim.

  • And everyone caught in the mid-Atlantic snow shiticane know that's no joke. Here's a Baltimore weatherman becoming unhinged, on-air, describing the apocalyptic snowfall due in his area. Simmah down nah!