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Star Wars Bed, Streetview for Cats, Starfish-Killing Robot Sub

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Sat, 05 Sep 2015 01:12:48 Z)


  • Have your kids been super-nice lately? Have $4000 burning a hole in your pocket? In that case, this Star Wars bed that is currently trending on the internet might be for you.


  • Does your cat keep getting lost in the streets of Hiroshima, Japan? There now is an app for that...


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Lead Stories' Trendolizerâ„¢ constantly scours social networks worldwide for interesting technology news. Scroll down to see the latest.

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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