Fake Hurricane Sandy photos flew around Twitter and Facebook on Monday, as users shared jaw-dropping images. Unfortunately, the race to post the most striking pics has most folks skipping the all-important fact check.
We’ve gathered up five “Hurricane Sandy” photographs that have spread on the social web, but weren’t actually taken during the massive storm.
Still not sure who to vote for? Or maybe you’re dead-set on a candidate, and simply waiting for Election Day next week.
Regardless of who you’re voting for on Nov. 6, both of these presidential candidates could use some change — of outfits, that is. The websites Change4Obama and Change4Romney will keep voters entertained until the election.
Both sites, created by social discovery site SocialPlex, allow users to dress up Barack Obama or Mitt Romney as various characters. You can mix and match features like hair, eyes, nose and outfits.
There seems to be a craze for reimagining top logos and since this is Halloween, why not rethink them for a zombie apocalypse, right?
Assuming that event were to come to pass, here’s what your neighborhood Starbucks and the gas station down the street might look like, as envisioned by artist Ben Fellowes. For more of these horrifying logos, check out his site.
Yes, crashed Windows OS, we know the New York City subway system was unable to restart after Hurricane Sandy. And, yes, we would love to run a system restore.
After Sandy ravaged the East Coast Monday evening, the subway system in New York City was left crippled. Not immune to inclement weather, the Windows-based display above the 77th Street subway stop seemed to have hit a snag as well.
Dear Photograph, a popular nostalgia blog showcasing photos within photos, gave its visitors a terrifying surprise Wednesday: The Walking Dead-inspired posts.
Dear Photograph creator Taylor Jones told Mashable he teamed up with FOX International Channels on the Halloween Day images, which folks at The Walking Dead created for their international ad campaign.
Each of the two blog posts showcases a zombie and a post-zombie-apocalypse caption.
Watch out, Tony Hawk. This kid is shredding her way to the top.
At age 9, most young skateboarders are just learning to ollie, happy to successfully jump their boards a few inches.
Sabre Norris from New South Wales, Australia, can’t ride a bike, but has already tackled the halfpipe and landed her first 540. The trick requires the rider launch off a ramp, spin with the board one-and-a-half turns and successfully land back on the ramp.
The video shows a few failed landings, but after 75 attempts that day, Norris finally landed the 540, according to The Berrics.
Her reaction to landing the trick is just as good as the feat itself.
Ira Zvidrina shows you how to convert an ordinary men’s shirt into a dress. Ira wears the shirt in several different variations and turns it into skirts, blouses, dresses and anything else you can think of… Autobots, transform!
We’ve just discovered the Elton John of the sloth world. Well, at least he is in his own mind.
This slow-moving furball from the Sloth Sanctuary in Monteverde, Costa Rica, plays a mean imaginary piano. YouTube user shmee40 set the footage of Slothton John tickling the make-believe ivories to the snappy tune “Old Piano Roll Blues” to achieve a maximum cuteness level.
Go ahead and try to find something more adorable on the Internet today.