crime
If You Need a Fake Passport Head to Jersey, Where it's Legal to Make One... For Now

Here's a weird pub quiz question for you -- where can you currently fake up a passport and not get in trouble? Answer: In Jersey, where, for some odd historical reason, the laws have never been updated to make the mocking up of passports illegal. Read More >>

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A Look Inside Afghanistan's Almost-Apple Store

Fake Apple stores are nothing new. China has a slew of them, all polished and shiny, appearing almost as if they are the genuine article at a glance. Quartz dug up some details on Afghanistan's (fake) Apple store, and though it's a bit more frumpy than most, it still gets the job done. Read More >>

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All the Best Fake Websites TV Shows Have Dreamed Up

The Internet is great and all, but the fake Internet on TV is even better. This mashup from Slacktory takes you on a whirlwind tour of all the best (read: worst) sites that (probably) don't and shouldn't exist. Now if you'll excuse me, I've got to get back to kickin' it on WinAtBingoAndRock.com. [Slacktory] Read More >>

photography
I Can't Believe These Photos Aren't Fakes

Excluding cropping or tone adjustments, none of these images have been Photoshopped (as in composed from many images or morphed or painted over). They look like fakes but their authors say they are very real. I look at them and I can believe them. Read More >>

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Fake Italian Pilot Tries to Imitate Catch Me If You Can; Partly Suceeds

Inspired by Steven Spielberg's 2002 film, Catch Me If You Can, an Italian man going by the name of Andrea Sirlo tricked his way into the cockpit of at least one airplane by posing as a pilot with a home-made uniform and fake ID, managing to bag a free flight. Read More >>

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The Awesome, Impossible Feature You'll Wish The iPhone 5 Could Have

The iPhone 5 launch is just days away. Excitement is reaching its peak. Anything is possible. OK, well not anything, specifically not this. Read More >>

crime
Why Nigerian Scammers Say They're From Nigeria

We all get them: scam emails that claim to be able to make us millionaires overnight. But why are they so terribly unconvincing? And why do they even admit to being based in places like Nigeria? A Microsoft researchers claims to have the answer. Read More >>

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This Silicone Rolex Watch Isn't Ashamed That It's an Incredibly Obvious Fake

Any random person on the street could easily spot Shelter Serra's silicone Rolex watches as being obvious knock-offs. But that's exactly their point. They're cool because they're so obviously fake—not only lacking the famous sweeping second hand, but any branded markings whatsoever. Read More >>

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Idiots Are Paying For Service that Adds "Sent From My iPhone" Signature to Messages

The more I read about this, the more I want to go to China and punch all these idiots out of their underpants: people paying one dollar a month to add a "sent from my iPhone" to every message they send. Read More >>

gaming
Too-Good-to-Be-True Halo 4 Beta Invites Are Fake

Seems like someone’s preying on the eager beavers hankering for a bit of early Halo 4 action. Early access beta invites have been floating around, but it seems that they’re not exactly kosher. Read More >>

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Model Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Inside Fake Breasts and Butt Implants

Rome's airport police have caught a busty model trying to smuggle 2.5 kilograms of cocaine inside her fake breast and buttocks' implants. Read More >>

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