18 Terrifying News Stories You Didn't Know Were Media Panics

We all know people who like to whip out the latest and most shocking stories they just heard on the news to make a point, usually certified with some statement of "I just read an article about ..." or "No way, bro, this is totally true."

But all bullshit is uncovered with time (or sometimes, just Google). Our readers have debunked some high-profile media panics with cold, hard facts and we gave $200 to the winner ...

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Congrats, Aaron Matthew Smith. You win money.

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