Death hoaxes, 101: target forgotten '90s celebs. Several names from yesteryear have had their demise falsely reported - in 2007, for example, the comedian Sinbad was said to have suffered a fatal heart attack before he could set the record straight himself. But few premature obituaries were as memorable as that of Jaleel White, better known as Steve Urkel from "Family Matters." Five years ago last month, an email chain sent around a fake Associated Press report claiming White shot himself in his apartment, and was found with a suicide note uttering Urkel's famous catch phrase, "Did I do that?" While no legitimate media outlets ran with the story, the bogus tale prompted the actor to remark that he felt "sucker-punched" by his premature death notice.
* Bing: Where is Jaleel White now?
The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.
Date 7 hrs ago, Duration 1:33, Views 131
Latest tech videos
Date 13-05-24 4:23
Tooltip Information:Why Do These Women Stretch Their Necks?Video by:Description: Starting at an early age, women of the Padaung tribe wear a coil of brass rings around their necks. This collar, and the elongated appearance it gives their necks over time, are Padaung symbols they wear proudly. In their native Myanmar, Padaung people often faced persecution over these visible tribal symbols. Now, having relocated to a Thailand refugee camp, these Padaung women continue this centuries-old custom, memorializing the struggles of the past and maintaining a link to their tribe's history.Rating: 4Views: 3217
Date 13-05-23 2:59
Tooltip Information:Watch The Birth of a TornadoVideo by:Description: May 21, 2013—Two days before a tornado—with winds clocked at 190 miles per hour—tore through suburban Oklahoma City on May 20, National Geographic explorer and storm researcher Tim Samaras captured this video of a tornado forming in south-central Kansas. Video courtesy Tim Samaras.Rating: 5Views: 3720
Date 13-05-24 2:04
Tooltip Information:The Narwhal's Mysterious TuskVideo by:Description: This species of whale has an unusual and mysterious tusk, once harvested and sold as a unicorn horn for 10 times its weight in gold.Rating: 5Views: 2873
Date 13-05-24 1:54
Tooltip Information:Cockroaches evolve to beat trapsVideo by:Description: A mutant strain of cockroach that can outsmart the sugar traps used to kill them has evolved, scientists in the US have found.Rating: 4Views: 1996