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?
Fewer than three dozen Gobi bears survive in the Gobi Desert, a harsh landscape that stretches from Mongolia into China. Journalist and wildlife biolog... More Fewer than three dozen Gobi bears survive in the Gobi Desert, a harsh landscape that stretches from Mongolia into China. Journalist and wildlife biologist Douglas Chadwick describes the efforts under way to save the bears—likely the closest link to brown bears' distant ancestors—in cooperation with Mongolia's scientists, rangers, and government. Read more about the challenges of saving Gobi bears: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/04/140417-rarest-bears-world-mongolia-gobi/
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