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The Curious Case of the Fake Cell Phone Towers Owned by No-one…

A strange and troubling technological mystery has recently begun to reveal itself to the public. The curious case of the mysterious fake cell phone towers first came to light in July when an eagle eyed security expert Les Goldsmith noticed his CryptoPhone 500 was being hacked. Goldmith who also happens to be the CEO of ESD America, the makers of the CryptoPhone, must be loving the confirmation that his CryptoPhone really does work.

After noticing the hack attempts Goldsmith traced the activity to a nearby cell phone tower which of course immediately set alarm bells ringing. Digging deeper the fact that the offending tower didn’t belong to any cell phone company or pass call traffic through only deepened the mystery. After many hours interacting with the tower it became obvious that this was far more than a hack. Encryption was being turned off, GPS tracked, calls recorded and files downloaded.

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The Huvrboard Experiment, FunnyOrDie’s Back to the Future II Hoverboard Fake Video…

It’s official, the Back to the Future II hoverboard video was a fake. FunnyOrDie have acknowledged trying to fool the world once more. It may not have fooled everyone but it was a very convincing video that used many of the same effects as used by the movie.

The world was indeed sad to find out the dream wasn’t real but the follow-up videos may actually be more captivating than the original, and hilarious. Tony Hawk was a little dismayed by the backlash at the admission of the video’s fakery; he thought it was pretty obviously a fake. The hilarious Christopher Lloyd continues the FunnyOrDie apology by announcing a competition to win the fake hover board used in the original fake. A real apology or continuation of a bit? As always you decide.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the follow up videos for the Huvrboard experiment, Tony Hawks in disbelief and Christopher Lloyd apologetic, that alone is worth the price of admission. Sit back, relax and let the astonishment begin.

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