The 15 worst web hoaxes of 2014

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Betty White is not dead. The Earth will not suffer six days of “total darkness.” There is no incredible machine that can turn water into wine. Justin Bieber did not save a man from a bear attack in Russia. As ridiculous as all of these stories sound in hindsight, they are among dozens of Internet hoaxes that hit the web in 2014 and were believable enough to fool millions of web-goers. And in some cases, such as the story of Bieber and the bear, plenty of media outlets were fooled as well.

So, what were the worst web hoaxes of the year in 2014?

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