The Internet at the Speed of Thought

Viral Couple Who Only Eats “Energy” Is a Hoax

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How can people be so gullible?

We’ve published some pretty strange stories from around the globe before, but once we saw this information about a “breatharian” couple floating around, we got suspicious. A married couple with children claimed that they’ve hardly eaten anything for the last few years yet they are more healthy because of it. Their outrageous claims spread through the internet at a viral speed, but it wasn’t without serious doubts trailing along behind.

We’ve got the whole scoop on how a family’s alleged lifestyle went viral then turned out to be false.

Scared woman

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Did you fall for this fake story when you first heard it?