On the Internet, the line between skeptic and sucker is in constant flux. And although Daily RFT is well-versed in the seductive lies and toxic untruths that fill our digital universe, there are times we wish we could shuck our cynicism and just...believe.
Flickr/bertconcepts Don't believe everything you read about pigs.
What we're trying to say is: We really wish this story about the FBI busting a Rolla-area bestiality brothel on New Year's Eve was true. But it isn't.
Indeed, it's the classic "too good to fact check" story that sends visions of pork puns (and pageviews) dancing in our heads. Published January 3 and headlined "Missouri Pig Brothel Dismantled During FBI Raid," the story has now been shared on Facebook more than 50,000 times.More »