Did you know?
l In 2004, US journalists fell for a sci-fi channel mockumentary in which Sixth Sense director M Night Shyamalan talked about his childhood relationship with a dead boy… l In the same year, Derren Brown terrified Brits with a fake Ouija board seance. He held the event at Eltham Hall, claiming it had a history of paranormal activity after a suicide pact happened there. Channel 4 received numerous complaints before the show was even broadcast. l When a foot washed up on the shores of British Columbia in 2008, the sixth in only a few months, news stories were printed in national papers across the world. But it was all just a sick hoax incorporating seaweed in an old trainer.