‘The Sun Has Not Exploded’: Paper Posts Weirdest Correction Ever


Online readers of Georgia newspaper Athens Banner-Herald website were a little taken aback by something that appeared in the news banner:

holy crap the sun exploded

The last sentence there reads “BTW, the sun just exploded, and we’re all about to die.”

Well, that banner got a lot of attention, and today the Banner-Herald posted a correction of sorts literally titled “The sun has not exploded.”

People on Twitter really had some fun with this one:

They said the banner was an “unauthorized updated news item” and they’re looking into how it got up there. But rest assured, the sun is perfectly fine.

Now, there have been rumors of the earth actually exploding soon to make way for a hyperspace express route, but you shouldn’t pay attention to that tabloid stuff.

[h/t TPM]
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