A farmer in eastern China killed an extraterrestrial and put it on ice. After he posted photos online, police reportedly showed up and determined that the ET is fake. According to the New Zealand's 3 News, "He was locked up for five days for fabricating lies and disrupting normal social order." Or to keep him quiet about The Truth! "Man jailed for out-of-this-world lies"
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.