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The Wyoming Incident (or The Wyoming Hijacking) is a lesser known case of television broadcast hacking. A hacker managed to interrupt broadcasts from a local programming channel and aired his/her own video.

The video contained numerous clips of disembodied, human heads showing various emotions and “poses.”  and contained a couple of messages some of which are displayed here. 

The video had effects on the viewers. 

Complaints included vomiting, hallucinations, headaches, etc. Specialists have determined that the cause were frequencies played regularly throughout the broadcast.

In this clip, the frequency being played is somewhere between 17 and 19 hz. This range of frequency, when played for long periods of time, causes the eyes to subtly vibrate, sometimes inducing visual hallucinations.

You can watch the video (if you dare) here: X

The actuality of this event is debated some say it was just a prank. 

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