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Most of the sites were hoaxes. Be aware of the limits of your own knowledge in assessing the accuracy of information on the web.

Though much of the information about Dihydrogen Monoxide that you can find from the first page of search results is technically accurate, each of the sites is in fact, a hoax. The pages are part of a satiric site about the dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide, also known as H20, or water. Notice the disclaimer at the bottom of the DHMO.org home page stating: "...content veracity not implied.

Further on in the results list you may have found the snopes.com Urban Legends page which explains this hoax and provides references to newspaper articles about it.

Mistakes, outdated information, misleading statistics, and hoaxes are just some of the inaccuracies found on the internet. Remain skeptical and be aware of the limits of your own knowledge in assessing the accuracy of information on the web.