Is the clock invention a conspiracy for a greater and more sinister plan? According one expert, The most famous clock in America is a “fraud,” according to an electronics expert who says 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed did not invent anything and simply took a commercial clock out of its manufactured case. In recent days, the story went viral of Mohamed being handcuffed and arrested after his clock was mistaken for a possible bomb. Police defended their actions, and school officials upheld Mohamed’s suspension. Critics of those actions suggest Mohamed was treated unfairly because of bigotry toward Muslims.
President Obama even reacted to the story on Twitter. “Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It’s what makes America great,” tweeted Obama. Mohamed also received invitations to meet Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and go to NASA and MIT. Twitter has offered him an internship. TV hosts Stephen Colbert and Ellen DenGeneres have called him. But is the whole invention a sham? FULL REPORT