After weeks of online hype, people actually showed up outside Area 51 as part of a "raid" that was organized on Facebook. Participants even brought signs referencing the conspiracy theory that states the base is hiding aliens.
Dozens Turn Up to 'Storm Area 51' Reports say about 75-100 people gathered early Friday morning at the government base. The original Facebook event started as a joke, but quickly morphed into a phenomenon. At one point, over two million people..