A young man named Ahmed Mohamed sparked a huge controversy, last week, when he brought a homemade clock to school and was taken into custody out of fear that the clock was actually a bomb. Some immediately jumped to the conclusion that Mohamed was only detained because he was a Muslim and accused the school and authorities of Islamaphobia. President Obama even invited Mohamed to the White House and Tweeted out praise for his "cool clock."
Since the incident, larger, more detailed pictures of the homemade clock have been released. MRCTV went to a college campus and showed students a picture of the clock and asked them to guess what the device was without telling them that it was, in fact, a digital clock. Here's what happened: