Hurricane Ike Mermaid Revealed

by waffles in Hoaxes & Rumors

A video allegedly shows a dead mermaid discovered in debris left by Hurricane Ike. Is this real or fake? This is a hoax. Before we evaluate the details of the hoax, [...]


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The DeWALT Nail Gun Rifle: Real or Hoax?

by waffles in Hoaxes & Rumors

A photo circulating online shows a hybrid rifle nail gun, which can supposedly circumvent gun control laws and regulations. Is this gun [...]

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Ancient Ruins Found in Australia: Real or Hoax?

by waffles in Hoaxes & Rumors

A story circulating online claims that the ruins of an ancient city were recently discovered in Australia. Is this story real or fake? It’s not true. The article was [...]