• Hoaxes & Rumors
    Classic Urban Legend: Cockroach Eggs on Envelope

    A look back at the classic urban legend which states cockroach eggs incubated in a woman’s mouth after she licked an envelope.

  • Health
    Longstanding Myth: Sharks Don’t Get Cancer

    Today we take a look at the longstanding myth that sharks do not get cancer, a claim often touted by supplement vendors who sell shark cartilage. Scientists disagree.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Classic Viral Video: Ball Girl Catch

    Today we look back at a video which went viral in 2008, featuring an amazing catch by a ball girl at a baseball game. In the video, a ball girl runs down a long fly ball down the line and climbs the wall to make a spectacular catch. But is it real?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Elephant Painting a Portrait: Real or Hoax?

    A series of videos have been making the rounds on the major social media outlets for several years which depict elephants painting. Are these videos real or fake?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Night Vision Video of Man Eaten by Zombies: Real or Fake?

    A video shows a man being torn apart and eaten alive by zombies, caught on tape by Russian military night vision. Today we’ll take a closer look at the video and its source.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Classic Hoax Rewind: The Hotelicopter

    Today we look back at a craft called the “Hotelicopter,” the alleged flying hotel room in a helicopter which first circulated in 2009.

  • Odd News
    Classic Odd News: 1895 Train Wreck Photo

    A classic photo shows a steam locomotive hanging nose-first from the second story of a what appears to be a train station, apparently having crashed through the wall. Is this photo real or fake?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Photo of Family Posing with Dead Elephant: Real or Fake?

    A photo of a family posing behind a dead elephant has circulated online over the past couples of years, causing outrage, anger, and contempt with every share. Is this photo real or fake?