• Odd News
    The Bike Tree of Vashon Island

    The so-called “bike tree” in Washington state features an old girl’s bike embedded in a tree, 7 feet off the ground. Today we take a closer look.

  • History
    “Extinct” Shark Appears at Middle Eastern Fish Markets

    A shark that had been thought to be extinct for over 100 years began showing up in fish markets throughout the Middle East in 2008.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    “Bottle Caps for Chemo” a Hoax

    The American Cancer Society has confirmed that the “Bottle Caps for Chemo” program is a hoax.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    The Amy Hamilton Hoax

    A missing child poster that has made the rounds on social media websites is actually a racist hoax.

  • Odd News
    The Merengue Dancing Dog

    A video featuring Carrie the merengue-dancing golden retriever went viral back in 2010. Today we look back at this talented dog.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Struck by Lightning Twice in 60 Seconds: Real or Hoax?

    With Power Ball jackpots routinely exceeding several hundred million dollars, you’ve probably heard or read the following mantra several hundred times: “Your chance of hitting Power Ball is less than getting struck by lightning, twice in the same day!” A video clip which has circulated for several years shows a local street surveillance camera...

  • Current Events
    Jeff Gordon Pepsi Max “Test Drive” Commercial Take 2: This Time They Say It’s Real

    With Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning the Daytona 500 last weekend, Nascar has been high profile in the news and on social media. A video that has gone viral on several social media sites this week is the sequel to a Pepsi Max commercial from 2013 which featured “Jeff Gordon” as a redneck in search of...

  • Current Events
    Sochi begins pre-Olympic slaughter of stray animals

    The city of Sochi, the Russian host of the 2014 Winter Olympics, has angered animal rights activists by announcing that it plans to exterminate all of the city’s nearly 2000 stray animals in a pre-Olympic purge.