• 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.

  • Odd News
    Classic Odd News: Orville Stamm “Boy Hercules”

    Orville Stamm was billed as the “Strongest Boy in the World” on vaudeville and performed feats of strength, often while performing a song.

  • Odd News
    The World’s Largest Swimming Pool

    The world’s largest swimming pool is found at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Is This Photo of Spiral Clouds Real or Fake?

    Today we take a look at an image of an incredible spiral cloud formation with a description that the photo was taken in the Himalayas in 2009.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Was Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know” About Dave Coulier?

    Dave Coulier has said that Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know” was not about him. Today we look at this long-standing rumor that the 1995 song was written about the Full House actor.

  • 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.

  • Odd News
    Nature Oddity: Rainbow Tree

    The “Rainbow Tree” is sometimes referred to as the most colorful tree in the world because its bark can be colors from blue to orange. Some internet readers have even questioned if such a tree really exists. Today we’ll take a closer look.

  • Odd News
    This Skyscraper in Japan Has a Highway Running Through it

    An image that has circulated on social media for several years shows a skyscraper in Japan with a highway passing through it. Is this image real or fake?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    The Dark Side of the Rainbow: Syncing Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon with The Wizard of Oz

    Does Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album sync up to The Wizard of Oz? Is this intentional? Here is our look at this urban legend.

  • 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?

  • Reviews
    Magic Mesh Reviews 2016: Magnetic Screen

    Magic Mesh is a screen door cover designed to “keep fresh air in and bugs out.” Read our Magic Mesh reviews from editors and readers.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Keeping Score of the Lincoln-Kennedy Coincidences

    A popular list of coincidences surrounding Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy has been circulating for decades, going all the way back to 1964. Surprisingly, the list has changed very little since then. Here we present a scorecard of the list’s accuracy.