All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Debunked: HIV Oranges and Bananas

    A photo circulating online allegedly shows oranges from Libya which were said to be injected with HIV-positive blood. Another image set shows bananas which supposedly shows “blood spots” in them.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Don’t Set Your iPhone to 1970

    A meme suggests that you can get a special theme on your iPhone by setting the date to 1970. It’s a trick that could ruin your device.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Rare Insect” The “Tree Lobster”

    Today we look at claims that the “Tree Lobster” is one of the rarest insects in the world, believed to be extinct since 1930 until its recent rediscovery.

  • Odd News
    8th Harry Potter Story to be Released

    Harry Potter fans are rejoicing at the prospect of an 8th story in the series, although the latest installment isn’t actually a novel by J.K. Rowling.

  • History
    Three Modern Science Experiments on Humans That Were Outrageously Unethical

    Here are three science experiments on humans in the 20th century that are now infamous for being outrageously unethical: The Stanford Prison Study, the Milgram experiment, and the Tuskegee syphilis study. These cases are widely studied by students of psychology when considering the ethics of scientific experimentation.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Fake This Week: Trump’s Peace Prize, Sanders LGBT March, New York Rat

    Is that photo real? Did Donald Trump really say that? Fear not confused Netizen, as we have the answers for the most questions regarding what is fake online this week.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Do Humans Only Use 10% of Their Brains?

    Is it true that we only use 10% of our brains? Today we’ll take a closer look at this pervasive urban myth.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Classic Hoax: Alien Autopsy

    In 1995, Fox television featured a program allegedly showing a military autopsy of an alien recovered from a 1947 flying saucer crash at Roswell, New Mexico.  Over a decade later in 2006, several people involved in creating the film came forward to admit the footage was a hoax. Today we take a look...