All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    False Report: No Sun For 8 Days

    A social media post making the rounds claims that there will be 8 days of darkness in June 2016. It’s not true.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Fake News: Dasani Water Recall Due to Parasite

    A fake news story states that Dasani Water has been recalled due to the discovery of a parasite in thousands of bottles across the U.S.

  • History
    Symbolism Run Amok: The Demise of the Bellamy Salute

    With their right arms extended stiffly forward, angled upward with fingers straight, man, woman, and child reflexively spoke the familiar words in unison. While this scenario might easily be mistaken as coming straight out of a reviled chapter of European history, this particular description is not denoting a gesture of fascism, but...

  • Odd News
    eBay Sellers Offer Air From Kobe Bryant’s Last Game

    The frenzy surrounding Kobe Bryant’s last game spilled over into two bizarre listings on eBay which purportedly offered bags of air from the star’s last game.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Fake News: Dr Pepper to be Discontinued

    A graphic circulating on social media suggests that Dr Pepper will be discontinued in mid-2016. It’s not true.

  • Odd News
    Prolific Sperm Donor Found to be Mentally Ill With Criminal Record

    A prolific sperm donor who was used to conceive 36 children is believed to suffer from schizophrenia, narcissistic personality disorder, and was charged with residential burglary a decade ago. Now parents are looking for answers.

  • Odd News
    Viral Videos Show Big Alligators Eating Little Alligators

    Visitors at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida have recently spotted large alligators feasting on smaller gators.

  • Odd News
    Man Wakes From Dental Procedure With No Teeth

    Donny Grigsby went to the dentist in March 2016 to have four teeth removed due to an abscessed tooth. When he woke up, however, he found all of his teeth had been extracted.