A graphic that has circulated online for several years warns of a scam involving Parcel Delivery Service (PDS) which places a postcard on your door which asks you to call a number to claim a package. When you call that number, the graphic claims, your phone bill will be charged an exorbitant rate. Is...
Today we examine an internet warning regarding the alleged dangers of ingesting Vitamin C with shrimp.
A long-standing urban legend claims that needles laced with the HIV virus have been left in inconspicuous locations such as movie theater seats, payphones, and on gas pump handles with the purpose of infecting unsuspecting victims. These rumors have circulated for more than a decade and today we’ll take a closer look at...
Today we examine the persistent myth claiming that instant noodles and their containers are made with a wax which causes cancer.
A rumor claims that cell phones are soon “going public” and will lead to a flood of calls by telemarketers. Today we’ll take a closer look at this rumor.
A warning graphic with the words “Dangerous Plant” has circulated online for several years. Is there any truth to the rumor that this common houseplant is deadly?
A warning claims that expired cake mix or pancake mix can be lethal. Is this true or false?
A long-standing rumor warns that barbecuing while wearing contact lenses can cause them to melt, fusing them to the eye and causing blindness. Today we’ll look at this rumor.