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  Daily Snopes   (Updated daily)
  • A collection of odd news stories from various sources.
  •   Statue of Limitations   (24 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A North Carolina town was forced to remove a statue of a praying soldier from a public memorial.
  •   The Eagle Has Landed   (23 May 2015)
  • Photograph shows an eagle perched on a gravestone in a military cemetery.
  •   Gator Baiter   (23 May 2015)
  • Don't taunt an alligator to fight you. Or even to fight your truck.
  •   Origins of Memorial Day   (23 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Memorial Day was started by former slaves to honor Union war dead.
  •   Man Saved from Shotgun Blast by iPhone   (23 May 2015)
  • News: A cell phone saved a shooting victim's life — but not in the way you'd expect.
  •   Swing Shift   (22 May 2015)
  • News: Police in Maryland found a mother pushing her dead child on a playground's swing set.
  •   N-Word Receipt   (22 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A customer at Hick Finn's Restaurant in New Orleans received a tab for her meal that included a racial slur.
  •   Fly Bye   (22 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Hanging plastic bags filled with water around the house will repel flies.
  •   $20,000 Champagne Bath   (22 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Singer Beyonce dumped $20,000 worth of premium champagne into a bathtub for her "Feeling Myself" music video.
  •   Party Pooper   (22 May 2015)
  • News: A family claims their daughter's Sweet 16 party was interrupted by a mysterious shower of filth from the sky.
  •   Lake Jeery   (22 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Six college students were arrested after they released piranhas into the Great Lakes.
  •   Lowes Coupon Scam   (22 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Lowes is giving away $100 coupons to Facebook users.
  •   Not One Drop Bear Cub   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Photograph shows a drop bear cub being fed human blood.
  •   Bob Marley Corn Must Die   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: The body of a homeless man found behind a Jamaica fast food restaurant has been identified as that of Bob Marley.
  •   Funds with Benefits   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A receipt from a Detroit liquor store shows that a customer had a food stamp EBT balance in excess of $15,000.
  •   Josh Duggar Sex Abuse Scandal   (21 May 2015)
  • Allegations have surfaced claiming that '19 Kids and Counting' son Josh Duggar was implicated in one or more instances of sexual misconduct.
  •   Blue Light Waffle   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: The installation of blue streetlights in Japan and Scotland caused a reduction in crime and suicide rates.
  •   Mean Moms   (21 May 2015)
  • That Mean Moms movie isn't coming out any time soon, and the poster for it circulated online is a fake.
  •   Pink Horns   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Photograph shows a rhino that was given a pink horn to prevent poaching.
  •   Cross Purposes   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Muslim students were offended by the display of crosses at Catholic University
  •   Taste the Cocainebow   (21 May 2015)
  • Rumor: The FDA has discovered that Skittles candies are being laced with cocaine.
  •   Cheerleader Sniper   (20 May 2015)
  • "Motivational poster" shows a former cheerleader turned Air Force sniper.
  •   Penile Fracture   (20 May 2015)
  • [Warning: Contains anatomically correct image]: X-ray purportedly documents a case of fracture of the male appendage.
  •   Off-White House   (20 May 2015)
  • Entering racist terms into Google Maps can point users to the White House, among other locations.
  •   Drink Irresponsibly   (20 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A 1972 sign warned Irish motorists not to drive after having five pints of beer.
  •   Grambo   (20 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A gun-toting granny blew the testicles off the two men who raped her granddaughter.
  •   Bermuda Lie-Angle   (20 May 2015)
  • Rumor: The SS Cotopaxi has been discovered by the Cuban Coast Guard, 90 years after it vanished in the Bermuda Triangle.
  •   Flying Solo   (19 May 2015)
  • Rumor: The lines on red Solo party cups are designed for measuring servings of various kinds of alcohol.
  •   Parkade   (19 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Photographs show automobiles tightly packed in a compact German public parking garage.
  •   Cheating at the Gas Pump   (19 May 2015)
  • Various ways in which consumers might not be receiving fair value for their money at the gas pump, and what you can do about them.
  •   Milagros Cerron Facebook Appeal   (19 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Facebook and CNN are contributing money towards the medical treatment of a girl born with fused legs every time a message is shared.
  •   Softly Falls the Crane   (19 May 2015)
  • A sequence of images captures a toppled crane falling through the first floor of a building under construction.
  •   World's Largest Swimming Pool   (19 May 2015)
  • The world's largest swimming pool is a man-made, 19-acre, 3,324-foot long salt water lagoon at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile.
  •   Trial and Error   (19 May 2015)
  • Despite what you may have read, ACLU founder Roger Nash Baldwin didn't defend us at trial.
  •   S'mores Oreos   (19 May 2015)
  • No hoax: Nabisco is releasing S'mores Oreos for a limited time.
  •   Dogs and Ice Water   (19 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Giving your dog ice or ice water on a hot day likely to cause it to die from bloating and spasms.
  •   Bike Race   (18 May 2015)
  • Fauxtography: Photograph purportedly shows a car plowing into a group of cyclists.
  •   Man Found Under Hotel Mattress Dies   (18 May 2015)
  • New York police are investigating the death of a man found unconscious with a head injury under a mattress at a hotel near the Empire State Building.
  •   Furry Trout   (18 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Photograph shows a fisherman holding a furry trout.
  •   Cthulhu Rising   (18 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Photograph snapped during a tornado shows a Cthulhu-like tentacled figure in the sky.
  •   Missing Scientist   (18 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A scientist missing for over 20 years was found living in a basement lab in Minnesota.
  •   Amazingly Beautiful Blood Clot   (18 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Photograph shows a huge blood clot removed from a patient's lung.
  •   Missing Child: Kyron Horman   (18 May 2015)
  • Kyron Horman has been missing from his Portland, Oregon, home since June 2010, but his family is continuing the search for him.
  •   5 Fake News Sites to Avoid Sharing (#2)   (18 May 2015)
  • The second entry in our guide to identifying the most frequent (and unapologetic) fake news purveyors cluttering up newsfeeds everywhere.
  •   False Pardon   (17 May 2015)
  • Rumor: President Obama has pardoned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  •   Visit the New Facebook   (17 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A hacker is stealing personal info by spreading messages with links to 'Visit the New Facebook.'
  •   Sideways Glance   (17 May 2015)
  • News: One World Labs founder Chris Roberts told F.B.I. agents was able to take control of an airliner’s engines mid-flight by hacking into its inflight entertainment system.
  •   Broken Link   (17 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Scientists have recently documented a conclusive link between autism and agricultural pesticides.
  •   Poor Relations   (16 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Rep. Trent Franks said Pope Francis does not understand scripture, which he claimed does not obligate Christians to help the poor.
  •   Black Fawn   (16 May 2015)
  • Yes, the black fawn seen in these photos really is an unusual genetic variant of white-tailed deer.
  •   Nigerian Spam   (16 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A hotel restaurant in Nigeria was found to be selling human meat.
  •   Badgering State   (16 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Wisconsin has passed a bill banning poor people from purchasing shellfish, potatoes, and ketchup.
  •   Last Call   (15 May 2015)
  • A woman claims the cabin crew on a Southwest flight refused to let her make an emergency call after she received a text message from her suicidal husband.
  •   Cell Out   (15 May 2015)
  • According to a Jordanian news report, a gynecologist accidentally left his cell phone in a patient’s abdomen during a Caesarian section.
  •   Charles Manson Death Hoax   (15 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Infamous criminal Charles Manson has been found dead in his prison cell.
  •   Crash Course   (15 May 2015)
  • Rumor: Clark Gable killed a pedestrian while driving drunk, but MGM covered up the accident and sent another man to jail in his place.
  •   Starbucks App Hack   (15 May 2015)
  • Customers report hackers have been stealing money from their accounts by exploiting the Starbucks Payment App.
  •   B.B. King Dies   (14 May 2015)
  • News: Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King has passed away at 89.
  •   Did a Chinese Woman Stab Her Baby?   (14 May 2015)
  • News: A viral news story claims a Chinese mother stabbed her baby 90 times.
  •   Bilk Bone   (14 May 2015)
  • Rumor: A Purina employee was arrested and charged with theft for stealing and eating $30,000 worth of dog biscuits.

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