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( 10 December 2013) Did the Obama administration 'snub' the funeral of former UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher but send a delegation to Hugo Chavez's funeral?
White House Christmas
( 10 December 2013) Has the White House decreed that its 2013 Christmas trees will be referred to as 'Holiday trees'?
There's a Problem with Brighton's Christmas Lights
( 9 December 2013) Video shows holiday lights in Brighton that incorporate rude images and messages.
( 9 December 2013) A woman stuck to a toilet seat provides a physician with an opportunity for the perfect bon mot.
So Help Us God
( 7 December 2013) Does the National World War II memorial omit the words 'So help us God' from an FDR speech?
Our Deepest Fear
( 6 December 2013) Nelson Mandela's death prompts recirculation of a quote commonly misattributed to him about 'Our deepest fear.'
( 6 December 2013) A potpourri of claims about HealthCare.gov maintains that the site was developed on a no-bid contract at a cost overrun of $634 million by a Canadian company that donated $47 million to the Obama campaign and employs Michelle Obama's classmate as a top executive.
Missing Person: Nijaey Hilton
( 6 December 2013) A 5-year-old girl named Nijaey Hilton was reported missing from her New York home.
( 6 December 2013) An embarrassing holiday story outlines the pitfalls of sending cash as a gift.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
( 5 December 2013) Does the opening line of the Christmas carol 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen' mean 'God make you mighty, gentlemen'?
( 5 December 2013) Was a man convicted of manslaughter for accidentally killing his wife with a 'Dutch oven'?
Bird in the Hand
( 4 December 2013) Did President Bush pose with a plastic turkey while visiting U.S. troops in Iraq on Thanksgiving in 2003?
Why Norad Tracks Santa
( 4 December 2013) Does NORAD annually track Santa's progress because a wrong phone number was once published in a newspaper ad?
( 3 December 2013) Have Christmas lights been banned in Cardwell, Australia, due to complaints from Muslim residents?
The Daily Planet
( 3 December 2013) Did NASA announce that the Curiosity Rover found a message from God on Mars?
Python Eats Man
( 2 December 2013) Photograph purportedly shows a python that ate a drunken man in India.
( 2 December 2013) Did Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick break both his legs in an automobile accident?
( 1 December 2013) Did the term 'Black Friday' originate with the practice of selling off slaves on the day after Thanksgiving?
( 1 December 2013) Did a woman kill three shoppers at a Chicago WalMart in order to snare that store's last Xbox for herself?
Paul Walker Death
( 30 November 2013) Was actor Actor Paul Walker killed in an automobile accident, or are reports of his death another hoax?
42 Million Dead on Black Friday
( 30 November 2013) Were 42 million people killed over Thanksgiving weekend in violent incidents stemming from shoppers competing for 'Black Friday' bargains?
( 30 November 2013) New pastor secretly poses as homeless man, then reveals himself to unsympathetic congregants.
Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation
( 28 November 2013) George Washington was the first U.S. president to issue a Thanksgiving proclamation.
( 27 November 2013) Did a 93-year-old woman shoot and kill one of a group of thugs who were attempting to make her a 'knockout game' victim?
Let's Talk Turkey
( 27 November 2013) Clueless cooks in the process of committing Thanksgiving mayhem call turkey hotlines.
( 27 November 2013) Holiday turkey preparation provides the set-up for humorous scenarios.
( 26 November 2013) Photograph purportedly shows a seven-headed snake. Is it real?
Self-inflicted HIV in Greece
( 26 November 2013) Are Greek citizens self-inflicting HIV in order to collect government benefits?
The Ungobbled Gobbler
( 26 November 2013) The origins of the presidential practice of pardoning a live turkey before Thanksgiving.
Visit the New Facebook
( 26 November 2013) Is a hacker spreading malicious messages with links that encourage users to 'Visit the New Facebook'?
The Big Sleep
( 25 November 2013) Does eating turkey really make people especially drowsy?
( 25 November 2013) Did Sarah Palin say that 'Thanksgiving is for real Americans, not Indians'?
Knockout Game Turns Deadly
( 25 November 2013) Did a 60-year-old woman shoot and kill two teenagers who were attempting to make her a 'knockout game' victim?
Bill Gates High School Speech
( 25 November 2013) A list of 'Rules Kids Won't Learn in School' attributed to former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates.
God's Chorus of Crickets
( 25 November 2013) Does a slowed-down recording of crickets chipring sound like a human chorus?
Facebook Christmas Tree App Virus
( 24 November 2013) Warning that a Facebook Christmas tree app harbors a virus which will crash your computer.
( 24 November 2013) Is the Bitstrips app a trojan horse that gives the NSA secret access to personal user information?
( 24 November 2013) Photograph purportedly shows a library facade lined with giant-sized representations of books.
A Shot in the Dark
( 22 November 2013) Photograph shows John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe sharing an intimate moment.
Lincoln and Kennedy Coincidences
( 22 November 2013) Are the coincidences between the Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations really so amazing?
( 21 November 2013) Did Sophia Stewart win a large judgment in her copyright infringement suit regarding authorship of the film 'The Matrix'?
( 20 November 2013) Photographs show a Ford Mustang ad campaign utilizing semi-transparent billboards.
( 19 November 2013) Is the United States returning the Statue of Liberty to France?
Full Horse Dinner
( 19 November 2013) Claim that some food products sold by Aldi stores contained horsemeat.
Posh and Circumstance
( 18 November 2013) Another "shunned serviceman" business tale, this one involving the Posh Bagel store in Davis, California.
( 18 November 2013) Helpful tip advises that spraying a mixture of vinegar and water on your car's windshield will de-ice it but may also create pits in the glass.
The Uggly Truth
( 18 November 2013) Are Ugg boots made from sheepskin?
( 17 November 2013) Did McDonald's do away with their spoon-shaped coffee stirrers because people were using them as cocaine spoons?
A Bridge Too Far
( 16 November 2013) Photographs show a bridge that collapsed when movers tried to pull a house across it.
( 15 November 2013) Constitutional law professor quips on the difference between the Bible and the Constitution.
Rotten to Decor
( 15 November 2013) Did President Obama change the decor in the White House from a red, white, and blue color scheme to a 'Middle Eastern' one with a 'Muslim prayer curtain'?
Drink and a Nod
( 14 November 2013) Was the Applebee's restaurant chain driven to bankruptcy after offering free alcohol on Veterans Day?
Andy Kaufman Is Still Alive?
( 14 November 2013) It's the return of Andy Kaufman! Or more specifically, it's the return of yet another "Andy Kaufman is alive!" hoax.
( 13 November 2013) Pet owners report that their dogs died after being given Trifexis brand parasite prevention tablets.
( 13 November 2013) The recent super typhoon in the Philippines and the approach of the holiday season has prompted recirculation of an old item about the salaries of top executives at large charitable organizations.
( 13 November 2013) Images purportedly show advertisements intended to encourage young people to sign up for health insurance coverage.
Earth's Best Contamination Warning
( 12 November 2013) Warning about pouches of Earth's Best brand organic baby food being contaminated with insect larvae.
( 12 November 2013) Photograph purportedly shows a man eating a dead baby served at an Asian restaurant.
( 12 November 2013) Much misinformation continues to circulate concerning the alleged adverse effects (supposedly including death) of the Gardasil HPV vaccine.
( 12 November 2013) Photograph purportedly shows a fetus at the 12-week stage of development.
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