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  Chasing Money   (20 September 2014)
  • Does Chase Bank no longer allow cash deposits to be made by non-account holders?
  •   Happy Face Spider   (20 September 2014)
  • Photograph purportedly shows a 'happy face spider.' Is there really such an arachnid?
  •   FLOTUS Fracas   (19 September 2014)
  • Social media outrage: Michelle Obama visits St. Jude's, disrupts treatments, alienates parents.
  •   Cut Out Cove   (19 September 2014)
  • Busch Gardens altered its Halloween programming to remove decapitated props reminiscent of ISIS beheadings.
  •   Spurious Charge   (19 September 2014)
  • Finally, Apple's new "Wave" technology allows you to quickly recharge your ‪‎iPhone‬ by microwaving it. Not.
  •   iPwned   (19 September 2014)
  • Perth man buys first iPhone 6 in Australia, immediately drops it live on television.
  •   Tax Season   (19 September 2014)
  • Does the National Football League enjoy tax-exempt status as a nonprofit organization?
  •   The War at Home   (19 September 2014)
  • Do ISIS operatives plan to 'slaughter' American troops at their houses after finding the addresses of military servicemen online?
  •   Drag Erased   (19 September 2014)
  • Is Facebook banning drag queens who are not using their legal names on their accounts?
  •   Ball Bearing   (18 September 2014)
  • Did Kanye West score 106 points in a charity basketball game against a team of handicapped children in wheelchairs?
  •   Congress Mend   (18 September 2014)
  • List details crimes and disturbing backgrounds associated with members of the U.S. Congress, the NFL, or the NBA.
  •   Nopeflix   (18 September 2014)
  • Has Netflix announced they must declare bankruptcy because they cannot compete with piracy?
  •   Poly Gamey   (18 September 2014)
  • Can Muslim men receive welfare benefits for as many as four wives?
  •   Donor Danger   (18 September 2014)
  • Did HIV-positive basketball star Magic Johnson donate blood for leukemia patients?
  •   Puff Did He?   (18 September 2014)
  • Has rapper Sean Combs been arrested in connection with the murder of Tupac Shakur?
  •   Urgent Prayers for Queragosh   (17 September 2014)
  • Request states prayers are needed as the city of Queragosh has fallen to ISIS, and Christian children are being beheaded in large numbers.
  •   Bungee Whiz   (17 September 2014)
  • Video clip shows a hapless bungee jumper get his head bitten off by a crocodile.
  •   Boulder's Breaking Bad   (17 September 2014)
  • Has Colorado become the first state to legalize recreational use of crystal meth?
  •   Baracking Up Is Hard to Do   (17 September 2014)
  • Has First Lady Michelle Obama filed for divorce from President Barack Obama over his golf habit?
  •   Contrabagged   (16 September 2014)
  • Has the federal government banned public school students from bringing their lunches from home?
  •   Tape Measure   (16 September 2014)
  • Image shows a 1980s advertisement offering a free U2 album with every casette player purchase.
  •   Exchange Berate   (16 September 2014)
  • Are prisoners swapped in exchange for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now top 'ISIS leaders'?
  •   Covert Conversion   (16 September 2014)
  • Has the brother of a top ISIS leader repented and converted to Christianity?
  •   Room Service   (16 September 2014)
  • Does a public high school in Hilliard, Ohio, host a Muslim prayer room?
  •   Selfiepulcher   (16 September 2014)
  • Did a California man post a selfie picture taken with his girlfriend's stolen corpse?
  •   Kill a Pit Bull Day   (16 September 2014)
  • Alert warns that this Halloween has been designated as "National Kill a Pitbull Day."
  •   Mother Love   (15 September 2014)
  • A mother-daughter lesbian couple named Vertasha and Mary seek acceptance of their taboo romance?
  •   Uncommon Core   (15 September 2014)
  • Did a Florida teacher give 6th grade students an explicit sex ed lesson involving a strap-on sex toy to satisfy common core requirements?
  •   Stranger Danger   (15 September 2014)
  • Are child predators using Facebook to source victims by adding unsuspecting parents as friends?
  •   Urban Loutfitters   (15 September 2014)
  • Outrage over Urban Outfitters' offering an item appearing to be a bloodstained Kent State sweatshirt for sale.
  •   Human-Dog Hybrid   (15 September 2014)
  • Photograph purportedly shows a rare, recently discovered trans-species of human-dog hybrid.
  •   Mutant Spiders in Missouri   (15 September 2014)
  • Photographs purportedly show giant mutant spiders produced by government DNA experiments in Missouri.
  •   Personal Foul   (14 September 2014)
  • List collects statements about rape made by Republican politicians.
  •   Supporting Evidence   (14 September 2014)
  • Update to the case of a Houston man supposedly sentenced to jail for "paying too much child support" for his son.
  •   The Middle Wife   (14 September 2014)
  • Second grader acts out her mother's birthing process in school as a show-and-tell offering.
  •   Pumpkin Patch   (14 September 2014)
  • Is Durex offering limited edition Pumpkin Spice condoms?
  •   Prize Fight   (13 September 2014)
  • Has the Nobel Committee expressed regret for awarding the 2009 Peace Prize to President Obama?
  •   Welfare for Weed   (13 September 2014)
  • Despite what some people may think they've read, you still can't use food stamps to purchase marijuana.
  •   Ruin Nation   (13 September 2014)
  • Were the remains of an ancient city discovered in the Australian desert?
  •   My Mother the Scar   (12 September 2014)
  • Were maternal figures typically absent in Walt Disney's animated films because he felt responsible for his own mother's death?
  •   ISIS Crisis   (12 September 2014)
  • Photograph purportedly shows an ISIS terrorist arrested in Houston.
  •   Training Depot   (11 September 2014)
  • Are Home Depot employees being forced to undergo 'Muslim Sensitivity Training' by demand of CAIR?
  •   9/11 Rumors and Conspiracy Theories   (11 September 2014)
  • The ten most widely circulated rumors and conspiracy theories associated with the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  •   Won't Slow You Down   (10 September 2014)
  • Has the production of Coors Light beer been halted due to the brew's being contaminated with cocaine?
  •   Sigh of Resignation   (9 September 2014)
  • Will President Obama be leaving office a year early?
  •   Mad Sow Disease   (9 September 2014)
  • Photographs show a woman whose brain became infested with parasites after eating pork.
  •   Brominated Vegetable Oil   (9 September 2014)
  • Article warns about the dangers of brominated vegetable oil in Mountain Dew soda.
  •   Keyser Snowze   (8 September 2014)
  • Is record-shattering snowfall forecast to cover most of the United States this winter?
  •   Jack the Ripper Identified?   (8 September 2014)
  • Has the identity of notorious murderer 'Jack the Ripper' finally been established?
  •   Pain in the Asp   (8 September 2014)
  • Photographs show a venomous caterpillar known as an asp.
  •   Ingrate Expectations   (6 September 2014)
  • Iraqi woman in a U.S. grocery store is told off by another patron after disdaining America's bombing of her country.
  •   25 Hottest Urban Legends   (6 September 2014)
  • List of the Top 25 hottest Urban Legends currently circulating.
  •   Store Honors Islamic Martyr   (6 September 2014)
  • Annually-circulated photograph supposedly shows a store closed on September 11 to honor an Islamic martyr.
  •   Michael Brown's Arrest Record   (6 September 2014)
  • How accurate are the rumors about shooting victim Michael Brown's criminal record?
  •   Country Rat, City Rat   (5 September 2014)
  • Do major cities harbor rodent populations equivalent to one rat per person?
  •   Le-a   (5 September 2014)
  • Mother names her child 'Le-a,' which she insists be pronounced 'Ledasha.'
  •   In the Cards   (4 September 2014)
  • Shoppers buy food for a woman who was embarrassed over using a welfare card at a grocery store.
  •   Jesus in the Clouds   (4 September 2014)
  • Photograph snapped during a Korean War bombing raid shows an image of Jesus in the clouds.
  •   Facebook Privacy Notice   (4 September 2014)
  • Will posting a legal notice on your Facebook wall protect your copyright and privacy rights?
  •   Range Anxiety   (4 Septemner 2014)
  • A nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed a shooting instructor with an Uzi at a gun range in Arizona.

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