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104-Year-Old Drinks Dr Pepper Daily
News: A 104-year-old woman has drunk Dr Pepper every day for the past 40 years.
Rumor: Sorority house plumbing was destroyed by the stomach acids of bulimic students.
A Shady Giveaway
Scam: Eminem is giving away $2 million, a house, and/or a new car to lucky Facebook fans.
Rumor: The FDA has approved an ativan diffuser for use in hospitals.
Bacon Cream Oreos
Rumor: Bacon Cream Oreos are a limited edition flavor.
An Injection Addiction
Rumor: Studies have shown that children who are vaccinated are 85% more likely to inject heroin than those who are not.
USASOC Explains Jade Helm Exercise
News: A conspiracy theory circulated about a planned military exercise known as "Jade Helm."
Kroger Gift Cards
Rumor: Kroger is giving away $200 gift cards on Facebook.
Rumor: A veteran injured during the 1945 battle of Iwo Jima finally came out of his coma 69 years later.
Mailbag: Why you shouldn't sleep through those civics lessons about the U.S. government in school.
Attack of the Potoo
Rumor: A Brazilian scientist was attacked by a prehistoric species of owl he had cloned.
Rumor: Sharia law has been established in a jurisdiction in Texas.
Rumor: Michelle Obama has demanded that all children in daycare be weighed as a part of her ongoing interest in childhood nutrition.
Mailbag: Why you should pay attention to the calendar.
Rumor: A chance encounter between an autistic child and a film actor resulted in Deliverance's dueling banjos scene.
The Eyes That Saw a Nuke
Rumor: Photograph shows a girl who was blinded by a nuclear bomb.
Rumor: Ted Cruz's father said that atheists belong in "special camps."
Zimmer Down, Man
Rumor: George Zimmerman said that it was God's plan for him to shoot Trayvon Martin.
Fauxtography: Photograph purportedly shows a Westboro Baptist Church sign reading 'Ted Cruz Is Our Hero.'"
A compendium of mortifying examples of cake inscriptions gone wrong.
News: A New York woman claims she was institutionalized because she said the President follows her on Twitter.
No Flags Please, We're American
Rumor: ABC has banned their on-air personnel from wearing American flag pins.
News: First Lady Michelle Obama shaved her head before a video appearance on Jeopardy.
Rumor: States are installing 'point-to-point' cameras along highways that automatically track and ticket speeding motorists.
Rubber Duck Armada
Rumor: Photograph shows thousands of rubber ducks lost at sea.
A Motorcycle Gang
Rumor: All registered motorcycle owners are classified as gang members by the FBI.
Rumor: Students at Liberty University faced a $10 fine if they missed a Ted Cruz speech.
Rumor: Ted Cruz is ineligible to serve as President of the United States because he was born in Canada.
Roling With the Punches
Rumor: Tom Cruise said that 'being an actor is like serving in Afghanistan.'
Rumor: President Obama signed an order that made Ted Cruz ineligible for Obamacare.
Duck Duck Whoa
News: Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson made controversial remarks about atheism and morality.
McDonald's is His Kind of Place
Rumor: A teenaged job seeker sent a sarcastic employment application to McDonald's and was hired.
Do You Wanna Know a CPAC?
Rumor: Ted Cruz said in a CPAC speech that diseases such as AIDS and cancer can be eradicated through prayer.
Rumor: Asteroid 2014-YB35 has NASA on "high alert."
Rumor: Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz was confronted by a shareholder over the company's support for same-sex marriage.
Celling Your Soul
Rumor: Cell phone users must register their numbers with the national "Do Not Call" directory by a given deadline to prevent their cell phone numbers from being released to telemarketers.
Rumor: Expired boxes of cake mix are dangerously toxic.
News: Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen suggested that church attendance should be mandatory for all U.S. citizens?
iPhone the Body Electric
Rumor: Video demonstrates how to charge your cellphone using body electricity.
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