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  Top Party Schools   (21 August 2014)
  • Is your college on Playboy magazine's annual ranking of America's top party schools?
  •   Islamic Agenda   (21 August 2014)
  • Photograph shows a sign bearing an ominous threat from the "Advancement of Islamic Agenda for America."
  •   Hippo Eats Dwarf   (20 August 2014)
  • The improbable tale of a circus dwarf who bounced sideways off a trampoline and was swallowed by a hippopotamus.
  •   Water Weal   (20 August 2014)
  • Is the drought-stricken state of California really fining ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ participants for wasting water?
  •   'Day of Rage' Protests   (20 August 2014)
  • Rumors claim that hacktivist collective Anonymous has called for nationwide protests on 21 August 2014.
  •   Bucket List   (19 August 2014)
  • As the 'ice bucket challenge' spreads across the social web, rumors of adverse reactions are going viral, too.
  •   Adam Sandler Predictions   (19 August 2014)
  • Did Adam Sandler accurately predict several major tragedies via cryptic, one-line remarks?
  •   Citrus County Serial Killer   (19 August 2014)
  • Web-based rumors of a suspected "serial killer enthusiast" in Citrus County, Florida, are running rampant.
  •   Ice Bucket Challenge   (19 August 2014)
  • Did President Obama refuse to participate in the ALS Association's 'Ice Bucket Challenge'?
  •   Task Farce   (19 August 2014)
  • Facebook will begin monitoring posts for indications of drug activity.
  •   Brown Shirts   (18 August 2014)
  • Is Ralph Lauren clothiers offering 'nigger brown' shirts for sale?
  •   A Thank You to All Starbucks Customers   (18 August 2014)
  • Message from Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz extols the company's contributions to Israel.
  •   Unanswerables   (18 August 2014)
  • A collection of unusual and urgent questions posed by our readers.
  •   Ship of Fools   (17 August 2014)
  • Were remains of a Viking ship found on the banks of the MIssissippi River near Memphis?
  •   Newsom/Christian Murders   (16 August 2014)
  • Upcoming parole hearing for one of the perpetrators of the Newsom/Christian murders sparks renewed interest in the case.
  •   'Purge' Crime Warning   (15 August 2014)
  • Rumors of a re-enactment of the movie 'The Purge' are afoot.
  •   Calls from Beyond   (15 August 2014)
  • A man's cell phone placed calls to his loved ones after his demise.
  •   Starbucks in Israel   (15 August 2014)
  • Various rumors about Starbucks and the Middle East.
  •   'Spider Under the Skin' Video   (15 August 2014)
  • Offer of a spider under the skin video clickjacks users into a survey scam.
  •   Robin Williams 'Goodbye' Video   (14 August 2014)
  • Video purportedly shows 'goodbye' message recorded by Robin Williams just prior to his suicide.
  •   Center Stage   (13 August 2014)
  • Is the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts changing its name to the Obama Center?
  •   Thalia's 'Removed Rib'   (13 August 2014)
  • Did Latin pop star Thalia undergo rib removal surgery in order to appear slimmer?
  •   Stamping Out   (13 August 2014)
  • Will the federal Food Stamp program (SNAP) be discontinued in March 2015?
  •   Lauren Bacall Dead At 89   (13 August 2014)
  • Actress Lauren Bacall, whose legendary Hollywood career spanned more than 70 years, has died at the age of 89.
  •   Robin Williams' Cause of Death Confirmed   (12 August 2014)
  • Marin County officials held a press conference to disclose some details about the comedian's death.
  •   Hannah and Ethan Anderson   (12 August 2014)
  • Anniversary of the tragic murder and kidnapping case of Ethan and Hannah Anderson prompts recirculation of a missing person alert.
  •   ISIS Crisis   (12 August 2014)
  • Reports claim that ISIS militants have been beheading children in Iraq and Syria.
  •   Robin Williams Commits Suicide   (11 August 2014)
  • Comedian Robin Williams has been reported dead of an apparent suicide.
  •   Trifexis   (11 August 2014)
  • Update to reports that Trifexis brand parasite prevention tablets have caused the deaths of a large number of dogs.
  •   The World's Best Ant Poison   (11 August 2014)
  • Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as an ant poison?
  •   Tony Stewart Accident   (11 August 2014)
  • NASCAR champion Tony Stewart hit and killed a fellow driver on a race track.
  •   Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives   (11 August 2014)
  • More Discovery Channel fiction about the existence of a monster 35-foot shark who attacks ships.
  •   The HildaBeast   (11 August 2014)
  • A collection of statements reportedly made by Hillary Clinton. How accurate is it?
  •   XL1 False Rumor   (10 August 2014)
  • More misinformation about the federal government's supposedly preventing Volkswagen's XL1 model car from being sold in the U.S. because the vehicle is too fuel-efficient.
  •   Proportionate Response   (10 August 2014)
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's response to an interviewer who questioned the proportionality of Israel's military response.
  •   Self Destruction   (8 August 2014)
  • Photograph shows a honeymooner taking an underwater selfie moments before he was killed by a shark.
  •   25 Hottest Urban Legends   (8 August 2014)
  • List of the Top 25 hottest Urban Legends currently circulating.
  •   Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5'   (8 August 2014)
  • A viral picture appearing to show a cute coincidence with 'Share A Coke' campaign bottles tricked the Internet.
  •   Baby Boom   (8 August 2014)
  • Did a NYPD police officer kill a baby following a breastfeeding dispute with the child's mother?
  •   Hulk Hogan Death Hoax   (7 August 2014)
  • Celebrity death hoax: Wrestler Hulk Hogan has not died from being shot in the head:
  •   Hurricane Mutiny   (7 August 2014)
  • Should you leave a house window open slightly during a hurricane to equalize pressure and lessen damage?
  •   My Trip to San Francisco in 1940   (7 August 2014)
  • Photographs illustrate a trip to San Francisco in 1940 as described in a letter by Henry Ford.
  •   Is Steve Jobs Alive?   (7 August 2014)
  • Is Apple co-founder Steve Jobs alive and in hiding in Rio de Janeiro?
  •   Emergency Response   (7 August 2014)
  • Did a brief Facebook outage prompt social media users to call 911?
  •   River Fish   (7 August 2014)
  • Photographs purportedly show a dead mermaid found in Bulgaria's Vladaya River.
  •   Cat Killer   (6 August 2014)
  • Did former New York Mets outfielder Kevin Mitchell cut the head off his girlfriend's cat with a knife? Teammate Darryl Strawberry's "confirmation" of this legend is less than convincing.
  •   Epic Apple Pie Revenge   (6 August 2014)
  • Customer buys up all the apple pies at a Burger King to thwart a misbehaving child.
  •   Painting Spell   (6 August 2014)
  • Video clip shows a car with color-changing "paramagnetic paint."
  •   Cheap Swills   (6 August 2014)
  • Why does Charles Shaw wine (commonly known as "Two Buck Chuck") sell so cheaply? Various rumors attempt to explain the phenomenon.
  •   Lemming Suicide   (6 August 2014)
  • Did filmmakers stage lemming death scenes for the Disney nature documentary 'White Wilderness'?
  •   Mars Spectacular   (5 August 2014)
  • Will the planet Mars make a once-in-our-lifetimes, remarkably close approach to Earth on 27 August 2014?
  •   Whale Storm   (5 August 2014)
  • Did a school of killer whales attack and kill 16 crewmembers of a whaling boat?
  •   Pipe Dream   (5 August 2014)
  • Did singer 'Mama' Cass Elliot experience an increase in her vocal range after she was hit in the head by a pipe?
  •   Facebook Messenger   (5 August 2014)
  • Does use of the Facebook Messenger app require user acceptance of many privacy-violating conditions?
  •   Cremainlining   (5 August 2014)
  • Thieves steal what they believe to be cocaine but what is in reality the cremated remains of the householder's relative.
  •   Down and Out   (4 August 2014)
  • A restaurant server declined to wait on customers who made derogatory comments about a child with Down syndrome.
  •   Wasp Spray   (4 August 2014)
  • Is a can of wasp spray a preferable alternative to pepper spray for protection against assailants?
  •   Gone with the Wind   (4 August 2014)
  • Video clip shows a wind turbine exploding during high winds.
  •   The Family Way   (4 August 2014)
  • Distress scam involves an impersonator who pretends to be relative in urgent need of money.
  •   Vote for Israel or Palestine for Google Maps   (3 August 2014)
  • Is Google Earth conducting a vote over whether to identify Israel or Palestine on its maps?
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