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  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.
  •   Socket Error   (4 September 2014)
  • Photo purports to document injuries to Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
  •   Chris Heben   (4 September 2014)
  • An update on the story of former Navy SEAL Chris Heben, who drove himself to the hospital after being shot.
  •   Missing Planes   (3 September 2014)
  • Are eleven passenger planes missing from an airport in Libya?
  •   Betty White Death Hoax   (3 September 2014)
  • Actress Betty White has not passed away.
  •   Free Ride   (2 September 2014)
  • Has Congress passed a bill to provide free new cars to welfare recipients?
  •   NASA Blackout Warning   (2 September 2014)
  • Has NASA announced a three-day world-wide blackout is coming?
  •   Punched Out   (2 September 2014)
  • Did escape artist Harry Houdini die from a ruptured appendix caused by his being punched in the stomach?
  •   Unhappy Meal   (2 September 2014)
  • Will McDonald's restaurants be placing Michelle Obama's image on their drink cups?
  •   Doom Bands   (1 September 2014)
  • Have some loom bands been taken off the market due to health concerns?
  •   Whether Underground   (1 September 2014)
  • Are London police warning against using the Underground due to an impending terrorist attack?
  •   Swatted   (31 August 2014)
  • Was a teenager sentenced to 25 years in prison for the prank known as "swatting"?
  •   Why Michelle Came Home   (30 August 2014)
  • Did Barack Obama's status as a Muslim prevent his wife from traveling with him to Islamic countries?
  •   Justice for AvaLynn   (30 August 2014)
  • Facebook appeals calls for justice for a young girl injured in a playground incident.
  •   Casey Anthony Pregnant?   (29 August 2014)
  • Is notorious mom Casey Anthony pregnant with twins?
  •   Ice Doubt   (29 August 2014)
  • Rumor claims most of the $100 million raised from ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' donations won't go to ALS-related research and services.
  •   Tupac Lives!   (29 August 2014)
  • Has rapper Tupac Shakur, thought to have been killed in 1996, come out of hiding?
  •   Pajama Non-Party   (28 August 2014)
  • Brouhaha over Zara clothiers offering children's pajamas resembling concentration camp uniforms.
  •   Reese's Maggot Video   (28 August 2014)
  • Does a video show a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup infested with maggots?
  •   Transportation Insecurity Administration   (27 August 2014)
  • Are undocumented immigrants allowed to fly on US airlines with no identification?
  •   McOuija   (27 August 2014)
  • Will McDonald's Happy Meal boxes come with Ouija boards?
  •   Polished Prevention   (27 August 2014)
  • Has a nail polish been developed that can detect the presence of date rape drugs?
  •   Faking Bad   (26 August 2014)
  • Will AMC's "Breaking Bad" be returning with new episodes?
  •   Pumpkin Perfidy   (26 August 2014)
  • Does Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte contain dangerous toxins?
  •   Affordable Care Jacked   (26 August 2014)
  • Were a bevy of tax increases quietly imposed upon Americans in July 2014 due to the Affordable Care Act?
  •   Fraud at the CDC Uncovered?   (25 August 2014)
  • Has the CDC intentionally suppressed reports of vaccine-related cases of autism from reaching the public?
  •   Greene Report   (25 August 2014)
  • Did President Obama break precedent by declining to attend the funeral of General Harold Greene and failing to send any administration officials to the ceremony?

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