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  Trick or Triage   (31 October 2014)
  • Did health officials in Africa admit that a factory worker with Ebola contaminated a large batch of chocolate?
  •   Lettermandate   (31 October 2014)
  • Is a list of David Letterman's 'Top 10 Reasons to Vote Democrat' genuine?
  •   Medicare Part Bamboozled   (31 October 2014)
  • Does the 2015 Medicare handbook deliberately omit rates so they will remain secret until the midterm elections are over?
  •   Bad Ol' Boys   (30 October 2014)
  • Did the Missouri state government issue "nigger hunting" licenses in 1995?
  •   The Old College Sigh   (30 October 2014)
  • Do a growing number of college student support "post-birth abortion?"
  •   Texas Two-Misstep   (30 October 2014)
  • Has the Texas DOC granted a cannibal's request for a child as his last meal?
  •   Moderation Coup   (29 October 2014)
  • Is the government arresting people for anti-Obama Facebook posts?
  •   Crook County   (29 October 2014)
  • Were voting machines in Cook County, Illinois rigged to favor Democrats?
  •   Pizza Delivery Plan   (29 October 2014)
  • Did a woman call 911 and pretend to order a pizza so police would respond without her attacker's knowledge?
  •   21 Gun Salute   (29 October 2014)
  • Will the federal government be enacting a nationwide minimum hunting age of 21 in 2015?
  •   Kohl's Gift Card Scam   (29 October 2014)
  • A Kohl's $100 Gift Card survey scam is preying on Facebook users.
  •   Halloween Quarantine   (28 October 2014)
  • Did Gov. Chris Christie cancel trick-or-treating due to fears about Ebola?
  •   Godly Gauntlet   (28 October 2014)
  • Pope Francis said evolution and the Big Bang theory are compatible with religious beliefs.
  •   Harpo Marx   (28 October 2014)
  • Did Harpo Marx change his given name from Adolph to Arthur to avoid association with Adolf Hitler?
  •   Schnapp Judgment   (28 October 2014)
  • Is Fireball Whisky being recalled?
  •   Internal Robbing-You Service   (28 October 2014)
  • Is the IRS seizing the bank accounts of innocent citizens without cause?
  •   Ebola School   (28 October 2014)
  • Did a group of third grade students in Olathe, Kansas, contract Ebola from a substitute teacher?
  •   Dinosaur Bone of Contention   (28 October 2014)
  • Did Michele Bachmann appear on Fox News and doubt the veracity of dinosaur bones?
  •   Catmap   (27 October 2014)
  • A giant cat appeared on Auckland's Google Maps.
  •   What the Truck?   (27 October 2014)
  • Why was a mysterious tractor trailer truck convoy under police escort in Virginia?
  •   Common Discord   (27 October 2014)
  • Was a Marine banned from his daughter's school for objecting to a lesson on Islam?
  •   Hostage Negotiations   (27 October 2014)
  • Photographs show Asian law enforcement officials negotiating with (and shooting) a suspect who is holding children hostage.
  •   Bag the Dog   (27 October 2014)
  • Did Gov. Rick Scott adopt a dog during his campaign and return it once he was elected?
  •   Wal-Mortified   (27 October 2014)
  • Walmart.com featured a Halloween page for "fat girl costumes."
  •   Deerly Beloved   (26 October 2014)
  • The case of a woman who sought medical help to remove a deer tongue she had used for self-pleasuring purposes.
  •   Judd Nelson Dead?   (26 October 2014)
  • Rumor claims actor Judd Nelson has died.
  •   Birthing Pains   (25 October 2014)
  • Have Kenyan authorities released papers confirming President Barack Obama's birth in that country?
  •   The Cosby Foe   (25 October 2014)
  • Rumor claims comedian Bill Cosby sexually has assaulted at least thirteen different women.
  •   Leicester Lamster   (26 October 2014)
  • Did an immigrant who tested positive for Ebola escape custody in Leicester?
  •   Madeleine Albright, Conan O'Brien Trade Twitter Jabs   (24 October 2014)
  • Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright teased Conan O'Brien on Twitter.
  •   Soda Meme   (24 October 2014)
  • Did Macy's stop selling SodaStream because it's made in Israel?
  •   Grace Under Fire   (24 October 2014)
  • Has TV crime host Nancy Grace been arrested for murder?
  •   Strife of the Party   (24 October 2014)
  • Did the 1956 Republican party platform look like today's liberals' planks?
  •   Ebola Confirmed in NYC   (23 October 2014)
  • A New York City doctor tested positive for the Ebola virus.
  •   Amazon Gift Card   (23 October 2014)
  • Is Amazon giving out free $200 gift cards to Facebook users?
  •   The Flu Plot   (23 October 2014)
  • Did a Johns Hopkins scientist write a scathing report about flu vaccines?
  •   Strawman Poll   (23 October 2014)
  • Can Colorado voters print ballots at home and hand them in to "vote collectors?"
  •   The Floating Church   (23 October 2014)
  • A new church was moved by a hurricane onto a plot of land that church members had originally attempted to purchase for it.
  •   Soap Duds   (23 October 2014)
  • Can Muslim nurses refuse to wash their hands in accordance with Islamic law?
  •   Green Canards   (22 October 2014)
  • Did President Obama order 34 million "blank green cards?"
  •   Bong Goes Boom   (22 October 2014)
  • A young woman was disfigured when her bong exploded.
  •   Banned Old Flag   (22 October 2014)
  • Was a Florida hardware store ordered to remove its American flag display?
  •   Camp David Conniption   (22 October 2014)
  • Did President Obama snap and say "don't you dare paint all of Islam with the same brush" in an ISIS briefing?
  •   Bleacher Bums   (21 October 2014)
  • Will drinking or injecting bleach protect you against Ebola?
  •   Decalcification   (21 October 2014)
  • Photograph purportedly shows a truck in Texas bearing an anti-Obama decal.
  •   Royal Grumble   (21 October 2014)
  • Jarring promotional video uses young "princesses" who profanely rant about gender inequality.
  •   Renee Zellweger   (21 October 2014)
  • New photos of Renee Zellweger spark social media speculation.
  •   Red Velvet Oreos   (21 October 2014)
  • Is Nabisco planning to release Red Velvet Oreos for Valentine's Day 2015?
  •   Contractual Hold   (21 October 2014)
  • Was a couple hospitalized when their getting romantic in the ocean resulted in an unbreakable suction?
  •   Grits Expectations   (21 October 2014)
  • Are men who eat grits 70 percent more likely to father gay children?
  •   Scared Stiff   (21 October 2014)
  • Did a corpse go undiscovered for two weeks at a Halloween haunted house attraction?
  •   Viva Paws Vegas   (21 October 2014)
  • Do Las Vegas casino owners want to legalize dog fights?
  •   Goliath Spider   (20 October 2014)
  • Was a puppy-sized spider spotted in the South American rainforest?
  •   Kindergarten Crock   (20 October 2014)
  • Did 17 kindergarten students in Texas test positive for Ebola?
  •   Fappuccino   (20 October 2014)
  • Were semen samples found in Starbucks stores?
  •   Exit Through the Gift Op   (20 October 2014)
  • Was street artist Banksy arrested and unmasked by London Police?
  •   Black Mask of Death   (19 October 2014)
  • Photograph shows a masked partygoer who killed seven people on Halloween 1962.
  •   Chip Off the Old Salk   (18 October 2014)
  • Did "CDC whistleblower" Brent Hopskins reveal that all doses of the Ebola vaccine contain an RFID chip?
  •   Diaper Filled with Ewww   (18 October 2014)
  • Did a woman find an infestation of maggots inside a package of Huggies brand diapers?
  •   Faking Bad   (18 October 2014)
  • The hit AMC drama 'Breaking Bad' is still not returning for a sixth season.

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