united media publishing – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:24:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://www.snopes.com/app/uploads/2017/02/cropped-snopes-drop-light-only-yellow-32x32.png united media publishing – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com 32 32 FALSE: Steven Avery, 53, Found Unresponsive in His Prison Cell http://www.snopes.com/steven-avery-unresponsive/ Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:39:08 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=17490 FALSE: Hedge Fund Manager Jared Price Won $1.6 Billion Powerball http://www.snopes.com/jared-price-powerball-winner/ Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:15:46 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=16154 Government Cheddar http://www.snopes.com/obama-orders-2350-dollar-tax-rebate-november/ Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:15:20 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?page_id=11933 Blew Chips http://www.snopes.com/blew-chips/ Sun, 16 Aug 2015 18:34:10 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?page_id=5986 FACT CHECK:   Have Residents of Clint, Texas, been forcibly implanted with microchips by Jade Helm operatives? Claim:   Residents of Clint, Texas, have been forcibly implanted with microchips by Jade Helm operatives.   FALSE Example:     [Collected via Twitter, July 2015] I saw on my newsfeed that in clint tx people were rounded up and separated … Continued Papal Bull http://www.snopes.com/pope-mandatory-sterilization-climate-change/ Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:52:47 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?page_id=3896 FACT CHECK:   Did Pope Francis say that mandatory sterilization for unwed mothers would prevent climate change? Claim:   Pope Francis said mandatory sterilization of unwed mothers would prevent climate change.   FALSE Example:     [Collected via Twitter, July 2015] http://t.co/wdsWFZ1Oks The Pope says unmarried women to prevent climate change, all unmarried women should be sterilized. Slap in … Continued Menstrual Fad http://www.snopes.com/transgender-tampons/ Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:20:56 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?page_id=3640 FACT CHECK:   Is a new “transgender tampon” arriving in stores soon? Claim:   A transgender tampon, developed to “bring each trans-woman closer to the full female experience,” will soon hit store shelves.   FALSE Example:     [Collected via e-mail and Twitter, July 2015] Is this article about transgender tampons a joke or for real? .@FCC You … Continued Divorce Cohort http://www.snopes.com/christian-couples-divorce/ Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:12:51 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?page_id=3261 FACT CHECK:   Did thousands of Christian couples file for divorce to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage? Claim:   Thousands of Christian couples have filed for divorce to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality.   FALSE Example:     [Collected via Twitter, July 2015] So there are thousands of Christian couples filling for … Continued