Was Kissing Through Handkerchiefs Advised During 1918 Pandemic? "Want to Kiss and Escape Grip? Use Handkerchief!"
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Were These Abraham Lincoln’s Last Words? Rumors of the former president's last words spoken in Ford's Theatre led us to consult...
    Unproven
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Does California Have an Abandoned City Near Joshua Tree? It’s been dubbed the biggest abandoned ghost town in the U.S.
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Was the Last Violent Breach of the Capitol by the British in 1814? British troops set fire to the building in August of that year.
    True
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Is Times Square Closed to Crowds on New Year’s for First Time in History? The ball drop on New Year's Eve is going to look a little different in...
    True
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Do These 1920s News Clippings Resemble 2020 Talk? Twitter users enjoyed what appeared to be amusing parallels between the end of 2020 and...
    True
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Does Google Earth Reveal a Sunken Ship in a Japanese Port? Contrary to TikTok shenanigans, the boat is neither the RMS Titanic nor the Ottoman frigate...
    False
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Did Helen Keller Fly a Plane? An unknown childhood illness left the 19-month-old girl without her sight or hearing.
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Is This 1882 Patent for a Mousetrap Featuring a Loaded Gun Real? Innovators are always seeking a better way to build to a mousetrap.
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Was ‘Fort Blunder’ Built on the Wrong Side of the Border? After construction, it was decided that it would be easier to move the border than...
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Divers Exploring Titanic Make ‘Deeply Shocking’ New Discovery? An 80-page story said that a "deeply shocking," "haunting," and "spine-chilling" new discovery had been...
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Did Congress Expel 14 Members for Supporting Confederacy, Not Acknowledging Lincoln as President? There is a history of House and Senate members being kicked out, but did the...
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