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Is the 14-Night ‘Bora Bora Getaway’ on Facebook Real?
  • 3 March 2021
A viral Facebook post asked users to like, share, and comment to enter for a...
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Did Biden ‘Erase’ Dr. Seuss From Read Across America Day?
  • 2 March 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden didn't mention the famed children's book author by name in his...
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Did Dr. Seuss Draw Racist Cartoons?
  • 2 March 2021
The children’s book author and artist is being scrutinized for a series of illustrations.
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Was the CPAC Stage Intentionally Shaped Like a Nazi Symbol?
  • 3 March 2021
Internet sleuths noticed the stage at the conservative gathering resembled a symbol that has been...
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Was a Gold-Colored Trump Statue Spotted at CPAC?
  • 1 March 2021
The former president was depicted wearing sandals, American flag shorts, and holding a magic wand.
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Did Coca-Cola Add ‘Try To Be Less White’ to Cans?
  • 24 February 2021
Photographs of the supposed new line of Coke cans appeared online after a controversy over...
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Does AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Contain Aborted Fetal Cells?
  • 2 December 2020
A viral anti-vaccine video mangles the science behind the production of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
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Are Bill Gates and the ID2020 Coalition Using COVID-19 To Build Global Surveillance State?
  • 8 June 2020
Conspiracy theorists misrepresent Bill Gates’ funding of vaccination and digital-identity research as evidence of a...
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Is This Image of a Lenticular Cloud Over the Giza Pyramids Real?
  • 25 July 2018
The Giza Pyramids and lenticular clouds are spectacular photographic subjects individually, but did someone manage...
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Were Black Children Used as Alligator Bait in the American South?
  • 9 June 2017
Tales of youngsters chained up as "alligator bait" in the deep South of the 18th...
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