A graphic shows a 1950s print advertisement for "Flobar A-Bomb Detergent."
Was ‘Flobar A-Bomb Detergent’ a Real Product?
  • 6 April 2021
"Flobar A-Bomb Detergent": Because you never know when you might need to cleanse your exterior...
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Did Winston Cigarettes Promote ‘Smoking for Two’?
  • 1 April 2019
Of all the dubious health claims made about the benefits of cigarette smoking, this one...
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Did a Worker Smash His Boss’ Mercedes Benz After Not Being Paid for Several Months?
  • 4 February 2019
Everyone loves a good workplace revenge story, true or otherwise.
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Is This Video of a Man Falling Down a Flight of Stairs Real?
  • 17 August 2018
A video showing a man falling down a flight of stairs features computer animated graphics...
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Is This a 1950s Women’s Magazine Ad for a Handgun to Shoot ‘Depraved Creeps’?
  • 6 August 2018
A vintage women's magazine advertisement for a Colt Cobra revolver for use against 'that strange,...
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Does This Image Show a Peaceful Meeting of a Lion and a Zebra at a Watering Hole?
  • 31 July 2018
Food and drink, all in the same place!
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Is This Woman Playing Ping-Pong with Her Face as a Paddle?
  • 30 October 2017
"I don't want to face such an opponent!"
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Volkswagen Polo ‘Terrorist’ Commercial
  • 23 January 2005
A viral ad featuring the Volkswagen Polo automobile and a suicide bomber was not created...
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Was a Plane with Landing Gear Failure Saved by Truck?
  • 10 November 2014
A video shows an airliner saved by a pickup truck after its landing gear malfunctioned.
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Heinz Baked Beans Featured in London Pop-Up Cafe The cafe features collectible cans and various beany dishes.
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Does a Vintage Advertisement Show Boy Eating a Stick of Butter?
  • 2 February 2017
An image purportedly showing a vintage advertisement for butter was created as a joke.
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Did Chipotle create a 'Never Forget 9/11' ad campaign featuring burritos in the place of the Twin Towers? FACT CHECK: Did Chipotle create a 'Never Forget 9/11' ad campaign featuring burritos in the...
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