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Filed Under:Humor / odd
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Archived Since:February 8, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Did a Drag Queen in a ‘Demonic’ Outfit Read a Sexually Explicit Book to Children at a Public Library?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Right-wing web sites used alarmist language and false claims to describe a reading event at a California library.

Trump Got a Spray Tan in the Oval Office?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A staged photograph actually shows a presidential lookalike.

US Rep: Trump Says Fallen Soldier Knew What He Signed Up For

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Rep. Frederica Wilson said President Trump told Myeshia Johnson, the widow of a fallen soldier, that he "knew what he signed up for." Trump denies it.

Will Burning Bay Leaves Reduce Anxiety?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A chemical compound found in the leaves of the bay laurel may affect mood, but the results are inconclusive and not necessarily relevant to bay leaf smoke.

Did a Football Fan Sit on an American Flag While Wearing a Shirt Reading ‘I Stand for the National Anthem’?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A sports news web site published the photograph, which was taken during a game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots.

Did ‘Mexican Drug Cartels’ Start the California Wildfires?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Disreputable web sites provide no evidence to support a half-baked theory about the cause of the October 2017 fires.

Is Ireland Lowering Its Corporate Tax Rate?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

An Irish government official refutes U.S. President Donald Trump's claim, whose source is entirely unclear.

President Obama Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Weinstein, Clinton, Weiner and Cosby?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A meme claiming that President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Harvey Weinstein, Anthony Weiner, Bill Clinton and Bill Cosby uses doctored images.

Was This Coyote Given a Bath After Being Mistaken for a Dog?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A photograph showing a coyote in a bathtub was circulated with an inaccurate backstory in October 2017.

Was Freddy Krueger From ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Based on a Real Serial Murderer?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The explanatory last line of a Halloween joke about a real-life Freddy Krueger was removed in subsequent shares.

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Actor John Dunsworth Dies at 71

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The Canadian actor, who played Mr. Lahey on the comedy series, died after a short illness.

Is the Mandalay Bay Security Guard ‘Missing’?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Police told us that despite widespread rumors and speculation, Jesus Campos is not missing.

Is Trump Spending More Taxpayer Dollars on Personal Travel than Obama Did?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Despite preliminary indications that the Trump family's government-paid travel expenses are higher than the Obamas', Internet rumors exaggerate the disparity.

Did a Mandalay Bay Hotel Worker ‘Vanish’ After Giving an Interview?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A disreputable web site published an illogical and inaccurate conspiracy theory about a valet worker who reportedly had a brush with the Las Vegas gunman.

Are Hurricane Maria Survivors Getting ‘Skittle Meals’ From The Government?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Volunteer veterans, journalists, and others claim that FEMA is providing "meals" that are little more than unhealthy snacks to hurricane victims, but a FEMA spokesperson says images circulating online misrepresent what the agency is doing to help Puerto Ricans.

NASA Confirms Existence of Earth’s Second Moon?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

While a discovery from 2016 did reveal the presence of a small asteroid trapped in Earth’s orbit, this object cannot be classified as a moon.

Did Sprinklers Save a House From a Massive Wildfire?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A photograph showing a home with a green lawn surrounded by charred land is real, but the back story accompanying it is incomplete.

Did Divers Just Uncover the ‘Lost City’ of Heracleion?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Divers did uncover the ruins of Thonis-Heracleion, but the discovery was not new in 2017 — contrary to the claims of clickbait articles.

Was a Woman Killed by a Frozen Shaft of Urine?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

An image purportedly showing a woman who was pierced by a urine icicle originated on a 1990s-era British television show.

Little Girl Desperately Clings to Screen Door During Hurricane Ophelia?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A video showing a little girl hanging on to a door on a windy day is real, but it was not captured during the hurricane or in Ireland.

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