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Your 'Gluten Sensitivity' May Be More Than a Trendy, Made-Up Illness

Your 'Gluten Sensitivity' May Be More Than a Trendy, Made-Up Illness

If foods like bread and pasta make you feel sick, you may have had a rough time in 2014, when you rolled out the news that no, you didn't have cel...

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On the Day of My Slaughter Beheading

On the Day of My Slaughter Beheading

By Kim LaCapria The "horse's head" scene in epic film "The Godfather" is one of Hollywood's most memorable, but was the...

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State of Disappointment

State of Disappointment

By David Mikkelson A satirical article has the GOP candidate suing the populace of Wisconsin for failing to award hmi a win in the state's Repu...

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Top Republicans Believe Trump Might Ghost the 2016 Election

Top Republicans Believe Trump Might Ghost the 2016 Election

Republican officials are reportedly preparing a back-up plan in case the Trump Train fully derails and the candidate decides to drop out of the race l...

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Why Terrorists Keep Attacking France

Why Terrorists Keep Attacking France

The truck attack that killed at least 84 people and injured hundreds more in Nice last week was a particularly brutal tragedy, but it was ju...

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Vapor Fails A fake news site claimed that the Food and Drug Administration banned nicotine-based &qu

Vapor Fails A fake news site claimed that the Food and Drug Administration banned nicotine-based &qu

CLAIM: The FDA has banned all e-juice for electronic cigarettes, effective July 2016. FALSE   EXAMPLE: [Collected via e-mail a...

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Space Nottity

Space Nottity

By Kim Lacapria   CLAIM: An astrophysicist warned that a "newly discovered Planet X" could wipe out all life on Earth as...

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Fat Cat

Fat Cat

CLAIM: A photograph shows an obese tiger. FALSE   ORIGIN:An image purportedly showing a severely obese tiger started recirc...

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Donald Trump Is Now Anti-Porn, Apparently

Donald Trump Is Now Anti-Porn, Apparently

Keeping true to the Republican Party's draconian platform, internet safety advocacy group Enough Is Enough announced Monday that Do...

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Rest and Rescue

Rest and Rescue

A meme falsely suggests that car headrests are deliberately designed to break windows during emergencies CLAIM: Car headrests were deliberatel...

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Was Ted Cruz's Father Linked to the JFK Assassination

Was Ted Cruz's Father Linked to the JFK Assassination

Disreputable web site posits a link between Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald based on negligible evidence In April 2016, the notoriously...

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Guy Fakes

Guy Fakes

CLAIM: It is illegal to wear Anonymous (i.e., Guy Fawkes) masks in public in the United States.   FALSE   ORIGIN:On 12 Apri...

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Mother Clucker

Mother Clucker

By Kim Lacapria Rumors circulated on social media that new mothers or pregnant women were eligible for a free meal from Chick-fil-A, but we could o...

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Baby Bath Salts

Baby Bath Salts

Fake news stories report that a woman ate her grandchild while high on bath salts. CLAIM: A woman ate her grandchild after smoking bath salts....

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Server Sighed

Server Sighed

Hillary Clinton's campaign made payments to data destruction companies, but no evidence links those services to her controversial use of a private...

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Saucy Secret Sauce

Saucy Secret Sauce

Fake news reports that a McDonald's employee has been arrested for masturbating into hamburger ingredients. CLAIM: A McDonald's employ...

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You Must Die so that They May Live

You Must Die so that They May Live

Many people will die, and critical infrastructure will be destroyed, so that a few corporations, contractors, and military personnel can continue to c...

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Nixon official: real reason for the drug war was to criminalize black people and hippies

Nixon official: real reason for the drug war was to criminalize black people and hippies

The war on drugs: Is it a genuine public health crusade or an attempt to carry out what author Michelle Alexander characterizes as "the...

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A Cybersecurity Expert Told Us What the DNC Hack Means for the Future of Democracy

A Cybersecurity Expert Told Us What the DNC Hack Means for the Future of Democracy

Thanks in part to the publication of 19,000 internal emails from behind the scenes at the Democratic National Committee (DNC), that party's conven...

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Donald Trump’s Dad Was In The KKK?

Donald Trump’s Dad Was In The KKK?

So if you weren’t already voting Democrat this year, let this be a perfect example of how Donald Trump is the wrong candidate for minority voter...

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Did A Time Traveler Go To 1995 To Film A Random Mike Tyson Fight?

Did A Time Traveler Go To 1995 To Film A Random Mike Tyson Fight?

Someone watched Mike Tyson’s 1995 fight against Peter McNeeley and noticed something rather unusual. Well, unusual in the sense that this fight ...

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Big Mac vs. Molten Copper

Big Mac vs. Molten Copper

CLAIM: A viral video showing molten copper being poured over a Big Mac definitively proves that McDonald's food is indestructible and indiges...

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The exacted problem

The exacted problem

What is the exact problem with religion, free speech, press, that sort of things? a number of subjects that can be summarized with space for oth...

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Michael Hastings conspiracy theories: Web goes wild after NSA, CIA reporter killed in crash

Michael Hastings conspiracy theories: Web goes wild after NSA, CIA reporter killed in crash

News of reporter and writer Michael Hastings' death at the age of only 33 has shaken the journalism community across the nation, as well as fans o...

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Trump Card

Trump Card

A rumor claiming that Donald Trump was never called a racist before he started running for president was widely circulated on Facebook. CLAIM: ...

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Man Kills Friend After Their Balls Touch During A Three-Some

Man Kills Friend After Their Balls Touch During A Three-Some

This is the definition of taking “I don’t play that gay shit” WAY TOO FAR! How many of you have been involved in a three-some? Perso...

Written by: The Classical Conservative
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A Tilted Endeavour

A Tilted Endeavour

A photograph of the Space Shuttle Endeavour blasting off from Earth is real, but it has been subjected to photographic effects. CLAIM: A photo...

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People in Thailand are going to jail for Facebook comments

People in Thailand are going to jail for Facebook comments

Richie just wanted to post a sarcastic comment on Facebook. He almost went to prison for it. Others weren't so lucky: these days, people in Thaila...

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The Oscar Project

The Oscar Project

A viral video showing a fleshy, lab-grown "modular body" is part of a science fiction web series CLAIM: A video shows Oscar, the wor...

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Commander in Sleep

Commander in Sleep

Satirical item reports that former Republican candidate Dr. Ben Carson has no memory of running for president. CLAIM: Former Republican candid...

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Does flossing really help dental hygiene?

Does flossing really help dental hygiene?

In a bombshell piece of investigative journalism by Associated Press reporter Jeff Donn, Americans learned on Tuesday that more than a centu...

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Could FaceBook Have Caused Target's Multi-Billion Dollar Loss?

Could FaceBook Have Caused Target's Multi-Billion Dollar Loss?

Recently, a number of former FaceBook employees, now whistle-blowers, revealed to Gizmodo that FaceBook's news curators suppress some content...

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