The figures provided by Mike Lindell exceed the realm of possibility, and no sources for the claims have been provided.
The highly transmissible omicron variant is sweeping through the U.S., causing a huge spike in COVID-19 cases and overwhelming many hospital systems. Besides urging Americans to get vaccinated and boosted, […] The post Is a cloth mask effective e
Ask KHN-Politifact: Is my cloth mask good enough? 2022 edition
Ask KHN-Politifact: Is my cloth mask good enough? 2022 edition
Does consuming three carrots give everyone enough energy to walk three miles? No, that's not true: The National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells Lead Stories, "3 carrots cannot provide you (or anyone) wi
Rome has been invaded by Gauls, Visigoths and vandals over the centuries, but the Eternal City is now grappling with a rampaging force of an entirely different sort: rubbish-seeking wild boars.
In recent months, some European airlines have banned the use of cloth face coverings to control the spread of the coronavirus during air travel, instead favoring surgical masks — sometimes referred to as medical or disposable — and N95 respirat
Biles blamed not only USA Gymnastics but also federal law enforcement that “turned a blind eye” to the crimes as hundreds of young athletes were abused.
On August 16 2021, the Facebook page “Super News Supes” shared a screenshot in which science educator Bill Nye purportedly made a misogynistic comment about Kylie Jenner in a screenshot that was circulating as early as July 9 2019: In th
Is Jeff Bezos, the founder and former CEO of Amazon, on his way to becoming a trillionaire, thereby having more than three times the wealth needed to "save the planet"? No, that's not true: Although Bezos is the world's richest person wit
Anti-inflammatories are used to treat COVID-19 in hospital settings. However, anti-inflammatories are not appropriate for every patient.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said that America is making progress on racism but liberals feel it’s not good enough and they want to impose everything they want on everyone else.
One high-profile theory of why people share fake news says that they aren’t paying sufficient attention. The proposed solution is therefore to nudge people in the right direction.
The alleged comment pertained to an alleged home purchase by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors.
A British broadcasting official’s critique of Idris Elba’s popular detective show Luther spread exponentially in April 2021 following a questionable quote in a British tabloid. According to the Daily Mail: The BBC’s diversity chief ha
The National Labor Relations Board, which is overseeing the process, were close to finishing counting the uncontested votes.
REVIEW Facebook posts purporting to look at “facts” about the COVID-19 vaccines called into question the purpose of the vaccines (see example). Based on one version, the text may have originated from a Telegram group named “Corona Investigativ
$147.5 million is not enough money to buy 1,000 averagely-priced properties.
Did U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene say, "If English was good enough for Jesus, it's good enough for us?" No, that's not true: There is no evidence the Republican freshman from Georgia ever made that comment. It is a quote that is often
These words have been supposedly spoken by numerous politicians.
Even half that amount would have been more than enough for two weeks aboard the International Space Station.
California certified its presidential election and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House.
Does drinking water from a copper cup provide such health benefits as regulating the thyroid gland, slowing aging, getting rid of anemia and lowering risks of heart disease and cancer? No, that is not true. Not only can high doses of copp
On October 29 2020, a Reddit user created a thread titled “Someone on the Walmart social media team has had enough of COVIDiots” in the subreddit r/MurderedByWords: Someone on the Walmart social media team has had enough of COVI
In a viral video on Facebook, Jeff Neff, a candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate, measured the oxygen levels behind various masks and concluded that “No matter what you choose—head sock, neoprene-type fancy mask, cheap mask, N-95, the bes
http://nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01266-z Cow urine, bleach and cocaine have all been recommended a
A quote from the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator about its response to the COVID-19 pandemic has begun circulating online among social media users criticizing it for its implications regarding for-profit healthcare. The quote has been use
Trump claimed the outbreak could have been contained at its source and that lives could have been saved had the U.N. health agency done a better job investigating the early reports coming out of China.
What should be deferred is the further spreading of this quote meme.
Beef industry publication Tri-State Livestock News does not appear to be a fan of soy-based beef substitutes.
Amid election primary policy debates in December 2019, a post about current world food production being sufficient to feed more than three times the world’s population circulated on Facebook in screenshot form: Labeled “when you
In the space of ten sentences, President Trump told Four Whoopers
Blame the Grinch or Mother Nature, but the annual Christmas in Ice sculpture park won’t open this year in North Pole, Alaska, because of a lack of ice.
The perils of blindly sharing “feel-good” remarks, even when they’re combined with photographs of a beloved celebrity, is evident once again in one of the latest iterations of a graphic falsely quoting actor Sir Charles Spencer Chapl
At a time when public debate around the world is suffering from a collision between facts and “alternative facts”, experts must find new ways to reach people.
Did George Orwell's "1984" novel include the quote "The people will not revolt. They will not look up from their screens long enough to notice what's happening"? No, that's not true: Orwell's dystopian classic written in 1949 did not include t
A 41-year-old Canadian man’s choice to undergo assisted suicide in August 2019 was used as blog fodder by an anti-abortion group based out of England. Sean Tagert first drew media coverage in September 2018, when he spoke to the Canadian Broadca
We will not stand by and allow scorched-earth litigation tactics to destroy our newsroom and trample our First Amendment rights.
Last time we checked, 'conspiracy to create a false conspiracy' was not an actual crime.