A picture shared on Facebook claims to show a tiny chip, invented by Hitachi which has GPS capabilities and can be absorbed through human skin after being sprayed onto people, ingested through food or drink, or injected. A Google reverse image se
Is SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, "not a truly isolated human virus" because it was only replicated in monkey cell lines? No, that's not true: While the origin of the virus is hypothesized to be from an animal, th
The lengthy and very imaginative slideshow article revealed that a specific object was supposedly found inside a massive crocodile.
This staged and scripted video has been viewed millions of times.
Many Americans are truly food insecure, but the "Great Nations Eat" campaign ads are American made.
Rudd, known for his starring roles in Marvel’s “Ant-Man” films, “This is 40” and “Clueless,” was revealed as this year’s winner on CBS' ”The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."
Viral photographs show a genuine species of spider.
Under the legislation, monitoring systems to stop intoxicated drivers would roll out in all new vehicles as early as 2026.
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Group hosted a live autopsy and dissection despite objections.
Does Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine attack human blood and cause dangerous clots? No, there's no publicly available evidence to support the claim. There is no website at the address the video maker sends viewers to for details on the blood exa
Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules.
On October 21 2021, a virally popular Facebook post by the page “NEVER NEVER NEVER GIVE UP!!!” attributed to Pierce Brosnan a saccharine, condescending commentary about his wife Keely Shay Smith, who was apparently unworthy of being named
COVID-19 vaccine mandates do not violate, and are not relevant, to the Nuremberg Code.
The president's spending plan on paper does not increase the deficit but it leaves hot potatoes for future Congresses.
In a tweet on Oct. 24, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez referred to the Capitol riot on Jan. 6 as “a terror attack,” which she said resulted in “almost 10 dead.” She called for “any member of Congress who helped plot” i
Did retired Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast reveal "surprising classified information" at a conference in Washington, D.C. -- that the United States has the technology to teleport human beings? No, that's not true: While Kwast did say that the t
A large spider native to East Asia has spun its thick, golden web on power lines, porches and vegetable patches all over north Georgia this year.
On October 27 2021, the Twitter account @Gritty20202 shared what looked like a screenshot of a headline, “Man waves down officer just to slap him in the face, report says”: Based AF pic.twitter.com/whIIFaE3fU — Gritty is the Way (@G
In October 2021, posts about a statue of Medusa holding the severed head of Perseus being installed at a New York criminal court in honor of the #MeToo movement appeared on Facebook and Twitter: Text on the image read: A Statue of Medusa Holding [Pers
A German electrician went on trial, accused of murder in the death of one man and mutilating several others by performing illegal operations on their genitals.
The woman is facing attempted murder and property destruction charges.
Old videos of unconnected demonstrations are being circulated to falsely imply that U.K. Muslims want to impose an Islamic state.
Former Major League Baseball manager and player Bobby Valentine scoffs at any suggestion he might be out of his league running for mayor in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut.
SciCheck Digest The Federal Emergency Management Agency is deploying contracted medical workers to understaffed hospitals, where they are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandates. But social media posts falsely claim that “doctors and nu
Is the Illinois governor making vaccine mandates without any proof of the delta variant of the coronavirus? No, that's not true: This claim is a recycled version of similar deceptive claims made in Ireland, where COVID denialists requeste
British pop star Ed Sheeran has tested positive for COVID-19 and will do interviews and performances from his house while he self-isolates.
Steve Novak went all out with his 2021 Halloween-themed creation.
Did eight children with uncanny resemblances to the cast members of the TV series "M*A*S*H" pose together to recreate a cast photo? No, that's not true: This photo is a digital manipulation. The clothing and setting in the two images matc
A post on Facebook tells the story of a supposed conversation between former prime minister Sir Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine Churchill. In the anecdote, shared more than 1,700 times, Mrs Churchill tells her husband that she had been
Did a hospital in McKinney, Texas, bus FEMA nurses in from out of state to replace staff lost due to a vaccine mandate? No, that's not true: Additional medical staff has been needed in hospitals throughout North Texas for some time. In Au
Facebook users incorrectly believed that the company had previously said it would terminate employees for refusing the vaccine.
Did this video prove its claim that the proposed oral COVID drug called molnupiravir is poisonous and causes cancer and mutations? No, that's not true: There's no credible and peer-reviewed lab or clinical data supplied, and the publicly-
A federal grand jury on indicted U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, accusing him of lying to the FBI and concealing information from federal agents who were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian billionaire.
Were "50,000 secret USA troops" just deputized by Donald Trump? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that any service members have been deputized by former President Donald Trump and made "Federal Marshals." A parody Twitter account
The announcement came a week after the DC hero's son came out as bisexual.
And we have the scoop on the Man of Steel's romantic interest.
The announcement that DC Comics’ newest Superman will have a male love interest led to both enthusiasm for some readers of comics and regurgitated moral panics from right-wing pundits and media outlets. The company announced on October 11 2021 th
Facebook users have shared an article claiming that Spain’s Ministry of Health “Admits Covid-19 Has Never Been Isolated”. This story is false. The ministry did not say this. As we have said before, the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes C
It was a 100 billion-to-one shot.