Ashish Lata Ramgobin’s ancestor fought for India’s independence from the British.
“Although still in good health, he has reached a retirement age and is clearly starting to slow down,” APOPO said. “It is time.”
A pop culture blog grabbed attention in June 2021 with a tweet miscasting part of United States President Joe Biden’s American Family Plan. The post, by an account called @MyMixtapez. said that Biden believes that “12 years of public school
After nearly five decades of blowin' in the wind, a double Bob Dylan album finally has a direction home.
It’s been claimed that Luc Montagnier, a Nobel Laureate, has said there is no chance of survival for people who have received a Covid-19 vaccine. Posts sharing this text also claim that all vaccinated people will die within two years. Professor M
Did Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier say that all vaccinated people will die within two years? No, that's not true: Montagnier, a prominent virologist, is a Nobel Prize winner who in recent years has said some controversial things, but he di
Luc Montagnier has expressed his concern about vaccines, but he did not say that vaccinated people would die.
“The class composition of the senior ranks of the civil service has barely changed since 1967, research reveals.” The Guardian, 20 May 2021. “Senior civil servants are as privileged today as 50 years ago, with fewer than one in five
The biological properties that HIV has evolved make development of a successful vaccine very, very difficult.
Did the CDC "admit" that COVID-19 vaccines have killed more Americans than all vaccines since 2001, combined? No, that's not true: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which monitors vaccine reactions and safety, says the oppos
An Instagram video with more than 600,000 views claims pandemics recur like clockwork once a century. This is false; the clip has incorrectly dated some of the widespread infectious disease outbreaks, and medical historians say it ignores many others w
The former pharmaceutical employee has spouted widely discredited conspiracy theories.
Sixty-nine percent of fully vaccinated adults over 65 years were 94 percent less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19.
The Microsoft co-founder and his wife, who launched the world’s largest charitable foundation, said they would continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
How would you feel if you had qualified for a performance bonus at your job, but nobody recognized you'd met your goal until half a century later? Ask Jim Gentile.
Amtrak was formed after President Richard Nixon signed the Rail Passenger Service Act in 1970.
Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford announced The Last Domino? Tour on Thursday, which will kick off in Chicago on Nov. 15.
In April 2021, reports detailed how an overdue "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" video led to a felony embezzlement charge in Oklahoma that remained on the books for 21 years.
The "serial absenteeist" was placed under investigation for fraud, extortion, and abuse of office.
The answer, my friend, is flowing in the vein.
After two years of interruption, Global Fact 9 will take place in Norway, at the Oslo Metropolitan University’s City Center Campus, from June 22-25, 2022. It is organized by the International Fact-Checking Network in partnership with Norwegian fact-c
The Hohle Fels phallus is popularly considered to be the oldest known dildo.
Yuri Gagarin’s steely self-control was a key factor behind the success of his pioneering 108-minute flight.
The SC ruling came after a PIL was filed by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking a law to control black magic and forceful religious conversions.
Hanako, a scarlet koi, was rumored to have been alive at the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
An image of a large baobab has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook alongside claims that the tree is 6,000 years old and located in Tanzania. But experts say that to date, no tree in the world has been discovered to date that is this old. The
A great headline does not always make for factual — or even interesting — reading.
Whew, now here's some good cosmic news: NASA has given Earth the all clear for the next century from a particularly menacing asteroid.
The remark in question came during his first news conference of the new administration.
A post shared more than 75,000 times on Facebook in Kenya and India claims that a plane that went missing in 1955 appeared again 37 years later. The claim is false; this story was first published in an American tabloid known for its fictitious stories
Multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter claim that Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi was sentenced to three years in jail for falsely accusing fellow singer Ali Zafar of sexual harassment. The claim is false; a court is yet to pass judgment in an ongoing de
Around 1.45 million houses have been completely constructed under the PMAY-G project in Uttar Pradesh since 2015, out of the sanctioned 2.19 million.
A collage of seven photos featuring Bavarian Minister-President Markus Söder receiving vaccinations has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook, purporting to show the evidence of “fake jabs” as countries including Germany and Australia roll ou
Brandy, a brown tabby, was reunited with Charles, who adopted her as a 2-month-old kitten in 2005.
Posts circulating on social media claim to show a photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip bowing before the Ethiopian emperor and empress. This claim is false; the queen did not visit Ethiopia for the first time until 1965, a decade after the ph
The former secretary of state is citing a date for action that climate scientists say is frequently misunderstood.
Posts claiming to show a church destroyed by the Ethiopian government during the recent conflict in the Tigray region have been shared multiple times on Facebook and Twitter. The claim is misleading; the church depicted in the images was destroyed in
Was the United States' energy independence "sent back fifty years" in 10 days? No, that's not true: Although it's true that the country was "energy independent" in 2019 for the first time in more than 60 years, there's no evidence policy
The controversial radio personality received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump in January 2020.
It is true that 2019 was the first year since 1957 in which the U.S. was energy independent.