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( 21 November 2014) Was a retired Marine was forced to remove USMC decals from his car or be fined, while neighbors were allowed to keep their Obama stickers without incident?
( 20 November 2014) Can your answering a call from the number 96723345 enable scammers in Peru or Pakistan to clone your cell phone's SIM card?
( 20 November 2014) FSU student Jason Derfuss survived a campus shooting after a bullet intended for him lodged in a book he was carrying in his backpack.
( 20 November 2014) Does Hillary Clinton want to ban beards because they are sexist?
( 20 November 2014) Is giant retailer Walmart now selling caskets and urns?
Can't Be Yelped
( 19 November 2014) Did a busy NYC restaurant keep getting awful reviews until surveillance footage revealed the reason to be that customer smartphone use was ruining the restaurant experience?
Where Be Dragons?
( 19 November 2014) Does the satanic leaf-tailed gecko have wings like a dragon?
Live and Let Lie
( 19 November 2014) Is a 179-year-old man is living in India?
( 19 November 2014) Did the FDA bust Chipotle in the act of using cat and dog meat and force the chain to close all locations?
( 19 November 2014) Did Orly Taitz discover a hidden connection between Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch and former Attorney General Eric Holder?
That's So Craven
( 18 November 2014) Did child actress Raven Symone accuse Bill Cosby of abusing her?
Binders Full of Women's Condoms
( 18 November 2014) Did Chicago Public Schools plan to teach "safe anal sex" and other sexually explicit topics to fourth or fifth graders?
Green Bay Jackers
( 18 November 2014) Were Green Bay Packers receivers caught using 'performance enhancing gloves'?
( 18 November 2014) Did President Obama secretly meet with Ferguson protesters and urge them to 'stay on course'?
O Christmas Fee
( 18 November 2014) Has the U.S. government imposed a 15-cent tax on Christmas trees?
( 18 November 2014) Photograph claimed to be a 430-pound buck shot in Hartford, Michigan.
( 17 November 2014) Has Starbucks teamed up with Monsanto to sue Vermont over GMO labeling?
Dearth by Chocolate
( 17 November 2014) Will the world run out of chocolate by 2020?
( 17 November 2014) BMW is giving away free cars on Facebook?
( 17 November 2014) Purported e-mail from a dying black veteran named William G. Lillas spoke out on his deathbed about a number of issues in black culture.
Death of Elisa Lam
( 17 November 2014) A young woman named Elisa Lam died under mysterious circumstances in Los Angeles.
( 17 November 2014) Tim Tebow was arrested for soliciting a prostitute?
Grain of Truth?
( 17 November 2014) Article claims farmers are saturating wheat crops with Roundup herbicide as a dessicant before each harvest, causing an increase in wheat-related ailments.
( 15 November 2014) Photographs purportedly show the aftermath of a car fire caused by a GPS device.
Cache and Carry
( 15 November 2014) A pregnant woman was detained by security at a sporting goods store on suspicion that she was trying to shoplift a basketball.
25 Hottest Urban Legends
( 15 November 2014) A list of the 25 hottest urban legends currently making the online rounds.
Critical Mass Wedding
( 15 November 2014) Images purportedly document a Hamas-organized mass wedding of adult men and pre-pubescent girls in the Gaza Strip.
( 14 November 2014) Is the Syrian "hero boy" video real?
Dust in the Solar Wind
( 14 November 2014) Will a planet-dissolving dust cloud wipe out our solar system in December 2014?
( 14 November 2014) Do circulating images depict a bloody Muslim ritual that took place in Atlanta?
( 14 November 2014) Are lottery winners sharing their fortunes with social media users?
The Goblin King Returns
( 14 November 2014) Rumor says the Jim Henson Company is producing a sequel to 1986's Labyrinth.
Fear of a Black Thursday
( 13 October 2014) Is Simon Malls fining store owners $1,100 for every hour they refuse to open on Thanksgiving?
Red Planet Herring
( 13 November 2014) Did NASA's Mars rover Curiosity find a fish fossil near the Windjana drilling target?
( 13 November 2014) Did Congress eliminate the child tax credit, the earned income tax credit (EITC), and mortgage deductions from the tax code under pressure from lobby groups and the Koch brothers?
( 13 November 2014) Have Walmart stores started offering Halal meat in their grocery sections?
( 13 November 2014) We write stuff. But that doesn't necessarily mean people read it.
( 13 November 2014) Updated: Were voting machines in Cook County, Illinois rigged to favor Democrats?
( 13 November 2014) Should dog owners avoid Exer-Hides brand rawhide chew products?
A Very Muslim Christmas
( 13 November 2014) Did a Maryland school district remove Christmas and Easter vacations from school calendars due to pressure from Muslim groups?
( 12 November 2014) Did a UN official lambaste the "entitlement" of the parents of slain Ferguson, Missouri teen Mike Brown after they addressed the United Nations Committee Against Torture?
( 12 November 2014) Has Purina Cat Chow caused several cats to become ill and die?
( 12 November 2014) Is Disney is producing an animated film with openly gay characters?
( 12 November 2014) Did WD-40 run an advertsiement in 1964 that was full of sexual innuendo?
Man's Roast Friend
( 12 November 2014) Has a restaurant in Los Angeles been granted legal permission to serve dog meat?
Stop Trying to Make Fleek Happen
( 12 November 2014) Did a frustrated Chick-fil-A manager named Eric post a list of banned slang terms?
Where's the Beef?
( 12 November 2014) Does the Wendy's hamburger chain use horse meat in their burgers?
A Brunt Message
( 11 November 2014) A Canadian man's open letter to American voters goes viral.
21 Gun Reboot
( 11 November 2014) Eau Claire schools canceled a planned Veteran's Day ceremony over concerns about a 21-gun salute.
Kiss of Death
( 11 November 2014) Kissing bugs in the U.S. have been found to carry a disease-causing parasite.
( 11 November 2014) A request from Bill Cosby on Twitter for fan-submitted memes backfired spectacularly.
All Work and No PlayStation
( 11 November 2014) Is a Facebook page is giving away hundreds of PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 consoles because they have been unsealed and cannot be sold?
Wristcutters, a Toy Story
( 11 November 2014) A dollar store princess wand called the "Evilstick" reportedly harbors a hidden image of a demonic girl cutting her wrists.
( 11 November 2014) Did dozens of people die of marijuana overdoses on the day recreational use became legal in Oregon?
Remembrance of Things Pasta
( 11 November 2014) Was a tradition of celebrating Veterans Day with ravioli dinners initiated by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919?
Free Meals for Veterans
( 11 November 2014) A list of restaurant chains that offer free meals to U.S. military personnel in conjunction with Veterans Day.
A Truckin' Miracle
( 11 November 2014) Was an airliner saved by a pickup truck after its landing gear malfunctioned?
( 10 November 2014) Did "Obamacare architect" Jonathan Gruber recently say Obamacare passed only due to the "stupidity" of the American voter and a lack of "transparency," and was video footage of his remarks deleted from the internet?
Macy's Gift Card Scam
( 10 November 2014) Can you can receive a $200 Macy's gift card by following three simple steps on Facebook?
( 10 November 2014) Have hundreds of thousands of Thanksgiving turkeys been contaminated with Ebola?
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