E-mail this page E-mail this



snopes.com


Click here to subscribe to our RSS newsfeed: RSS feed for this page

Click here to add our RSS newsfeed to your My Yahoo! settings:

If you'd like to receive automatic notification of additions to this site, please sign up for our update mailing list. We send out update mailings every week.




  Not Lovin' It   (21 December 2014)
  • Is McDonald's eliminating the Big Mac?
  •   Aaron Hernandez Not Guilty?   (21 December 2014)
  • Was former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez found not guilty of murder?
  •   Breaking Down   (21 December 2014)
  • Is "Breaking Dawn Part 3" coming out in 2015?
  •   Stuffed Owlets   (21 December 2014)
  • Do photographs show two cute owlets in a tree?
  •   Zero-G Day   (21 December 2014)
  • Will an unusual planetary alignment on 4 January 2015 make people on Earth weigh less?
  •   Track Meet   (19 December 2014)
  • The story of how NORAD came to track Santa's progress every Christmas Eve.
  •   A (Cruel) Christmas Story   (19 December 2014)
  • Did a FedEx driver commit suicide after crashing and destroying hundreds of Christmas presents?
  •   Oprah and Bill Cosby   (19 December 2014)
  • Did Oprah accuse Bill Cosby of drugging her and trying to rape her?
  •   Bull Scorn   (19 December 2014)
  • Did Dr. Laura say all pit bulls are a waste of space and should be put down?
  •   Pomeranians in Paradise   (19 December 2014)
  • Did Pope Francis say that animals go to heaven, too?
  •   Look Under Your Affairs, Everyone!   (19 December 2014)
  • Did Leah Remini find during a prank on Ellen DeGeneres' show that her husband was cheating on her?
  •   Lightning Smite   (19 December 2014)
  • Was a getaway car struck by lightning after its occupants robbed a church?
  •   25 Hottest Urban Legends   (18 December 2014)
  • A list of the 25 hottest urban legends currently making the online rounds.
  •   The Truck Sold 'Round the World   (18 December 2014)
  • Did a Texas plumbing company's truck end up in the hands of a militant group in Syria?.
  •   Missing Child: Mikala White   (18 December 2014)
  • 15-year-old Mikala White is missing from her Cherokee County, Georgia, home.
  •   A Shady Giveaway   (18 December 2014)
  • Is Eminem really giving away $5 million to one lucky fan for Christmas?
  •   Long Live Timbits   (18 December 2014)
  • Is Burger King taking Timbits off of the Tim Hortons menu?
  •   In Your Facebook   (18 December 2014)
  • Will Facebook soon make all inbox messages publicly viewable to promote honesty?
  •   A Thanksgiving Carol   (18 December 2014)
  • Holiday trivia: "Jingle Bells" was not, in fact, written as a Christmas song.
  •   Bullish Investment   (18 December 2014)
  • Game maker Cards Against Humanity sold 30,000 boxes of bull feces during a Black Friday promotion.
  •   A Candy Cane Cautionary Tale   (17 December 2014)
  • Report of a piece of wire found inside of a candy cane in Canada.
  •   Queen Obama   (17 December 2014)
  • Is the U.S. Postal Service selling Queen Michelle Obama stamps?
  •   Holiday Party   (17 December 2014)
  • E-mails from a company's Human Resources Director document the difficulties of office holiday party planning.
  •   Keith Passmore Murder   (17 December 2014)
  • Has the murder of Keith Passmore been ignored by the media because the victim was white?
  •   Cancer in a Can   (17 December 2014)
  • Do Pringles brand potato chips contain a chemical that is known to cause cancer in humans?
  •   Creation Schism   (17 December 2014)
  • Did the Smithsonian destroy recovered skeletons of giant humanoids to preserve the narrative of evolution?
  •   The Death of Beth   (17 December 2014)
  • Has AMC agreed to bring Beth Greene back to The Walking Dead?
  •   Hiding Shotgun   (17 December 2014)
  • Are gang members disguising real guns as toys?
  •   Motrin/Robitussin Interaction   (17 December 2014)
  • Can a combination of Motrin and Robitussin cause a fatal drug interaction in children?
  •   Get Shoes or Die Tryin'   (16 December 2014)
  • Did Michael Jordan say that he didn't care about kids who die trying to buy his shoes?
  •   Ploys for Tots   (16 December 2014)
  • Photographs show toys from Christmas drives for the needy that were exchanged at Walmart in order to purchase beer and cigarettes?
  •   Knife to a Gunfight   (16 December 2014)
  • Was Rob O'Neill, the Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden, targeted in a gang home invasion?
  •   NSA on the Shelf   (15 December 2014)
  • Is the Christmas toy 'Elf on the Shelf' run by the NSA?
  •   Stalk Tip   (15 December 2014)
  • Did a terrorist warn a nice stranger to avoid an upcoming attack to repay a favor?
  •   Mass Exodus   (15 December 2014)
  • Did Pope Francis say it's not necessary for people to believe in God?
  •   Facebook Car Giveaway   (15 December 2014)
  • Can you win a car on Facebook by liking and sharing a post?
  •   99 Problems But the Dodgers Ain't One   (15 December 2014)
  • Did Jay Z buy the Los Angeles Dodgers, and is he moving the team back to Brooklyn?
  •   Walking on Water   (13 December 2014)
  • A video supposedly shows two hikers walking on a lake of crystal clear ice.
  •   Emordnilap Palindrome   (13 December 2014)
  • Is "emordnilap" is a real word commonly found in dictionaries?
  •   Audi R8 Giveaway   (12 December 2014)
  • Can you win an Audi R8 by liking and sharing a Facebook post?
  •   Dream Snatcher   (13 December 2014)
  • Is Congress giving Apache land to a foreign mining corporation?
  •   Greenpeace and the Nazca Lines   (11 December 2014)
  • Did Greenpeace irreparably damage Peru's historic Nazca lines during a publicity stunt?
  •   Fatima Noor   (11 December 2014)
  • Was Fatima Noor appointed to a position in the Department of Homeland Security?
  •   Jenner Preggers?   (11 December 2014)
  • Did Kylie Jenner announce that she was pregnant on Twitter?
  •   Christmas Catastrophe   (11 December 2014)
  • Does Home Depot spray their Christmas trees with a chemical that killed a kitten?
  •   Bidding Bounty   (11 December 2014)
  • Did ABC pay Darren Wilson for an interview?
  •   SNAP Canard   (10 December 2014)
  • Can food stamps now be used to purchase alcohol and tobacco products?
  •   Red, White, and Stewart   (10 December 2014)
  • Did Kristen Stewart slam the military and defend 9/11 terrorists?
  •   America's Thuggiest Home Videos   (10 December 2014)
  • Does a circulating video show Mike Brown beating up an older man?
  •   Tree Spiting   (10 December 2014)
  • Did illegal loggers cut down the world's oldest tree?
  •   Illinois Eavesdropping Law   (8 December 2014)
  • Has Illinois made it a felony for its citizens to record the police?
  •   No Justice, No Fees   (9 December 2014)
  • Does Al Sharpton owe more than four million dollars in unpaid taxes?
  •   Two-Facedbook   (9 December 2014)
  • Will changes to Facebook's terms of service allow them to send data to the FBI, CIA, and NSA?
  •   Cam's Crash   (9 December 2014)
  • NFL quarterback Cam Newton was injured in a car crash.
  •   Jet Ski Death Hoax   (9 December 2014)
  • Musician Bret Michaels becomes the most recent in a long line of celebrities who have not died in Jet-Ski accidents.
  •   Amb-Iggy-Uous   (9 December 2014)
  • Was Iggy Azalea born biologically male?
  •   Selena's Slayer Set Free?   (9 December 2014)
  • Has Selena's killer Yolanda Saldivar been granted early parole?
  •   A Murdered Witness?   (8 December 2014)
  • Were Deandre Joshua and Shawn Gray murdered after testifying before a grand jury in Ferguson?
  •   Shaken Not Steered   (8 December 2014)
  • Does James Bond actor Daniel Craig get free Aston Martin cars for life?
  •   French Toast Crunches Again   (8 December 2014)
  • General Mills is bringing the cereal French Toast Crunch back to stores in the United States.

  • Urban Legends Reference Pages © 1995-2014 by snopes.com.
    This material may not be reproduced without permission.
    snopes and the snopes.com logo are registered service marks of snopes.com.