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Were Seven Hollywood ‘Liberal Heroes’ Arrested During an Oscar Party Drug Raid?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:12:39 +0000

Reports that Seth Rogen, Bette Midler, Justin Timberlake, and four other celebrities were taken into custody are just more fake news.

Finger Chop Challenge

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:28:50 +0000

A gory-sounding protest against President Donald Trump is not a real social media trend.

Is Mensez Menstrual Glue a Real Product?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:09:21 +0000

A Kansas chiropractor was awarded a patent, but there is no evidence Mensez "menstrual glue" actually exists.

‘Moonlight’ Wins at Oscars after ‘La La Land’ Mixup

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:14:25 +0000

A bizarre mixup led to confusion at the Oscars when 'La La Land' was mistakenly announced instead of 'Moonlight' as Best Picture.

Was George Soros Arrested for ‘Hate Crimes Against America’?

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:25:39 +0000

Reports that billionaire George Soros was arrested and charged with hate crimes against America are fake news.

Did House Republicans Pass a Rule Shielding Themselves from Prosecution?

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:37:35 +0000

A new rule could make future investigations more difficult because it classifies public documents as the personal property of Congress members.

American Pediatricians Issue Statement That Transgenderism Is ‘Child Abuse’?

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:35:16 +0000

It was an official-sounding but fringe group of politically motivated pediatricians who issued a statement on gender, not the respected American Academy of Pediatrics.

Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:57:09 +0000

Emmy-winning actor Bill Paxton has passed way at age 61 due to complications from surgery.

Starbucks and Same-Sex Marriage

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:54:48 +0000

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz expressed the company's support for same-sex marriage but didn't tell opponents they weren't wanted as shareholders or customers.

Will Geometric Group Theory Be the Solution to the United States’ Gerrymandering Problem?

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:39:06 +0000

A new initiative lead by a Tufts University mathematics professor thinks this field of research could be the best shot at designing fair congressional districts apolitically.