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Past articles by Dan:

Is This Red Owl With Blue Eyes Real?

A photograph purportedly showing a rare red owl with blue eyes is just the latest in digital owl image fakery. → Read More

Is This an Astronaut Selfie from the International Space Station?

Astronauts have truly taken selfies outside of the ISS, but this photo? → Read More

Will Shading AC Unit With Canopy Lower Energy Bills?

While it is better for your AC unit to be in the shade, a canopy or an umbrella likely isn't enough to lower your electricity bills. → Read More

Were Klondike's 'Choco Tacos' Discontinued?

What would you do ... to keep buying this Klondike bar. → Read More

Is This a Photo of Sand After Being Struck By Lightning?

It is a truly strange-looking formation. → Read More

Here's Why AOC, Omar Were Arrested — But Not Handcuffed — at Abortion-Rights Protest

Some social media users noticed lawmakers such U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar positioned their hands behind their backs despite not being handcuffed. → Read More

'Brandon Falls' Added to Google Maps to Mock Biden's Bike Fall

Internet trolls have been "Bidening" at "Brandon Falls" in Delaware. → Read More

Is This 'Sky Hotel' Real?

Don't hold your breath. → Read More

Did Clarence Thomas Claim Vaccines Contain Cells of Aborted Fetuses?

Some mainstream news outlets misrepresented a statement the Supreme Court justice made in a dissenting opinion. → Read More

Was Clarence Thomas' Credit Card Number Leaked on TikTok?

This story doesn't check out. → Read More

'Say Sliders to Drugs'? Real Sign Mocks Fake TMNT Meme

What, exactly, should I be saying to drugs? → Read More

'Tall Barron Trump' Pic Was Already a Year Old When It Went Viral

Fact: Barron Trump is taller than both his parents. → Read More

Did Disney Deny Tim Allen 'Lightyear' Role Due to His Political Beliefs?

While Allen wasn't cast in the 2022 "Lightyear" movie, he was working on a different project with Disney. → Read More

Did USDA Predict Eggs Will Cost $12 Per Dozen in Fall 2022?

We're not sure if this rumor originated with bad math or bad faith. → Read More

Does Washington Face Opposite Direction on 2022 US Quarter?

While some suggested the new quarter reflects modern society turning its back on God, this design was created in the 1930s. → Read More

Were Ukraine's Colors Added to Pride Flag?

Ukrainian is still not a sexuality. → Read More

The 'Starbucks Cup-Size Scam' Video Is an Old Internet Prank

It is apparently worth repeating: Different sized cups hold different amounts of liquid. → Read More

Do 90% of Americans Want Universal Background Checks for Gun Buys?

NBA Coach Steve Kerr called on legislators to pass H.R. 8 after another school shooting left 19 children dead in Texas. → Read More

Will US States Send Free Baby Formula if You Call Enfamil or Similac?

As the rumor goes, the baby formula brands will ship free six-packs of 12-ounce cans to people who call their customer service lines. But was it true? → Read More

Did Lil Wayne Tweet He Would 'Piss' in Mark Cuban's Mouth?

Well, that escalated quickly. → Read More