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Texas Oil Rig Twister

Image #1: Photo purportedly shows a massive tornado touching down near an oil rig in west Texas. Choose one: Real or Fake?

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RFID Chip to Be Implemented in Public Schools?

Satirical article claims U.S. students will be required to receive RFID chip implants to help reduce gun violence.

Human Meat Found in McDonald's Meat Factory?

Satirical article claims inspectors found human meat stored in a McDonald's meat factory.

Obama to Visit Mosque on 4th of July? It's Satire!

Viral hoax claims President Obama plans to celebrate the 4th of July at a mosque with Muslim leaders.

SCAM: Video Warning About Shampoo

Fake video supposedly reveals a hideous skin condition resulting from the use of Head & Shoulders or Dove Shampoo. Don't click. It's a scam.

Oprah Posts Bail for 'Sexy Felon' Jeremy Meeks

Satirical article claims Oprah Winfrey has agreed to post bail for famed 'sexy felon' Jeremy Meeks and wants to give him a job as talk show host.

Minimum Legal Drinking Age Raised to 25? It's a Prank!

Social media prank claims the minimum legal drinking age in the U.S. will be raised to 25 in August 2014. Not true.

'Walking Dead' Season 6 Cancelled?

Social media prank claims AMC is cancelling the popular TV series 'The Walking Dead.'

Unborn Baby Becomes Pregnant While Still Inside the Womb?

Satirical 'news story' claims an unborn fetus became pregnant while still inside the mother's womb.

Violin Spider in Tea Kettle Kills 6

Is it true that 6 people died after drinking tea made from water heated in a kettle where a violin spider was hiding?

No Ice Water for Dogs?

Viral alert circulating since 2007 claims giving ice water to dogs causes severe bloating, cramps, and muscle spasms.

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