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Quiz: Can YOU Spot the Fakes?

Fried Chicken Oreo Cookies Hoax

Image #1: Nabisco has unveiled its newest, wildest product, fried chicken flavored Oreo cookies. Choose one: Real or Fake?

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No, George W. Bush Wasn't Arrested For Cocaine Possession in Dallas

Satirical article claims former President G.W. Bush was arrested during a routine traffic stop in Dallas for possessing cocaine.

Body Found Under Motel Bed in NJ? This Time It's False!

Satirical article claims a woman's dead body was found under a motel bed, where it had lain undiscovered for 5 years or more.

No, the KKK Didn't Start a Change.org Petition to 'Purge' African Americans

Satirical article claims the KKK has started a petition for an annual 'purge' (guilt-free murdering) of African Americans.

AVOID THE SCAM: 'Actual Footage of Missile Fired at Malaysian Airliner' Video

Beware of posts linking to a video of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 being shot down by a missile fired by pro-Russian separatists. It's a scam.

Urban Legends, Are You SURE 'Mr. Gorsky' Was a Hoax?

A reader writes: 'I absolutely recall hearing these comments on the radio, in 1995, as told by Armstrong following the press conference. Either what I heard was an audio hoax, he was just kidding, or it is the truth. Are you SURE it was a hoax?'

Does the Word 'Dork' Really Mean 'Whale Penis'?

Attention Internet: The word dork does NOT mean whale penis!

112 Murdered by Teens Reenacting 'The Purge 2' Movie? No, It's Satire.

Satirical article claims a group of teens reenacting violent scenes from 'The Purge 2: Anarchy' murdered 112 people in Chicago.

Moonmelon Hoax

Viral image purports to depict a 'moonmelon,' a Japanese fruit with bright blue flesh that 'switches flavors' after you eat it.

'Miley Cyrus Found Dead' Video Scam

DO NOT CLICK on Facebook posts touting videos claiming Miley Cyrus died of a drug overdose.

'Where Thieves and Pimps Run Free'

In which we attempt to nail down the source of a quotation attributed to the irascible Hunter S. Thompson.

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