Recent Blog Posts

The Navy Boat captain and the Lighthouse keeper

17th December 2014
The story of the self-important Navy boat captain learning an important lesson in modesty from an unassuming lighthouse worker is one tall tale that never fails to raise a smile. The story, how it is usually told in its online for more

Even Zuckerberg can't avoid the Facebook trolls...

16th December 2014
It seems that even the founder of Facebook himself can’t escape the windfall of troll profiles that are abundant on the largest social networking website in the world. Whatever the reason behind it is, the public posts made from more

The "Don't Be In This Place At This Time" warning

16th December 2014
The tale of someone performing a good deed for a stranger - only to be rewarded with a stark warning to avoid a certain place at a certain time - has evolved so many times over the years that it certainly earns itself urban legend status. more

Mercedes Benz & Range Rover Facebook "giveaways" debunked

15th December 2014
Despite what you may have heard on Facebook, you won’t get either a Mercedes Benz or a Range Rover just for sharing and liking a Facebook post. Fake Facebook competition and giveaway scams are rife when the festive season is upo more

Recent Articles

Man sues Red Bull because it didn’t give him wings?

9 Oct 2014
Rumours are circulating across the Internet that a man is suing energy drink manufacturer Red Bull because despite the claims made in their advertising material, he did not grow wings. The rumours are false and are the result of a real class more

Are 2014 Federal Tax Refunds being delayed until October 2015?

7 Oct 2014
Rumours are spreading that claim tax refunds in the US are to be delayed by the IRS until at least October 2015. The story is false, and just another fabricated story from serial nonsense-starter The National Report, a website that deals more

Muslims get the UK to ban sniffer dogs?

1 Oct 2014
Rumours are spreading across social media that Muslims have managed to get UK security forces to stop using sniffer dogs at airports and train stations, or that they are campaigning against sniffer dogs because it “offends them”. This seems more

Are KFC banning alcohol-infused wipes?

29 Sep 2014
Rumours are circulating social media that assert popular fried chicken franchise KFC are refusing to sell hand wipes that contain ethanol as alcohol is prohibited by their Halal-only policy. The reports originate from an incident more

ISIS knocking on doors and marking Christian houses

26 Sep 2014
Warnings (below) are spreading that claim terror group ISIS are going around suburbs knocking on doors in a bid to “mark” Christian houses. These warnings assert that the Islamic extremists are posing as charity workers, carrying black books more